pühamu

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From püha (holy, saint, sacred) +‎ -mu. Coined by Estonian terminologist and lexicographer Johannes Voldemar Veski in 1928.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpyhɑmu/
  • Hyphenation: pü‧ha‧mu
  • Rhymes: -ɑmu

Noun[edit]

pühamu (genitive pühamu, partitive pühamut)

  1. sanctuary
    1. Sacred place or building related or consecrated to gods and worship.
      Piibel annab selge vastuse küsimusele: Mis on pühamu?
      The Bible gives a clear answer to the question: What is a sanctuary?

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