kuukautiset

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Finnish[edit]

(index ku)

Etymology[edit]

kuukausi (month) > the "monthlies"

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuːkɑutinen/
  • Hyphenation: kuu‧kau‧ti‧nen

Adjective[edit]

kuukautiset

  1. Plural form of kuukautinen.

Noun[edit]

kuukautiset (plural only)

  1. period, menstruation

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The Finnish equivalent for the English verb "to menstruate" is olla kuukautiset ("to have the period"):