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EtymologyEdit

Inessive singular of poikki- (*poi(ge)s-na).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpoi̯sːɑ/, [ˈpo̞i̯s̠ːɑ]
  • Rhymes: -oisːɑ
  • Syllabification(key): pois‧sa

AdverbEdit

poissa (not comparable)

  1. (static) absent, gone, not there/here, away
    Hän on poissa.
    S/he is gone. (cf. pois)
  2. (+ elative) out of, away from
    Poissa silmistä, poissa mielestä.
    Out of sight, out of mind.
  3. (euphemistic) dead
    Synonym: see kuollut

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poissa

  1. third-person singular past historic of poisser