lanta

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Etymology[edit]

From French lent.

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lanta (accusative singular lantan, plural lantaj, accusative plural lantajn)

  1. (chiefly poetic) slow

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: lan‧ta

Etymology 1[edit]

Variant of lansi (low-lying land), possibly by backformation from dialectal lantea (fertile, of land). Semantic development has probably been through "fertile soil, material used as fertilizer". Attested since the early 18th century.

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lanta

  1. Animal feces used as fertilizer; manure, dung.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Sami (compare e.g. Northern Sami láddi), from North Germanic (compare e.g. Swedish land).

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lanta

  1. The parts of Finland south of Sápmi.

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References[edit]

Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija (editors). 1992–2000. Suomen sanojen alkuperä ('The Origin of Finnish Words'). Helsinki: Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskus/Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. ISBN 978-952-222-418-7.