maalainen

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

maa +‎ -lainen

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

maalainen

  1. countryman, rustic (country dweller)
  2. (rare) countryman (somebody from the same country)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (somebody from the same country): maanmies

Compounds[edit]

Adjective[edit]

maalainen

  1. rural, rustic; often
  2. originating from a certain country; used in direct and indirect questions
    Minkä maalainen hän on?
    From which country is he?
    En tiedä, minkä maalaisia he olivat.
    I don't know from which country they came.

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