viiva

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Finnish[edit]

(index vi)

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Etymology[edit]

From *vije ("to cut"), from which also viiltää and viiru are derived. First mentioned in a 1785 almanac.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋiːʋɑ/
  • Hyphenation: vii‧va

Noun[edit]

viiva

  1. A line (path through two or more points).
  2. A bar, in the term bar code (viivakoodi).
  3. (slang) A snort (dose of drug).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004-2005). Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja. Juva: WSOY. ISBN 951-0-27108-X.