raha

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *raha, from a Germanic language, compare Old Norse skrá.

Noun[edit]

raha (genitive raha, partitive raha)

  1. money

Declension[edit]

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *raha, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *skrahā (squirrel skin) (later Proto-Germanic *skrahō). Compare Old Norse skrá. Originally, this meant the fur of squirrel, since that was a payment instrument before bills and coins were introduced.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɑhɑ/, [ˈrɑɦɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑhɑ
  • Syllabification: ra‧ha

Noun[edit]

raha

  1. money (means of exchange and measure of value)
  2. money, cash (hard cash, money as item)
    Synonym: käteinen
    Minulla ei ole rahaa,
    I'm out of cash.
  3. money (available liquid assets)
    Synonym: käteisvarat
    Minulla on rahat asunnon ostoa varten.
    I have the money to buy an apartment.
  4. money, wealth
    Synonym: varallisuus
    Hän nai rahaa.
    He married money.
  5. (colloquial) money, currency
    Synonym: valuutta
  6. (obsolete) squirrel pelt

Usage notes[edit]

  • When speaking of money in general, one uses the singular form raha, but when speaking of a certain amount of money as a whole, one uses the plural form rahat. The distinction is often translated into English by the usage of the definite article.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of raha (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative raha rahat
genitive rahan rahojen
partitive rahaa rahoja
illative rahaan rahoihin
singular plural
nominative raha rahat
accusative nom. raha rahat
gen. rahan
genitive rahan rahojen
rahainrare
partitive rahaa rahoja
inessive rahassa rahoissa
elative rahasta rahoista
illative rahaan rahoihin
adessive rahalla rahoilla
ablative rahalta rahoilta
allative rahalle rahoille
essive rahana rahoina
translative rahaksi rahoiksi
instructive rahoin
abessive rahatta rahoitta
comitative rahoineen
Possessive forms of raha (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person rahani rahamme
2nd person rahasi rahanne
3rd person rahansa

Synonyms[edit]

  • Colloquial terms for money:

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Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *raha, from Proto-Germanic *skrahā (squirrel skin), an early form of *skrahō. Cognates include Finnish raha and Estonian raha.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

raha (genitive rahan, partitive rahhaa)

  1. money

Declension[edit]

Declension of raha (type 3/kana, no gradation, gemination)
singular plural
nominative raha rahat
genitive rahan rahhoin
partitive rahhaa rahhoja
illative rahhaa rahhoi
inessive rahas rahois
elative rahast rahoist
allative rahalle rahoille
adessive rahal rahoil
ablative rahalt rahoilt
translative rahaks rahoiks
essive rahanna, rahhaan rahoinna, rahhoin
exessive1) rahant rahoint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka? or -kä? to the genitive.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 461

Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *raha, from a Germanic language.

Noun[edit]

raha

  1. money

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɑː.xɑ/, [ˈrɑː.hɑ]

Noun[edit]

rāha m (nominative plural rāhan)

  1. (Early OE) Alternative form of

Declension[edit]


Sotho[edit]

Verb[edit]

raha

  1. to kick

Descendants[edit]

  • Phuthi: -raya

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic رَاحَة(rāḥa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

raha (n class, no plural)

  1. happiness, joy
  2. comfort

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish rajá, from French radjah, rajah, ultimately from Sanskrit राजन् (rājan). Supplanted the older form ladya.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ra‧ha
  • IPA(key): /ˈɾaha/, [ˈɾahɐ]

Noun[edit]

raha (Baybayin spelling ᜇᜑ)

  1. rajah (title of a sovereign in most of precolonial Philippines)
    Synonym: ladya

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Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *raha, from a Germanic language.

Noun[edit]

raha

  1. money

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of raha
nominative sing. raha
genitive sing. rahan
partitive sing. rahad
partitive plur. rahoid
singular plural
nominative raha rahad
accusative rahan rahad
genitive rahan rahoiden
partitive rahad rahoid
essive-instructive rahan rahoin
translative rahaks rahoikš
inessive rahas rahoiš
elative rahaspäi rahoišpäi
illative ? rahoiže
adessive rahal rahoil
ablative rahalpäi rahoilpäi
allative rahale rahoile
abessive rahata rahoita
comitative rahanke rahoidenke
prolative rahadme rahoidme
approximative I rahanno rahoidenno
approximative II rahannoks rahoidennoks
egressive rahannopäi rahoidennopäi
terminative I ? rahoižesai
terminative II rahalesai rahoilesai
terminative III rahassai
additive I ? rahoižepäi
additive II rahalepäi rahoilepäi

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “деньги”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika