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nuuska

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Swedish snus (snuff tobacco)

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: nuus‧ka
  • Rhymes: -skɑ
  • IPA(key): [ˈnuːskɑ]

NounEdit

nuuska

  1. snuff (tobacco), snus
  2. (idiomatic) splinters, wreck; together with the adverb tuusan as fortifier used in two expressions:
    olla tuusan nuuskana
    to be totally wrecked
    mennä tuusan nuuskaksi
    to become totally wrecked

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