suoja

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Finnish[edit]

(index s)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *sooja, borrowed from an Iranian language (compare Persian سایه (sāya, shadow, shelter)). Komi сай (saj, shelter) and Mari шойылч (šojylč, from behind) may have the same origin.

Noun[edit]

suoja

  1. shelter
  2. protective covering
  3. refuge
  4. safeguard
  5. olla ~ssa to be safe, out of harm's way
  6. thaw (weather slightly warm enough to melt ice)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]