Last modified on 26 February 2014, at 22:37

lähtökuoppa

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

lähtö (start) +‎ kuoppa (pit)

NounEdit

lähtökuoppa

  1. (athletics) A small hole in the ground into which a runner can fit the toe of his running shoe at the start of a heat; normally used in plural (lähtökuopat).
  2. (figuratively) bullpen (the state of being ready to start).
    • olla lähtökuopissa = to be ready to start, to be in the bullpen

DeclensionEdit