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Estonian

From Proto-Finnic *laiha, of Baltic origin; compare Lithuanian liesas and Latvian liess. Cognate to Finnish laiha.

Finnish

From Proto-Finnic *lahja, from a Germanic language, compare Proto-Germanic *blahjōn (sheet, cloth), Icelandic blæja (veil). Cognates include Votic lahja (wedding gift).

Votic