Salainen etymology


Finnish word salainen comes from Finnish -inen, Finnish sala- (A prefix signifying secret, clandestine, concealed.)

Etymology of salainen

Detailed word origin of salainen

Dictionary entry Language Definition
-inen Finnish (fi) Creates adjectives from present active participles, indicating a tendency to be/do something.. Creates adjectives indicating a material of which something is made; -en. Creates adjectives signifying a certain quality; -like, -ous, -y.
sala- Finnish (fi) A prefix signifying secret, clandestine, concealed.
salainen Finnish (fi) (mysterious) arcane. Secret, clandestine (done or kept hidden).

Words with the same origin as salainen

Descendants of -inen