Karelian


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Ka·re·li·an

 (kə-rē′lē-ən, -rēl′yən)
adj.
Of or relating to Karelia or its people, language, or culture.
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Karelia.
2. The Finnic language spoken in Karelia.

Karelian

(kəˈriːlɪən)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to Karelia, its people, or their language
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Karelia, its people, or their language
3. (Languages) of or relating to Karelia, its people, or their language
n
4. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Karelia
5. (Languages) the dialect of Finnish spoken in Karelia
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Karelian - a member of the Finnish people living in Karelia in northwestern European Russia
Karelia - a region in Finland and Russia between the Gulf of Finland and the White Sea
Russian - a native or inhabitant of Russia
2.Karelian - a Finnic language spoken by the people of Karelia
Baltic-Finnic - a group of Finnic languages including Finnish and Estonian
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The article is devoted to discussion of some issues associated with the industry of wood-chopping tools (axes, adzes, gouges) of the so-called Russian Karelian or Eastern Karelian type.
Professor Richard Conroy, Chairman, Karelian Diamond Resources plc
But the key development that has made it possible for scholars to study Karelian fever in depth was the opening of previously closed Soviet archives in the late 1980s and 1990s.
Another figure of note is Karelian birch, known also as Karelian burl and Masur birch.
Karelian has traditionally used the Latin alphabet.
The piece, which was originally commissioned by the Hilliard Ensemble, describes an episode in the life of Kullervo, the only irredeemably tragic character in The Kalevala, a 19th century work of Finnish epic poetry compiled from Finnish and Karelian oral folklore and mythology.
Selected presentations of the workshop, shedding light on land-ice interaction (Matti Lepparanta), ice deformations (Ove Parn and Jari Haapala), long-term variability of ice cover of some Karelian lakes (Roman Zdorovennov et al.
Karelian Birch Part of a Winning Trifecta Jim Dumas, owner of Certainly Wood, picked a trifecta of woods as his favorites: Karelian birch, koa and ziricote.
This independent test included Valkee bright light headset and two bright light lamp devices from different manufacturers, who all loaned their equipment and user manuals to the staff of the North Karelian Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY-Center) to use from November 28, 2011 to February 26, 2012.
Swedwood operates in a better way than local Karelian companies, but we think they can do much better considering their resources," she says.
Linear measurements of cones and seed scales unequivocally show that Karelian spruces should be treated as Siberian Picea obovata.