sieni

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *śänä. Cognate with eg. Estonian seen, North Saami čátná (tinder fungus) and Udmurt сеньки (senʹki, tinder). Latvian sēne is a loan from Finnic.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsieni]
  • Rhymes: -ieni
  • Hyphenation: sie‧ni

Noun[edit]

sieni

  1. fungus
  2. mushroom
  3. sponge, bath sponge; shorter form of pesusieni
  4. sponge (porous material)
  5. (informal) sponge (heavy drinker)

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Karelian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sieni (genitive sienen, partitive siendy)

  1. fungus
  2. mushroom