Borrowed from Swedish port, ultimately from Latin porta. Meaning "port" (in electronics and computing) is a semantic loan from English port.


  • IPA(key): /ˈportːi/, [ˈpo̞rt̪ːi]
  • Rhymes: -ortːi
  • Syllabification: port‧ti



  1. gate
  2. (electronics) gate
  3. (electronics) port (connector of an electronic device)
  4. (computing) port (ie. of a web server)
  5. (anatomy) hilum, hilus (fissure through which ducts, nerves, or blood vessels enter and leave a gland or organ)
  6. portal
  7. (croquet) hoop; wicket (US)


Inflection of portti (Kotus type 5/risti, tt-t gradation)
nominative portti portit
genitive portin porttien
partitive porttia portteja
illative porttiin portteihin
singular plural
nominative portti portit
accusative nom. portti portit
gen. portin
genitive portin porttien
partitive porttia portteja
inessive portissa porteissa
elative portista porteista
illative porttiin portteihin
adessive portilla porteilla
ablative portilta porteilta
allative portille porteille
essive porttina portteina
translative portiksi porteiksi
instructive portein
abessive portitta porteitta
comitative portteineen
Possessive forms of portti (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person porttini porttimme
2nd person porttisi porttinne
3rd person porttinsa