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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Swedish soppa.

NounEdit

soppa

  1. (dialectal or colloquial) soup
  2. (idiomatic) mess (messy situation)
    Oman soppansa joutuu lusikoimaan ennemmin tai myöhemmin joka tapauksessa.
    You'll end up eating your own soup (i.e. the messy situation you've created) sooner or later in any case.
    Johan sopan keitit.
    What a mess you brought about. / What a can of worms you opened. (lit. What a soup you prepared.)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of soppa (Kotus type 10/koira, pp-p gradation)
nominative soppa sopat
genitive sopan soppien
partitive soppaa soppia
illative soppaan soppiin
singular plural
nominative soppa sopat
accusative nom. soppa sopat
gen. sopan
genitive sopan soppien
soppainrare
partitive soppaa soppia
inessive sopassa sopissa
elative sopasta sopista
illative soppaan soppiin
adessive sopalla sopilla
ablative sopalta sopilta
allative sopalle sopille
essive soppana soppina
translative sopaksi sopiksi
instructive sopin
abessive sopatta sopitta
comitative soppineen

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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit स्वप्न (svapna), from Proto-Indo-European *swépnos.

NounEdit

soppa n

  1. sleep

DeclensionEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish -suppa, from Old Norse soppa, from Middle Low German soppe, suppe.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɔpˌa/
  • (file)

NounEdit

soppa c

  1. soup; a dish
  2. (uncountable) mess; an unordered, chaotic and problematic situation
  3. (slang, uncountable) petrol (gasoline)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of soppa 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative soppa soppan soppor sopporna
Genitive soppas soppans soppors soppornas

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