virkamies

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of virka (office) +‎ mies (man).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʋirkɑˌmies]
  • Hyphenation: vir‧ka‧mies

Noun[edit]

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virkamies

  1. civil servant, public officer, official (holder of a public office)

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Usage notes[edit]

This word is a generic masculine; it is also used when referring to women.