piä

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Karelian influence, variant of pää (head).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

piä

  1. (dialectal, eastern) head

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

There's local variation in inflection.


Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *pää, from Proto-Uralic *päŋe. Cognates include Finnish pää, Estonian pea, Veps and Hungarian fej, .

Noun[edit]

piä (genitive piän, partitive piädy)

  1. head

Declension[edit]