sammas

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sammas (genitive samba, partitive sammast)

  1. pillar, column

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Finnish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Origin uncertain. Possibly an Indo-Iranian loan and a cognate of stambha and sampo.

Noun[edit]

sammas

  1. (mythology) a cosmic pillar that supported the sky in the ancient Finnish mythology
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Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly derived from sammakko (frog), itself a possible derivation of sammas (1).

Noun[edit]

sammas

  1. (pathology) oral candidiasis, oral thrush
  2. (pathology) oral ulcer, aphtha
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