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FinnishEdit

(index pu)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish posi or pusi, compare modern Swedish påse.

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)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of pussi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative pussi pussit
genitive pussin pussien
partitive pussia pusseja
illative pussiin pusseihin
singular plural
nominative pussi pussit
accusative nom. pussi pussit
gen. pussin
genitive pussin pussien
partitive pussia pusseja
inessive pussissa pusseissa
elative pussista pusseista
illative pussiin pusseihin
adessive pussilla pusseilla
ablative pussilta pusseilta
allative pussille pusseille
essive pussina pusseina
translative pussiksi pusseiksi
instructive pussein
abessive pussitta pusseitta
comitative pusseineen

Usage notesEdit

See usage notes at laukku.

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