henki

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *henki, from Proto-Uralic *čeŋke.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: hen‧ki
  • Rhymes: renki

Noun[edit]

henki

  1. Breath.
    Sinun henkesi haisee.
    Your breath stinks.
  2. Spirit, ghost.
    Pyhä Henki the Holy Ghost
  3. Life (only when its safety is questioned).
    Henkesi on vaarassa.
    Your life is in danger.
  4. Person.
    Neljän hengen hytti.
    A cabin for four persons.
  5. Steam
  6. Warmth

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henki

  1. Third-person singular indicative past form of henkiä.

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