knoppi

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from knoppologia < Swedish knappologi < knapp (button)

Noun[edit]

knoppi

  1. trivia, triviality, detail (insignificant item of unimportant information, especially one assumed useful for passing an exam)
    Napoleonin syntymävuosi on pelkkä knoppi - etenkin, jos ei ymmärrä hänen vaikutustaan historiassa.
    Napoleon's birth year is a mere triviality - especially if one does not understand his influence in history.

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