naisistua

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nainen (woman) >

Verb[edit]

naisistua (intransitive)

  1. of the share of women in a defined group, to increase
    Suomen juristikunta on voimakkaasti naisistunut.
    The share of women among Finnish lawyers has increased sharply.
  2. to feminize (to acquire female characteristics)

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • In the sense "to acquire female characteristics", naisellistua would be a better choice for verb.

Related terms[edit]