vainaja

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vainaja

  1. a dead person, a departed, (in compounds) mies~ = the late husband; (law) a deceased, decedent.
  2. (figuratively, to some extent colloquially) a used item:
    auto~ = the good old "deceased" car

Usage notes[edit]

  • Vainaja is often used when talking about a deceased person in a respectful manner. Sometimes by using vainaja, one may refer to the haunting spirit of a dead person.

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  • (dead person, deceased, decedent) edesmennyt (adj.)

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