Suomi

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Finnish Suomi

Proper noun[edit]

Suomi

  1. Finland.
  2. Finnish (language).
    • 1888, Canon Isaac Taylor, "The Origin and Primitive Seat of the Aryans", The journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 17, page 266
      The Finnic languages show that the primitive people were clad only in the skins of animals since the skin or hide of an animal is kut in Wotiak, ked in Mordwin and kete in Suomi.
    • 2011, John O'Neill and Steve Johansson, "Ladies and the Vamps", Knights of the Dinner Table: The Java Joint, ISBN 1594591253, page 32:
      "I THOUGHT HIS SITE WAS ENTIRELY IN SUOMI." "IF THAT MEANS IT'S GOT MORE DOTS OVER THE VOWELS THAN AN EIGHTIES HEAVY METAL ALBUM, I'LL TAKE YOUR WORD FOR IT."

Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from *šāma-, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źemē (ground), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰéǵʰōm. Cognates include Estonian Soome, Sami Suopma, as well as Sami, Häme (Tavastia), hämäläinen (Tavastian).

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Proper noun[edit]

Suomi

  1. Finland (country)
  2. A surname​.

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Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from *šāma-, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źemē (ground), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰéǵʰōm.

Proper noun[edit]

Suomi

  1. Finland