pursimies

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of pursi (vessel) +‎ mies (man).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpursiˌmie̞s]
  • Hyphenation: pur‧si‧mies

Noun[edit]

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pursimies

  1. (military) An NCO rank in the Finnish Navy. The official English translation is chief petty officer.
  2. (nautical) boatswain, bosun

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Usage notes[edit]

This word is a generic masculine.

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