Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- When combined with a term that refers to a non-food material, containing or -bearing (including as a part). Sometimes the English equivalent is a substance-specific adjective (e.g. rautapitoinen = ferrous).
- When combined with other nouns, the resulting adjective usually indicates a relatively large share. The translation into English varies, and one may have to think through synonyms.
Declension of -pitoinen (type nainen)
-pitoinen is never used alone, and it can be combined with any noun referring to a material to indicate that this material is a component or is combined with another material.