tosi

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Finnish[edit]

(index to)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: to‧si
  • IPA(key): [ˈtosi]

Noun[edit]

tosi

  1. The truth, reality, the real thing.
    • If not the subject of the clause, this word is seldom inflected. Some of the cases are considered adverbs:
    näyttää toteen = to prove.
    olla totta = to be true.
    ottaa todesta = to take seriously.
    todella = really, very.
    toden teolla = really.
    toden tullen = if push comes to shove, if things really get tough.
    tosiaan = really. (tosia + possessive suffix -an > -nsa)
    tosin = (it's) true.
    Hän on tosin viisaampi.
    True, s/he is wiser.
    tosissaan = serious(ly).

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Adjective[edit]

tosi (indeclinable; not comparable)

  1. True.
    • If used in the meaning "true", this is used mostly in the nominative case (basic form) as a copula (with the verb olla).
    Tämä on tosi!
    This is true! / I mean it/business!
  2. Real, serious.
    • If used in the meaning "real, serious", this is used as an attribute or as a modifier in a compound term.
    ryhtyä tositoimiin = to take serious action.
    tosiasia = a fact

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Adverb[edit]

tosi

  1. really, very

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Verb[edit]

tosi

  1. second-person singular present indicative of tosare
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of tosare
  3. second-person singular present subjunctive of tosare
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of tosare
  5. third-person singular imperative of tosare

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