voileipä

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

voi (butter) +‎ leipä (bread)

Noun[edit]

voileipä

  1. bread and butter, bread with butter (buttered slice of bread)
  2. open sandwich (slice of bread with some toppings)
  3. sandwich (two slices of bread with fillings between them)
  4. in the game of ducks and drakes, an individual jump of the stone from the surface of water; see heittää leipiä (to play ducks and drakes)

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Compounds[edit]

An endless amount of compound terms can be created by using the name of the topping as modifier, e.g. lohivoileipä = salmon sandwich.