või

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Estonian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *vai. According to Eesti etümoloogiasõnaraamat suggested cognates include vahe (difference) and vaja (necessary).

Conjunction[edit]

või

  1. or
    Kas need on küüned või kunstküüned?Are those real nails or acrylics
  2. (somewhat colloquial) interrogative particle (placed at the end of the sentence)
    Kas ma pean tulema või?Do I have to come?
Usage notes[edit]

As an interrogative particle, it is reduced in colloquial speech to .

Descendants[edit]
  • Latvian: vai

Etymology 2[edit]

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või

From Proto-Finnic *voi, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *waje. Cognates include Finnish voi, Hungarian vaj.

Noun[edit]

või (genitive või, partitive võid)

  1. butter
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

või

  1. inflection of võima:
    1. present indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Votic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *vai.

Conjunction[edit]

või

  1. or

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *voi.

Noun[edit]

või (genitive või, partitive [please provide])

  1. butter
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References[edit]

  • "või" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat