Last modified on 25 February 2014, at 23:55

pussi

FinnishEdit

(index pu)

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pus‧si

NounEdit

pussi

  1. bag, pouch, sac
  2. (marsupials) pouch
  3. (billiards) pocket
  4. (colloquial) in plural (pussit): scrotum
  5. Together with certain modifiers used to produce compound terms meaning a person who has a lot of a given characteristic.
    äkäinen (ill-tempered) > äkäpussi (shrew)
    kiukku (anger) > kiukkupussi (a person who is easily angered)
    sisu (willpower, guts) > sisupussi (an obstinate person)

Usage notesEdit

See usage notes at laukku.

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