surkea

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A backformation from surku; originally a loan of Germanic origin, compare eg. Swedish sorg, German Sorge, English sorrow.

AdjectiveEdit

surkea (comparative surkeampi, superlative surkein)

  1. miserable, wretched
  2. pitiful
  3. lousy
  4. squalid

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • surkeasti
  • surkeus

AnagramsEdit

Last modified on 25 February 2014, at 00:21