sivu

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Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Karelian šivu. Origin unknown.

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sivu

  1. page, side (one surface of a sheet of paper)
  2. side (bounding straight edge of an two-dimensional shape)
    Neliöllä on neljä sivua.
    A square has four sides.
  3. side (flat surface of a three-dimensional object; a face)
    Kuutiolla on kuusi sivua.
    A cube has six sides.
  4. flank (extreme left or right edge of a military formation)
  5. flank, side (flesh between the last rib and the hip)

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin sebum (sebum).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsihu/
  • Hyphenation: si‧vu

Noun[edit]

sivu m (plural sivi)

  1. fat, sebum

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