olut

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Baltic language, compare Latvian alus (beer, ale). Alternatively from Proto-Germanic *alu (stem *aluþ-), whose cognates include Swedish öl. Akin to kalja, an early borrowing from an Indo-European language.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈo̞lut̪]
  • Rhymes: -olut
  • Hyphenation: o‧lut

Noun[edit]

olut

  1. A fermented beverage made of malt: beer, ale.
  2. A beer; a portion (glass, bottle, etc.) of such beverage.
    Anna minulle kylmä olut!
    Gimme a cold beer!
  3. Compounded with a prefix that defines the raw material, a fermented or nowadays usually carbonated drink made, for example, of roots: a beer or an ale. Examples: ginger ale = inkivääriolut, root beer = juuriolut

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olut (genitive olluuvven, partitive olutta)

  1. beer

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