soppa

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Finnish[edit]

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From Swedish soppa.

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soppa

  1. (dialectal) soup
  2. (informal) mess (messy situation)
    Oman soppansa joutuu lusikoimaan ennemmin tai myöhemmin joka tapauksessa.
    You'll end up eating your own soup (i.e. the messy situation you've created) sooner or later in any case.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish -suppa, from Old Norse soppa, from Middle Low German soppe, suppe.

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soppa c

  1. soup; a dish
  2. (uncountable) mess; an unordered, chaotic and problematic situation
  3. (slang, uncountable) petrol (gasoline)

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