See also: Tosi, tosí, tósi, tôi, and tõsi

FinnishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *toci. Cognate with Estonian tõsi.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtosi/, [ˈt̪o̞s̠i]
  • Rhymes: -osi
  • Syllabification: to‧si

NounEdit

tosi

  1. (usually indeclinable, see usage notes) truth, reality, real thing
  2. (as modifier in compound term) real-life
    tositarinareal-life story

Usage notesEdit

If not the subject of the clause, this word is seldom inflected. Some of the cases are considered adverbs:

näyttää toteen = to prove.
olla totta = to be true.
ottaa todesta = to take seriously.
todella = really, very.
toden teolla = really.
toden tullen = if push comes to shove, if things really get tough.
tosiaan = really. (tosia + possessive suffix -an > -nsa)
tosin = (it's) true.
Hän on tosin viisaampi.
True, s/he is wiser.
tosissaan = serious(ly).

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of tosi (Kotus type 27/käsi, t-d gradation)
nominative tosi todet
genitive toden tosien
partitive totta tosia
illative toteen tosiin
singular plural
nominative tosi todet
accusative nom. tosi todet
gen. toden
genitive toden tosien
tottenrare
partitive totta tosia
inessive todessa tosissa
elative todesta tosista
illative toteen tosiin
adessive todella tosilla
ablative todelta tosilta
allative todelle tosille
essive totena tosina
translative todeksi tosiksi
instructive tosin
abessive todetta tositta
comitative tosineen
Possessive forms of tosi (type käsi)
possessor singular plural
1st person toteni totemme
2nd person totesi totenne
3rd person totensa

AdjectiveEdit

tosi (comparative todempi, superlative tosin)

  1. true
  2. (in compounds) real, serious

Usage notesEdit

  • (true): Used mostly in the nominative case or partitive case as a copula (with olla (to be)).
    Tämä on tosi! / Tämä on totta!
    This is true! / I mean it/business!
  • (real, serious): Used as an attribute or as a modifier in a compound term.
    ryhtyä tositoimiin = to take serious action.
    tosiasia = a fact
  • The comparative form is uncommon and the superlative form is rare.

DeclensionEdit

The adjective is rarely inflected outside of logic.

Inflection of tosi (Kotus type 27/käsi, t-d gradation)
nominative tosi todet
genitive toden tosien
partitive totta tosia
illative toteen tosiin
singular plural
nominative tosi todet
accusative nom. tosi todet
gen. toden
genitive toden tosien
tottenrare
partitive totta tosia
inessive todessa tosissa
elative todesta tosista
illative toteen tosiin
adessive todella tosilla
ablative todelta tosilta
allative todelle tosille
essive totena tosina
translative todeksi tosiksi
instructive tosin
abessive todetta tositta
comitative tosine
Possessive forms of tosi (type käsi)
possessor singular plural
1st person toteni totemme
2nd person totesi totenne
3rd person totensa
Only used with substantive adjectives, -inen adjectives used for comparisons of equality or agent participles.

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AdverbEdit

tosi

  1. really, very

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ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

tosi

  1. second-person singular present indicative of tosare
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of tosare
  3. second-person singular present subjunctive of tosare
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of tosare
  5. third-person singular imperative of tosare

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