vainu

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  • Hyphenation: vai‧nu
  • Rhymes: -ɑinu
  • IPA(key): [ˈʋɑinu]

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vainu

  1. scent (odour of a game animal as a trace sensed by a predator).
    Kun koira saa vainun, se voi seurata hirveä tuntikausia.
    When a dog gets the scent, it can chase an elk for several hours.
  2. scent, sense of smell of an animal, especially of a hunting animal
    Tällä rodulla on erinomainen vainu.
    This breed's got an excellent scent.
  3. (figuratively) hunch, scent.
  4. nose (skill in recognizing valuable information).
    Martilla on hyvä liikevainu.
    Mart has a good nose for business.

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

vainu f

  1. accusative singular form of vaina
  2. instrumental singular form of vaina
  3. genitive plural form of vaina