tappura etymology

Finnish word tappura comes from Finnish cotton, Proto-Uralic *tappa- (Trample.)

Detailed word origin of tappura

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cotton Finnish (fin)
*tappa- Proto-Uralic (urj-pro) Trample.
thresh Finnish (fin)
*tappadak Proto-Finnic (fiu-fin-pro) To kill, to slay.
tappaa Finnish (fin) (transitive, + genitive-accusative) To kill, slay.
tappura Finnish (fin) (dated) Rough, low-quality fibres of hemp or cotton – waste fibres.

Words with the same origin as tappura

Descendants of cotton
tapattaa tapella tappaa tappo thresh