porvari

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish borgare, using Finnish suffix +‎ -ri (-er), from French bourgeois.

Noun[edit]

porvari

  1. (historical) A merchant or shopowner.
  2. (politics, leftist terminology) A capitalist.
  3. (politics) A person having bourgeois opinions.
  4. As a determiner in compound terms (porvari-), right-wing, non-socialist, conservative.

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