ostos

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ostaa +‎ -os

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈostos/
  • Hyphenation: os‧tos

NounEdit

ostos

  1. purchase (item bought)
  2. In plural also shopping (things bought)
    Kannoin kolme kassia ostoksia portaita ylös.
    I carried three bags of shopping up the stairs.
  3. In adessive, ablative and allative plural also shopping (the event of specifically going out for shopping)
    Missä käyt ostoksilla?
    Where do you do your shopping?
    Tulin juuri kotiin ostoksilta.
    I just came home from shopping.
    Hän lähti Marjan kanssa ostoksille.
    She went shopping with Mary.

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • hankinta (used of large, durable and/or expensive purchases)

KarelianEdit

NounEdit

ostos (genitive ostoksen, partitive ostostu)

  1. purchase

CompoundsEdit

Last modified on 2 April 2014, at 23:13