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Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *kabeh, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *skapiz (compare Proto-Germanic *skapąOld English gesceap). Cognate with Estonian kabuKarelian kavehVõro kabo and Proto-Samic *kuopës (witch).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key)/ˈkɑʋeˣ/[ˈkɑʋe̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑʋe
  • Syllabification: ka‧ve

Noun

kave

  1. (Finnish mythology) a creature related to the moon, sky or air

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kave (Kotus type 48*E/hame, p-v gradation)
nominative kave kapeet
genitive kapeen kapeiden
kapeitten
partitive kavetta kapeita
illative kapeeseen kapeisiin
kapeihin

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