sydän

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *südän, from Proto-Uralic *śüδämi. Cognate with Estonian süda and Hungarian szív.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsydæn]
  • Note: In colloquial speech, usually pronounced with a long m in inflections and derivations (e.g., sydämen [ˈsydæmːen]).

Noun[edit]

sydän

  1. heart
  2. core
    reaktorisydän (nuclear reactor core, reactor core)
  3. wick (of a candle)

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