juhla etymology

Finnish word juhla comes from Proto-Indo-European *yekə-

Detailed word origin of juhla

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*yekə- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) joke, play
*jeulō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
juhla Finnish (fin) (in plural) festival (event or community gathering which centers on some theme). (often in plural) feast (very large meal, often of ceremonial nature). (often in plural) party, celebration (social gathering of usually invited guests for entertainment, fun and socializing). Carnival. Celebration (act, process of showing appreciation, gratitude and/or remembrance, notably as a social event). [...]

Words with the same origin as juhla

Descendants of *yekə-
joulu juhlallisesti juhlia juhlistaa pikkujoulujuhla