terä

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See also: tera- and terá

Finnish[edit]

(index te)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *terä, from Proto-Finno-Permic *terä.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈt̪e̞ræ]
  • Hyphenation: te‧rä

Noun[edit]

terä

  1. blade, edge
    miekan terä
    blade of sword
    veitsenterällä
    on knife's edge
  2. head (of an axe)
    Kirveen terä tippui jokeen.
    The head of the axe fell into the river.
  3. the degree of sharpness of a cutting tool
    Kirves on hyvässä terässä.
    The blade of the ax is sharp.

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

In case of an axe, terä means both the head and the blade.

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Võro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *terä.

Noun[edit]

terä (genitive terä, partitive terrä)

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Inflection[edit]

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Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *terä.

Noun[edit]

terä (genitive terää, partitive [please provide])

  1. ploughshare
  2. blade

Inflection[edit]

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References[edit]

  • "terä" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat