loisto

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  • From the verb loistaa (to glitter, to shine)

Noun[edit]

loisto

  1. glitter, gleam, shine
  2. (nautical) A beacon equipped with light, often showing different colours to different directions and blinking according to a recognizable pattern.
  3. luxury, often as modifier in compound terms.
    loistoristeilijä, loistohuvila
    luxury cruiser, luxury villa
  4. splendor, glory
    Ludvig XIV:n hovin loisto
    the splendor of the court of Louis XIV

Declension[edit]