painajainen

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Finnish[edit]

(index pa)

Etymology[edit]

From painaa, "to press" – originally, painajainen signified the pressure felt on one's chest when seeing a bad dream.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑinɑjɑinen/
  • Hyphenation: pai‧na‧jai‧nen

Noun[edit]

painajainen

  1. nightmare (also figuratively)

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