5.23.2009

dialect words

This is just a small introduction...

hölse: sohjo, sohjokeli (Päijät-Häme, Kanta-Häme)
höty:
höttyrä:
höyty: hiutale (Päijät-Häme, Kanta-Häme, Kymenlaakso, Pohjois-Karjala, Etelä- Karjala, Keski-Suomi, Keski-Pohjanmaa)
judake: reindeer track in snow (Lapland)
klossakko: slush
komo: raised ice (Pohjois-Karjala)
kieppi: kinos, nietos (Päijät-Häme, Satakunta)
mora: kovahanki (Lappi-Inari-)
triimu: kinos (Etelä-Pohjanmaa)
triivu: kinos (Etelä-Pohjanmaa, Päijät-Häme, Kanta-Häme)
purku: kinos (Etelä-Pohjanmaa), lumipyry (Kainuu, Pohjois-Karjala, Etelä- Karjala, Pohjois-Savo, Etelä-Savo)
pöykky: kinos (Päijät-Häme, Kanta-Häme)



walking on the snow...onomatopoeTic verbs!

nirskua
narskua
kirskua
nitistä
narista

ahtauma

a formation of pack ice.

ahto


pack-ice, broken and refrozen ice.

ajolumi

very dry powder snow which whirls around (when travelling with sledge, etc)

aito

reindeer mounth track in the snow.

avanto

a hole for swim in the ice.

hankikeli, kerste

thick snow covering the ground; when ita can carry your weight is "kantohanki, kestohanki, hankikanne". The surface is call "hankiainen".

hauhto

snow on the street.

hiere

...

höttö


very dry snow impossible to pack.

hitva

...

huurre, härmä, kuura



little icicles formed due to differences in humidity conditions.

hyhmä



wetty snow on the fishing holes or on the ice.

iljanne


slippery snow or ice.

jäähelmi

pearl drop of ice.

jääpolte

(polte means burning) spot on the fields where the seeds won’t grow in autumn because it get frozen during spring, when the snow was melting and it freeze again.

jotos

reindeer tracks on snow.

kaljama

slippery ice-frozen water.

kalijamikko


slippery and frozen icy road or way.

karstanne, sevä

thick snow blanket that can carry your weight.

kide



ice crystal.

lumikieppi

a nest of snow.

kinos

longitudinal snow formation done by wind.

kirsi

the first 10cm in the soil which get frozen during the first cold nights. 

kitkalumi


frost new snow, very hard for skiing.

kuurankukat, kuurankukka



icy flower formed by "kuura".

latu

ski trail in the snow.

lumivyöry

a small avalanche.

loska, söltsy



slush. very watery snow on the ground or ice, almost water.

lumihiutale


snowflakes.

lumisokeus


snowblindness.

lumitierat


?snow under the dogs and horses feet, hard to get off.

myräkkä

snowstorm.

nietos


snow drift.

nuoska, suoja

synonym
snow that has been softened by the mild weather.

paannejää

blueish ice on the rocks or cliffs wich doesn't melt until late spring

pälvi


spot of ground in the sunny places where the snow is melting.

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pakkasensiemen

very little snow falls during very cold conditions.

pillijää

ice sticks that start to melt on the lake.

pakkaslumi

snow which falls during very cold conditions.

polanne

snow drift made by the cars in  the center of the street.

puuterilumi



new powder snow 

pyry

snowstorm

räntä

raining watery snow which becomes "sohjo".

rae

hail

railo

A abyss of open water on the icecover of sea, lakes or rivers.

rannio

a reindeer path in deep snow.

riide, riitta, ritto, riite, kerte,kohma, hyyde


synonym
thin icy cover formed over snow.
in Kanta-Häme "riite" means a very thin layer of ice on water, for example on the surface of a lake

röpelö



uneven ice.