terve etymology

Finnish word terve comes from Proto-Finnic *terva (Tar.)

Detailed word origin of terve

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*terva Proto-Finnic (fiu-fin-pro) Tar.
*terveh Proto-Finnic (fiu-fin-pro) Healthy, well. Solid, whole.
terve Finnish (fin) (informal) Said when departing, bye.. (informal) Said when meeting, hello. Able-bodied (having a sound, strong body).. Healthy, sane (enjoying health and vigor of body, mind, or spirit).. Healthy, sound (beneficial).. Sound (complete, solid, or secure).. Sound, well (free from injury, disease).

Words with the same origin as terve

Descendants of *terva
epäterveellisesti epäterveellisyys sote terva terveellinen terveesti tervehtiä terveys