pyhä

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From a Germanic language, compare German weihen.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈpyɦæ]
  • Hyphenation: py‧hä

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pyhä  (comparative pyhempi, superlative pyhin)

  1. holy, sacred
    pyhä sota = holy war
    pyhät kirjoitukset = sacred writings, Holy Writ
  2. when capitalized, Saint
    Pyhä Yrjö = Saint George
  3. when used as modifier in compound term (pyhä-), Sunday, dominical, Sunday-go-to-meeting, holy etc.

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pyhä

  1. holiday

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