The Alternative Finnish Dictionary

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kutterinpuru etymology kutteri + puru
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. cutter swarf swarf or dust produced by a cutter tool
Synonyms: (informal) kutteripuru, (slang) kutteri
kutteripuru etymology kutteri + puru
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (informal) alternative form of kutterinpuru
Synonyms: (standard Finnish) kutterinpuru, (slang) kutteri
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) To die.
  • hakkautua
kuukkeloida etymology Obtained by combining Google and kuukkeli, in order to fit better in the phonetic structure of Finnish.
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (intransitive, slang, Internet) To google (using Google).
Synonyms: googlata, googlettaa
kuuma etymology {{rfe}} pronunciation
  • {{hyphenation}}
  • {{rhymes}}
  • [ˈkuːmɑ]
adjective: {{head}}
  1. hot (having a high temperature).
  2. hot (feeling the sensation of heat). Minun on kuuma. = Minulla on kuuma. = I'm hot.
  3. (slang) hot (stolen).
  4. (slang) hot (electrically charged).
  5. (slang) hot (pysically attractive).
  6. (jargon) hot (radioactive).
Synonyms: (stolen) varastettu, (electrically charged) jännitteinen, (radioactive) radioaktiivinen
  • kylmä
related terms:
  • kuume
  • kuumentaa
  • kuumentua
  • makuu
numeral: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) six
  • suku
kuutonen etymology kuusi + nen
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) A six digit or figure 6. Sain matikasta kuutosen. I got six (from the grade 10=A to 4=F) for maths.
kybä etymology < kymmenen
numeral: {{fi-num}}
  1. (slang) ten
  2. ihan kybällä; fully, as much as possible Me skruudattiin niit' safkoja ihan kybällä. We ate those foods as much as possible.
verb: {{head}}
  1. (informal) fi-form of kyhnyttää
kylppäri etymology From kylpyhuone.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) bathroom, a room where one can bathe
Synonyms: kylpyhuone
kymppi etymology < kymmenen
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. ten playing card
  2. (colloquial) ten number
  3. (colloquial) ten, tenner monetary denomination worth ten units
  4. (colloquial) foreman, straw boss leader of a work crew
Synonyms: (number ten) kymmenen (standard); kybä, (foreman) työnjohtaja
kymppitonni etymology kymppi + tonni
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) ten thousand; usually referring to money, ten grand
Synonyms: (ten thousand) kymmenentuhatta
kypsyminen etymology < kypsyä
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. maturation
  2. ageing of cheese, wine etc.
  3. ripening of fruit etc.
  4. cooking of food
  5. (colloquial) getting fed up (with = illative case)
kypsä etymology From Pre-Finnic *küpti-/*kepti-, from Baltic *kep-tá or Pre-Baltic *kwep-tó.
adjective: {{fi-adj}}
  1. ripe
  2. mature
  3. baked
  4. cooked
  5. (cooking) well done
  6. (colloquial) fed up
Synonyms: (fed up) kyllästynyt
related terms:
  • kypsentää
  • kypsyttää
  • kypsyys
  • kypsyä
adjective: {{head}}
  1. (vulgar) annoyed, pissed
Synonyms: vittuuntunut
related terms:
  • kyrpä
kyrpiintyä etymology < kyrpä
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (vulgar) To become pissed off.
kyrpiä etymology From kyrpä. pronunciation
  • [ˈkyrpi.æ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{head}}
  1. (vulgar) fi-form of kyrpä
  • [ˈkyrpi.æˣ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (vulgar) To annoy; to cause annoyance; to piss off.
    • Minua kyrpii tämä jatkuva vesisade.
      • This continuous raining annoys me.
  2. (vulgar) If the reason for annoyance is not mentioned, kyrpiä is translated as "to be annoyed" or "to be pissed off".
    • Minua kyrpii. (or simply: Kyrpii.)
      • I am annoyed/pissed off.
  • pyrkiä
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) Male genitalia: cock, dick, prick, schlong.
  2. (vulgar) An annoying person: asshole, prick.
  3. (obsolete) A lone, tall pine tree (allegedly the sole meaning of the word until around 1850's)
Synonyms: (male genitalia) kulli, muna, mulkku (vulgar). kikkeli, pippeli (colloquial). siitin, penis (decent) While the respective female word, vittu, isn't normally used directly to call someone names, kyrpä often is. Saatanan kyrpä! Fucking asshole! (literally "Satan's prick") Sometimes the definite plural case kyrvät is used for the entire set of male genitalia, but it can refer to the cocks of a group of men.
  • Silloin juostiin kyrvät pystyssä naisten perässä.
    • Back then we ran after women with our cocks erect.
  • Mun kyrvät oli arkana nussimisesta.
    • My dick and balls were sore from fucking.
The indefinite plural case kyrpiä is easily confused to be the basic form of the monopersonal verb kyrpii. It is, however, rarely used in this sense. See vituttaa for closer details.
  • (monopersonal verb) Mua alkaa hiljalleen kyrpiä.
    • I'm slowly getting really annoyed.
  • (indefinite plural noun) Useimmat poliitikot ovat täysiä kyrpiä.
    • Most politicians are real pricks.
kyrpänaama etymology kyrpä ‘dick’ + naama ‘face’
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) A fuck (highly contemptible person).
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (dialectal) bread, in some parts of Finland bad or dry bread
  2. (slang) lenkkimakkara, a kind of Finnish sausage
  • särky
kyrvitys etymology Derived from the word kyrpä, meaning the male sexual organ.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, rare) vitutus
kyttyrä etymology {{rfe}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. hump deformity in humans
  2. hump rounded mass, especially a fleshy mass such as on a camel
  3. (slang) hump bad mood, especially in the expression ''tykätä kyttyrää'' Hän tykkäsi kyttyrää, kun suutelin hänen poikaystäväänsä. She got the hump when I kissed her boyfriend.
kyttyräselkäisyys etymology kyttyräselkä + uus
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (pathology, colloquial) kyphosis
Synonyms: (medicine) kyfoosi
kyttä {{Finnish index}} etymology From Swedish skytte, cognate to Finnish kytätä. pronunciation
  • [ˈkyt̪ːæ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (slang, pejorative) A cop (police officer).
Synonyms: poliisi, poliisimies
  • kytät
kytätä etymology From Swedish skjuta, cognate to Finnish kyttä.
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (transitive, colloquial + partitive) To watch in a compulsive manner.
  • käytät, tykätä
interjection: Kyyl!
  1. (slang) yes!
kyökki etymology From Swedish kök.{{R:Hakkinen 2005}}
noun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) kitchen
Synonyms: keittiö
kämmekkä pronunciation
  • [ˈkæmːekːæ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. Any species within the plant family Orchidaceae.
  2. (colloquial) A palm computer.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) A failure, error.
Synonyms: epäonnistuminen
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (transitive, intransitive, colloquial) To screw up. Kämmäsin todella pahasti eikä tietokone enää käynnisty. I screwed up really badly and the computer no longer boots.
kämppis etymology < kämppäkaveri pronunciation
  • [ˈkæmpːis]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) roommate, housemate, flatmate
Synonyms: huonetoveri, kämppäkaveri
kämppä {{Finnish index}} etymology From English camp. pronunciation
  • [ˈkæmpːæ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) residence, place, apartment, flat place where one lives Minulla on kämppä Helsingissä ja New Yorkissa. I have a residence in Helsinki and in New York.
  2. hut, cabin modest log house in the woods for temporary living Jokaisella partiolippukunnalla pitäisi olla oma kämppä. Every Scout Group should have a forest cabin of its own.
Synonyms: (residence) asunto
  • treenikämppä
  • tukkikämppä
känni {{Finnish index}} etymology Probably a loan from Swedish känning. pronunciation
  • {{rhymes}}
  • [ˈkænːi]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{wikipedia}} {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) intoxication, drunkenness olla kännissä to be drunk
Synonyms: humala, humalatila
  • kännikaveri
  • känin, näkin
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) cellphone
  • kynnä, kynän
kännykkä {{wikipedia}} {{Finnish index}} pronunciation
  • [ˈkænːykːæ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (informal) A mobile phone; a cellular.
Synonyms: kapula, matkapuhelin
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) quarrel
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. A crooked object.
  2. (colloquial) curve
etymology 1 From Proto-Finnic *käppä, from fiu *käppä {{R:Hakkinen 2005}}. Cognate with Estonian käpp and Karelian käppy, käppä.Karjalan kielen sanakirja, Helsinki 1974, ISBN 951-9019-11-1
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (archaic) A paw.Suomen kielen etymologinen sanakirja, Helsinki 1958, ISBN 951-9019-14-6
Synonyms: käpälä
etymology 2 Shortened and modified from käsijarru.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (slang) handbrake
Synonyms: käsijarru, kässäri
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) to walk, stroll
Synonyms: käveleskellä, kävellä
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) alternative form of käppäillä
kärry {{Finnish index}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. cart; often used in plural (kärryt)
  2. (colloquial) car, especially an old and rickety one
Synonyms: (car) auto, kiesi, kosla
  • kottikärry
  • kärrypolku
  • kärrytie
  • peräkärry
  • työntökärry
kärryt {{Finnish index}}
noun: {{fi-noun}} (pluralonly)
  1. plural of kärry
  2. cart, trolley, wagon
  3. (colloquial, idiomatic) pysyä kärryillä = to keep up in a conversation (as opposed to getting lost or misunderstanding)
kärrätä {{Finnish index}}
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (transitive, colloquial) To cart, carry with a cart.
kärähtää etymology Momentane aspect of the verb kärytä.
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (intransitive) to scorch, to become charred
  2. (intransitive, colloquial) to get caught
Synonyms: (scorch) hiiltyä, korventua, palaa karrelle
käsijarru etymology käsi ‘hand’ + jarru ‘brake’
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. A handbrake.
Synonyms: (colloquial) kässäri, (slang) käppä
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. Any garment used to protect a hand, such as a glove or mitten.
  • hansikas, (informal) hanska
  • kinnas, lapanen, vantus
  • rukkanen
  • sormikas
  • tumppu
related terms:
  • käsi
  • käsien, säkein
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (informal) fisticuffs (impromptu fight with the fists)
Synonyms: nyrkkitappelu
etymology 1 Short of käsikirjoitus.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) A script, scenario.
etymology 2 Short of käsijarru.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) A handbrake.
kässätä etymology käsittää
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) to reckon, to get it
kätsi Alternative forms: kätsy
adjective: {{head}}
  1. (slang) handy
  • iskät, säkit, sätki, täksi
kätsy etymology From kätevä.
adjective: {{fi-adj}}
  1. (colloquial) handy
  • kystä, yskät, äksyt
käväistä etymology Momentane aspect of the verb käydä.
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (intransitive, colloquial) To make a short visit.
Synonyms: piipahtaa
käyttis etymology Contraction of käyttöjärjestelmä + is.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (computing, slang) operating system
Synonyms: käyttöjärjestelmä
  • yksittä
käyttää {{Finnish index}} etymology Causative aspect of the verb käydä; + ttaa. pronunciation
  • {{hyphenation}}
  • Rhymes: näyttää, täyttää
  • /ˈkæytːæː(ʔ)/
verb: {{fi-verb}} (transitive)
  1. to use, make use of‚ employ, apply, utilize, exploit, take advantage of, exert Kumpaa kättä käytät kirjoittaessasi? Which hand do you use when you write?
  2. to use, consume Kuinka paljon käytät alkoholia kuukaudessa? How much alcohol do you use per month?
  3. (chemistry) to ferment Älä käytä olutta liian pitkään. Don't ferment the beer too long.
  4. (colloquial) to take sb/sth somewhere temporarily, to have sb/sth visit Käytin lapsiani ulkona kaksi tuntia. I took my kids out for two hours. Olen käyttänyt häntä ehdottamallasi psykiatrilla. I have had her visit the shrink you suggested.
käyttöjärjestelmä etymology käyttö + järjestelmä
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (computing) operating system
Synonyms: (colloquial) käyttis
käyttövoimavero etymology käyttövoima ‘motive power, prime mover’ + vero ‘tax’
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (legal) motive power tax tax charged from owners of vehicles whose motive power is not gasoline
Synonyms: dieselvero (colloquial term)
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (pejorative) old crank, curmudgeon old, often ill-tempered person
adjective: {{head}}
  1. translated
  2. flipped
  3. (slang) hot stolen
verb: {{head}}
  1. fi-participle of kääntää
käärmeissään etymology fi-form of käärme + third person possessive suffix -än, lit. "in one's snakes"; seldom used other than idiomatically. Alternative forms:
adverb: {{fi-adv}}
  1. (idiomatic, informal) annoyed, angry, pissed off Miksi olet niin käärmeissäsi? Why are you so annoyed?
Normally not used attributively.
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (transitive) To wrap quickly, as to a bundle.
  2. (transitive, slang) To make a bundle.
Synonyms: paketoida
related terms:
  • kääre
  • kääriä
  • rääkäistä
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) to loiter, to hang around, to be somewhere without any clear purpose Mitä tuo kaveri kökkii tuolla pusikossa? What's that guy doing in that thicket? Vissiin mä sitten kökin täällä sateessa kunnes se urpo tuo ne avaimet. I'll probably just hang around here in the rain until the idiot brings the keys.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (dialectal) dung, manure
Synonyms: lanta
adjective: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) shit (of poor quality; worthless) Olipa kökkö filmi! What a shit film that was!
  2. (colloquial) shit (nasty; despicable) Se oli kökkö juttu tehdä sille. That was a shit thing to do to him.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) squash (the sport)
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) choir
Synonyms: kuoro
  • rööki
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) A hit, blow.
  • kaali, Kaila, laika, lakia, likaa
laatata pronunciation
  • {{hyphenation}}
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (colloquial, slang) To puke, to vomit.
Synonyms: (to puke, vomit) oksentaa, antaa ylen, purjota, yrjötä
verb: {{head}}
  1. fi-form of laatattaa
  2. fi-form of laatattaa
  3. fi-form of laatattaa
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. A slab, as a flat, broad piece of a relatively stiff material.
  2. A (ceramic) tile.
  3. A flagstone.
  4. A washer, as a flat support ring under the head of a screw etc.
  5. (colloquial, slang) A vomit.
  • alatta, altaat, laatat, lataat, taalat, talaat
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (informal) labrador breed of dog, lab
  2. (colloquial) laboratory, lab
Synonyms: (standard language) labradorinnoutaja, (standard language) laboratorio, (informal) labra
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (informal) A lab (laboratory).
Synonyms: laboratorio
lafka {{Finnish index}} etymology From Russian лавка 〈lavka〉. pronunciation
  • {{rhymes}}
  • /ˈlɑfkɑ/
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (slang) A firm, business.
Synonyms: firma
lahkolaisuus etymology lahko
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. sectarianism rigid adherence to a particular sect
  2. (derogatory) sectarianism rigid adherence to a particular group
Synonyms: (adherence to other group than sect) ryhmäkuntaisuus
lahna etymology From Proto-Finnic *lahna, akin to e.g. Karelian lahna, Livonian lō'nõz, Veps lahn. Further origin unknown.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. carp bream, bream (UK), Abramis brama
  2. bream (any European fresh-water cyprinoid fish of the genus Abramis)
  3. (colloquial) Someone who does nothing but lay there during sex, forcing their partner to do all the work.
lahtari pronunciation
  • {{hyphenation}}
  • [ˈlɑxtɑri]
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (dialectal) butcher
  2. (historical, offensive) A term used by the for in the .
Synonyms: (butcher) teurastaja
  • rihlata
laihdutuskuuri etymology laihtua > laihduttaa > laihdutus ‘action aimed for losing weight’ + kuuri ‘cure, treatment’
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) diet controlled regimen of food and drink for losing weight
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (informal) A thin person; skinny.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) A lazy person.
Synonyms: laiskamato, laiskuri
laiskamato etymology laiska ‘lazy’ + mato ‘worm’
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (humorous) A lazy person.
laiskanlinna etymology laiska + linna
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (informal) easy chair
Synonyms: nojatuoli
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. A pier, wharf, quay, dock, mole.
  2. (ice hockey, colloquial) A winger.
Synonyms: (wharf) möljä, satamalaituri, kaija, (winger) laitahyökkääjä
etymology 1
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. varnish, lacquer
  2. lac (scarlet resinous substance)
  3. (slang) gamma-butyrolactone (GBL), when used as recreational drug
  • lakkasivellin
  • venelakka
etymology 2 {{wikipedia}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. cloudberry; bakeapple (Eastern Canada); knotberry, knoutberry (archaic, England); aqpik, low-bush salmonberry (Alaska); averin, evron (Scotland); Rubus chamaemorus yellow berry
Synonyms: (cloudberry) hilla, lintti, muurain, nevamarja, suomuurain, valokki
etymology 3 See etymology section of kyyhkyslakka
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. dovecote
Synonyms: (dovecote) kyyhkyslakka
lakritsi {{wikipedia}} {{Finnish index}} etymology From Swedish lakrits. pronunciation
  • [ˈlɑkrit̪si]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. liquorice
    • englantilainen lakritsi = liquorice allsorts
Synonyms: (colloquial) laku
compounds: {{top4}}
  • lakritsihappo
  • lakritsijuuri
  • lakritsijäätelö
  • lakritsikaramelli
  • lakritsikasvi
  • lakritsimakeinen
  • lakritsimassa
  • lakritsipatukka
  • lakritsipiippu
  • lakritsipussi
  • lakritsipötkö
  • lakritsirousku
  • lakritsiuute
laku pronunciation
  • {{rhymes}}
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) liquorice
  2. (derogative) black (person)
Synonyms: (liquorice) lakritsi
  • alku, kalu
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (slang) countryside
landepaukku etymology lande + paukku
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (slang) woolly back unsophisticated person from the countryside
Synonyms: juntti, bönde, turvenuija
lankkaus etymology lankata + us
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) shoeshine act of polishing shoes
Synonyms: kengänkiillotus
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial, dialectal) shoe polish
Synonyms: kengänkiillote
lantti pronunciation
  • [ˈlɑntːi]
  • {{hyphenation}}
etymology From Swedish slant.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. coin
Synonyms: kolikko, (colloquial) killinki
  • lantit
lanttu etymology From Swedish planta > planttu > (unlike turnip, the plant needs to be grown from seedlings to reach maturity in Finland's short summer).
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. swede, rutabaga (root and the plant).
  2. (colloquial) head, brain, noodle; usually together with the verb leikata Sillä kaverilla lanttu leikkaa. That guy's got a sharp head. Eikö lanttu leikkaa? Don't you get it?
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) meter maid
lapsenomainen etymology lapsen + omainen ("like a child")
adjective: {{fi-adj}}
  1. filial
  2. childish
Synonyms: (childish) lapsellinen, lapsekas
lapsi etymology From Proto-Finnic *lapci. pronunciation
  • {{audio}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. child person who is below the age of adulthood
  2. child daughter or son Nuorin lapseni on neljänkymmenenkolmen. My youngest child is forty-three.
Synonyms: (non-adult) alaikäinen (law); pentu, mukula, kakara, kersa, ipana, nappula, tenava, viikari (colloquial), (daughter or son) jälkeläinen (includes all offspring); jälkikasvu (collectively)
compounds: {{top4}}
  • avainkaulalapsi
  • lapsenlapsi
  • lapsiasiamies
  • opetuslapsi
  • ottolapsi
  • pikkulapsi
  • poikalapsi
  • tyttölapsi
  • lipas
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (dialectal, colloquial) alternative form of glaseerata
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) laser printer
Synonyms: lasertulostin
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. laser printer
Synonyms: laserkirjoitin, (colloquial) laserprintteri
lasi etymology From Swedish glas.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. glass
  2. (nautical) bells, a mark given by the bells of a ship every half hour to mark the passing of time during a four-hour watch. There were eight bells per watch and then the counting started from beginning.
    • Toista lasia lyötäessä
  3. (slang, drugs) ice (crystal form of methamphetamine).
  • sali
laskiainen {{wikipedia}} pronunciation
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. Shrovetide
  2. (colloquial) Shrove Tuesday
Synonyms: (Shrove Tuesday) laskiaistiistai
lassie etymology After English w:Lassie. pronunciation
  • /ˈlɑsːie/
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) rough collie breed of dog
Synonyms: pitkäkarvainen collie, skotlanninpaimenkoira
lasti etymology From a gem language, compare Swedish last. pronunciation
  • {{rhymes}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (informal) cargo
Synonyms: kuorma
related terms:
  • lastata
  • altis, lasit, lista, litsa, salit, silta, talsi, tilsa
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) A latino/latina
  2. (colloquial, dance) Any Latin American dance.
  • Alttari, alttari
lause {{Finnish index}} etymology From the verb lausua. pronunciation
  • [ˈlɑuseˣ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (grammar) clause
  2. (informal) sentence
  3. (mathematics) theorem (mathematical statement of some importance that has been proven to be true) Pythagoraan lause Pythagorean theorem (US) or Pythagoras' theorem (UK)
  • In common usage the grammar terms lause and virke are happily confused so that the word lause may refer to either of the two. The word virke is used relatively seldom, but when it is, it means "sentence".
Synonyms: (sentence) virke
related terms:
  • lausua
compounds: {{top4}}
  • ehtolause
  • huudahduslause
  • kosinilause
  • kysymyslause
  • lauseenjäsen
  • lauseenvastike
  • lauseoppi
  • lauseparsi
  • lentävä lause
  • mietelause
  • peruslause
  • Pythagoraan lause
  • päälause
  • relatiivilause
  • sinilause
  • sivulause
  • vastalause
  • seula
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