pakki

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Old Norse pakki, from Middle Low German packe, from Proto-Germanic *pakkô (bundle, pack).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pakki m (genitive singular pakka, plural pakkar)

  1. package
  2. parcel

Declension[edit]

m1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pakki pakkin pakkar pakkarnir
Accusative pakka pakkan pakkar pakkarnar
Dative pakka pakkanum pakkum pakkunum
Genitive pakka pakkans pakka pakkanna
m3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pakki pakkin pakkar pakkarnir
Accusative pakka pakkan pakkar pakkarnar
Dative pakka pakkanum pøkkum pøkkunum
Genitive pakka pakkans pakka pakkanna

Finnish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pakki

  1. A short form of työkalupakki, which is a box designed to serve as a portable tool storage, a tool box.
  2. (colloquial) Reverse, in the sense of reverse gear.
    laittaa pakki päälle = to put the reverse on
  3. (nautical) If a sailing vessel or any of its sails is in such position relative to the wind that the wind blows from the wrong side of a sail, the sail is said to be pakilla (adessive case of the noun pakki).
  4. (military) A metal container belonging to a soldier's field equipment. The container serves as a cooking vessel and the top doubles as a cup.
  5. (colloquial) A defending player in various ballgames; a defenceman; a defender.
  6. (colloquial) The event of getting rejected, especially by the opposite sex when approaching her/him. Normally used in plural, pakit.
    Hain kolmasti Liisaa tanssimaan, mutta sain / hän antoi pakit joka kerta.
    I asked Liisa three times to dance, but I was rejected / she rejected me every time.
  7. (colloquial, rare) The head of a person.

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pakki m

  1. parcel, pack, package, parcel, packet

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