peruna

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Finnish[edit]

(index pe)

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish päron (pear) or jordpäron (earth-pear i.e. potato) through Finnish Swedish dialectal pärun or peerun. The same word was originally used for pears and potatoes. In its modern meaning peruna is first mentioned in a 1787 dictionary by Christfried Ganander. Origin of potato - Peru, Andes.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpe̞runɑ]
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  • Hyphenation: pe‧ru‧na
  • Rhymes: -unɑ

Noun[edit]

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peruna

  1. potato, Solanum tuberosum (plant and the tuber)

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