mustamaija

FinnishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • musta maija
  • Musta Maija

EtymologyEdit

musta (black) +‎ Maija

NounEdit

mustamaija

  1. Black Maria, paddywagon (police van)
  2. (card games) A children's card game in which the loser is the one who is left with the queen of spades or Musta Maija in the end.

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

Some writers prefer to write the words musta and maija separately in inflected forms.

Last modified on 8 June 2013, at 01:30