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GenderMasculine
UsageFinnish
PronouncedPron.KAH-le-vah
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Meaning & History

From the name of the mythological ancestor of the Finns, which is of unknown meaning. The name of the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala' means "the land of Kalevi".
VariantKalevi
Other Languages & CulturesKalev Estonian

Categories

mythology
Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute