Ossi

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Finnish[edit]

(index os)

Etymology[edit]

From a diminutive of Ossian, Oskari and Osmo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈosːi/
  • Hyphenation: Os‧si

Proper noun[edit]

Ossi

  1. A male given name.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Ossi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Ossi Ossit
genitive Ossin Ossien
partitive Ossia Osseja
illative Ossiin Osseihin
singular plural
nominative Ossi Ossit
accusative nom. Ossi Ossit
gen. Ossin
genitive Ossin Ossien
partitive Ossia Osseja
inessive Ossissa Osseissa
elative Ossista Osseista
illative Ossiin Osseihin
adessive Ossilla Osseilla
ablative Ossilta Osseilta
allative Ossille Osseille
essive Ossina Osseina
translative Ossiksi Osseiksi
instructive Ossein
abessive Ossitta Osseitta
comitative Osseineen

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive form, containing the word Osten "East".

Noun[edit]

Ossi m ‎(genitive Ossis, plural Ossis) (also for females)

  1. (colloquial, sometimes derisive) A person from East Germany.

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