Äiti etymology


Finnish word äiti comes from Proto-Germanic *aiþį̄

Etymology of äiti

Detailed word origin of äiti

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*aiþį̄ Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*äitei Finnish (fi)
äiti Finnish (fi) (childspeak) mother (animal mother). Alpha Echo (the letter "Ä" in the Finnish spelling system similar to ICAO spelling alphabet). Mother (mightiest of its kind). Mother (origin). Mother (respectful title for a nun, usually one who has served for a long time or is the leader of nuns' community). Mother (woman in high position). Mother (woman in relation to her children).