kaali

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< Swedish kål (cabbage) < German Kohl (cabbage) < Latin caulis (stem of cabbage)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaali

  1. cabbage
  2. (colloquial) A head, usually together with the verb mennä (to go).
    • Eikö mene kaaliin?
      • Don't you get it? (lit: Doesn't it go to [your] cabbage?)

Declension[edit]

In some dialects the sense "cabbage" of kaali is inflected as pieni:

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