ostos

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ostaa +‎ -os

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈostos/
  • Hyphenation: os‧tos

Noun[edit]

ostos

  1. purchase (item bought)
  2. In plural also shopping (things bought)
    Kannoin kolme kassia ostoksia portaita ylös.
    I carried three bags of shopping up the stairs.
  3. In adessive, ablative and allative plural also shopping (the event of specifically going out for shopping)
    Missä käyt ostoksilla?
    Where do you do your shopping?
    Tulin juuri kotiin ostoksilta.
    I just came home from shopping.
    Hän lähti Marjan kanssa ostoksille.
    She went shopping with Mary.

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • hankinta (used of large, durable and/or expensive purchases)

Karelian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ostos (genitive ostoksen, partitive ostostu)

  1. purchase

Compounds[edit]