I am seeking information about the etymology of finnish words. I expect that the infomation available will be in finnish. Do you know of any material that is available on-line?
Professor Ulla-Maija Kulonen has written some information about the etymology of finnish words.
Her material is available on-line.
Verbs saapua and saavuttaa are derived from the verb saada.
They are native words.
Saapas is a loan word from Russian.
Many libraries have etymological dictionary:
Suomen sanojen alkuperä : etymologinen sanakirja. 1 - 3. -Helsinki : Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskus, 1992 - 2000.