Marjatta

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɑrjɑtːɑ]
  • Hyphenation: Mar‧jat‧ta

Etymology 1[edit]

Blend of Marja (Mary) and Marketta (Margaret)

Proper noun[edit]

Marjatta

  1. A virgin mother in the Kalevala, resembling the Virgin Mary.
    • 1849 Kalevala (Translation 1988 by Eino Friberg) 50:17-20:
      Marjatta, korea kuopus, / Tuo on piika pikkarainen, / Piti viikoista pyhyyttä, / Ajan kaiken kainoutta.
      Marjatta, the beautiful, / She the little, dainty maiden, / Kept her virgin state untarnished / And her beauty all unblemished.
  2. A female given name.
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Marjatta

  1. Abessive singular form of Marja.