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Lexeme

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Script
IPA
Meaning
(wheat)
Meaning Note
Grammatical Data
Note
Der. from sound symbolic Proto-Finnic form corresponding to e.g. Finnish nisä 'nipple'. Meaning connection lies in the comparison between the sweet, white milk and the mild, white cereal. (Häkkinen 2013)

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Source
Häkkinen, K. (2013). Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja [Etymological dictionary of Contemporary Finnish]. (6th ed.). Helsinki: WSOY.
[Häkkinen (2013)]

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