mumina

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mumista (to mumble, mutter) +‎ -na (suffix used to produce action nouns out of certain verbs)

Noun[edit]

mumina

  1. mumble, mumbling, mutter, muttering, murmur (low, indistinct sounds of speech)
    • 2008 Veikko O. Tähti, Kuoleman portilla, BoD - Books on Demand, ISBN 9524980428, page 85:
      Kun ovi oli sulkeutunut junapartion perässä hiljaa tömähtäen, kuului enää vain vanhan rouvan ärtynyt mumina.
      After the door had closed behind the train patrol with a soft thump, only the old lady's irritated mumble was heard.

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References[edit]

  • Severi Alanne's 1919 Suomalais-Englantilainen Sanakirja / Finnish English Dictionary (mumina is on page 406)

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