Looking for the meaning of the word "Taivankivainen"

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Raiin
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Looking for the meaning of the word "Taivankivainen"

Post by Raiin » Sun Dec 03, 2023 8:30 pm

Hello.
I'm new user, so forgive me my lack of manners.

I am trying to find the meaning of the word "Taivankivainen". I may have written it wrong, but it was told to me by a Finnish person, who refused to elaborate any further, just nodded, finished her beer and went her way. Google provides no answers, same goes with online translators I found.

Can someone provide translation, or if it's some concept, then explain it to me?

Thank you in advance.



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Devil Master
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Re: Looking for the meaning of the word "Taivankivainen"

Post by Devil Master » Sat Jan 13, 2024 4:33 pm

Google provides no answers, same goes with online translators I found.
Really? Because I pasted it into Google Translate, and got "heavenly" as the output. So that person really liked her beer.

SecretCode
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Re: Looking for the meaning of the word "Taivankivainen"

Post by SecretCode » Sat Jan 13, 2024 11:12 pm

Interesting though, it's not in any online dictionaries or pre-existing web pages, according to my web searches (DuckDuckGo and Google and Bing). So how does Google Translate know?

Those search engine find exactly one page - this thread! :D

I assume it's taivas (heaven) + kiva (nice) + -inen.
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Raiin
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Re: Looking for the meaning of the word "Taivankivainen"

Post by Raiin » Sat Jan 13, 2024 11:36 pm

Thanks guys.

When i consulted gtranslate earlier it gave me no answers, but now it says it's not "heavenly" but "heavenly stone". Which makes little to no sense in relation to a person, unless it's some Finnish saying/slang.

And when I reverse the languages (common trick to test the translation's validity) it says that "heavenly stone" is "Taivaallinen kivi", not "taivankivainen" so I'm not sure it's the correct translation at all...

Same goes with deepl, it says that taivankivainen is "Skies of heaven" which is even more puzzling...

And yeah, the absence of the word in the Internet suggests that there's something wrong about it...
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Petrichor
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Re: Looking for the meaning of the word "Taivankivainen"

Post by Petrichor » Tue Jan 16, 2024 2:29 am

Archetypal?


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