rutiköyhä

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Etymology[edit]

ruti- (fortifier which in itself has lost its meaning -- stems from 'ruotu-', which formed a part of a village; ruotuvaivainen (dependent poor) -- used also in rutikuiva - arid, bone dry) +‎ köyhä (poor)

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rutiköyhä (comparative rutiköyhempi, superlative rutiköyhin)

  1. poverty-stricken, extremely poor; poor as a church mouse

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rutiköyhä

  1. pauper (extremely poor person)

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