jysäys

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

jysä- +‎ -ys

NounEdit

jysäys

  1. (onomatopoeia) An explosion.
  2. The sound of an explosion, or other loud, abrupt noise.
  3. Smoke in the expression: "Voi pyhä jysäys!" ("holy smoke").

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (sound): jysähdys
  • (holy smoke!): Herra paratkoon!, Herra varjele!, Herttinen sentään!, Hyvät hyssykät!

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Last modified on 6 June 2013, at 12:49