haisema

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *haistak. Cognate to Votic aizõa (to stink, to smell), Ingrian haissa (to stink, to smell), Livvi haižuo (to stink), and Finnish haista.

Verb[edit]

haisema (da-infinitive haiseda)

  1. (intransitive) to stink, to smell (to have an unpleasant odour)
    Siin haiseb higi järele.
    It stinks of sweat in here.

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