rähn

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Finnish rähni, röhni, rähmi. Most likely metathesised from Proto-Finnic *närhi; compare the -näär in pasknäär (jay). Possibly a variant of the dialectal hähn. Compare Livonian ē'ņ, ē'ņõz, and dialectal Finnish hähnä.

Noun[edit]

rähn (genitive rähni, partitive rähni)

  1. woodpecker

Declension[edit]