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asativum commented on the word kulmakerroin
Good to know. And shows you just how little Finnish I've heard.
September 8, 2009
qroqqa commented on the word kulmakerroin
Nope: it's mathematical slope, from kulma "angle" + kerroin "coefficient, multiplier", which is from kertoa "multiply" (with mutation of t in a closed syllable).
"Slope" in Finnish. Presumably onomatopoetic, from what little Finnish I've heard.