ranta

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Germanic language, compare strand.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈrɑn̪t̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑntɑ
  • Hyphenation: ran‧ta

Noun[edit]

ranta

  1. shore (the border of a body of water and land in general)
  2. beach (sandy shore)
    Mennään rannalle!
    Let's go to the beach!
  3. bank (shore of a river)
    Esihistoriallisena aikana suomalais-ugrilaiset kansat asuttivat Volgan rantoja.
    In the prehistoric age the Finno-Ugric people inhabited the banks of the river Volga.
    oikea ~ : right bank
    vasen ~ : left bank
  4. (rarely) strand

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