vihreä

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Finnish[edit]

(index vi)

Etymology[edit]

Metathesis from older viherä (compare viheriä (greenish), vihertää (to become green), viher-, Veps and Votic viher (green)), by analogy with the adjectival ending -eä. Viherä is derived by -rä from a root loaned from Indo-Iranian; see viha for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: vih‧re‧ä
  • IPA(key): [ˈʋihreæ]

Adjective[edit]

vihreä (comparative vihreämpi, superlative vihrein)

  1. green

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Noun[edit]

vihreä

  1. The color green
  2. (politics) green

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