sisu

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Finnish sisu, documented in English since at least 1940.

Noun[edit]

sisu (uncountable)

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  1. strength of will; determination; perseverance; regarded as an integral part of Finnish culture

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The same root as sisä- (inner).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: si‧su
  • IPA(key): [ˈsisu]

Noun[edit]

sisu

  1. Determination regardless of cost, persistence, strength, obstinacy, perseverance, willpower.

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