-pas

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See also: pas, Pas, PAs, pás, pâs, and păs

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-pa/-pä + -s

Particle[edit]

-pas / -päs (back vowel / front vowel stem)

  1. (enclitic) Used to stress a contradicting or surprising element in a sentence. Can be attached to all words. No clear translation into English.
    • Sinä et tiedä mitään historiasta! - Tiedänpäs!
      • You know nothing about history! - Yes I know!
    • Jopas jotakin!
      • That's quite something!
    • Hän yritti taivutella minua, mutta minäpäs en antanut periksi.
      • He tried to persuade me, but I did not give up.

Quechua[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-pas

  1. also, too
    Qamtapas khuyaykim.
    I love you as well.
    Chay warmim tusuchkan takichkanpas.
    That woman is dancing and singing.

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