tosissaan

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

< tosissa (inessive plural) + possessive suffix

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtosisːɑːn/, [ˈt̪o̞s̠is̠ːɑːn]
  • Rhymes: -osisːɑːn
  • Syllabification: to‧sis‧saan

AdverbEdit

tosissaan

  1. serious(ly), in earnest (about = genitive + suhteen)
    Olen tosissani tämän suhteen.
    I am serious about this. / I mean it/business. / I'm not fooling around.

Usage notesEdit

This adverb can be used predicatively with olla (to be); it can be used as an adjective in other positions (such as attributively) by using oleva.

InflectionEdit

Personal/possessive forms of tosissaan
no possessor
possessor singular plural
1st person tosissani tosissamme
2nd person tosissasi tosissanne
3rd person tosissaan
tosissansa

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