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l {letter} :: letter: äl, el
L {letter} :: letter: äl, el
L {abbr} :: laudatur
la {abbr} :: lauantai (Saturday)
-la {suffix} :: Forms nouns that signify a place, such as an abode, a house, a land of, etc. Often denotes a farm in many place names
laadinta {n} :: drafting
laadukas {adj} :: quality, good-quality, sterling, high-class (being of good quality)
laadukkuus {n} :: quality (state or quality of being or having quality); qualityness (rare)
laadullinen {adj} :: qualitative
laadullisesti {adv} :: qualitatively
laadullistaa {vt} :: to qualify
laadullisuus {n} :: qualitativeness
laadunhallinta {n} :: quality control
laaduntarkastus {n} :: quality control
laaduntarkkailu {n} :: quality control
laadunvalvonta {n} :: quality control
laadunvalvontalaboratorio {n} :: quality control laboratory
laadunvarmistus {n} :: quality assurance
laaduton {adj} :: qualityless
laaduton {adj} [sciences] :: dimensionless
laaduton {adj} [colloquial] :: of low, poor quality
laahaantua {vi} :: To be dragged
laahata {vt} :: To drag, trail
laahautua {vi} :: To be dragged
laahia {v} :: To hone
laahus {n} :: train (of a gown etc.)
laahusloki {n} [nautical] :: taffrail log
laahustaa {v} :: to scuff, drag (to walk slowly and with difficulty, especially by dragging one's feet along the ground)
laahustaa {v} :: to shuffle (to walk without picking up one's feet)
laahustin {n} [rare] :: alternative form of laahus
laaja {adj} :: wide, broad, vast
laaja {adj} :: extensive, comprehensive
laaja-alainen {adj} :: all-round (having a wide scope)
laajahko {adj} :: Quite wide
laajakaista {n} [Internet, telecommunication] :: broadband
laajakaistainen {adj} :: broadband (of, pertaining to, or carrying a wide band of electromagnetic frequencies)
laajakaistaverkko {n} :: broadband network
laajakaistayhteys {n} [telecommunications] :: broadband, broadband connection (high-capacity internet connection)
laajakangas {n} :: widescreen
laajakantoinen {adj} :: having a wide range or scope, having far-reaching consequences
laajakatseinen {adj} :: broad-minded
laajakulmaobjektiivi {n} [photography] :: wide-angle lens (short focal length lens having a wide angle of view)
laajakuva {n} :: widescreen
laajalevikkinen {adj} :: having a wide distribution or circulation (such as of publications)
laajalle levinnyt {adj} :: widespread
laajalti {adv} :: widely
laajamerkityksinen {adj} :: broad, having many different meanings
laajamittainen {adj} :: widescale
laajamuotoinen {adj} :: extensive, large-scale
laajanäköinen {adj} :: sagacious, farsighted, clairvoyant, prescient
laajaperäinen {adj} :: extensive, thorough
laajapiirteinen {adj} :: rough, undetailed, ambiguous
laajapiirteinen {adj} :: wide-scale, large-scale
laajapohjainen {adj} :: broad-based, comprehensive
laajapuheinen {adj} :: talkative, loquacious, garrulous
laajarunkoinen {adj} :: wide-trunked
laajarunkoinen {adj} [aviation] :: widebody
laaja sadepilvi {n} :: nimbostratus (type of cloud)
laajasanainen {adj} :: wordy, prolix, eloquent
laajasti {adv} :: widely
laajasydäminen {adj} :: bighearted
laajaverkko {n} :: wide area network, WAN
laajempi {adj} :: comparative of laaja
laajeneminen {n} :: expansion
laajenemiskerroin {n} [physics] :: expansion coefficient
laajennus {n} :: An expansion, extension
laajennuskortti {n} [computing] :: expansion card
laajennussuunnitelma {n} :: expansion plan
laajennustyö {n} :: expansion work
laajentaa {v} :: to expand, broaden, widen; extend, enlarge, increase
laajentaa {v} [medicine] :: to distend [blood vessels], dilate [pupils]
laajentaa {v} :: ~ (vähitellen) = to escalate
laajentua {vi} :: To expand, broaden, widen (out(wards)); extend; enlarge; increase
laajentua {vi} [medicine, of blood vessels] :: To (become) distend(ed), (of pupils) to dilate
laajentuma {n} :: enlargement
laajentuma {n} :: extension
laajentuma {n} :: swelling
laajentuminen {n} :: expansion
laajeta {vi} :: to expand
laajin {adj} :: superlative of laaja
laajuinen {adj} :: -wide, having an area (of)
laajuinen {adj} [in compounds] :: -wide, trans-
laajuus {n} :: scope, extent
laaka {n} [pesäpallo] :: horizontal hit, line drive
laaka {n} [as modifier in compounds] :: horizontal, flat
laakamato {n} :: flatworm
laakamyrkkyseitikki {n} [mushroom] :: A webcap, Cortinarius limonius
laakapallo {n} [ball games] :: drive (ball struck in a flat trajectory; straight level shot or pass)
laakapihdit {n} :: flat pliers
laakaruoti {n} [botany] :: phyllode
laakatuli {n} [military] :: artillery fire fired in a horizontal line
laakavarsi {n} [botany] :: platyclade
laakaverso {n} [botany] :: cladode
laakea {adj} :: flat
laakea {adj} :: shallow (significantly less deep than wide)
laakeri {n} :: A bearing
laakeri {n} :: laurel
laakerikirsikka {n} :: cherry laurel, Prunus laurocerasus (evergreen species of cherry, cultivated as ornamental)
laakerinlehti {n} :: A bay [leaf]
laakeripuu {n} [plant] :: bay, laurel
laakeriseppele {n} :: laurel wreath
laakeroida {v} :: To equip with bearings
laakeroida {v} :: To crown with laurels
laaki {n} [colloquial] :: A hit, blow
laakio {n} :: plateau
Laakkonen {prop} :: surname
laakso {n} :: valley
Laakso {prop} :: surname
Laakso {prop} :: Any of a number of small places in Finland, including a district of Helsinki
Laaksonen {prop} :: surname
laama {n} :: llama
laamagaselli {n} :: dibatag, Clarke's gazelle, Ammodorcas clarkei (species of antelope)
laamanni {n} [legal] :: Chief Justice
laamanni {n} [legal] :: lagman
laamanni {n} [legal, historical] :: lawspeaker
laantua {vi} :: to abate, subside
laantua {vi} :: to die down (to become less virulent)
laantumaton {adj} :: unabated
laapis {n} :: silver nitrate (common name)
laapiskivi {n} [chemistry] :: A common name for silver nitrate
laapiskynä {n} [chemistry] :: alternative term for laapispuikko
laapispuikko {n} [chemistry] :: lunar caustic (silver nitrate fused into a stick and used for cauterizing)
laardi {n} :: lard (pig fat prepared for use in cooking or pharmacy)
laari {n} :: bin
laasta {vt} [rare] :: To sweep
laastari {n} :: Adhesive bandage, band-aid [US]; sticking plaster, plaster [UK]
laastaroida {v} :: To band-aid
laasti {n} :: mortar (mixture of lime or cement, sand and water)
laastilapio {n} :: A trowel (mason's tool)
laastita {v} :: To plaster (to apply a plaster on walls etc.)
laata {v} [literary] :: To cease
laatata {v} [colloquial, slang] :: To puke, to vomit
laatia {v} :: to compose, make, devise (to construct by mental labor; to think up)
laatija {n} :: One who draws up a document; composer, author, writer
laatikko {n} :: box
laatikko {n} :: drawer
laatikko {n} :: casserole
laatikko-janakuvio {n} [statistics] :: box plot, box-and-whisker plot
laatikkokamera {n} [photography] :: box camera (type of simple camera)
laatikkomyymälä {n} :: warehouse store, warehouse supermarket (type of discount grocery store)
laatikkoviini {n} [colloquial] :: box wine; cask wine [Australia, NZ]
laatikoida {vt} :: To box
laatikosto {n} :: drawer cabinet
laatoittaa {v} :: to tile, lay tiles (to cover with tiles)
laatoittaa {v} :: to flag (to lay down flagstones)
laatoitus {n} :: tiling
Laatokan Karjala {prop} :: Ladoga Karelia (region in current Russia, north of Lake Ladoga)
laatokannorppa {n} :: Ladoga ringed seal, Pusa hispida ladogensis (freshwater subspecies of the ringed seal, found in Lake Ladoga)
Laatokka {prop} :: Ladoga (lake in NW Russia, the largest freshwater lake in Europe)
laatta {n} :: A slab, as a flat, broad piece of a relatively stiff material
laatta {n} :: A (ceramic) tile
laatta {n} :: A flagstone
laatta {n} :: A washer, as a flat support ring under the head of a screw etc
laatta {n} [colloquial, slang] :: A vomit
laattalattia {n} [architecture] :: tile floor, tiled floor
laattaleikkuri {n} :: tile cutter
laattasilta {n} :: slab bridge
laattatektoniikka {n} [geology] :: plate tectonics
laatu {n} :: quality
laatu {n} :: sort
laatuaika {n} :: quality time
laatuero {n} :: difference in kind
laatuero {n} :: difference in quality
laatuinen {adj} :: of a certain quality or sort
laatuisa {adj} :: Having a good quality
laatulehti {n} :: quality magazine
laatuluokka {n} :: quality class
laatupainotettu elinvuosi {n} :: quality-adjusted life year (medicine: unit of measurement, equivalent to one year of life in perfect health)
laatupiiri {n} :: quality circle
laatusana {n} [grammar, dated] :: adjective
laatutapa {n} [grammar, dated] :: participle
laatutarkkailu {n} :: quality monitoring, quality control
laatuvika {n} :: quality defect
laava {n} :: lava
laavajärvi {n} :: lava lake
laavakivi {n} :: volcanic rock
laavakivi {n} :: scoria (harsh rock formed from solidified lava)
laavalamppu {n} :: lava lamp
laavatunneli {n} [geology] :: lava tube
laavavirta {n} :: lava flow
laavu {n} :: lean-to (type of shelter for hikers, open on one side; now usually refers to a permanent structure, originally a temporary shelter, see havulaavu)
labbis {n} [colloquial] :: labrador (breed of dog), lab
labbis {n} [colloquial] :: laboratory, lab
labiaali {n} [linguistics] :: labial
labiaalinen {adj} :: labial
labiaalinen {adj} [linguistics] :: labial
labiili {adj} :: labile, unstable, critical
labiilisuus {n} :: lability
labioplastia {n} :: labiaplasty
laborantti {n} :: laborant
laboratorio {n} :: A laboratory
laboratoriotesti {n} :: laboratory test
laboroida {v} [rare] :: to perform laboratory work, to do the lab work
labra {n} [colloquial] :: A lab (laboratory)
labradori {n} :: Labrador retriever
labradori {n} [mineral] :: labradorite
labradoriitti {n} [mineral] :: labradorite
Labradorinmeri {prop} :: The Labrador Sea
labradorinnoutaja {n} :: A Labrador retriever, Labrador, labrador (breed of dog)
labyrintti {n} :: labyrinth
ladata {vt} [weaponry] :: to load
ladata {vt} [energy] :: to charge
ladata {vt} [computing] :: to load
ladata {vt} [computing] :: to download
ladella {v} :: to set, to arrange, to put up
ladella {v} :: to reel off, to spout out
ladelma {n} [printing] :: typesetting
ladino {n} :: Ladino (Ibero-Romance language also known as Judaeo-Spanish)
ladino {n} :: synonym of ladin (a Rhaeto-Romance language)
ladonta {n} :: typesetting
lados {n} [printing] :: types that have been arranged for printing collectively
lafka {n} [slang] :: A firm, business
Lagrangen funktio {n} [math] :: Lagrangian function, Lagrangian
laguuni {n} :: lagoon
lahdata {v} :: To slaughter
lahdeke {n} :: A small bay
lahdelma {n} :: small bay, cove
lahja {n} :: present, gift
lahja {n} [figuratively] :: talent, gift
Lahja {prop} :: given name
lahjahevonen {n} :: gift horse
lahjahevosen suuhun ei saa katsoa {proverb} :: don't look a gift horse in the mouth
lahjakas {adj} :: gifted
lahjakkaasti {adv} :: giftedly
lahjakkuus {n} :: giftedness
lahjakortti {n} :: gift voucher, gift certificate
lahjakortti {n} :: gift card (gift voucher issued in the form of a card)
lahjansaaja {n} :: presentee (one to whom something is presented)
lahjaraha {n} :: money given as a gift
lahjaton {adj} :: untalented
lahjattomuus {n} :: talentlessness
lahjavarat {n} :: gift funds, donation funds
lahje {n} :: leg, pant leg, trouser leg (part of trousers)
lahjoa {vt} :: To bribe
lahjoittaa {v} :: to donate
lahjoittaja {n} :: donor
lahjoittaja {n} :: benefactor
lahjoitus {n} :: donation
lahjoitusvarat {n} :: donated funds, endowment
lahjomaton {adj} :: incorruptible, unbribable
lahjomaton {adj} :: immune to external influences
lahjominen {n} :: bribery
lahjonta {n} :: bribery
lahjus {n} :: bribe
lahjussyytös {n} :: bribery claim
lahjustutkinta {n} :: bribery probe
lahko {n} :: sect (offshoot of a larger religion sharing at least some unorthodox beliefs)
lahko {n} :: cult (group of people with a sect-like religious identity but exploitative or regarded by outsiders as exploitative towards its members)
lahko {n} [biology, taxonomy] :: order
lahkolainen {n} :: sectarian, a member of a sect
lahkolaisuus {n} :: sectarianism (rigid adherence to a particular sect)
lahkolaisuus {n} [derogatory] :: sectarianism (rigid adherence to a particular group)
lahna {n} :: carp bream, bream [UK], Abramis brama
lahna {n} :: bream (any European fresh-water cyprinoid fish of the genus Abramis)
lahna {n} [colloquial] :: Someone who does nothing but lay there during sex, forcing their partner to do all the work
lahnanruoho {n} [plant] :: A quillwort
laho {adj} [of wood] :: rotten
laho {n} :: rotten wood, especially a rotten section of wood in otherwise sound timber
lahokas {n} :: European polecat, Mustela putorius
lahokka {n} [mushroom] :: A mushroom of the genus Hypholoma
lahopuu {n} :: rotten wood
lahota {vi} [of wood] :: to decay, rot
lahottaa {vt} :: To rot, decay
lahottaja {n} :: A common usage term for a saprotroph
lahottajasieni {n} :: wood-decay fungus
lahouma {n} :: Rotten part of wood
lahoutua {v} :: alternative form of lahota
lahovika {n} :: On wood, a defect caused by rot
lahtari {n} [dialectal] :: butcher
lahtari {n} [historical, offensive] :: A term used by the Reds for Whites in the Finnish Civil War
lahtari {n} [offensive] :: bourgeois, capitalist, an exploiter of the proletariat
Lahtela {prop} :: surname
lahtelainen {n} :: A person from, or an inhabitant of, Lahti
lahtelainen {adj} :: Of or pertaining to the city of Lahti or its citizens
lahti {n} :: A bay, gulf
lahti {n} :: A culling, slaughter (killing animals)
Lahti {prop} [uncountable] :: Lahti (city and municipality)
Lahti {prop} :: surname
Lahti {prop} :: Any of a number of small places in Finland
Lahtinen {prop} :: surname
lahtivalas {n} :: minke whale, Balenoptera acutorostrata
lahtivalas {n} :: southern minke whale, Antarctic minke whale, Balaenoptera bonaerensis (the southern hemisphere population, sometimes regarded as separate species)
laidallinen {adj} :: having a edge or edges, border or borders
laidallinen {n} [nautical] :: broadside
laidaton {adj} :: not having a edge or border
laidatusten {adv} :: edge-against-edge, edge-to-edge (being positioned in such a way)
laidemmas {adv} :: (to) closer to edge
laidempaa {adv} :: (from) closer to edge
laidempana {adv} :: (in, at or on) closer to edge
laidempi {adv} :: (located) closer to (a or the) border or edge
laidoittaa {vt} :: to edge (furnish with an edge)
laidoitus {n} [nautical] :: shell (outer covering of the hull of a vessel)
laidoituskerros {n} [nautical] :: strake
laidun {n} :: pasture, pastureland
laidunmaa {n} :: pasture, pastureland
laidunmaa {n} :: range (area of open, often unfenced, grazing land)
laiduntaa {vti} :: To pasture, graze
laiha {adj} :: lean
laiha {adj} :: thin
laiha lohtu {n} [idiomatic] :: cold comfort, small consolation
laihduttaa {v} :: to lose, lose weight, slim, slim down reduce (to cause to lose weight)
laihduttaa {v} [figuratively] :: to slim down, cut (to cause to become thinner or less)
laihduttaja {n} :: dieter, slimmer (one who's on diet in order to lose weight)
laihduttava {adj} :: slimming (causing weight loss)
laihdutus {n} :: intentional weight loss
laihdutuskuuri {n} [colloquial] :: diet (controlled regimen of food and drink for losing weight)
laiheliini {n} [colloquial] :: A thin person; skinny
laihempi {adj} :: comparative of laiha
laihentaa {vt} :: To thin
laihentua {vi} [rare] :: to lose weight
laihentua {vi} :: to thin (to become thinner, said e.g. of a mixture)
laihis {n} [colloquial] :: synonym of laihdutuskuuri
laihna {n} [dialectal] :: loan
laiho {n} [poetic] :: crop
laihtua {v} :: to lose weight (to become less heavy)
laihtua {v} [figuratively] :: to become thinner or less
laihuus {n} :: thinness
laihuushäiriö {n} [rare] :: anorexia nervosa
laika {n} :: Laika (dog breed)
laikka {n} :: spot, splotch
laikka {n} :: abrasive disc
laikkaseitikki {n} [mushroom] :: A webcap, Cortinarius papulosus
laikku {n} :: spot (an area on a surface which differs from the rest due to its color)
laikku {n} :: patch (small area, a small piece of ground)
laikku {n} :: fleck (small spot or streak)
laikkuinen {adj} :: spotted
laikkuisuus {n} :: spottedness
laikukas {adj} :: spotted
laikullinen {adj} :: spotted
laikuttaa {vt} [forestry] :: to remove sections of topsoil in patches or spots, to screef
Laila {prop} :: given name
lailla {postp} :: like, as (in a manner similar to)
laillinen {adj} :: legal, lawful, legitimate (allowed by, conforming to, permitted by or recognised by law)
laillisesti {adv} :: legally
laillisesti {adv} :: de jure
laillistaa {vt} :: To legalize, make legal, decriminalize
laillistaminen {n} :: legalization, decriminalization
laillistua {vi} :: To become legal
laillistus {n} :: legalization
laillistuttaa {vt} :: To have something made legal
laillisuus {n} :: legality
laillisuus {n} :: validity
laillisuusperiaate {n} [legal] :: rule of law, rule-of-law principle
laillisuusvalvonta {n} [law] :: judicial review (process in which the legal validity of a law or action is assessed)
laimea {adj} :: dilute, diluted
laimea {adj} :: lukewarm, tepid; not very enthusiastic
laimeahko {adj} :: Quite diluted
laimenne {n} :: diluent
laimennus {n} :: dilution (process)
laimentaa {vt} :: to dilute, water down
laimentamaton {adj} :: undiluted (not diluted or mixed with other substances)
laimentua {vi} :: to become diluted
laimeta {vi} :: to be diluted
laimi {n} :: Lime juice
Laimi {prop} :: given name
laiminlyödä {vt} :: To neglect, be neglectful/negligent, (~ velvollisuutensa) to shirk one's responsibility
laiminlyödä {vt} :: To fail (to do sth, when it is possible), miss out (on a chance)
laiminlyödä {vt} [legal, economics] :: To default on
laiminlyönti {n} :: neglect
laiminlyönti {n} :: omission
laiminlyöty {adj} :: neglected, uncared for
laimistaa {vt} :: To dilute
laimistua {vi} :: alternative form of laimentua
laina {n} :: loan
Laina {prop} :: given name
laina-aika {n} :: The term of a loan
lainaaja {n} :: borrower
lainaaja {n} :: lender
lainaaja {n} :: quoter
lainahöyhenet {n} [figuratively] :: borrowed robes
lainailla {v} :: To borrow repeatedly
lainamarkkinat {n} :: loan market
lainanantaja {n} :: lender
lainanlyhennys {n} [accounting, finance] :: loan amortization
lainanottaja {n} :: borrower
lainaraha {n} :: borrowed money, credit money
lainasana {n} [linguistics] :: A loanword
lainata {vt} :: To loan, lend
lainata {vt} :: To borrow
lainata {vt} :: To quote (from someone = partitive), cite
lainaus {n} :: lending, borrowing (act, activity)
lainaus {n} :: quotation, quote
lainaus {n} [grammar] :: speech
lainausaika {n} :: The term of a borrowing
lainausmerkki {n} :: quotation mark, quote
lainausmerkki {n} :: ditto mark, or shortly ditto, when used to indicate repetition or likeness e.g. in a list
lainaussali {n} :: the part of a library where one can borrow books (especially if a separate hall or room)
lainautua {vi} :: To be loaned
lainavarat {n} :: borrowed funds, loans
laine {n} :: wave
Laine {prop} :: surname
lainehdinta {n} :: waving, billowing, undulation
lainehtia {v} :: to wave, billow, undulate
laineikas {adj} :: wavy (full of waves)
lainelauta {n} :: surfboard
lainelautailija {n} :: surfer
lainelautailla {v} :: to surf (to ride a surfboard)
lainelautailu {n} :: surfing
-lainen {suffix} :: Combined with a place name, forms the noun for the inhabitant of a place; or an adjective meaning "of or relating to (the place)"
-lainen {suffix} :: Combined with a name, forms an adjective for a member of an organization or other defined group, a follower of philosophy etc
-lainen {suffix} :: Combined with a common noun, forms nouns for people characterized by this noun
-lainen {suffix} :: Combined with a pronoun, forms an adjective relating to the kind or nature of a person or an object
-lainen {suffix} :: Combined with the genitive form of an adjective, forms an adjective indicating a smaller degree of the quality than that described by the original adjective
lainen {adj} :: that is like; -like
lainhuudatus {n} [legal] :: land registration (the process of officially registering a property deal and providing public notice of change of ownership)
laini {n} [slang] :: line (verse in poetry or music; sentence of dialogue, especially in a play, movie or the like)
lainkaan {adv} :: at all
lainkohta {n} :: point in the law, section of a law
lainkuuliainen {adj} :: law-abiding
lainkäyttövalta {n} :: jurisdiction (the power, right, or authority to interpret and apply the law)
lainoittaa {v} :: to lend (to provide a loan for)
lainoittaja {n} :: lender
lainopillinen {adj} :: juridical, legal (relating to the law, especially from the theoretical point of view)
lainoppinut {n} :: legist
lainrikkoja {n} :: offender, lawbreaker (person who commits an offense against the law)
lainsäädännöllinen {adj} :: legislative
lainsäädäntö {n} :: legislation
lainsäädäntövalta {n} :: legislative power
lainsäädäntövalta {n} :: legislative branch
lainsäätäjä {n} :: legislator, lawmaker
lainsuojaton {n} :: An outlaw
lainvastainen {adj} :: against the law; unlawful, illegal, criminal
lainvastaisesti {adv} :: unlawfully, illegally
lainvoima {n} :: power of law or judgment
laipio {n} :: ceiling
laipio {n} [nautical] :: bulkhead
laippa {n} :: flange
laisinkaan {adv} :: alternative form of lainkaan
laiska {adj} :: lazy
laiska {adj} [of an eye] :: lax
laiskajaakko {n} [colloquial] :: A lazy person
laiskamato {n} [humorous] :: A lazy person
laiskanlinna {n} [colloquial] :: easy chair
laiskanläksy {n} :: imposition (task imposed as punishment)
laiskanpulskea {adj} :: lazy
laiskasti {adv} :: lazily
laiskempi {adj} :: comparative of laiska
laiskiainen {n} :: sloth (animal)
laiskiintua {vi} [rare] :: to become lazy
laiskimus {n} :: slacker
laiskistaa {vt} :: to make lazy
laiskistua {vi} :: To become lazy/lazier
laiskotella {v} :: to loll, slack, laze, idle (to act lazily or indolently; to lie at ease)
laiskottaa {vi} [impersonal, partitive + 3rd pers. singular] :: to feel lazy
laiskuri {n} :: slacker, slob
laiskuus {n} :: sloth, laziness
laistaa {vi} [_, + elative] :: To shirk, neglect
laita {n} :: edge, margin, border, verge, brink, side (outer limit of something)
laita {n} :: brim (topmost rim or lip of a container)
laita {n} :: outskirt (remote part of a town or city)
laita {n} :: state of affairs, status; often translated into English with "to be doing"
laita {n} [ice hockey] :: board
laita {n} [sports] :: wing
laita-alkoholisti {n} :: synonym of rappioalkoholisti
laitahyökkääjä {n} [sports] :: winger
laitahyökkääjä {n} [basketball] :: forward
laitahyökkääjä {n} [American football] :: wide receiver
laitainen {adj} [nautical] :: cross-, abeam (of wind)
laitainen {adj} :: used in compounds
laitakatu {n} :: back street (street or alley in inferior or poorer parts of a city, away from the centre)
laitakaupunki {n} :: The wrong side of the tracks
laitakukka {n} [botany] :: A ray flower
laitalinkki {n} [soccer, colloquial] :: side midfielder, wing midfielder
laitama {n} :: fringe, outskirts
laitamies {n} [sports] :: any player positioned on the side of a pitch
laitamyötäinen {n} [nautical] :: broad reach
laitamyötäinen {n} :: drunkenness, intoxication (state of being under the influence of alcohol)
laitapuoli {n} [idiomatic] :: fringe or margin of the society
laitapuolustaja {n} [soccer] :: full-back
laitarakentaja {n} [soccer] :: wing-back
laitarakentaja {n} [American football] :: tight end
laitataklaus {n} [ice hockey] :: boarding
laitattaa {vt} :: to have (something) put (down or somewhere)
laitatuuli {n} [nautical] :: crosswind, reach
laitavastainen {adj} [nautical] :: of wind, between crosswind and headwind
laite {n} :: apparatus, device
laite {n} [colloquial] :: ride (amusement ride, in amusement parks)
laiteajuri {n} [computing] :: device driver, driver
laitella {v} :: frequentative form of laittaa
laitelmisto {n} [computing, rare] :: firmware
laiteohjain {n} [electronics, computing] :: controller
laiteohjain {n} [computing, Windows] :: device driver, driver
laiteohjelma {n} [computing] :: firmware (a program intended for embedded computer applications)
laiteohjelmisto {n} [computing] :: firmware (something in between hardware and software as a concept; program that is considered to belong to such)
laiteriippumaton {adj} [computing] :: machine-independent, device-independent
laitesukellus {n} :: scuba diving
laitevaurio {n} :: device damage
Laitila {prop} :: A municipality in southwestern Finland
Laitila {prop} :: surname
laitimmainen {adj} :: closest to the edge or end; furthest, remotest
laitimmainen {adj} :: last
Laitinen {prop} :: surname
laiton {adj} :: illegal, illegitimate, lawless, unlawful (contrary to or forbidden by law)
laiton {adj} :: unlawful, illicit (not approved by law, but not invalid)
laiton {adj} :: lawless, extralegal (not governed by any law)
laiton {adj} :: lawless (not restrained by the law or by discipline)
laiton {adj} [baseball, pesäpallo] :: foul
laiton {n} [baseball, pesäpallo] :: foul ball (ball that lands on foul territory)
laitos {n} :: institution
laitos {n} :: faculty
laitos {n} :: facility
laitos {n} :: department
laitos {n} :: plant
laitos {n} :: edition (of a book)
laitoshoito {n} :: institutional care
laitostaa {vt} :: To institutionalize
laitostua {vi} :: To be institutionalized, succumbing to hospitalism
laittaa {vt} :: To put, set, place
laittaa {vt} :: ~ ruokaa = to prepare food
laittaa {vt} [dialectal, dated] :: To criticize
laittaa kylmäksi {vt} [idiomatic] :: To kill, slay, do in, knock off, bump off (literally: "to make cold")
laittaa nukkumaan {v} [idiomatic] :: to put to sleep (to help someone to bed)
laittaa päälle {vt} :: To turn on, switch on (a machine, device)
laittaa pois päältä {vt} [+ genitive-accusative] :: to turn off, switch off, power down, shut down (a machine, device)
laittautua {vi} :: To dress up
laittautua {vi} :: To prepare oneself by showering, getting dressed, doing one's hair, etc
laitteisto {n} :: hardware, apparatus, equipment
laitteistokeskeytys {n} [computing] :: hardware interrupt
laitto {n} :: putting, setting, placing
laittomasti {adv} :: illegally
laittomuus {n} :: illegality
laittomuus {n} :: lawlessness (lack of law and order)
laituri {n} :: pier, wharf, quay, dock, mole
laituri {n} [ice hockey, colloquial] :: winger
laituri {n} [colloquial] :: train platform
laituriovi {n} :: platform screen door
laituriportaat {n} :: dock stairs
laituritikkaat {n} :: dock ladder
laiva {n} :: ship
laiva {n} [architecture] :: nave
laiva-arkkitehti {n} [Anglicism] :: synonym of laivasuunnittelija
laivakorppu {n} [nautical] :: A biscuit
laivalaituri {n} :: quay
laivalastillinen {n} [nautical] :: shipload
laivamato {n} :: shipworm, Teredo navalis
laivanhylky {n} :: shipwreck
laivankansi {n} :: deck
laivanrakennus {n} :: shipbuilding
laivanrakentaja {n} :: shipbuilder (person or firm)
laivanupotus {n} :: battleship (guessing game)
laivanvarustaja {n} :: shipowner
laivanvarustamo {n} [nautical] :: merchant shipping company
laivaranta {n} :: a shore with a dock or a harbor
laivasto {n} :: navy
laivasto {n} :: fleet
laivasto {n} :: shipping (body of ships belonging to one nation, port or industry)
laivastoamiraali {n} :: admiral of the fleet
laivastoasema {n} :: naval station, naval base
laivastolippu {n} :: naval ensign, jack
laivastonsininen {adj} :: navy, navy blue
laivastonsininen {n} :: navy, navy blue
laivastopeli {n} :: battleship, battleships (guessing game)
laivastotukikohta {n} :: naval base
laivasuunnittelija {n} :: naval architect (one who designs ships)
laivata {vt} :: To ship, to transport using a ship
laivaturma {n} :: maritime disaster, major ship accident
laivue {n} [nautical] :: flotilla
laivue {n} [air force] :: squadron
laivuri {n} :: skipper, shipmaster
laji {n} :: kind, sort
laji {n} [biology, taxonomy] :: species
laji {n} [sports] :: sport (certain type of sport, such as football or javelin, as opposed to sports in general)
lajikas {adj} :: Rich in species; diverse
lajike {n} [botany] :: cultivar
lajiliitto {n} :: sport governing body, governing body (national or international federation that has a regulatory or sanctioning function over a specified type of sport)
lajinkehitys {n} :: phylogeny (evolutionary history of an organism)
lajinmurha {n} [science fiction] :: xenocide (genocide of an entire alien species)
lajirikas {adj} :: Rich in species; diverse
lajite {n} [geology] :: synonym of maalajite
lajitella {v} :: to sort (separate according to certain criteria)
lajitella {v} :: to classify, categorize (to identify by or divide into classes)
lajitella {v} :: to size (to classify or arrange by size)
lajitelma {n} :: assortment
lajitin {n} [rare] :: lajittelija (sorting device)
lajittaa {v} :: alternative form of lajitella
lajittelija {n} :: A sorter, classifier, distributor (person or device which sorts)
lajittelu {n} :: sorting
lajittua {vi} :: to be sorted
lajiutua {vi} [biology] :: To speciate; to divide into new species
lajiutuminen {n} [biology] :: speciation (process by which new distinct species evolve)
Lajunen {prop} :: surname
lakaisija {n} :: sweeper (one who sweeps floors, streets etc.)
lakaista {vt} :: To sweep, broom (to sweep with a broom)
lakaista jotakin maton alle {v} :: To sweep something under the rug
lakana {n} :: A sheet (bedsheet); a bedsheet
lakana {n} :: Any large square or rectangular piece of textile, especially a banner
lakanakangas {n} :: bed sheet fabric
lakastua {v} :: to wither, fade, wilt
lakastua {v} :: to go to seed
lakata {v} :: to cease, come to an end, end, stop, finish
lakata {v} :: to varnish, lacquer
lakata {v} :: to shellac (to coat with shellac)
lakea {adj} :: wide
lakeeri {n} :: patent leather
lakeija {n} :: A lackey (servant)
lakeija {n} :: A lickspittle
lakeinen {n} :: an opening for smoke to go out from a savupirtti or savusauna
lakelandinterrieri {n} :: Lakeland terrier
lakeus {n} :: expanse
Lakhesis {prop} [mythology] :: Lachesis (one of the Fates in Greek mythology)
laki {n} :: A summit, topmost point of eg. a hill or trajectory
laki {n} [countable] :: act (a specific legal statute, inferior to a constitution)
laki {n} [countable] :: statute (written law, either a constitution or an act, as laid down by the legislature)
laki {n} [uncountable] :: law (collection of acts, sense 1)
laki {n} :: code (official collection of laws)
lakiasäätävä {adj} :: legislative
lakiehdotus {n} [politics] :: bill (draft of law)
lakiesitys {n} [politics] :: bill (draft of law)
laki ja järjestys {n} :: law and order (strict obeyance of rules and regulations)
lakikieli {n} [Legal matters] :: legalese (technical talk of the legal profession)
lakikirja {n} :: A lawbook
lakikivi {n} [architecture] :: keystone (top stone of an arch)
lakimies {n} :: A jurist or a lawyer [expert in law]
lakimääräys {n} :: legalism (legal axiom or rule)
lakinlippa {n} :: visor (fore piece of a cap, projecting over, and protecting the eyes)
lakio {n} [heraldry] :: chief (top part of a shield or escutcheon)
lakipiste {n} [astronomy] :: zenith (highest point reached by a celestial body)
lakipiste {n} [mathematics] :: vertex (of a parabola)
lakipiste {n} [heraldry] :: honor point
lakipunos {n} [heraldry] :: wreath, torse (appendage to the shield, placed above it, and supporting the crest)
lakisääteinen {adj} :: legal (prescribed by law)
lakiteksti {n} :: legal text
lakitermi {n} :: legal term (word or expression that has a specific legal meaning)
lakittaa {v} :: To put a hat on someone's head
lakka {n} :: varnish, lacquer
lakka {n} :: lac (scarlet resinous substance)
lakka {n} [slang] :: gamma-butyrolactone (GBL), when used as recreational drug
lakka {n} :: cloudberry; bakeapple [Eastern Canada]; knotberry, knoutberry [archaic, England]; aqpik, low-bush salmonberry [Alaska]; averin, evron [Scotland]; Rubus chamaemorus (yellow berry)
lakka {n} :: dovecote
lakkaamaton {adj} :: unending, incessant
lakkaamaton {adj} :: unvarnished
lakkabensiini {n} :: white spirit
lakkahillo {n} :: cloudberry jam
lakkakerros {n} :: A layer of varnish
lakkalikööri {n} :: cloudberry liqueur
lakkarousku {n} :: A milk-cap, Lactarius cremor
lakkasprii {n} :: white spirit
lakkaus {n} :: varnishing
lakkautettu {adj} :: abolished
lakkautettu {adj} :: suspended
lakkauttaa {v} :: to shut down, close down
lakkauttaa {v} :: to abolish, disband (to break up or cause to cease to exist)
lakkauttaa {v} :: to suppress
lakkauttaa {v} :: to suspend (to discontinue a function, task or position)
lakkauttaminen {n} :: abolition (act of abolishing)
lakki {n} :: headwear (any covering of the head)
lakki {n} :: cap (type of headwear)
lakkiaiset {n} :: graduation party
lakki kourassa {phrase} [idiomatic] :: hat in hand
lakkimakaki {n} :: toque macaque Macaca sinica
lakkisieni {n} :: hymenomycete
lakko {n} :: strike (work stoppage)
lakkoaalto {n} :: strike wave (wave of strikes or work stoppages)
lakkoilija {n} :: striker (one who is on strike)
lakkoilla {vi} :: To strike (stop working)
lakkoraja {n} :: A limit of strike activity
lakkovaroitus {n} :: strike notice
lakmus {n} :: litmus
lakmuskoe {n} :: litmus test
lakmuspaperi {n} :: litmus paper
lakmustesti {n} [chemistry] :: litmus test
lako {n} [agriculture] :: lodging (condition of a plant that has been flattened in the field)
lakoninen {adj} :: laconic
lakonisesti {adv} :: laconically
lakonrikkoja {n} :: strikebreaker, scab
lakoontua {vi} [of crops] :: To flatten
lakoutua {v} :: alternative form of lakoontua
lakrimaatio {n} [medicine] :: lacrimation
lakritsa {n} :: liquorice, licorice
lakritsi {n} :: licorice, liquorice
lakritsihappo {n} [organic compound] :: glycyrrhizin, glycyrrhizic acid
lakritsijäätelö {n} :: licorice ice cream, liquorice ice cream
lakritsijuuri {n} :: liquorice root/licorice root
lakritsikaramelli {n} :: liquorice candy, liquorice sweets
lakritsikasvi {n} :: licorice, liquorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
lakritsikasvi {n} :: any plant of the genus Glycyrrhiza
lakritsikasvi {n} [in the plural] :: the genus Glycyrrhiza
lakritsimakeinen {n} :: liquorice sweet, liquorice candy
lakritsimassa {n} :: licorice mass
lakritsipatukka {n} :: stick of licorice, licorice stick
lakritsipiippu {n} :: licorice pipe, liquorice pipe
lakritsipötkö {n} [colloquial] :: licorice stick
lakritsipussi {n} :: bag of licorice
lakritsirousku {n} :: A milk-cap, Lactarius helvus
lakritsiuute {n} :: licorice extract
lakrymaattori {n} :: lachrymator (any substance that causes tears)
laksatiivi {n} :: laxative
laksatiivinen {adj} :: laxative
Lakselv {prop} :: A municipality in northern Norway
laktaami {n} [organic chemistry] :: lactam
laktaasi {n} :: lactase
laktaattidehydrogenaasi {n} [enzyme] :: lactate dehydrogenase
laktidi {n} [organic compound] :: lactide
laktitoli {n} [chemistry] :: lactitol
laktoni {n} [chemistry] :: lactone
laktoosi {n} :: lactose
laktoosi-intoleranssi {n} [pathology] :: lactose intolerance (inability to metabolize lactose)
laktoosi-intolerantti {adj} :: lactose intolerant
laktoositon {adj} :: Having no lactose
lakto-ovovegetaristi {n} :: lacto-ovo-vegetarian
laktovegetaarinen {adj} :: lactovegetarian
laktovegetaristi {n} :: A lactovegetarian
laku {n} [colloquial] :: liquorice
laku {n} [derogative] :: black (person)
lakustrinen {adj} [geology] :: lacustrine (of or relating to lakes)
lallattaa {vi} :: to la-la, to sing or recite la repeatedly
lallukka {n} :: A fat, indolent person
lallus {n} :: wimp (someone who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy)
lama {n} [economics] :: depression
lama {n} :: paralysis, depression (state of being inable to act)
lama {n} [Buddhism] :: lama
lamaannuttaa {v} :: alternative term for lamauttaa
lamaantua {vi} :: To become depressed
lamaismi {n} [religion] :: synonym of lamalaisuus
lamakausi {n} [economics] :: A depression
lamakka {adj} [archaic, dialectal] :: synonym of tasainen (even, flat)
lamalainen {n} [religion] :: lamaist (follower of lamaism, or Tibetan Buddhism)
lamalainen {adj} :: lamaistic (of or pertaining to lamaism)
lamalaisuus {n} [religion] :: lamaism
lamantiini {n} :: manatee
lamarckismi {n} :: Lamarckism
lamata {v} :: alternative term for lamauttaa
lamauttaa {v} :: to paralyze, numb (to render unable to move; to immobilize, especially temporarily)
lamauttaa {v} :: to paralyze, disable, cripple, incapacitate (to render unable to function properly)
lamauttaa {v} :: to unnerve (to deprive of nerve, force, or strength)
lamautua {vi} :: To be paralyzed
lamavuosi {n} [economics] :: depression year (a year characterized by economic depression)
lambada {n} :: lambada
lambda {n} :: lambda (Greek letter)
lambdakalkyyli {n} :: lambda calculus
lambic {n} :: lambic (Belgian beer)
lamed {n} :: lamedh (twelfth letter of the Hebrew and Phoenician scripts and the Northwest Semitic abjad)
lamee {n} :: lamé (fabric)
lamellaarihaarniska {n} :: lamellar armor
lamelli {n} :: lamella
lamellilaikka {n} :: flap disc
laminaarinen {adj} :: laminar
laminaatti {n} :: A laminate
laminoida {v} :: To laminate
laminointi {n} :: lamination
lammas {n} :: sheep (woolly ruminant of the genus Ovis; either used generically or referring more specifically to a female mature one)
lammas {n} :: mutton (meat as food)
lammas {n} :: lamb (meek person)
lammaskoira {n} :: sheepdog (breed of dog, used for herding or guarding sheep)
lammasmainen {adj} :: sheepish
lammasnavetta {n} :: sheep barn
lammaspaimen {n} :: A shepherd (person who tends sheep)
lammassuoja {n} :: sheep barn
lammastila {n} :: sheep farm; sheep station [Australia]
lammikko {n} :: A puddle
lammikko {n} :: A small pond
lampaankare {n} :: lambchop (chop or rib of lamb)
lampaankääpä {n} :: sheep polypore (Albatrellus ovinus)
lampaanliha {n} :: mutton
lampaanmaito {n} :: sheep's milk
lampaannata {n} :: sheep's fescue
lampaanpaisti {n} :: roast lamb
lampaantalja {n} :: sheep hide
lampaan täikärpänen {n} :: sheep ked, Melophagus ovinus (parasitic fly)
lampaanvilla {n} :: sheep wool
lampaanviulu {n} :: a leg of lamb (as food)
lampare {n} :: puddle, pool
lampi {n} :: pond (inland body of standing water, usually natural, that is smaller than a lake)
Lampinen {prop} :: surname
lampipolyyppi {n} :: hydra (freshwater polyp of the genus Hydra)
lampola {n} :: sheep barn
lamppu {n} :: lamp
lamppu {n} :: light bulb
lamppuharja {n} :: any shrub of the genus Callistemon
lamppuharja {n} [in the plural] :: the genus Callistemon
lamppuvitsi {n} :: A variant of lampunvaihtovitsi (light bulb joke)
lampsia {vi} :: to walk in a lazy, slouchy manner; to dawdle, slog
lampunvaihtovitsi {n} :: light bulb joke
lampunvarjostin {n} :: A lampshade
lana {n} :: leveling drag
lanata {v} :: To level using a leveling drag
lande {n} [slang] :: countryside
landepaukku {n} [slang] :: country bumpkin, woolly back (unsophisticated person from the countryside)
langallinen {adj} [computing, telecommunications] :: wired (as opposed to wireless)
langata {v} :: to floss
langaton {adj} [telecommunication] :: wireless
langaton {n} :: short for langaton verkko [wireless network, Wi-Fi]
langennut {adj} :: fallen
langeta {vi} :: to sin
langeta {vi} :: to descend, to fall
langeta {vi} :: to lapse
langeta loveen {v} [idiomatic] :: to fall into a trance
langettaa {v} :: To give a verdict
langobardi {n} :: A Lombard or more rarely, Langobard (member of a Germanic people who invaded Italy in the 6th century)
langoittaa {vt} :: to furnish with yarn or thread
langokset {n} :: brothers-in-law (male non-blood relatives of one's generation, separated by one degree of marriage, notably husband and his wife's brothers)
langusti {n} :: spiny lobster
lanka {n} :: yarn
lanka {n} :: thread
lanka {n} :: wire (metal formed into a thin, even thread)
lanka {n} :: wire (piece of such material)
lankakerä {n} :: ball, clew (quantity of string, thread, etc., wound into a spherical shape)
lankalauantai {n} [Christianity] :: Holy Saturday
lankalinja {n} :: landline (fixed telephone communications cable)
lankapihdit {n} :: wire pliers
lankapuhelin {n} :: landline (telephone connected by a fixed wire, as opposed to wireless/mobile)
lankasakset {n} :: thread scissors
lankasuora {n} [weaving] :: a line parallel to the warp or weft
lankata {v} :: to polish (to polish shoes)
lankkaus {n} [colloquial] :: shoeshine (act of polishing shoes)
lankki {n} [colloquial, dialectal] :: shoe polish
lankkipoika {n} :: shoeshine boy (boy who earns money by polishing shoes for a fee)
lankku {n} :: a plank (long, broad and thick piece of sawn timber)
lankkuaita {n} :: plank fence (fence made out of planks used as horizontal bars)
lanko {n} :: brother-in-law
lankonki {n} :: gangplank, gangway
lankous {n} :: family relationship between a person and his/her spouse's brother
lankous {n} [legal] :: affinity (family relationship through marriage, especially that above)
lankuttaa {v} :: to plank (to cover with planking)
lanne {n} :: hip, haunch
lannenikama {n} [skeleton] :: A lumbar vertebra
lannepisto {n} [medicine] :: lumbar puncture
lanneranka {n} [skeleton] :: lumbar vertebrae (the bottommost vertebrae of the backbone collectively)
lanneselkä {n} [anatomy] :: small of the back (the lumbar region of the back)
lannevaate {n} :: breechcloth, loincloth
lannistaa {vt} :: To discourage, demoralise/demoralize, dispirit, push down
lannistua {vi} :: To despond, be(come) discouraged, be(come) demoralized/demoralised
lannistumaton {adj} :: indomitable, undaunted
lannistumattomuus {n} :: perseverance, resilience; the mindset of not letting yourself be discouraged, of not giving up
lannistuneempi {adj} :: comparative of lannistunut
lannistunein {adj} :: superlative of lannistunut
lannistunut {adj} :: discouraged, demoralized
lannoite {n} :: fertiliser/fertilizer
lannoitin {n} [agriculture] :: fertilizer spreader
lannoittaa {v} :: To fertilize (to add nutrients to)
lannoittaa {v} :: To manure, dung (to fertilize with dung)
lannoittua {vi} :: To become fertilized (by nutrients)
lannoitus {n} :: fertilization (adding nutrients)
lanseerata {v} :: to launch (to send out, start something new)
lanseeraus {n} :: launch (act of launching)
lanta {n} :: Animal feces used as fertilizer; manure, dung
lanta {n} :: The parts of Finland south of Sápmi
lantaani {n} :: lanthanum
lantakasa {n} :: dung heap, midden
lantala {n} [agriculture] :: manure storage
lantalainen {n} [dialectal, Northern dialects] :: southerner (native or inhabitant of the south)
lantamulta {n} :: manure compost
lantanoidi {n} [chemistry] :: lanthanide
lantata {v} :: synonym of blandata
lantatunkio {n} :: dunghill
lanteilla {adv} [of arms] :: akimbo
lantio {n} [anatomy] :: pelvis
lantionpohja {n} [anatomy] :: pelvic floor (muscular partition formed by the muscle fibers of the levator ani, the coccygeus, and associated connective tissue which span the area underneath the pelvis)
lantiorengas {n} [skeleton] :: pelvis
lantrata {v} :: alternative form of blantrata
lantsarit {n} [colloquial] :: Wellington boots
lantti {n} :: coin
lantto {adj} [rare] :: slightly indented
lanttokärkinen {adj} [botany, of leaves] :: synonym of lanttopäinen
lanttopäinen {adj} [botany, of leaves] :: emarginate (slightly indented at the tip)
lanttu {n} :: swede, rutabaga (root and the plant)
lanttu {n} [colloquial] :: head, brain, noodle; usually together with the verb leikata (to cut)
lanttulaatikko {n} :: Traditional Finnish rutabaga casserole
lanttuperhonen {n} :: green-veined white (Pieris napi)
lao {n} :: Lao, Laotian (ethnic Lao person)
lao {n} :: Lao, Laotian (language)
Laokoon {prop} [Greek mythology] :: Laocoön
laon kieli {n} :: Lao, Laotian (language)
laonkielinen {adj} :: Lao, Laotian (of or in Lao language)
Laos {prop} :: Laos (country in Asia)
laosilainen {n} :: A Laotian (person)
laosilainen {adj} :: Laotian (of or pertaining to Laos, its people or culture)
laota {vi} :: To fall down en masse, like e.g. grain as a result of heavy rainfall, or soldiers in a devastating battle
Laotse {prop} :: Laozi
laottaa {vt} :: to lodge
lapa {n} :: A blade of an oar or propeller
lapa {n} [anatomy] :: A shoulder of a horse or other animal or, dialectally, of a man
lapakko {n} [botany] :: axis
lapaluu {n} [skeleton] :: A scapula or shoulder blade
lapamato {n} :: broad tapeworm, fish tapeworm, broad fish tapeworm (Diphyllobothrium latum)
lapanen {n} :: A knitted mitten
laparoskopia {n} [medicine] :: laparoscopy
lapasampi {n} :: paddlefish (Polyodon spathula)
lapasotka {n} :: greater scaup, Aythya marila
lape {n} :: the flat of a blade
lape {n} :: any of the flat or sloped sides of a roof
lape {n} :: edge
lape {n} :: periphery
lapetikkaat {n} :: roof ladder (ladder on the roof of a building)
lapikas {n} :: A type of boot whose toe curves upward
lapinharakka {n} :: great grey shrike, Lanius excubitor
lapinkirvinen {n} :: red-throated pipit, Anthus cervinus
Lapinlahti {prop} :: A municipality in Northern Savonia, Finland
lapinleinikki {n} :: Lapland buttercup, Ranunculus lapponicus (a flowering plant in the genus Ranunculus)
lapinleuku {n} :: synonym of leuku
Lapinmaa {prop} [poetic] :: Lapland (northernmost part of Fennoskandia)
lapinmyyrä {n} :: tundra vole, root vole (Microtus oeconomus)
Lapin Otava {prop} :: Ursa Minor, Little Dipper
lapinpöllö {n} :: great grey owl, Strix nebulosa
lapinporokoira {n} :: Lapponian Herder
lapinrousku {n} :: A milk-cap, Lactarius lapponicus
lapinsirkku {n} :: Lapland longspur, Lapland bunting (Calracius lapponicus)
lapinsirri {n} :: Temminck's stint, Calidris temminckii
lapintiainen {n} :: Siberian tit, grey-headed chickadee Poecile cincta
lapintiira {n} :: Arctic tern, Sterna paradisaea
lapinuunilintu {n} :: Arctic warbler, Phylloscopus borealis
lapinvuokkorousku {n} :: A milk-cap, Lactarius dryadophilus
lapio {n} :: A spade
lapio {n} :: A shovel
lapioida {v} :: To shovel
lapioida {v} :: To trowel (to apply with a trowel)
lapiollinen {n} :: shovelful
lapislatsuli {n} [mineral] :: lapis lazuli
Laplace-jakauma {n} [math] :: Laplace distribution
Laplace-muunnos {n} [math] :: Laplace transform
lappaa {v} :: to scoop
Lappajärvi {prop} :: Lappajärvi (municipality)
Lappajärvi {prop} :: A lake, according to which the municipality has been named
lappalainen {n} [dated] :: A Sami
Lappalainen {prop} :: surname
lappautua {vi} :: to rush (in or out), to flood (in or out) (mostly of groups of people)
Lappeenranta {prop} :: Lappeenranta (town in South-Eastern Finland)
lappi {n} :: The Sami language, Lappish
lappi {n} [poetic] :: A Sami person
Lappi {prop} [uncountable] :: Lapland, the geographical area that covers the northmost parts of Norway, Sweden and Finland plus a Northwestern corner of Russia
Lappi {prop} [uncountable] :: The northernmost maakunta (region) of Finland
Lappi {prop} :: Any of a number of small places in Finland outside Lapland (named for ancient Sami residence)
Lappi {prop} :: surname derived from lappi (a Sami)
lappilainen {n} :: A resident of Lapland (but not necessarily a Sami)
lappo {n} :: siphon (a bent pipe or tube with one end lower than the other)
lappu {n} :: A small piece of paper, textile etc
lappu {n} :: A tag, label
lappuliisa {n} [colloquial] :: meter maid
lapsekas {adj} :: childish
lapsekkaasti {adv} :: childishly
lapsekkuus {n} :: childishness
lapsellinen {adj} :: childish
lapsellisesti {adv} :: childishly, naively
lapsellisuus {n} :: childishness
lapsenkaitsija {n} :: babysitter
lapsenkasvoinen {adj} :: baby-faced (having a face that appears childlike, innocent, or youthful)
lapsenkieli {n} :: baby talk
lapsenkina {n} :: vernix caseosa, vernix
lapsenlapsenlapsenlapsi {n} :: great-great-grandchild
lapsenlapsenlapsi {n} :: great-grandchild
lapsenlapsi {n} :: grandchild (child of someone’s child)
lapsenlikka {n} :: childminder
lapsenmielinen {adj} :: childish
lapsenmurha {n} :: infanticide
lapsenomainen {adj} :: filial
lapsenomainen {adj} :: childish
lapsenpihka {n} :: meconium (dark green mass, the contents of the fetal intestines during the later stages of mammalian gestation)
lapsenpiika {n} :: childminder
lapsenpäästäjä {n} [archaic] :: A midwife
lapsen seksuaalinen hyväksikäyttö {n} [law] :: child sexual abuse, sexual abuse of a minor
lapsenvahti {n} :: babysitter
lapseton {adj} :: childless
lapsettaa {vi} [impersonal, partitive + 3rd pers. singular] :: to feel childish
lapseus {n} :: childhood (state of being a child)
lapsi {n} :: child (person who is below the age of adulthood)
lapsi {n} :: child (daughter or son)
lapsihalvaus {n} [pathology] :: polio
lapsikulta {n} [used chiefly as address] :: dear child
lapsikuolleisuus {n} :: child mortality child mortality rate (the ratio of children dying before their fifth birthday to the number of births, usually expressed as number per thousand live births)
lapsikuoro {n} :: child choir
lapsilisä {n} :: child benefit
lapsimorsian {n} :: child bride
lapsiparka {n} [pitied] :: poor child
lapsiperhe {n} :: family with children
lapsiporno {n} :: child pornography
lapsiprostituoitu {n} :: child prostitute
lapsiprostituutio {n} :: child prostitution
lapsisotilas {n} :: child soldier
lapsiturvallinen {adj} :: childsafe, childproof
lapsityö {n} :: child labor
lapsityövoima {n} :: child labor
lapsivesi {n} [anatomy] :: amniotic fluid
lapsivesi {n} :: water (amniotic fluid)
lapsivesipisto {n} [medicine] :: amniocentesis (procedure for obtaining amniotic fluid)
lapsivesipunktio {n} [medicine] :: amniocentesis (procedure for obtaining amniotic fluid)
lapsivihamielisyys {n} :: kinderfeindlichkeit (institutionalized hostility or coldness towards children)
lapsivuode {n} :: childbed (the bed in which a baby is delivered)
lapsivuode {n} :: short for lapsivuodeaika: childbed (the period immediately before giving birth, when the mother is confined in bed)
lapsivuode {n} :: short for lapsivuodeaika: puerperium (the period immediately after giving birth, when the mother's body is returning to the prenatal state)
lapsivuodeaika {n} [medicine] :: puerperium
lapsivuodekuume {n} [pathology] :: puerperal fever, childbed fever
lapsuudenaika {n} :: childhood time
lapsuudenkoti {n} :: childhood home
lapsuudenystävä {n} :: childhood friend
lapsuus {n} :: childhood (the time during which one is a child)
lapsuusaika {n} :: childhood time
Laptevinmeri {prop} [geography] :: Laptev Sea
Lapua {prop} :: Lapua
LA-puhelin {n} :: synonym of lyhytaaltoradiopuhelin
laputtaa {v} :: to run
laputtaa {v} :: to tag, label, sticker (to attach a label or sticker on)
laputtaa {v} :: to ticket (to issue a fine for parking violation)
Lari {prop} :: given name, short for Ilari
larpata {vi} :: to LARP, play LARP
larppaaja {n} :: larper, LARPer
larppaus {n} :: LARPing, larping
larppi {n} :: LARP, live action role-play
laryngiitti {n} [pathology] :: laryngitis
laryngospasmi {n} :: laryngospasm
lasagne {n} :: lasagna
lasaretti {n} [dated] :: hospital
Lasarus {prop} [Bible] :: Lazarus
laseerata {v} [dialectal, colloquial] :: alternative form of glaseerata
laser {n} :: laser
laseretäisyysmittari {n} :: laser rangefinder
laseri {n} :: laser
laserkirjoitin {n} :: laser printer
laserlevy {n} :: Laserdisc
laserosoitin {n} :: laser pointer
laserprintteri {n} [colloquial] :: laser printer
lasersäde {n} :: laser beam
lasertulostin {n} :: laser printer
lasi {n} :: glass (material)
lasi {n} :: glass (vessel)
lasi {n} [nautical] :: bells, a mark given by the bells of a ship every half hour to mark the passing of time during a four-hour watch. There were eight bells per watch and then the counting started from beginning
lasi {n} [slang, drugs] :: ice (crystal form of methamphetamine)
lasiainen {n} [anatomy] :: vitreum, humour/humor
lasiankerias {n} :: glass eel (transparent larva of an eel)
lasiharmonikka {n} [musical instruments] :: glass harmonica
lasihelmi {n} :: glass bead
lasikaappi {n} :: showcase
lasikatto {n} :: glass ceiling
lasikivi {n} :: glass jewel (imitation of jewel made of glass)
lasikko {n} :: showcase
lasikuitu {n} :: fibreglass/fiberglass
lasikuituinen {adj} :: Made of fiberglass
lasikuituoptiikka {n} :: fiber optics
lasikuitusauva {n} :: A ski pole made of fibreglass
lasikuituteippi {n} :: fiberglass tape
lasikuula {n} :: glass marble (marble made of glass)
lasillinen {n} :: glass (quantity)
lasimaalaus {n} :: stained glass (piece of art)
lasimaalaustaide {n} :: stained glass (form of art)
lasimainen {adj} :: Resembling glass; glassy
lasimaisempi {adj} :: comparative of lasimainen
lasimaisin {adj} :: superlative of lasimainen
lasimaljakko {n} :: glass vase
lasinalunen {n} :: coaster (small piece of material used to protect the surface of a table, upon which one places cups or mugs)
lasinen {adj} :: glassy (made of glass)
lasinleikkuri {n} :: glass cutter
lasinpesuneste {n} :: windscreen washer fluid
lasinpuhallus {n} :: glassblowing
lasinpuhaltaja {n} :: glassblower
lasinsirpale {n} :: shard, a piece of broken glass
lasinsiru {n} :: A shard of glass
lasinuudeli {n} [food] :: cellophane noodle, glass noodle (type of noodle)
lasiohjaamo {n} :: glass cockpit
lasiovi {n} :: glass door (door made of or mainly of glass)
lasipullo {n} :: glass bottle
lasipurkki {n} :: glass jar, glass vial
lasisiirtymä {n} :: glass transition
lasisilmä {n} :: glass eye
lasit {n} :: spectacles
lasite {n} :: glaze
lasitiili {n} :: glass brick, glass block (brick-like construction element made of glass)
lasittaa {vt} :: to glaze
lasittua {vi} :: to glaze (to become glazed)
lasiuuni {n} :: glass furnace
lasiveitsi {n} :: glass cutter
lasivilla {n} :: glass wool
laskea {vt} :: to lower, drop
laskea {vt} :: to put down, set down, lay down
laskea {vt} :: to lay (e.g. the foundation of sth)
laskea {vt} :: (with adverbs or verbs) to let
laskea {vt} :: ~ liikkeelle/liikkeeseen = to release, put into circulation, issue
laskea {vt} :: to (let) run, (let) flow
laskea {vt} :: to count, tally (the number of sth)
laskea {vt} :: to calculate, figure
laskea {vt} :: to lower (e.g. prices), to decrease (the amount of sth)
laskea {vt} :: (+ genitive-accusative + translative) to find, consider
laskea {vi} :: to fall, drop
laskea {vi} :: to lower (e.g. of prices), decrease (e.g. of the amount of sth)
laskea {vi} [e.g. of a road or hill] :: to slope down, descend, drop off
laskea {vi} :: to slide (down; by using some vehicle or instrument)
laskea {vi} [of a river] :: to flow to a larger body of water
laskea {vi} [of the Sun] :: to set
laskea alleen {v} :: to piss one's pants
laskea tiilenpäitä {v} :: alternative form of lukea tiilenpäitä
laskea yhteen {vt} :: to add, sum
laskelma {n} :: calculation (result of calculating)
laskelmoida {vi} :: To calculate, plan
laskematon {adj} :: uncounted
laskematon {adj} :: undescended
laskenta {n} :: computation, calculation
laskenta {n} :: calculus
laskentakeskus {n} [computing] :: data center
laskentataulukko {n} :: spreadsheet
laskentatoimi {n} [accounting] :: accounting (the practice of)
laskento {n} [dated] :: calculus (elementary calculus as school subject)
laskeskella {v} :: To count
lasketella {vi} :: rattle off
lasketella {vi} :: To do slalom skiing
laskettaa {vt} :: To have (something) calculated (by someone = adessive), make (someone = allative) calculate (something)
laskettelija {n} :: alpine skier, downhill skier
laskettelu {n} :: downhill, downhill skiing, alpine skiing
laskettelukeskus {n} :: ski resort, ski center, ski centre (more specifically one designed for downhill or alpine skiing)
laskettelulasit {n} :: ski goggles (especially for downhill skiing)
laskettelurinne {n} :: piste, ski slope, ski run, slalom slope
laskeuma {n} :: fallout
laskeuma {n} [pathology] :: prolapse
laskeutua {vi} :: to go down, descend
laskeutua {vi} :: to fall, drop, settle
laskeutua {vi} [of a flying object] :: to land
laskeutuma {n} :: alternative form of laskeuma
laskeutuminen {n} :: descent (act of descending)
laskeutuminen {n} :: landing (coming to earth, as of an airplane)
laskeutuminen {n} :: splashdown (landing of a space capsule on water)
laskeutuminen {n} :: settling, sinking (the process of falling to the bottom, as dregs of a liquid, or the sediment of a reservoir)
laskeutuminen {n} :: settling (process of sinking gradually to a lower level, as the foundation of a house)
laskiainen {n} :: Shrovetide
laskiainen {n} [colloquial] :: Shrove Tuesday
laskiaispulla {n} :: semla (pastry with a cream and almond paste filling, traditionally eaten on Shrove Tuesday)
laskiaissunnuntai {n} :: Shrove Sunday
laskiaistiistai {n} :: Shrove Tuesday
laskija {n} :: One who performs calculations; statistician, analyst; calculator, computer
laskija {n} :: One who takes count: counter
laskija {n} :: One who puts down; layer, dropper etc
laskija {n} :: One who slides down
laskimo {n} [anatomy] :: vein
laskimonsisäinen {adj} :: intravenous (pertaining to what is inside veins)
laskimotulppa {n} [pathology] :: deep vein thrombosis
laskin {n} :: calculator
laskin {n} :: pocket calculator
lasko {n} [medicine] :: erythrocyte sedimentation rate, ESR
laskos {n} :: fold, crease
laskostaa {v} :: to flute, crease
laskostaa {v} :: to fold
laskostettu {adj} :: fluted (decorated with flutes)
laskostua {vi} :: To fold
lasku {n} :: descent, an instance of descending, sliding down a hill, landing of an airplane etc
lasku {n} :: decline, decrease
lasku {n} :: calculation, computation
lasku {n} :: bill, check
lasku {n} [aviation] :: landing
laskujärjestys {n} [mathematics] :: order of operations
laskukone {n} :: calculator, calculating machine (chiefly a mechanical one, see Usage notes)
laskukulma {n} :: angle of depression
laskulauta {n} [rare] :: An abacus (calculating frame)
laskuportaat {n} :: boarding ladder or stairs, gangway
laskuri {n} :: counter (object or contrivance used in counting or keeping count)
laskusana {n} [grammar] :: A measure word
laskusiiveke {n} [aviation] :: flap
laskusilta {n} :: drawbridge (hinged bridge which can be raised to prevent it being crossed, as across a moat)
laskusilta {n} [nautical] :: gangway (bridge that can be lowered from a ship to allow crossing to and from the vessel)
laskusuhdanne {n} [economics] :: bear market (period of falling stock market prices)
laskusuunta {n} :: downtrend
laskutaito {n} :: numeracy (ability to understand numbers and perform arithmetic)
laskutaitoinen {adj} :: numerate (able to understand numbers and perform arithmetic)
laskutapa {n} :: method of calculation or computation
laskutaulu {n} :: A table which shows the numeric results of a calculation as function of one or more variables
laskutaulu {n} :: A table, used in elementary schools to teach the principles of calculus
laskutaulu {n} :: An abacus (calculating frame)
laskutaulukko {n} :: worksheet for computation or calculation, spreadsheet
laskuteline {n} [aviation] :: landing gear, undercarriage (wheels, tyres, brakes, shock absorbers etc of an aircraft)
laskutikku {n} :: slide rule
laskutoimitus {n} [mathematics, computing] :: operation (procedure for generating a value from one or more other values)
laskuttaa {v} :: To bill, invoice
laskutus {n} :: billing
laskutusosoite {n} :: billing address
laskutuuli {n} [meteorology] :: katabatic wind (cold wind that blows down from a snow-capped mountain or glacier)
laskuvarjo {n} :: parachute
laskuvarjohyppy {n} :: parachuting (sport)
laskuvarjohyppy {n} :: parachute jump (individual jump)
laskuvarjojääkäri {n} :: paratrooper
laskuvarjojoukot {n} :: paratroops
laskuvesi {n} :: low tide
laskuvesi {n} :: ebb
Lasse {prop} :: given name
lassi {n} :: lassi (beverage)
Lassi {prop} :: given name
lassie {n} [colloquial] :: rough collie (breed of dog)
Lassila {prop} :: surname
Lassila {prop} :: Any of a number of small places in Finland
lasso {n} :: lasso
lassota {v} :: To lasso
lasta {n} [medicine] :: splint
lasta {n} :: spatula, scraper (kitchen tool)
lasta {n} :: synonym of paistinlasta
lasta {n} :: squeegee (window wiping tool)
lasta {n} :: putty knife, spackle knife, scraper, spatula (construction tool)
lasta {n} :: taping knife, joint knife (broad smoothing tool)
lastaaminen {n} :: loading
lastaaminen {v} :: infinitive of lastata
lastain {n} :: spatula
lastata {vt} :: To load, lade
lastaus {n} :: loading
lastauttaa {vt} :: to have (something) loaded or laden
lastenhoitaja {n} :: nanny, nurse (of children)
lastenhoito {n} :: childcare
lastenkoti {n} :: children's home; child caring institution (public institution for the care and protection of orphans and children whose parents are unable to take care of them)
lastenkoti {n} :: orphanage
lastenkutsut {n} :: children's party
lastenleikki {n} :: child's play, cinch (something particularly simple or easy)
lastenlääkäri {n} :: pediatrician
lastenosasto {n} :: children's department
lastenrattaat {n} :: stroller [US]; pushchair, baby buggy [UK] (small vehicle in which a baby is pushed around in a sitting position)
lastensuojelu {n} :: child protection, child welfare
lastentarha {n} :: kindergarten
lastentarhanopettaja {n} :: kindergarten teacher
lastentauti {n} [literal] :: childhood disease (disease that usually troubles infants)
lastentauti {n} [figurative, in plural] :: teething troubles, teething issues, teething problems (minor problems e.g. in launching a new product or service)
lastentautioppi {n} [medicine] :: pediatrics
lastenvaaka {n} :: scale used to weigh children
lastenvahti {n} :: babysitter
lastenvaunut {n} :: pram, perambulator [UK]; baby carriage [US]; carrycot (small vehicle in which a newborn baby is pushed around in a lying position)
lasti {n} [colloquial] :: cargo
lastiluettelo {n} :: manifest (a list of goods)
lastimerkki {n} [nautical] :: Plimsoll line, International Load Line
lastiruuma {n} [nautical] :: cargo hold
lastoittaa {v} [medicine] :: to splint (to fasten with a splint, like a broken limb)
lastu {n} :: A shaving (thin, shaved off slice of wood, metal, or other material)
lastu {n} :: A chip (small piece broken from a larger piece of solid material, especially wood)
lastu {n} :: A chip (thin, crisp, baked piece of vegetable or vegetable mass), usually in compound terms with a modifier which specifies the raw material: perunalastu
lastulevy {n} :: chipboard, particleboard, particle board
lastuta {vt} :: to chip off
lastuvilla {n} :: excelsior
lasuriitti {n} [mineral] :: lazurite
lasvegasilainen {adj} :: Las Vegan
lasvegasilainen {n} :: Las Vegan
lata {n} :: field drag
lataamo {n} :: loading station
lataamo {n} :: download site
lataamo {n} [colloquial] :: nuthouse, lunatic asylum, mental hospital
lataus {n} :: charge
lataus {n} :: download
latauspuikko {n} :: ramrod (device used with early firearms)
latautua {vi} :: To charge, recharge
lateksi {n} :: latex
latenssi {n} [electronics] :: latency
latenssiaika {n} [pathology] :: latent phase
latentti {adj} :: latent
lateraali {n} [phonetics] :: lateral
lateraalimerkki {n} [nautical] :: lateral mark
lateraalinen {adj} :: lateral (of or pertaining to the side; of movement directed towards the side of)
lateraalinen {adj} [anatomy] :: lateral (pertaining to the left or right of the body, located towards the side)
lateraalinen {adj} [linguistics] :: lateral (pertaining to sounds generated by partially blocking the egress of the airstream with the tip of the tongue touching the alveolar ridge, leaving space on one or both sides of the occlusion for air passage)
lateraaliviitta {n} [nautical] :: lateral mark
lati {n} :: lat (former Latvian unit of currency)
lati {n} [idiomatic] :: penny (small amount of money), in the expression ei latin latia ("not a penny")
latiivi {n} [grammar] :: lative case
latimeria {n} :: coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae)
latina {n} :: Latin (language)
latinainen {adj} :: alternative form of latinalainen
latinaistaa {v} :: to Latinize, romanize (to transliterate into Latin script)
latinaistus {n} :: Latinization (act, process or result of Latinizing)
latinalainen {adj} :: Latin (of or relating to the Latin language or script)
Latinalainen Amerikka {prop} :: Latin America (Latin America)
latinalainen riitus {n} :: Roman Rite (predominant rite used by the Catholic Church)
latinalaisamerikkalainen {adj} :: Latin American, Latin (of or relating to Latin America, its people or culture)
latinalaispurje {n} :: lateen, lateen sail
latinalaistaa {v} :: to Latinize (to make a word similar in appearance or form to a Latin word)
latinalaistaa {v} :: to Latinize, romanize (to transliterate into Latin script)
latinalaistaminen {n} :: Latinization
latinantaa {vt} :: to Latinize (to translate into Latin)
latinisaatio {n} :: romanization/romanisation, Latinization
latinismi {n} :: Latinism
latinisoida {v} [archaic] :: To Latinize (to make a word similar in appearance to a Latin word)
latinisti {n} :: Latinist
latino {n} :: Latino
latinoida {v} :: to Latinize (to make a word similar in appearance to a Latin word)
latistaa {vt} :: To flatten
latistaa {vt} :: To make commonplace
latistua {vi} :: To flatten
latitudi {n} [geography] :: latitude
latkia {v} [onomatopoeia] :: To lap, slurp like a dog
latkinta {n} :: lapping, slurping
lato {n} :: A hovel, barn (unheated inexpensively built roofed storage for agricultural equipment or products, especially hay)
latoa {v} :: To stack, pile up, line up
latoa {v} :: To typeset, compose (printing)
latoa {v} :: To roll, let fly (speech)
latoja {n} :: A typesetter, typo, compositor
latomo {n} [printing] :: a location, such as a room, in which composing or typesetting, arranging types for printing, takes place
latomus {n} :: pile, stack (the result of piling or stacking up)
latotanssit {n} :: dance event held in a barn
latriini {n} :: latrine
latsuriitti {n} [mineral] :: lazurite
latta {n} [nautical] :: batten (strip inserted in a pocket sewn on the sail in order to keep the sail flat)
lattajalka {n} :: flatfoot (condition or person)
lattajalkainen {adj} :: flatfooted, flat-footed
lattana {adj} :: flat
lattari {n} [colloquial] :: A latino/latina
lattari {n} [colloquial, dance] :: Any Latin American dance
lattarintainen {adj} :: flat-chested (of a girl or woman: having small breasts)
latte {n} :: latte
lattea {adj} :: flat (shape)
lattea {adj} :: insipid
lattea {adj} :: hackneyed, clichéd, banal (common in a boring way, containing nothing new or fresh)
latteus {n} :: flatness
latteus {n} :: blandness
latteus {n} :: dullness (quality of being uninteresting, especially when used of opinions)
latteus {n} [linguistics] :: A cliché, platitude
lattia {n} :: floor (bottom of a room)
lattiafunktio {n} [mathematics] :: floor function
lattiaharja {n} :: floor brush
lattiakaivo {n} :: floor drain, collector
lattialaatta {n} :: floor tile
lattianhoitokone {n} :: floor cleaning machine
lattianraja {n} :: floor level
lattiarätti {n} :: floorcloth
lattiasieni {n} :: dry rot fungus (Serpula lacrymans)
lattiavasa {n} :: A supporting beam on floor
lattinki {n} [nautical] :: A baggywrinkle
latu {n} :: ski track
latu {n} [figuratively] :: course
laturi {n} :: charger (device that charges or recharges a battery)
laturi {n} [automotive] :: alternator
latuska {n} [colloquial] :: a flat thing
latuskainen {adj} [colloquial] :: flat
latuskajalka {n} :: flatfoot (condition or person)
latva {n} :: treetop
latva {n} :: headwaters
latva-artisokka {n} :: artichoke, globe artichoke (Cynara cardunculus)
Latvala {prop} :: surname
Latvala {prop} :: Any of a number of small places in Finland
latvapalo {n} :: crown fire (a treetop fire, a forest fire burning at the treetops)
latvia {n} :: Latvian (language)
Latvia {prop} :: Latvia
latvialainen {n} :: Latvian (person)
latvialainen {n} :: Lett (dated term)
latvialainen {adj} :: Latvian (of or relating to Latvia)
latvialainen {adj} :: Latvian (of or relating to the Latvian language)
latvialainen {adj} :: Lettish (dated term)
latvialaistaa {v} :: to Latvianize (to make Latvian, cause to become Latvian, translate into Latvian)
latvialaistua {vi} :: to Latvianize (to become Latvian)
latvialaisuus {n} :: Latvianness (state or quality of being Latvian)
latviankielinen {adj} :: Latvian, Latvian language (written or expressed in Latvian)
latviankielinen {adj} :: Latvian speaking (using Latvian as a means of daily communication)
Latvian tasavalta {prop} :: The Republic of Latvia
latvoa {vt} [horticulture] :: to pinch
latvonta {n} [botany] :: pinching
latvusto {n} :: canopy
lauantai {n} :: Saturday
lauantaiaamu {n} :: Saturday morning
lauantai-ilta {n} :: Saturday evening
lauantailisä {n} :: Saturday allowance (extra payment for working on Saturday)
lauantaimakkara {n} :: A type of bologna sausage
lauantainen {adj} :: Pertaining to Saturday
lauantaisin {adv} :: On Saturdays
lauantaisin {adj} :: superlative of lauantainen
laudanumi {n} :: laudanum
laudatur {n} :: An academic grade used in Finnish abitur and university theses, the highest possible grade, summa cum laude
laudatur {n} :: The longest university syllabus in Finland
laude {n} :: In plural (lauteet), a sitting platform or "pew" in the hot room of a sauna
laude {n} :: In singular only in compound words
laudoittaa {v} :: To board, to cover with boards
laueta {vi} :: to go off (explosion, gun, trap etc.)
laueta {vi} :: to relax (tense situation)
laueta {vi} [colloquial] :: to ejaculate
lauha {adj} :: mild, temperate (weather, climate)
lauha {n} [botany] :: hair grass, tussock grass: grass in genus Deschampsia
lauhde {n} :: condensate
lauhdutin {n} [machinery] :: condenser, steam condenser
lauhduttaa {vt} :: to condense
lauhentaa {vt} :: to make or cause to be (more) temperate, especially of climate
lauheta {vi} [rare] :: alternative form of lauhtua
lauhkea {adj} :: temperate
lauhkea {adj} :: tame
lauhkean vyöhykkeen sademetsä {n} :: temperate rainforest
lauhtua {v} :: [of cold weather] To abate
lauhtua {v} :: [of a person] To calm down
Laukaa {prop} :: A municipality in Central Finland
laukaisija {n} :: A trigger, release
laukaisija {n} :: One who launches; launcher
laukaisin {n} :: A device for firing a bullet, missile etc. A trigger, launcher
laukaista {vt} :: To fire (a gun)
laukaista {vt} :: To launch (a rocket)
laukaista {vt} :: To trigger
laukaisu {n} :: firing
laukaisu {n} :: launch (of a rocket)
laukaisualusta {n} :: launchpad, launch pad
laukaisuikkuna {n} [aerospace] :: launch window
laukaisukeskus {n} :: spaceport, cosmodrome
laukaisuteline {n} :: gantry scaffold
laukannosto {n} [equestrianism] :: canter depart
laukanvaihto {n} [equestrianism] :: flying change
laukata {vi} :: to gallop; (slow) to canter, lope
laukata {v} [figuratively] :: to gallop
laukaus {n} [weaponry] :: gunshot
laukaus {n} [sports] :: shot
laukka {n} :: [horsemanship] canter (three-beat gait)
laukka {n} :: [horsemanship] canter (ride)
laukka {n} :: [horsemanship] gallop (four-beat gait)
laukka {n} :: onion (any plant of the genus Allium)
laukka {n} [in plural] :: The genus Allium
laukkaava {adj} :: galloping, cantering
laukkahevonen {n} [horse racing] :: racehorse
laukkakasvi {n} :: any plant in the family Alliaceae
laukkakasvi {n} [in the plural] :: the family Alliaceae
laukkakilpailu {n} [horse racing] :: horse race
Laukkanen {prop} :: surname
laukki {n} :: blaze (white or lighter-coloured markings on a horse's face)
laukki {n} :: a horse with a blaze
laukkoa {v} :: alternative form of laukata
laukku {n} :: A bag (soft)
laukku {n} :: A case (hard)
laukkuryssä {n} [historical] :: In 19th century, a wandering trader of Karelian or Russian origin
laukoa {vt} :: to fire, shoot (repeatedly)
laukoa {vt} :: to fire (to forcibly direct)
laukoa {vt} [sports, soccer, ice hockey] :: to shoot
laukonpeura {n} [obsolete] :: white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus
laukullinen {n} :: bagful
laukullinen {adj} :: with a bag, carrying a bag
laulaa {vti} :: To sing
laulaja {n} :: singer
laulaja-lauluntekijä {n} :: A singer-songwriter
laulajankyhmy {n} [pathology] :: Another name for äänihuulikyhmy (vocal fold nodule)
laulajatar {n} :: Female singer
laulattaa {vt} :: to make someone sing
laulattaa {vt} :: to feel like singing, to want to sing
laulella {vi} :: to sing (casually)
laulelma {n} :: tune, jingle
lauleskella {v} :: to sing (casually, like for one's own pleasure)
laulu {n} :: song
laulu {n} :: singing
Laulujen laulu {prop} :: the Song of Songs, Song of Solomon (22nd book of the Old Testament)
laulujoutsen {n} :: whooper swan (Cygnus cygnus)
laulukaskas {n} :: cicada (insect of the family Cicadidae)
laulukilpailu {n} :: singing contest
laulukirja {n} :: songbook
laululintu {n} :: songbird
lauluääni {n} :: singing voice, set of pipes (voice for singing)
laulunsanat {n} :: lyrics
lauluntekijä {n} :: songwriter (one who writes the lyrics and usually the music of songs)
lauluopinnot {n} :: vocal studies
laulusarja {n} [music] :: song cycle
laulutaito {n} :: singing skill
laulutapa {n} :: way of singing
lauluyhtye {n} [music] :: vocal group, a cappella group
lauma {n} :: herd (large group of land animals)
lauma {n} :: band (group of coyotes, etc.)
lauma {n} :: colony (group of ants)
lauma {n} :: flock (group sheep, etc.)
lauma {n} :: mob (group of kangaroos)
lauma {n} :: pack (group of dogs, etc.)
lauma {n} :: pride (group of lions)
lauma {n} :: bed (group of snakes)
lauma {n} :: crowd, mob, flock (large uncontrolled group of people)
lauma {n} :: pod (group of seals or hippopotami)
laumaeläin {n} :: gregarious animal
laumasielu {n} :: lemming (person inclined to groupthinking)
laumasieluisuus {n} :: groupthink
launi {n} :: a kind of old fish hook; a stick that narrows on both ends
laupias {adj} :: merciful
Laura {prop} :: given name
Lauraasia {prop} [geology] :: Laurasia (supercontinent)
Lauri {prop} :: given name
Lauri {prop} :: The letter "L" in the Finnish tavausaakkoset, a spelling system similar to ICAO spelling alphabet
Laurila {prop} :: surname
Laurila {prop} :: Any of a number of small places in Finland
lausahtaa {v} :: to say or utter suddenly or briefly
lause {n} [grammar] :: clause
lause {n} [informal, nonstandard] :: sentence
lause {n} [mathematics] :: theorem (mathematical statement of some importance that has been proven to be true)
lauseenjäsen {n} [grammar] :: sentence element
lauseenvastike {n} [grammar] :: participial phrase (short phrase consisting of a participle and any modifiers, objects, and complements)
lauseenvastike {n} [grammar] :: absolute construction
lauseke {n} [mathematics] :: expression (arrangement of symbols denoting values and operations performed on them)
lauseke {n} [grammar] :: phrase (word or group of words that functions as a single unit in the syntax of a sentence)
lauseke {n} [music] :: phrase
lauseopillinen {adj} :: syntactic (pertaining to syntax, a subfield of linguistics)
lauseoppi {n} [grammar] :: syntax
lausua {vt} :: to say, speak, utter, pronounce
lausua {vt} :: to pronounce, sound out (a word)
lausua {vt} :: to state, express (an opinion)
lausua {vt} :: to articulate, put into words (a thought)
lausua {vt} :: to recite, interpret (orally), do/give a reading of (a poem)
lausunta {n} :: [especially] poetry reading
lausunta {n} :: [rare] recitation of other texts
lausunta {n} :: elocution
lausunta {n} :: [rare] pronunciation
lausunto {n} :: statement
lausunto {n} :: verdict
lauta {n} :: A board (long, wide and thin piece of sawn timber)
lauta {n} :: An element in many compound words, where the English equivalent is "board" (The Finnish equivalent for "board" may also be taulu or levy). These compounds can be shortened to plain lauta, if there is no danger of confusion
lauta {n} [colloquial] :: A woman who has small breasts
lauta-aita {n} :: picket fence
lautailija {n} :: surfer
lautailija {n} :: skateboarder
lautailla {v} [colloquial] :: to skateboard
lautailla {v} [colloquial] :: to surf, surfboard
lautailla {v} [colloquial] :: to snowboard
lautakunta {n} [Finland] :: In municipal government, a committee appointed by the municipal council, which has the authority to make decisions within an agenda specified by the law and the municipal council concerned; sometimes also translated into English as board
lautakunta {n} :: Any committee, board, jury or similar to which the nominating organization has decided to give that name
lautamiehistö {n} [legal] :: jury
lautamies {n} [legal] :: A lay judge
lautamies {n} [legal] :: A juror, member of a jury
lautanen {n} :: A plate (for eating)
lautanen {n} :: A saucer
lautanen {n} :: A cymbal, often in plural (lautaset)
lautanen {n} :: A croup, in Finnish usually in plural (lautaset) (part of horse's body)
lautapeli {n} :: board game
lautasaura {n} [agriculture] :: A type of plough
lautasellinen {n} :: A dish, plateful (content of a plate used for serving food)
lautasäes {n} [agriculture] :: disc harrow
lautasliina {n} :: A serviette or napkin (serviette)
lautata {v} :: to raft (to convey on a raft)
lautatarha {n} :: lumberyard (facility dedicated to the preparation of lumber)
lauteet {n} :: benches, as wooden platforms in a sauna for people to sit on
lautta {n} :: raft
lautta {n} :: ferry
lautturi {n} :: ferryman, raftman, boatman
lava {n} :: bed (platform of a truck or other vehicle that supports the load)
lava {n} :: platform (raised stage for speeches etc.)
lava {n} :: stage (in a theatre etc.)
lava-auto {n} :: pickup truck
lavakuorma-auto {n} :: dump truck [US], dumper truck [UK]
lavantauti {n} [disease] :: typhoid fever
lavastaa {v} :: to frame, set up
lavastaa {v} :: to create a stage in theatre
lavastaa {v} :: to stage (to demonstrate in a deceptive manner)
lavastaja {n} [film] :: scenographer
lavastaminen {n} :: staging (process of preparing a deceptive demonstration)
lavastaminen {n} :: moulage
lavaste {n} [theater] :: any item of scenery except props
lavastus {n} :: set (scenery for a film or play)
lavastus {n} :: scenography (design of theatrical sets)
lavastus {n} :: framing (making someone appear guilty)
lavasukellus {n} :: stage diving
lavea {adj} :: wide
laveerata {v} [arts] :: to paint using the wash technique, i.e. with a paintbrush holding a large amount of solvent and a small amount of paint
laveeraus {n} [arts] :: wash (smooth and translucent painting created using a paintbrush holding a large amount of solvent and a small amount of paint)
laveeraus {n} :: wash (the technique applied to produce such paintings)
laveeri {n} [dialectal] :: alternative form of laveri
laventaa {vt} :: to widen
laventaa {vt} [algebra] :: to expand
laventeli {n} :: lavender
laventua {vi} [algebra] :: To be expanded
laveri {n} :: A rough wooden bed or platform for sleeping
laveri {n} [furniture] :: A simple wooden bed, the bottom of which is typically made of laths
laverrella {vi} :: to chatter, blabber, blab
laverrella {vi} :: to tell tales
lavetti {n} [military] :: gun carriage
lavettivaunu {n} [rail transport] :: transporter wagon (wagon or railroad car designed to carry other railway equipment, normally of a different rail gauge)
laviini {n} :: snow avalanche
lavitsa {n} :: A rough wooden bed or platform for sleeping
lavuaari {n} :: sink, washbasin
lawrencium {n} :: lawrencium
LDL-kolesteroli {n} [biochemistry] :: low-density lipoprotein
Lea {prop} :: Leah [biblical character]
Lea {prop} :: given name
leasingyhtiö {n} :: leasing company
ledi {n} :: light-emitting diode, LED
LED-lamppu {n} :: LED lamp
LED-näyttö {n} :: LED display
Leea {prop} :: given name, a variant of Lea
Leeds {prop} :: Leeds, a city in West Yorkshire, England
leegio {n} :: legion (large group)
leego {n} :: alternative spelling of lego
leelian lepotuoli {n} [rare, colloquial] :: agony aunt (writer of an advice column in a newspaper or other periodical)
leelian lepotuoli {n} :: agony aunt (someone who people commonly go to for advice about personal problems, often annoyingly so)
Leena {prop} :: given name
leeta {n} :: synonym of pitko
Leevi {prop} :: Levi [biblical character]
Leevi {prop} :: given name of biblical origin. Currently quite popular
leffa {n} [colloquial] :: flick, movie
leffa {n} [colloquial] :: movies (cinema)
legaalinen {adj} :: legal
legaalistaa {vt} :: to legalize
legalismi {n} :: legalism
legalisoida {vt} :: To legalise/legalize
legenda {n} :: A legend
legendaarinen {adj} :: legendary
leggingsit {n} [colloquial] :: leggings
legi {n} [nautical] :: A board or a leg, as the distance sailed with sails constantly on the same side of the ship
legi {n} [nautical] :: A leg (stage of a sailing journey)
legi {n} [nautical] :: A leg (one side of a course in a sailing race)
legionelloosi {n} :: legionellosis
legioona {n} :: legion
legioonalainen {n} :: legionary
legioonalaistauti {n} :: legionellosis
legitiimi {adj} :: legitimate
legitimiteetti {n} :: legitimacy
legitimoida {vt} :: To legitimise/legitimize
lego {n} :: LEGO, lego (type of plastic toy brick)
leguaani {n} :: An iguana (any of several members of the lizard family Iguanidae)
lehahtaa {v} :: to flush, take wing; usually with lentoon (to flight) (to take suddenly to flight, especially from cover)
lehahtaa {v} :: to waft
lehahtaa {v} :: to blush; with punaiseksi (to red)
lehauttaa {v} :: to make waft
lehauttaa {v} :: (~ punaiseksi) to make blush
lehdekset {n} :: branches of trees and shrubs dried and used to feed sheep during winter
lehdenjakaja {n} :: A paperboy
lehdestää {vt} :: to pollard trees to collect leaves for feeding farm animals during winter
lehdetön {adj} :: leafless
lehdettömyys {n} :: leaflessness
lehdistö {n} :: The press (newspaper media)
lehdistöhuone {n} :: pressroom
lehdistökeskus {n} :: press center
lehdistökonferenssi {n} :: press conference
lehdistökortti {n} :: press card
lehdistönvapaus {n} :: freedom of the press
lehdistösihteeri {n} :: press secretary
lehdistötiedote {n} :: press release
lehdistötilaisuus {n} :: press conference (question and answer session with members of television, print and other media)
lehdykkä {n} [botany] :: leaflet (part of a compound leaf)
lehdykkä {n} :: leaflet (brochure)
lehdykkä {n} [music] :: reed (part of the mouthpiece of certain woodwind instruments)
lehdykkäsoitin {n} [music] :: reed (type of woodwind instrument)
Lehikoinen {prop} :: surname
lehmä {n} :: cow (female of Bos primigenius taurus)
lehmä {n} :: any female ruminant; often with a modifier
lehmä {n} [derogatory] :: heifer (ugly or objectionable woman)
lehmähaikara {n} :: cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis)
lehmi- {prefix} :: cow-
lehmihaka {n} :: cow pasture
lehmikarja {n} :: cattle (cows)
lehmipoika {n} [humorous, belittling] :: cowboy (man who attends cattle, especially in the American West)
lehmänkello {n} :: cowbell
lehmänlanta {n} :: cow manure, cow dung
lehmänläjä {n} :: cowpie: meadow muffin [US]; cow pat, cow patty [UK]
lehmänmaito {n} :: cow's milk
lehmänpolku {n} [historical] :: a path on a farm to a karjamaja
lehmänpolku {n} [figurative] :: curved path, winding path
lehmänrokko {n} [disease] :: cowpox
lehmäntatti {n} :: birch bolete (Leccinum scabrum)
lehmus {n} :: linden, lime (tree from the genus Tilia)
lehmus {n} :: linden (wood from Tilia)
lehmus {n} :: small-leaved lime, Tilia cordata
lehteillä {vt} [rare] :: to browse (through) (a book, newspaper or magazine)
lehteri {n} :: balcony
lehtevä {adj} :: leafy, bowery
lehtevä {adj} :: flaky (of texture or structure)
lehti {n} :: leaf (part of a plant)
lehti {n} [in plural] :: foliage (leaves of a plant collectively)
lehti {n} :: leaf (anything resembling the leaf of a plant)
lehti {n} :: leaf (sheet of any substance beaten or rolled until very thin)
lehti {n} :: leaf (sheet of a book)
lehti {n} :: leaf (computing, mathematics: tree node without descendants)
lehti {n} :: newspaper
lehti {n} :: magazine
lehtiä {vi} [poetic] :: to grow leaves
lehtiö {n} :: block, pad of paper
Lehti {prop} :: surname
lehtiensyöjä {n} [zoology] :: folivore
lehtijousipakka {n} :: leaf spring
lehtikaali {n} :: kale
lehtikaali {n} :: collard greens
lehtikala {n} :: freshwater angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare)
lehtikanta {n} [botany] :: petiole, leafstalk (stalk of a leaf, attaching the blade to the stem)
lehtikioski {n} :: newsstand
lehtikoju {n} :: newsstand
lehtikorvake {n} [botany] :: stipule (basal appendage of a typical leaf of a flowering plant)
lehtikorvakkeellinen {adj} [botany] :: auriculate (of a leaf base, having ear-shaped appendages near the petiole)
lehtikulta {n} :: gold leaf
lehtikuusi {n} :: larch
lehtikuva {n} :: A photograph taken for and published in a newspaper
lehtikuva {n} :: With capital initial, a Finnish photo agency owned by several competing newspapers, see: STT-Lehtikuva
lehtilapa {n} [botany] :: blade, lamina (flat part of a leaf)
lehtimaha {n} [anatomy] :: omasum
lehtimetsä {n} :: deciduous forest
lehtimies {n} :: A journalist
Lehtimäki {prop} :: surname
Lehtimäki {prop} :: A former municipality in Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland, now part of Alajärvi
lehtimulta {n} :: leaf mold
lehtimuoto {n} [botany] :: leaf shape
lehtinen {n} :: diminutive of lehti
lehtinen {n} :: leaflet (small sheet of paper)
-lehtinen {adj} :: -leafed
Lehtinen {prop} :: surname
lehtipuu {n} :: hardwood
lehtipuu {n} :: deciduous tree
lehtiruoti {n} [botany] :: rib (main, or any of the prominent veins of a leaf)
lehtisaha {n} :: jigsaw
lehtisaha {n} :: coping saw, fretsaw
lehtisalaatti {n} :: lettuce (Lactuca sativa)
lehtisammal {n} :: bryophyte
lehtisammal {n} :: moss
lehtiserpentiini {n} [mineral] :: antigorite
lehtisilmu {n} [botany] :: leaf bud
lehtitaikina {n} :: puff pastry dough
lehtitaikinaleivonnainen {n} :: puff pastry
lehtitapa {n} :: manner or manners expected of newspaper journalism
lehtitina {n} :: tinfoil (thin sheet of tin)
lehtivihreä {n} :: chlorophyll
lehto {n} :: broad leaf woodland
lehto {n} :: grove
Lehto {prop} :: surname
Lehto {prop} :: Any of a number of small places in Finland and in Karelia (former Finland)
lehtohorsma {n} [botany] :: broad-leaved willowherb (Epilobium montanum)
lehtokorte {n} :: shade horsetail or meadow horsetail, Equisetum pratense
lehtokorvasieni {n} [mushrooms] :: snow morel, Gyromitra gigas (edible mushroom)
lehtokurppa {n} :: woodcock (any of the wading birds in the genus Scolopax of the sandpiper family)
lehtokurppa {n} :: Eurasian woodcock, Scolopax rusticola (type species of the genus Scolopax)
Lehtola {prop} :: surname
Lehtola {prop} :: Any of a number of small places in Finland
lehtolapsi {n} [dated] :: A lovechild, bastard (child born to unmarried parents)
lehtoleinikki {n} :: Ranunculus cassubicus (a flowering plant in the genus Ranunculus)
lehtolimaseitikki {n} [mushroom] :: A webcap, Cortinarius pumilus
lehtolohisieni {n} :: A mushroom, Laccaria amethystina
lehtomaitikka {n} [plant] :: wood cow-wheat (Melampyrum nemorosum)
lehtomyrkkyseitikki {n} [mushroom] :: A webcap, Cortinarius orellanus
Lehtonen {prop} :: surname
lehtopöllö {n} :: tawny owl (Strix aluco)
lehtori {n} :: lecturer
lehtorousku {n} :: A milk-cap, Lactarius bertilloni
lehtoseitikki {n} [mushroom] :: A webcap, Cortinarius nemorensis
lehtosillihapero {n} :: A brittlegill, Russula graveolens
lehtovyörousku {n} :: A milk-cap, Lactarius zonarius
lehvä {n} :: sprig
lei {n} :: A lei (Hawaiian garland of flowers)
lei {n} [nonstandard, obsolete] :: A leu (unit of currency of Romania and Moldova)
Leidenin pullo {n} [physics, historical] :: Leyden jar (early capacitor)
leidi {n} :: lady
leija {n} :: kite
leija {n} [volleyball] :: float (overhand serve in which the ball is hit with no spin so that its path becomes unpredictable)
leijailla {v} :: To float, hover, soar (to be in the state of suspension in a gas or liquid, but not on top of it)
leijata {v} :: alternative form of leijailla
leijata {v} :: To design a layout
leijona {n} :: A lion, Panthera leo
leijona {n} [astrology] :: One born under the sign of Leo
Leijona {prop} :: The constellation Leo, the Lion
Leijona {prop} :: The zodiac sign Leo
leijonakoira {n} :: foo dog (Chinese guardian lion statue)
leijonakoira {n} :: Pekingese, foo dog (breed of dog)
leijonanharja {n} :: A lion's mane
leijonankesyttäjä {n} :: lion tamer
leijonankita {n} :: snapdragon (flower of the genus Antirrhinum)
leijonanlyhty {n} :: lion’s leaf, Leontice leontopetalum (perennial plant native to North Africa and easterm Mediterranean)
leijonapostimerkki {n} [colloquial] :: "lion stamp" (any of the Finnish definitive stamps depicting the lion of Finland's coat of arms)
leijonaseitikki {n} [mushroom] :: A webcap, Cortinarius elegantior
leijua {vi} :: To hover, float in air
leijukerros {n} :: fluidized bed (in a fluidized bed reactor, a layer of floating material in which a chemical reaction takes place)
leijukerroskattila {n} :: synonym of leijupetikattila
leijunta {n} :: hovering, levitation
leijupeti {n} :: fluidized bed (industrial unit process≤)
leijupetikattila {n} :: fluidized bed boiler
leijuri {n} [zoology] :: anomalure, anomalurid, scaly-tailed squirrel (any member of the family Anomaluridae, a family of rodents found in central Africa)
leijuri {n} [science fiction, computer games] :: A fictional aircraft capable of hovering
leijuri {n} [historical] :: helicopter (Finnish-language term proposed by professor Aarni Penttilä, which never gained ground, but survives as curiosity)
leikari {n} :: swivel
leikata {v} :: to cut (to perform an incision on; to divide with a sharp instrument; to separate from prior association; to remove and place in memory for later use; to reduce, especially intentionally; to form or shape by cutting; to intersect or cross in such a way as to divide in half or nearly so)
leikata {v} :: to incise (to cut in or into with a sharp instrument)
leikata {v} :: to mow (to cut something down, especially grass or crops)
leikata {v} :: to trim (to reduce slightly, especially, to remove excess)
leikata {v} [medicine] :: to operate
leikata {v} [film] :: to edit
leikata {v} :: to fix (to render an animal infertile)
leikata {v} :: to knife (to use a knife to cut)
leikata {v} :: to knife (to cut through as if with a knife)
leikata {v} [ice hockey] :: to clip
leikata {v} [colloquial] :: adessive + 3rd-pers. sg: to get it
leikattu {adj} :: cut (having been cut)
leikattu {adj} :: Depending on usage, other English past participles may apply instead of "cut"
leike {n} :: escalope (thin slice of meat)
leike {n} :: clip, clipping
leikellä {vt} :: to shave, slice
leikisti {adv} :: not seriously; pretending something
leikitä {v} [archaic] :: synonym of leikkiä (to play)
leikitellä {vi} :: to toy with, to play with
leikiten {adv} :: easily, like child's play
leikittää {vt} :: to make play (like children's play, not an instrument or a game)
leikkaaja {n} :: cutter (one who cuts)
leikkaaja {n} [cinema] :: film editor, editor
leikkaaja {n} [mathematics, geometry] :: secant (straight line that intersects a curve at two or more points)
leikkaantua {vi} :: To be cut
leikkaava {adj} [geometry] :: transverse (of an intersection: not tangent)
leikkain {n} :: cutter (cutting tool)
leikkaus {n} :: cut, cutting (act or result of cutting)
leikkaus {n} [surgery] :: operation, surgery
leikkaus {n} [surgery, as modifier in compound terms] :: perioperative (relating to the period around and during an operation)
leikkaus {n} [cinematography] :: editing
leikkaus {n} [set theory] :: intersection
leikkaushaava {n} :: surgical wound
leikkaushoitaja {n} [surgery] :: perioperative nurse
leikkausjono {n} :: waiting list for a surgical operation
leikkauskäyrä {n} [math] :: curve of intersection, intersection
leikkauskäyrä {n} [topology] :: branch cut
leikkausmaski {n} :: surgical mask, procedure mask
leikkauspiste {n} :: point of intersection, intersection
leikkauspöytä {n} :: operating table, operating room table (table on which a patient lies during a surgical operation)
leikkaussali {n} [medicine] :: operating room; surgery; operating theatre, theatre (room in which surgery is performed)
leikkaussuora {n} [math] :: line of intersection, intersection
leikkauttaa {vt} :: To have something cut
leikkautua {vi} :: to be cut
leikkautua {vi} [signal processing] :: to clip
leikkautuminen {n} [signal processing] :: clipping
leikkele {n} [usually in plural] :: cold cuts, cold meats, cooked meast, luncheon meat, lunch meat, deli meat, sliced meat
leikki {n} :: A play (children's activity)
leikkiä {v} :: to play (act in a manner such that one has fun)
leikkiä {v} :: to pretend
leikkiauto {n} :: toy car
leikkihuone {n} :: playroom (room allocated as a children's playing area)
leikkijä {n} :: One who plays; player
leikkikalu {n} :: toy
leikkikehä {n} :: playpen
leikkikenttä {n} :: playground
leikkimökki {n} :: playhouse, play house, Wendy house, cubby house (small house for the children to play in)
leikkipuisto {n} :: playground, child park
leikkiraha {n} :: play money (fake currency used in a game)
leikkisä {adj} :: playful
leikkisästi {adv} :: playfully
leikko {n} :: leaf-nosed bat, American leaf-nosed bat (bat of the family Phyllostomidae)
leikkokukka {n} :: cut flower (flower, and usually some stem and leaves, cut from the plant bearing it for decorative use)
leikkuri {n} :: cutter
leikkuu {n} :: cutting
leikkuulauta {n} :: breadboard
leikkuulauta {n} :: chopping board, cutting board
leikkuupuimuri {n} [agriculture] :: combine, combine harvester
leikkuuttaa {vt} :: to have (something) cut
Leila {prop} :: given name of Arabic origin
leili {n} :: flagon (vessel of about 2 to 3 liters, used for drink, in Finland made primarily of wood, elsewhere also of leather, metal, glass or ceramic)
leima {n} :: stamp
leima {n} :: stain, taint as in tainted reputation
leimahtaa {v} :: to flame (to burst forth like flame)
leimahtaa {v} :: to flare up (to burn brightly again)
leimahtaa {v} :: to deflagrate (to burn with intense light and heat)
leimahtaa {v} :: to flame, flare up (to break out in violence of passion)
leimamerkki {n} :: revenue stamp, fiscal stamp, tax stamp (stamp to affix as proof that the tax due on the marked product has been paid)
leimamerkki {n} :: Any similar mark such as imprint, ribbon, sticker or label used as proof of payment of tax
leimasin {n} :: A stamp, die (embossed device used in stamping)
leimata {vt} :: To stamp (with a stamp)
leimata {vt} :: To denounce
leimata {vt} :: To taint a person's reputation
leimauslaite {n} :: stamping machine, ticket stamping machine
leimauttaa {vt} :: to have (something) stamped
leimautua {vi} :: To be marked
leimavero {n} :: stamp duty
leimikko {n} [agriculture] :: A forest to be cut
leimu {n} :: flame, flare, blaze
leimu {n} :: phlox
leimuta {vi} :: To blaze, flare
leini {n} [dialectal] :: rheumatism
leinikki {n} [plant] :: buttercup
leinikkikasvi {n} [botany] :: Any of the plants in the family Ranunculaceae
leinikkikasvit {n} :: The buttercup family; Ranunculaceae
leino {adj} [archaic, poetic] :: sad
Leino {prop} :: surname, notably of the poet Eino Leino
Leinonen {prop} :: surname
leipä {n} [uncountable] :: bread (foodstuff)
leipä {n} [countable] :: bread (any variety of bread)
leipä {n} [uncountable] :: bread (food; sustenance; support of life, in general)
leipä {n} [in compounds] :: sandwich
leipä {n} [countable] :: In the game of ducks and drakes, an individual set of rings caused by the stone jumping from the surface of the water, see heittää leipiä (to play ducks and drakes)
leipien heitto {n} :: stone skipping, stone skimming, stone skiffing, playing ducks and drakes (act of throwing flat stones to the surface of water and trying to make them bounce)
leipä ja sirkushuvit {n} :: bread and circuses
leipäjono {n} :: breadline
leipäjuusto {n} :: Cheese curd processed into flat bread-like cakes, eaten normally as dessert or with coffee
leipäkone {n} :: bread maker, bread machine
leipäkori {n} :: breadbasket (basket used for storing or carrying bread)
leipälaatikko {n} :: breadbox [US], bread bin [UK]
leipälapio {n} :: a peel (spade-like tool for moving bread into and out of the baking oven)
leipälapio {n} [colloquial] :: a wide wooden bat used in pesäpallo (not in official games, chiefly when played as a school sport by children)
leipälauta {n} :: breadboard
leipäläpi {n} [colloquial] :: mouth, piehole (usually used of someone who talks too much)
leipääntyä {vi} :: To get irritated, frustrated, bored
leipoa {v} :: To bake
leipoja {n} :: A baker (one who bakes)
leipominen {n} :: baking
leipomo {n} :: bakery
leipomotuote {n} :: A bakery product, especially as an item of trade; often used in plural leipomotuotteet (baked goods)
leipomus {n} :: leivonnainen
leipoutua {vi} :: to bake, to be baked
leipäpala {n} :: piece of bread
leipäpuu {n} :: A breadfruit tree
leipäteksti {n} :: running text, body text, body of text (main content of a printed document, as distinct from headings, footnotes, diagrams, data tables, logos, images, captions, signatures, salutations, headers, etc. - only rarely does not include the summary, introduction, or other part of the text)
leipäteksti {n} [by extension] :: body (content of any text)
leipuri {n} :: baker
leipäveitsi {n} :: bread knife
leipäviipale {n} :: slice of bread
leipävilja {n} :: breadcorn
leireillä {v} :: to go or be camping, to camp
leiri {n} :: A camp
leirikeskus {n} :: campground (area where a camp meeting is held)
leirintä {n} :: camping
leirintäalue {n} :: campsite, camp site, camping site, camping area, campground, camping park
leiripaikka {n} :: campsite, camp site, campground
leirittää {vt} :: to put or keep in a camp (such as for coaching or training)
leirituli {n} :: campfire (fire at a campground)
leiriytyä {vi} :: To camp (to set up a camp)
leiska {n} [colloquial] :: layout
leiskahtaa {vi} :: to flame, to flare up, to flush
leiskua {vi} :: To flame
leiskunta {n} :: flaming
leivinjauhe {n} :: baking powder
leivinpaperi {n} :: parchment paper; also baking parchment, bakery paper, baking paper, rarely bakery release paper (cellulose-based paper used in baking as a disposable non-stick surface)
leivinpyörä {n} :: synonym of taikinapyörä
leivinuuni {n} :: large oven in the centre of the hut used to heating and cooking, masonry oven, "Russian oven"
leivinuuni {n} :: baking oven, oven (any oven used for baking)
leiviskä {n} [historical, until 1887] :: unit of measure for weight equivalent to 8.5 kilograms
leiviskä {n} [historical, from 1887] :: unit of measure for weight equivalent to 10 kilograms
leivite {n} :: synonym of leivitysseos
leivittää {v} [cooking] :: To breadcrumb, bread, crumb
leivittää {v} [cooking] :: To batter
leivitys {n} :: (cooking) battering
leivänheitto {n} :: alternative form of leipien heitto
leivänmuru {n} :: breadcrumb
leivänmuru {n} [Internet] :: In plural also breadcrumbs (trail of hyperlinks that lead consecutively to the current page)
leivänmurunen {n} :: diminutive of leivänmuru
leivänmurunen {n} :: breadcrumb
leivänmurut {n} [Internet] :: breadcrumbs (trail of hyperlinks that lead consecutively to the current page)
leivänpaahdin {n} :: toaster
leivo {n} :: A lark
leivo {n} [slang, video games] :: One who plays MMO games daily, for lengthy amounts of time, until they have reached the highest achievement possible before anyone else is able to
leivonnainen {n} :: baked good, especially a sweet one, such as a cake, pastry or cookie
leivonta {n} :: baking
leivos {n} :: pastry
leivätön {adj} :: breadless
lejeerata {v} :: to alloy
lejeerinki {n} [metallurgy] :: alloy
leka {n} :: A sledgehammer, maul
leka {n} [slang] :: A bottle, especially of moonshine
lekkeri {n} :: alternative term for leili
leko {n} [military, jargon] :: An airplane
lekotella {v} :: to lounge
lekottaa {v} :: to lounge
lekottaa {v} [of a bird] :: to fly in a lazy manner
lekottaa {v} [of the sun] :: to shine warmly
leksikaalinen {adj} :: lexical
leksikko {n} :: lexicon (vocabulary of a language)
leksikografi {n} :: synonym of sanakirjantekijä
leksikografia {n} :: lexicography
leksikologia {n} :: lexicology
lekuri {n} [colloquial] :: doc, doctor
lelliä {v} :: to spoil (to ruin the character of someone by overindulgence)
lelliä {v} :: to pamper, coddle (to treat with excessive care, attention or indulgence)
lellikki {n} [pejorative] :: pet, favourite (someone thought to receive preferential treatment)
lellitellä {vt} :: to spoil, to pamper, to mollycoddle
lellivauva {n} [pejorative] :: pet, favourite (someone thought to receive preferential treatment)
lellua {vi} [of jelly, fat etc.] :: to shake
lelu {n} :: toy
lelukauppa {n} :: toyshop, toystore
lelulaatikko {n} :: toybox
lelupoika {n} :: toy boy
lemahtaa {vi} :: to stench suddenly
Lemi {prop} :: Lemi
Leminen {prop} :: surname
Lemland {prop} :: A municipality in Åland, Finland
lemma {n} [linguistics] :: lemma
lemma {n} [mathematics] :: lemma
lemmekäs {adj} :: amorous (indicating love or sexual desire)
lemmenjuoma {n} :: love potion; aphrodisiac (drink believed to arouse or intensify sexual desire)
lemmenlääke {n} :: aphrodisiac (drug, food or drink believed to arouse or intensify sexual desire)
Lemmetty {prop} :: surname
Lemmijoki {prop} [rare] :: The Finnish name of the municipality and river of Lakselv in the north of Norway
lemmikki {n} :: pet (animal kept as companion)
lemmikki {n} :: forget-me-not (flowering plants of the genus Myosotis)
Lemmikki {prop} :: given name
lemmikkieläin {n} :: pet
lemmikkieläinkauppa {n} :: pet shop
Lemminkäinen {prop} [Finnish mythology] :: A hero and one of the central characters in Kalevala, the national epic of Finland
lemmiskellä {v} :: To make love
lemmitty {n} [dated] :: synonym of rakas
Lemmitty {prop} :: given name
lemniskaatta {n} :: lemniscate
lempata {vt} :: to throw away
lempata {v} :: (slang) to sack (to discharge from a job or position)
lempeä {adj} :: lenient
lempeä {adj} :: balmy, gentle
lempeä {adj} :: indulgent
lempeä nostattava {adj} :: aphrodisiac (arousing or intensifying sexual desire)
lempeästi {adv} :: gently, kindly
lempeys {n} :: tenderness
lempi {n} [poetic, archaic] :: love
lempi {n} [poetic, euphemistic] :: love-making, sex
lempi {n} :: As a very common former part of compound signifies favorite/favourite
lempiä {vti} [+ partitive] :: To make love
Lempi {prop} :: given name
lempiaihe {n} :: pet topic, soapbox (one's favorite topic, especially when only tangentially relevant to an ongoing discussion)
lempijuoma {n} :: favorite drink, favourite drink
lempilelu {n} :: A binky (child's dearest toy)
lempinimi {n} :: nickname
lempiprojekti {n} :: pet project
lempiruoka {n} :: favorite food, favourite food
lempiväri {n} :: favorite color
Lempäälä {prop} :: Lempäälä
lemppari {n} [slang] :: fave, fav, favorite
lemput {n} [colloquial] :: boot, sack; getting fired or dumped
lemu {n} :: reek, stench
lemuta {vi} :: To stink, reek
Leningrad {prop} :: Leningrad
leniniläinen {adj} :: Leninist
leniniläinen {n} :: A Leninist
leniniläisyys {n} :: Leninism
leninismi {n} :: Leninism
leninisti {n} :: Leninist
leninki {n} :: A frock or a dress (female garment)
leninkikangas {n} :: dress fabric
lenkata {v} [dialectal] :: to limp
lenkkari {n} :: running shoe, sneaker, trainer, tennis shoe (single)
lenkkari {n} :: in plural also, running shoes, sneakers, trainers, tennis shoes (pair)
lenkkeilijä {n} :: jogger
lenkkeillä {vi} :: to jog
lenkkeily {n} :: jogging
lenkkeilypolku {n} :: jogging path
lenkki {n} :: A round (circular object)
lenkki {n} :: A link of a chain
lenkki {n} :: Any reasonably large loop or ring that is used for securing objects into it. A small loop may be called silmä (eye)
lenkki {n} :: A metal fastener shaped as semicircle and fixed to a wall etc
lenkki {n} :: Something that resembles a loop or a round
lenkki {n} :: A running, skiing, bicycling etc. exercise
lenkki {n} :: Short for lenkkimakkara, a sausage shaped to a ring or oval by tying the ends together
lenkki {n} [nautical] :: A becket, as e.g. the U-shaped part of a shackle
lenkkiavain {n} :: box-end wrench
lenkkimakkara {n} :: A cervelat-style sausage, usually at least slightly curved
lenkkipolku {n} :: jogging path
lenkkitossu {n} :: running shoe, sneaker, trainer, tennis shoe
lenkkivaatteet {n} :: jogging clothes
lenkko {n} :: synonym of lentävä koira
lenko {adj} :: crooked, bent
Lennart {prop} :: given name
Lennartti {prop} :: given name
lennellä {v} :: to fly back and forth at least seemingly aimlessly
lennähdellä {vi} :: to fly, fling or dart repeatedly; to skitter in the air
lennähtää {vi} :: to fly briefly
lennähtää {vi} :: to fling
lennähtää {vi} :: to dart
Lenni {prop} :: given name
lennin {n} [anatomy] :: A wing or winglike body part
lenninräpylä {n} [anatomy] :: bat patagium
lennokas {adj} :: lively
lennokki {n} :: miniature aircraft; anything from a paper airplane to a radio-controlled military drone
lennokki {n} :: Short for mallilennokki (model aircraft) (built-to-scale miniature aircraft which resembles a real aircraft model and is capable of flying)
lennokkuus {n} :: liveliness
lennonjohtaja {n} :: air traffic controller (person who operates an air traffic control system)
lennonjohto {n} :: air traffic control
lennonjohto {n} :: flight control
lennonjohtotorni {n} [aviation] :: control tower, airport traffic control tower (airport building from which the air traffic control unit monitors and directs the movement of aircraft on and around the airport)
lennossa {adv} [idiomatic] :: on the fly
lennosta {adv} :: mid-air, midair (the middle of the air, as while in flight)
lennosta {adv} :: on the fly
lennätellä {vt} :: to fly around
lennätin {n} :: telegraph
lennätinpylväs {n} [historical] :: telegraph post (for telegraphs)
lennättää {vt} :: to fly, to make fly
lennättää {v} [uncommon] :: to wire, to telegraph
Lennu {prop} :: given name
lentää {vi} :: To fly
lentää {vi} [colloquial] :: To fall down
lentää {vt} :: To fly a plane etc
lentis {n} [slang] :: volleyball
lentäjä {n} :: pilot, aviator, airman
lentäjä {n} :: flyer
lentäjä-ässä {n} :: flying ace
lentää kukasta kukkaan {v} [euphemism] :: to bed-hop (to be promiscuous)
lentäminen {n} :: flying
lento {n} :: The act of flying or being in the air
lento {n} :: The flight in a flying vehicle or spacecraft
lento {adv} [music] :: lento (slowly)
lentoaika {n} :: flying time
lentoasema {n} :: airport
lentoauto {n} :: flying car
lentoemäntä {n} [aviation] :: stewardess, air hostess (female flight attendant)
lentoemo {n} [pejorative] :: trolley dolly, sky girl
lentojarrut {n} [aviation] :: airbrakes
lentokala {n} :: flying fish
Lentokala {prop} :: The constellation Volans
lentokansi {n} [nautical] :: flight deck (deck of an aircraft carrier)
lentokelpoinen {adj} :: airworthy (being able to fly,meeting standards for safe flight)
lentokenttä {n} :: airport
lentokenttä {n} :: airfield (place where airplanes can take off and land but unlike an airport must not necessarily have terminals or paved runways)
lentokieltoalue {n} :: no-fly zone, no-flight zone
lentokoira {n} :: lentävä koira
lentokone {n} :: airplane, aeroplane
lentokoneellinen {n} :: planeful
lentokonehalli {n} :: hangar
lentokonesuoja {n} :: hangar
lentokorkeus {n} :: flight altitude
lentokyky {n} :: flying skill (ability to fly)
lentokyvytön {adj} :: flightless
lentolaite {n} :: flyer (machine that flies)
lentolehtinen {n} :: flyer (leaflet, often for advertising)
lentoliikenne {n} :: air traffic
lentolippu {n} :: air ticket, airline ticket, flight ticket, plane ticket
lentolisko {n} :: pterosaur
lentolyönti {n} [tennis] :: volley
lentomuurahainen {n} :: An ant queen or a drone during nuptial flight
lentonopeus {n} :: flying speed
lentoonammunta {n} [hunting] :: Shooting of flying birds
lento-onnettomuus {n} :: aviation accident
lentopaikka {n} [aviation] :: airstrip
lentopallo {n} [uncountable] :: volleyball (sport or activity)
lentopallo {n} [countable] :: volleyball (ball)
lentopalloilija {n} :: volleyball player, volleyballer
lentopalloilu {n} :: volleyball (sport or activity)
lentopelko {n} :: fear of flying, aerophobia
lentopetroli {n} :: jet fuel (highly refined petroleum-based fuel used in jet engines)
lentopoikanen {n} :: fledgling (young bird which has just developed its flight feathers)
lentopommi {n} :: aerial bomb
lentoposti {n} :: airmail, air mail
lentopostikirje {n} :: airmail, airmail letter (any letter sent as airmail)
lentopotku {n} [American football] :: punt
lentorata {n} :: trajectory (the path of a body as it travels through space)
lentorata {n} :: flight path
lentoreitti {n} :: airway, flight route
lentosimulaattori {n} :: flight simulator
lentosotamies {n} [military ranks] :: The lowest rank in the air force
lentosulka {n} [ornithology] :: flight feather (any asymmetrical feather of the wing or tail of a bird)
lentosuukko {n} :: flying kiss
lentotaito {n} [of animals] :: The ability of flying
lentotaito {n} :: Flying skills
lentotiedot {n} :: flight information
lentotukialus {n} :: aircraft carrier
lentotukikohta {n} [military] :: airbase
lentotunti {n} :: A flight hour
lentoturma {n} :: flight accident
lentovalot {n} :: navigation lights
lentovalot {n} :: lights on structures intended for aircraft to make them aware of the existence of such a structure to avoid crashing into it
lentovene {n} :: flying boat
lentoyhtiö {n} :: An airline
lentsikka {n} [colloquial] :: airplane
lentsu {n} [colloquial] :: flu, common cold
lentue {n} :: flight (air force unit consisting of 3 to 6 aircraft)
Lentävä hollantilainen {prop} [nautical folklore] :: Flying Dutchman (mythical ghost ship)
lentävä koira {n} :: flying fox (large Australasian bat of the genus Pteropus)
lentäväkoira {n} :: alternative spelling of lentävä koira
lentävä lautanen {n} :: A flying saucer
Leo {prop} :: given name, cognate to English Leo
leonidit {n} [astronomy] :: The Leonids
leopardi {n} :: leopard (Panthera pardus)
leopardigekko {n} :: leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius)
leopardihai {n} :: leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata)
leopardikissa {n} :: leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis)
leopardimonninen {n} :: threestripe corydoras, leopard catfish, three line catfish (Corydoras trilineatus)
lepakko {n} :: bat (flying mammal)
lepakko {n} [slang] :: lesbian, dyke
lepakkohaukka {n} :: bat hawk (Macheiramphus alcinus)
lepakkokala {n} :: batfish (fish of the genus Platax)
Lepakkomies {n} :: Batman (fictional character)
lepakkotuoli {n} :: butterfly chair
lepakkotutkija {n} :: chiropterologist (one who studies bats)
lepattaa {v} :: To flutter
lepattaa {v} :: To flicker
lepattaa {v} :: To flare (burn unsteadily)
lepatus {n} :: flicker
leperrellä {v} :: to babble (like a baby)
leperrellä {v} :: to talk or speak with a charming voice
lepertää {vi} :: to babble ('as to babies')
lepidoliitti {n} [mineral] :: lepidolite
lepikkö {n} :: alternative form of lepikko
lepikko {n} :: An alder forest
lepikko {n} :: A concentration of alder, as often seen at the rim of a coniferous forest by a field or lake
lepikkohapero {n} :: A brittlegill, Russula alnetorum
lepikkorousku {n} :: A milk-cap, Lactarius obscuratus
lepikkoseitikki {n} [mushroom] :: A webcap, Cortinarius alnetorum
lepäillä {vi} :: to rest, to lounge around
lepinkäinen {n} :: shrike
lepinkäismuura {n} :: great antshrike
Lepistö {prop} :: surname
lepääjä {n} :: one who rests or sleeps
lepääjä {n} [bridge] :: dummy
lepo {n} :: rest, repose
lepo {interj} [military] :: at ease!
lepoaika {n} :: resting period; pause
lepoitiö {n} [biology] :: resting spore, cyst
lepolesti {n} :: shoe tree (device to keep shoes in shape)
lepomassa {n} [physics] :: rest mass
lepopäivä {n} :: a rest day
leposide {n} [medicine] :: A limb restraint, a type of medical restraint used in psychiatric emergencies
leposija {n} :: resting place
leposyke {n} [cardiology] :: resting heart rate; a person's heart rate when in rest
lepotauko {n} :: A rest, break
lepotila {n} :: dormancy
lepotila {n} [physics] :: rest
lepotila {n} [computing] :: sleep, standby, suspension
lepotuoli {n} :: chaise longue, lounge chair
lepovuosi {n} :: sabbatical year (year of rest)
leppä {n} :: An alder, any of the trees in the genus Alnus
leppä {n} :: A grey alder (harmaaleppä by its full Finnish name), Alnus incana
leppeä {adj} :: balmy
leppein {adj} :: superlative of leppeä
leppeämpi {adj} :: comparative of leppeä
leppäkerttu {n} :: ladybird, ladybug
leppäkorpiseitikki {n} [mushroom] :: A webcap, Cortinarius helvelloides
Leppälä {prop} :: surname
Leppälä {prop} :: Any of a number of small places in Finland
leppälinnut {n} :: The genus Phoenicurus (true redstarts)
leppälintu {n} :: common redstart, Phoenicurus phoenicurus
leppälintu {n} :: redstart (any of the birds in the genus Phoenicurus)
leppälintu {n} :: In plural, true redstarts (genus Phoenicurus)
leppälintu {n} :: redstart (any of the birds in related genera Hodgsonius (tiheikköleppälinnut), Rhyacomis (jokileppälinnut) and Chaimarromis (virtaleppälinnut))
leppälintu {n} :: robin (any of the birds in related genera Myiomela (sinileppälinnut) and Cinclidium (viidakkoleppälinnut))
Leppänen {prop} :: surname
leppoinen {adj} :: synonym of leppoisa
leppoisa {adj} :: mild, placid, gentle
leppoisa {adj} :: jovial
leppoistaminen {n} :: downshifting (social trend towards living a simpler, less ambitious life with a better work-life balance)
leppäpirkko {n} :: ladybird
leppärousku {n} :: Either of the two species of milk-caps (Lactarius deterrimus, Lactarius deliciosus)
Leppävirta {prop} :: A municipality in Northern Savonia, Finland
Leppävirta {prop} :: surname
leppyä {vi} :: To relent
leppyä {vi} :: To stop being angry
leppymätön {adj} :: relentless, implacable
leppymättömästi {adv} :: relentlessly
leppymättömyys {n} :: relentlessness
lepra {n} [diseases] :: leprosy
lepsu {adj} :: feeble, limp, negligent, lenient
lepsu {adj} [colloquial] :: soft, lax, relaxed, flabby (of a person)
lepsuilla {vi} [colloquial] :: to be too soft, to let slide, to not be strict (enough)
leptoni {n} [particle] :: lepton
leptospiroosi {n} [pathology] :: leptospirosis
lepuuttaa {vt} :: To rest (to relieve; give rest to)
lepuuttaja {n} [nautical] :: A fender (cushion-like object placed along the sides of a boat to prevent damage)
lepytellä {v} :: to soothe (to restore to ease)
lepyttää {v} :: to placate, to soothe
lepyttää {v} :: to appease
lerpahtaa {vi} :: to go or become floppy or flaccid
lerpattaa {vi} :: to dangle, to flap
lerppu {n} [computing] :: 5.25-inch or 8-inch floppy
lerppu {adj} [colloquial] :: soft, bendy, flaccid
lerppua {vi} :: to dangle, to flap
lesbismi {n} :: lesbianism
lesbo {n} :: lesbian
lesbolainen {n} [dated] :: Lesbian
lesbolaisuus {n} :: lesbianism
lesbous {n} :: lesbianism
lese {n} :: [chiefly used in plural] bran (outside layer of a grain when separated from the grain)
lesitiini {n} [chemistry] :: lecithin
Leskelä {prop} :: surname
leskenlehti {n} [botany] :: coltsfoot, Tussilago farfara
lesken osuus {n} [legal] :: A dower (part of estate given to widow or widower)
leskeys {n} :: The state of being a widow or widower; widowhood or widowerhood
leskeytyä {v} :: (intransitive) to become a widow or widower
leski {n} :: widow [female], widower [male]
leskikuningatar {n} :: queen dowager
leskimies {n} :: widower
Leskinen {prop} :: surname
Leskio {prop} :: surname
leskirivi {n} [typography] :: widow, widow line (single line of type at the top of page)
Lesotho {prop} :: Lesotho (African country)
lesotholainen {n} :: Lesothan (person)
lesotholainen {adj} :: Lesothan (of or pertaining to Lesotho)
lesottaa {v} [colloquial, dialectal] :: To brag, boast
lesottaja {n} [colloquial, dialectal] :: A braggart, bragger, boaster, braggadocio
lespata {v} :: To lisp
lestä {vt} :: To refine grains
lestadiolainen {n} [religion] :: Laestadian (follower of Laestadianism)
lestadiolainen {adj} [religion] :: Laestadian (of or pertaining to Laestadianism)
lestadiolaisuus {n} [Christianity] :: Laestadianism (revivalist movement)
lesti {n} :: last (shoemaker's tool)
lesti {n} :: shoe tree
lesty {n} :: Flour made from peeled grains
letittää {v} :: to braid (to weave together, intertwine)
letka {n} :: A line (of cars etc.)
letkajenkka {n} [dance] :: a type of Finnish social dance very similar to bunny hop and somewhat to conga
letkajenkka {n} [music] :: the music style, a subtype of jenkka, associated with this dance
letkauttaa {v} :: to quip
letkeä {adj} [colloquial] :: chill, relaxed, laid-back (of people, of an atmosphere, etc.)
letkis {n} [colloquial] :: synonym of letkajenkka
letku {n} :: A hosepipe, hose
letkukiristin {n} :: alternative form of letkunkiristin
letkunkiristin {n} [technical] :: hose clamp, hose clip, hose lock (device used to attach and seal a hose onto a fitting)
letkunkiristäjä {n} :: alternative form of letkunkiristin
letti {n} :: A plait, braid, pigtail
letti {n} [colloquial] :: Hair (collection of human head hair)
letto {n} :: fen, a type of treeless swamp
lettu {n} :: A type of pancake resembling a crêpe
lettutaikina {n} :: pancake dough
letukka {n} :: hussy
leu {n} :: A leu (unit of currency of Romania and Moldova)
leuanveto {n} :: pull-up
leudontaa {vt} :: to make (more) temperate
leudontua {vi} :: To become (more) temperate
leudota {vi} :: to become balmy (of weather)
leuhka {adj} :: boastful
leuhkasti {adv} :: boastfully, jauntily
leuhkia {v} :: To brag, boast
leuka {n} :: jaw
leuka {n} :: chin
leukahihna {n} :: throatlatch, throatlash (part of a horse's bridle)
leukailla {vi} :: to quip repeatedly, often sarcastically
leukalappu {n} :: bib
leukalappumuura {n} :: saturnine antshrike, Thamnomanes saturninus
leukalinja {n} :: jawline
leukaluu {n} [skeleton] :: jawbone (any of the bones in the lower or upper jaw)
leukaluu {n} [colloquial] :: lower jawbone, mandible
leukaparta {n} :: whisker (part of the beard)
leukaperät {n} :: jowls
leukaraaja {n} :: A mandible (mouthpart of an arthropod)
leukatuki {n} [music] :: chin rest, chinrest (violin accessory that helps positioning the player's chin against the instument)
leukava {adj} :: arrogant, pretentious
leukemia {n} :: leukemia
leukismi {n} :: leucism (partial loss of pigment in animals)
leukoija {n} :: stock (flower of the genus Matthiola)
leukooma {n} :: leucoma
leukosyytti {n} [hematology, cytology, immunology] :: leukocyte
leuku {n} :: A type of hunting knife with a long blade originating in Lapland
leusiini {n} [amino acid] ::  leucine
leusiitti {n} [mineral] :: leucite (mineral)
leuto {adj} :: balmy, temperate, mild, gentle
leutous {n} :: balminess
levä {n} :: alga
levä {n} :: seaweed
levanki {n} [nautical] :: mainsheet traveler (device that allows sideways movement of the point in which the mainsheet tackle connects to the boat)
Levantti {prop} :: Levant
leveä {adj} :: wide
leveäheisimato {n} :: synonym of lapamato
leveähuulisarvikuono {n} :: white rhinoceros, Ceratotherium simum
leveillä {v} :: to flaunt, to show off, to brag (for example, one's language skills or skills in some other area)
levein {adj} :: superlative of leveä
leveälehtinen {adj} [botany] :: broad-leaved
levennellä {v} :: to swagger, to boast, to brag
leventää {vt} :: to broaden, widen
leventyä {vi} :: To broaden, widen
leveäpyrstökihu {n} :: pomarine skua, Stercorarius pomarinus
leveärunkoinen {adj} [aeronautics] :: widebodied
leveästi {adv} :: broadly, widely [in concrete sense]
levetä {vi} :: To widen
leveydetön {adj} :: widthless
leveydetön {adj} [computing] :: zero-width
leveys {n} :: width or breadth of an object
leveys {n} :: beam (maximum width of a ship)
leveys {n} :: in combination with pohjoinen (nothern) or eteläinen (southern): latitude (angular distance north or south of the equator)
leveysaste {n} :: A latitude (angular distance from the equator)
leveyshaku {n} [graph theory] :: breadth-first search
leveyspiiri {n} [geography] :: latitude (imaginary circle around the earth running parallel to the equator)
levähdys {n} :: A short respite, a breathing spell
levähdys {n} [colloquial] :: A breakdown
levähdysalue {n} :: rest area
levähtää {v} :: To rest for a while
levähtää {v} [colloquial] :: To break down
leviäin {n} [botany] :: An plant organ used in spreading
levike {n} :: widener (especially a kit to widen something)
levike {n} :: a stop (widened portion of road to stop temporarily)
levikki {n} :: circulation, distribution (of a newspaper)
leviäminen {n} :: spreading
levinneisyys {n} :: distribution (of organisms)
levinneisyysalue {n} [ecology] :: range
levintä {n} :: dispersion
levitä {vi} :: To spread
levitä {vi} :: To sprawl
levitä {vi} [colloquial, of a car] :: To break down
levitaatio {n} :: levitation
levite {n} :: spread, table spread
levitellä {vt} :: to spread around, to spread out
levitin {n} :: A spacer, spreader
levitoida {vi} :: To levitate
levittää {v} :: to spread, spread out
levittää {v} :: to apply (paint; lotion, cream)
levittää {v} :: to widen, expand; extend
levittää {v} :: to propagate, disseminate
levittää {v} :: to distribute (e.g. movie or music copies)
levittää {v} :: to roll out
levittää {v} [figuratively] :: to peddle (to spread or cause to spread)
levittäjä {n} :: one who spreads
levittäminen {n} :: spreading
levittyä {vi} :: To spread
levittäytyä {vi} :: To spread out, radiate
leväkkö {n} [plant] :: rannoch-rush, Scheuchzeria palustris
leväkukinta {n} :: algal bloom
levällään {adv} :: wide open
levällään {adv} :: outstretched
levällään {adv} :: spread around
levällään {adv} :: in bits and pieces
levollinen {adj} :: calm (free of noise and disturbance)
levollinen {adj} :: peaceful, calm (free from anger and anxiety)
levollisuus {n} :: tranquility, calm
levoton {adj} :: restless, anxious
levottomasti {adv} :: restlessly
levottomuus {n} :: restlessness
levottomuus {n} :: anxiety
levottomuus {n} :: unrest, trouble
leväperäinen {adj} :: negligent, neglectful, lax
leväsieni {n} :: any fungus of the former taxon Mastigomycota
levätä {vi} :: To rest, take a break/breather
levätä {vi} :: To lie (down), sleep
levätä {vi} [of a dead person] :: To rest, repose, lie, be buried
levätä {vi} :: To lie (unused), be out of use
levätä {v} [of a field] :: to lie fallow
levätä {vi} :: panna lakiesitys lepäämään (vaalien yli) = to table/shelf a bill (until after the election)
levätiede {n} :: phycology, algology
levätieteellinen {adj} :: phycological
levätä laakereillaan {v} [idiomatic] :: to rest on one's laurels (to rely on a past success instead of trying to improve oneself further)
levätutkija {n} :: phycologist (one who studies algae as a profession)
levätutkimus {n} :: phycological research
levy {n} :: plate (thin, flat object of uniform thickness)
levy {n} :: board (flat construction material supplied in sheets, such as chipboard, or a sheet of such material)
levy {n} :: slab (thick, flat piece of material)
levy {n} :: disk (device for storing data)
levy {n} :: recording (piece of music stored on a disc, or a disc on which music is saved)
levyasema {n} [computing] :: disk drive
levyautomaatti {n} :: A jukebox (coin-operated machine that plays recorded music)
levyhaarniska {n} :: plate armour
levyinen {adj} :: wide, of the width
levyjarru {n} :: disc brake
levykansio {n} :: disc case (case for holding multiple optical discs)
levyke {n} [computing] :: floppy disk, diskette
levykeasema {n} [computing] :: floppy drive
levykuva {n} [computing] :: A disk image
levylautanen {n} :: turntable (circular rotating platform of a record player or similar)
levynkansi {n} :: album cover
levypallo {n} [basketball] :: rebound
levypyörä {n} :: wheel disk
levypyörä {n} :: platewheel
levysakset {n} :: metal snips
levysoitin {n} :: record player
levytanko {n} :: barbell
levytanssit {n} :: dance event with music played from a disc or record
levyte {n} :: recording
levyttää {v} :: To make a musical record
leväyttää {vt} :: to spread open or spread out quickly
levytys {n} :: recording (reproduction of sound stored in a permanent medium, especially on a disc)
levy-yhtiö {n} :: record label, label, record company
Leydenin pullo {n} :: alternative form of Leidenin pullo
leyhähdellä {v} :: to waft, repeatedly
leyhähtää {v} :: to waft
leyhyä {vi} [rare] :: to wave, to waft
leyhytellä {v} :: to fan (to blow air on something or someone by means of a hand fan or other implement)
leyhyttää {vt} :: to fan (to blow air on)
leyhäyttää {vt} :: to cause to waft
lhasa apso {n} :: Lhasa apso (breed of dog)
lähde {n} :: spring (place where water emerges from the ground)
lähde {n} [often in plural] :: source (collection of water on or under the surface of the ground in which a stream originates)
lähde {n} :: source, origin (person, place or thing from which something comes or is acquired)
lähde {n} :: source (reporter's informant)
lähde {n} :: source (book, article, interviewee etc. referenced in a written work; an item in the bibliography of a written work)
lähde {n} [electronics] :: source (one of the terminals of a field effect transistor)
lähdekieli {n} [linguistics, computing] :: A source language
lähdekoodi {n} [computing] :: source code
lähdeluettelo {n} :: bibliography (section of a written work containing citations, not quotations, to all the books referenced in the work)
lähdeteksti {n} [linguistics] :: A source text
lähdeteos {n} :: reference book (book providing factual information)
lähdettää {vt} :: to abort (a fetus)
lähdevesi {n} :: spring water
lähdevesi {n} :: mineral water
läheinen {adj} :: close, near, adjacent
läheinen {adj} :: close, intimate, familiar
läheinen {adj} :: approximate
läheinen {n} :: A close friend or relative, often including some neighbors
läheinen {n} :: A close relative
läheisempi {adj} :: comparative of läheinen
läheisesti {adv} :: closely
läheisyys {n} :: proximity, closeness
lähekkäin {adv} :: close to each other, head to head
lähekkäinen {adj} :: close or near together
lähekkäisyys {n} :: proximity
lähellä {adv} :: near, close, nearby; nigh (in a position nearby)
lähellä {postp} :: near, close to, in the vicinity of
lähelle {adv} :: near, close, nearby; nigh (to a position nearby)
lähelle {postp} :: near, close to, to the vicinity of
läheltä {adv} :: from near, from the vicinity (from a position nearby)
läheltä {postp} :: from near, from the vicinity of
läheltä piti {phrase} [idiomatic] :: it was close, it was a close shave
läheltä piti -tilanne {n} :: close shave (near accident or mishap)
lähemmä {adv} [dialectal] :: alternative form of lähemmäs ("nearer, closer)
lähemmäksi {adv} :: nearer, closer (to a position that is nearer to something than the current one)
lähemmäs {adv} :: nearer, closer (to a position that is nearer to something than the current one)
lähempää {adv} :: closer (from or at a closer distance (than something else))
lähempi {adj} :: closer, nearer (being in a position that is nearer to something than something else)
lähempänä {adv} :: closer, nearer (in a position that is nearer than another)
lähennellä {v} :: to verge (to come very close; to approach)
lähennellä {v} :: to come on (to show sexual or relational interest)
lähentää {vt} :: to bring closer together
lähentäminen {n} :: approximation
lähentyä {vi} :: To get closer, to come closer, to converge
lähes {adv} :: almost, nearly, close to
läheskään {adv} :: [with ei]: Far from enough; not even closely
lähestulkoon {adv} :: almost, nearly, close to
lähestyä {vi} :: To approach, come close(r)/near(er)
lähestyä {vt} [+ partitive] :: To approach, come close(r) to/near(er) (sth/sb)
lähestyjä {n} :: approacher
lähestyminen {n} :: approximation
lähestymiskielto {n} [legal] :: restraining order; peace bond
lähestymiskulma {n} :: angle of approach
lähestymiskulma {n} [automotive] :: approach angle (the maximum angle of a ramp onto which a vehicle can climb from a horizontal plane without interference)
lähestymiskulma {n} [figuratively] :: point of view, a way of looking at things
lähestymistapa {n} :: The manner of an approach
lähestymisvalot {n} [aviation] :: approach lights
lähestyttävä {adj} :: with a modifier such as helposti (easily) or vaikeasti (with difficulty) describes how a person reacts when being approached by another person:
lähetä {vi} :: To become closer
lähete {n} :: referral
lähetellä {v} :: to be sending, to keep sending
lähetetyt-kansio {n} :: sent mail (computer file)
lähetin {n} :: transmitter
lähetinasema {n} :: transmitter, transmitter station
lähettää {v} :: to send (to make something go from one place to another)
lähettää {v} :: to dispatch (to send with promptness)
lähettää {v} [computing] :: to dispatch (to pass on for further processing)
lähettää {v} :: to ship (to send a parcel or container to a recipient by any means of transport)
lähettää {v} :: to transmit (to spread a signal)
lähettää {v} [Internet] :: to upload
lähettää {v} :: lähettää edelleen/eteenpäin: to forward, relay
lähettää {v} :: lähettää pois: to dismiss
lähettää {v} :: lähettää uudelleen: to resend
lähetti {n} :: A messenger or courier (person who delivers messages)
lähetti {n} :: An orderly (soldier who carries out minor tasks for a superior officer)
lähetti {n} :: An errand boy (person who runs errands)
lähetti {n} [chess] :: A bishop (chess piece)
lähetti {n} :: A missionary (person who travels attempting to spread a religion or a creed)
lähettiläs {n} :: emissary
lähettiläs {n} [chess] :: bishop
lähetti-rna {n} [biology] :: messenger RNA
lähettäjä {n} :: sender
lähettämään {v} :: infinitive of lähettää
lähettyvillä {adv} :: near, nearby, in the neighbourhood of
lähetys {n} :: A delivery (of goods, post)
lähetys {n} :: A broadcast (by television, radio), a transmission
lähetys {n} :: An evangelist missionary mission
lähetysaika {n} :: airtime, broadcasting time
lähetysasema {n} :: missionary post, missionary station
lähetysasema {n} :: synonym of lähetinasema
lähetyskulut {n} :: charges associated with sending something
lähetysluettelo {n} [legal, transport] :: shipping list, packing list, delivery order, waybill, bill of lading (list of items included in a shipment)
lähetyspappi {n} :: missionary priest
lähetyssaarnaaja {n} [religion] :: missionary (person who travels attempting to spread a religion or a creed)
lähetyssaarnaaja-asento {n} [sex] :: missionary position (a sex position)
lähetystö {n} :: delegation
lähetystö {n} :: embassy
lähetystiede {n} :: missiology
lähetystyö {n} [religion] :: Christian or Islamic mission
lähetystyöntekijä {n} [religion] :: missionary (person who travels attempting to spread a religion or a creed)
lähiö {n} :: suburb (urbanized area on the periphery of a city)
lähi- {prefix} :: A prefix signifying near, close
lähiaika {n} :: near future
lähiaika {n} [colloquial] :: recent past
lähiaikoina {adv} :: soon, shortly, in a short time, in the near future
lähiaikoina {adv} :: [colloquially] recently, lately, in the recent past
lähialue {n} :: vicinity (nearby region)
lähihoitaja {n} :: practical nurse
Lähi-itä {prop} :: Middle East
Lähi-itä {prop} :: Near East
lähijuna {n} :: commuter train
lähikauppa {n} :: corner store, convenience store (small retail store carrying a limited selection of items)
lähikunta {n} :: A nearby municipality
lähikuukausi {n} [chiefly in the plural] :: the coming months
lähikuva {n} :: closeup
lähikuvaus {n} :: close-up photography, macrophotography (photography that is done up close)
lähilasit {n} :: glasses or spectacles to enhance near vision
löhöillä {v} :: Frequentative form of löhötä
löhöily {n} :: idling, lolling (event of lying lazy)
lähimarkkinat {n} :: regional market or fair
lähimarkkinat {n} :: neighboring markets or the markets of neighboring countries
lähimmäinen {n} :: fellow human being
lähimmäinen {n} [biblical] :: neighbour (any fellow human being)
lähimmäksi {adv} :: nearest, closest (to a position that is the nearest to something)
lähimmäs {adv} :: nearest, closest (to a position that is the nearest to something)
lähimpää {adv} :: nearest, closest (from the shortest distance)
lähimpänä {adv} :: closest, nearest (in a position that is the nearest to something)
lähimuisti {n} :: short-term memory
lähin {adj} :: closest, nearest
lähinnä {adv} :: closest to
lähinnä {adv} :: mostly, predominantly
lähiomainen {n} :: next of kin
lähipiiri {n} :: inner circle (one's closest friends and family)
lähipiste {n} :: near point (nearest point upon which an eye can focus)
lähipäivä {n} :: Any of the next few days
lähipäivä {n} :: Any of the days near a given date
lähipäivinä {adv} :: one day, one of these days, someday (at unspecified time in the future)
lähiseutu {n} :: neighbourhood
lähistö {n} :: vicinity, proximity, neighborhood
lähisukulainen {n} :: close relative
lähitulevaisuus {n} :: near future, immediate future
lähivalo {n} :: low beam of an individual headlight; as in English, the plural is used for the pair, see lähivalot
lähivalot {n} :: in a road vehicle, the low beams
lähiverkko {n} [computing] :: local area network, LAN
lähiviikko {n} :: Any of the next or past few weeks; mostly used in plural
lähivuosi {n} :: One of next few years; normally used in plural
lähiympäristö {n} :: vicinity, neighborhood, neighbourhood, surroundings ‎(nearby region)
lähiympäristö {n} :: milieu (person's social setting or environment)
lähtö {n} :: departure
lähtö {n} [sports] :: start
lähtö {n} :: takeoff (of a plane)
lähtö {n} :: launch (of a rocket)
löhötä {vi} :: to lie lazy, loll, lounge
lähtöaika {n} :: time of departure, departure time
lähtöasema {n} :: origin station, departure station
lähtöaste {n} [graph theory] :: outdegree
lähtöaula {n} :: departure lounge
lähteä {v} :: to leave, go, go away, start, start out, start off, set off, take off, depart, sail
lähteä {v} :: to come from, stem
lähteä {v} [of a stain, shirt button, fur, hair] :: to come out, come off, shed, fall out
Lähteenmäki {prop} :: surname
lähteä kävelemään {v} [idiomatic, colloquial] :: To leave, go away, quit; get lost
lähteä kävelemään {v} [idiomatic, colloquial] :: To walk (to be stolen)
lähteä kävelylle {v} :: To go for a walk
lähteä lapasesta {vi} [idiomatic, colloquial] :: to get out of control, to get out of hand
lähteä matkaan {v} :: to set forth, set out (to begin a journey or expedition)
lähteminen {n} :: leaving
lähtemätön {adj} :: indelible (difficult to remove, wash away, blot out, or efface)
lähtemätön {adj} :: indelible (incapable of being canceled, lost, or forgotten)
lähtöenergia {n} [firearms] :: The muzzle energy
lähteä soitellen sotaan {v} [idiomatic] :: To bring a knife to a gunfight (to enter into a confrontation or other challenging situation without being adequately equipped or prepared)
lähtevät-kansio {n} [computing] :: outbox
lähtevät-laatikko {n} :: outbox (physical box)
lähtöhinta {n} :: starting price, upset price, opening price (price from which an auction starts)
lähtien {postp} :: (temporal) since, as of, from, from ... onwards, from ... forward (of time)
lähtiäiset {n} :: synonym of läksiäiset
lähtijä {n} :: leaver
lähtöisin {adv} :: originating from
lähtökohta {n} :: starting point
lähtökohta {n} :: basis
lähtökohtaisesti {adv} :: fundamentally
lähtökohtaisesti {adv} :: as a rule
lähtökohtaisesti {adv} :: in principle
lähtökohtaisesti {adv} :: in theory
lähtökohtaisesti {adv} :: per se, basically
lähtökuoppa {n} [athletics, chiefly in the plural] :: a small hole in the ground into which a runner can fit the toe of his running shoe at the start of a heat
lähtökuoppa {n} [figuratively, in the plural] :: bullpen (the state of being ready to start)
lähtölaskenta {n} :: countdown
lähtönopeus {n} [firearms] :: The muzzle velocity
lähtöpaikka {n} :: point of departure
lähtöpassit {n} [figuratively] :: marching orders, walking papers
lähtöselvitys {n} :: check-in (registration for a flight or sail as a passenger)
läähättää {v} :: To pant
lähtötaso {n} :: starting level
läähättäjä {n} :: panter (one who pants, breaths heavily or labouredly)
lähtövalmistelut {n} :: preparations for leaving or departure
läähätys {n} :: panting
liaani {n} :: liana
liata {vt} :: To dirty, soil, begrime; (figuratively) to tarnish, sully
libaatio {n} [rare, theology] :: libation
Libanon {prop} :: Lebanon
libanonilainen {adj} :: Lebanese
libanonilainen {n} :: A Lebanese person
liberaali {adj} :: liberal
liberaalinen {adj} :: liberal
liberaalistaa {vt} :: alternative form of liberalisoida
liberaalistua {vi} :: To become more liberal, liberalize
liberaatio {n} :: liberation
liberaattori {n} :: liberator
liberalismi {n} :: liberalism
liberalisoida {vt} :: to liberalize
liberalisoitua {vi} :: To be liberalized
liberalisti {n} :: liberalist
liberalistinen {adj} :: liberal
Liberia {prop} :: Liberia
libero {n} [soccer] :: sweeper, libero
libertarismi {n} :: libertarianism
libertaristi {n} :: libertarian
libraatio {n} [astronomy] :: libration (apparent wobble of the Moon or other celestial object)
libretto {n} :: book, libretto (script of a musical)
Libya {prop} :: Libya
libyalainen {adj} :: Libyan
libyalainen {n} :: A Libyan person
lidokaiini {n} [chemistry] :: lidocaine
Liechtenstein {prop} :: Liechtenstein
Liedes {prop} :: surname
liehahtaa {vi} :: to waft, to flush
liehakas {adj} :: smug, flattering
liehakka {adj} :: smug, flattering
liehakko {n} :: flatterer
liehakoida {v} :: To court, flirt
liehitellä {v} :: to chat up
liehittelijä {n} :: wooer
liehtoa {vi} [dated or dialectal] :: synonym of lietsoa
liehua {vi} :: to flutter, to wave (like a flag)
liehuke {n} :: flounce, streamer
liehunta {n} :: flutter, sway, waver
liehureuna {n} :: A fly (the free vertical edge of a flying flag)
liehuttaa {vt} :: to flutter, to wave (like a flag)
liehuttaa {vt} :: to fly or display a flag
lieju {n} :: mud
liejukana {n} :: common moorhen, Gallinula chloropus
liejukana {n} :: moorhen (any bird of the genus Gallinula)
liejukana {n} :: In plural (liejukanat), the genus Gallinula
liejukko {n} :: muddy place
liejupiru {n} :: hellbender
liejupohjainen {adj} :: mud-bottomed, having a bottom made out of mud
liejuryömijä {n} :: mudskipper
liejusavi {n} [geology] :: muddy clay with organic matter
liejusimpukka {n} :: Baltic macoma, Macoma balthica
liejuuntua {vi} :: To become muddy
lieka {n} :: tether
lieke {n} [obsolete] :: electricity
liekehdintä {n} :: flaming
liekehtiä {v} :: To flame, blaze
liekehtivä {adj} :: flaming
liekinheitin {n} :: flamethrower
liekitetty {adj} :: flambéed
liekittää {v} [cooking] :: to flambé
liekitys {n} :: flambé, flambéing (act of flambéing)
liekki {n} :: flame
liekkikala {n} :: red bandfish, Cepola macrophthalma, also Cepola rubescens
liekkilasi {n} :: chimney (the glass flue surrounding the flame of an oil lamp)
liekku {n} [dialectal] :: A cradle
lieko {n} [plant] :: Any plant in the family Lycopodiaceae, a club moss or clubmoss
liekokasvi {n} [plant] :: club moss (any of the species in the taxonomic family Lycopodiaceae)
liekokasvi {n} :: in plural (liekokasvit), the family Lycopodiaceae (club mosses)
Lieksa {prop} :: Lieksa
liekuttaa {v} :: to cradle
liemi {n} :: broth
liemi {n} :: stock
liemi {n} :: liquor
liemi {n} :: brine
liemikilpikonna {n} :: A green turtle or green sea turtle
liemikulho {n} :: tureen
liemikuutio {n} :: stock cube
liemimalja {n} :: tureen
liennyttää {vt} :: to alleviate, ease
liennyttää {vt} :: to abate
lientää {vt} :: to ease, to curb, to moderate
lientyä {vi} :: To alleviate, ease
lientyä {vi} :: To abate
liereä {adj} :: cylindrical
lieriö {n} :: cylinder
lieri {n} :: brim (of a hat)
lierihattu {n} :: brimmed hat
lierikko {n} :: A brimmed hat
lieriömäinen {adj} :: cylinder-like, cylindrical
lieriöprojektio {n} :: cylindrical projection
liero {n} :: earthworm (any species of the family Lumbricidae)
liero {n} :: jackal, skunk (opportunistic and/or treacherous person)
lieroilla {vi} :: to act like a jackal or skunk (act like a opportunistic and/or treacherous person)
liesi {n} :: fire (stove)
liesituuletin {n} :: range hood [US], cooker hood, kitchen hood, extractor hood [UK] (kitchen device)
lieska {n} :: flame
lieskauuni {n} :: reverberatory furnace
liesma {n} [nautical] :: bolt-rope
liestyä {vi} :: To fray
liesu {n} [used chiefly adverbially in inessive, elative and illative singular] :: the condition of not being at home; being out
liesu {n} [plant] :: rockbrake, parsley fern, Cryptogramma crispa
liesuta {v} :: to be out (to be somewhere else than at home)
liete {n} :: silt
liete {n} :: sludge
lietekivi {n} [geology] :: mudstone
lietevesi {n} [waste water treatment] :: sewage liquor (liquor obtained after separation of solid matter from sludge; sewage liquor still contains dissolved elements and is subject to further treatment)
lieto {adj} [of land, dialectal, archaic, uncertain] :: soft, wet
Lieto {prop} :: A municipality in Southwest Finland
lietso {n} :: A blower, especially the bellows used for blowing air into a furnace
lietsoa {v} :: To blow air into a fire or embers to make them burn better or in a higher temperature
lietsoa {vt} [+ partitive] :: To agitate, stir up, ferment, provoke, wage, instigate, incite
lietsoin {n} [archaic] :: alternative form of lietso
lietsu {n} :: synonym of liesu
lietsuta {v} :: alternative term for liesuta
liettää {vt} :: to silt, to sediment
lietto {n} :: silting, sedimentation
liettua {n} :: Lithuanian (language)
Liettua {prop} :: Lithuania
liettualainen {n} :: A Lithuanian person
liettualainen {adj} :: Lithuanian, of or relating to Lithuania
liettualainen {adj} :: Lithuanian, relating to the Lithuanian language:
liettualaisuus {n} :: Lithuanianness (state or quality of being Lithuanian)
liettuanajokoira {n} :: Lithuanian Hound (breed of dog)
Liettuan tasavalta {prop} :: The Republic of Lithuania
liettyä {vi} :: To silt up
lievä {adj} :: mild
lievä {adj} :: slight
lieve {n} :: the lower edge of a garment; hem
lieve {n} :: hem (rim or margin of something)
lieve {n} :: In plural of adessive, ablative and allative cases used to indicate approximate location; see liepeillä, liepeiltä, liepeille
lievempi {adj} :: comparative of lievä
lievennys {n} :: abatement, mitigation
lieventää {vt} :: to mitigate, attenuate, extenuate
lieventävä asianhaara {n} [legal] :: extenuating circumstance, mitigating circumstance, attenuating circumstance
lieventyä {vi} [algebra] :: to be mitigated
lievetä {vi} :: Alternative form of lieventyä
lievike {n} :: palliative, remedy
lievin {adj} :: superlative of lievä
lievittää {vt} :: to ease, alleviate, relieve, soothe, assuage (pain, suffering)
lievittyä {vi} :: To ease, be alleviated
lievästi {adv} :: slightly
lievyys {n} :: lightness, leniency
liftaaja {n} :: hitchhiker
liftari {n} [colloquial] :: A hitchhiker
liftata {vi} :: to hitchhike, hitch a ride, hitch, thumb a lift [UK], thumb a ride [US]
liftaus {n} :: hitchhiking
lifti {n} [slang] :: lift
ligaasi {n} [chemistry] :: ligase
ligamentti {n} [anatomy] :: ligament
ligatuuri {n} [linguistics] :: ligature (character that visually combines multiple letters, such as æ, œ)
ligatuuri {n} [music] :: ligature (group of notes played as a phrase)
ligatuuri {n} [music] :: ligature (curved line that indicates such a phrase)
ligatuuri {n} [music] :: ligature (piece used to hold a reed to the mouthpiece on woodwind instruments)
ligniini {n} [organic chemistry] :: lignin
ligniitti {n} :: lignite
Ligurianmeri {prop} :: The Ligurian Sea
liha {n} :: meat
liha {n} :: flesh
lihahyytelö {n} :: meat jelly
lihahyytelö {n} :: head cheese [US], brawn [UK] (meat jelly cooked of the head of a pig or calf)
lihainen {adj} :: meaty, fleshy
lihaisa {adj} :: fleshy, meaty
lihajaloste {n} :: processed meat, meat product
lihakarja {n} :: beef cattle
lihakas {adj} :: meaty, muscular
lihakauppa {n} :: butchershop
lihake {n} [anatomy] :: caruncle (small, fleshy excrescence that is a normal part of an animal's anatomy)
lihakeitto {n} :: meat soup
lihakirves {n} :: A meat cleaver
lihaksekas {adj} :: muscular, brawny
lihaksikas {adj} :: beefy
lihaksikas {adj} :: buff
lihaksikas {adj} :: built
lihaksikas {adj} :: brawny
lihaksikas {adj} :: muscular
lihaksisto {n} :: musculature
lihakulli {n} [vulgar] :: shower (man whose penis appears full size both when flaccid and when erect)
lihakulli {n} :: (vulgar) such penis
lihaleikkele {n} [usually in plural] :: synonym of leikkele
lihaleikkele {n} [usually in plural] :: charcuterie (cured meat that is ready to be eaten)
lihaliemi {n} :: bouillon, meat stock
lihallinen {adj} :: fleshly, carnal
lihallinen yhteys {n} [archaic, legal] :: carnal knowledge
lihamuhennos {n} :: meat stew
lihamureke {n} :: meatloaf
lihamylly {n} :: mincer, meatgrinder
lihankidutus {n} [dated] :: asceticism
lihanpala {n} :: alternative form of lihapala
lihanpalanen {n} :: alternative form of lihapala
lihansyöjä {n} :: carnivore
lihansyöjäkasvi {n} [botany] :: carnivorous plant (any of several unrelated plants modified to capture and digest animals)
lihapala {n} :: piece of meat
lihapata {n} :: meat pot (pot in which meat is cooked)
lihapata {n} :: meat stew (dish consisting chiefly of slowly cooked meat)
lihaperunalaatikko {n} :: meat-and-potato casserole
liha-perunasoselaatikko {n} :: casserole consisting of minced meat and smashed potatoes
lihaperunasoselaatikko {n} :: meat and mashed potato casserole (somewhat similar to shepherd's pie)
lihapiirakka {n} [foods] :: meat pie
lihapiiras {n} :: meat pie
lihapotti {n} :: synonym of lihapata (dish)
lihapulla {n} :: meatball
lihapyörykkä {n} :: meatball
lihas {n} :: muscle
lihasfibrilli {n} [anatomy] :: synonym of lihassäie
lihaskimppu {n} :: tank (muscular and physically imposing person)
lihaskramppi {n} :: A cramp (painful contraction of muscles)
lihaskudos {n} :: muscle tissue
lihasmaha {n} [anatomy] :: gizzard
lihasoppa {n} :: meat soup
lihaspuna {n} [protein] :: myoglobin
lihasrelaksantti {n} :: muscle relaxant (drug)
lihassäie {n} [anatomy] :: myofibril
lihassolu {n} [anatomy] :: muscle fiber
lihassärky {n} [pathology] :: myalgia, muscle pain
lihassyy {n} [anatomy] :: muscle fiber
lihasvoima {n} :: brawn, muscle power
lihava {adj} :: fat
lihavampi {adj} :: comparative of lihava
lihavan ahmimishäiriö {n} [pathology] :: binge eating disorder (recurrent binge eating, but without the purging etc. associated with bulimia)
lihavoida {vt} [typography] :: to bold
lihavointi {n} [typography] :: bolding
lihavoitu {adj} [typography] :: bolded
lihavuus {n} :: obesity
lihavuuskirurgia {n} [medicine] :: bariatric surgery (art and practice)
lihavuusleikkaus {n} [medicine] :: bariatric operation
lihis {n} [foods, colloquial] :: synonym of lihapiirakka
lihoa {v} :: To put on weight, fatten (to become fatter)
lihominen {n} :: fattening, weight gain (act or instance of gaining weight)
lihota {vi} :: To gain weight, to fatten
lihottaa {v} :: to fatten (to cause to become fatter)
lihottaa {v} :: to be fattening (to), to fatten up
lihottaminen {n} :: fattening
lihottava {adj} :: fattening (causing weight gain)
lihotus {n} :: fattening (the act of increasing fat)
liiallinen {adj} :: excessive
liiallisesti {adv} :: excessively
liiallisuus {n} :: excessiveness
liian {adv} :: too (much, old, young, etc.)
liidellä {vi} :: to glide effortlessly back and forth
liidellä {vi} :: to soar (to fly aloft with little effort, as a bird)
liidin {n} :: glider
liidunvalkea {adj} :: as bright or white as chalk
liidunvalkoinen {adj} :: chalk white, as white as chalk
liiduta {vt} :: To chalk
liiemmin {adv} :: too much, very much, really
liietä {vi} :: To have enough of something for being able to give part of it to someone else; may normally be translated into English with spare
liiga {n} :: league (e.g., criminal group)
liiga {n} :: league (in sports)
liigajoukkue {n} :: league team (team playing in a league)
liigaottelu {n} :: league match
liigautua {vi} :: to form a gang
liihotella {v} :: to flit
liihottaa {vi} :: to flutter, to fly, to float, to flit
liika {n} :: excess
liika {n} :: As modifier in compound adjectives, excessively
liikaa {adv} :: too much
liikahappoinen {adj} :: hyperacid
liikahappoisuus {n} [pathology] :: hyperchlorhydria, hyperacidity
liikahdella {v} :: To move, stir
liikaherkkyys {n} :: oversensitivity
liikahtaa {vi} :: To move (a small amount)
liikakansoitus {n} :: overpopulation
liikalihava {adj} :: obese
liikalihavuus {n} :: obesity
Liikanen {prop} :: surname
liikanimi {n} :: A nickname (kind of byname that describes a person by a characteristic of that person)
liikarakentaa {v} :: to overbuild (to perform excessive construction)
liikarakentaminen {n} :: overbuilding (excessive construction on an area)
liikarasittunut {adj} :: overworked, excessively strained
liikata {v} :: To limp
liikatarjonta {n} [economics] :: excess supply
liikaunisuus {n} [pathology] :: hypersomnia
liikauttaa {v} :: To move a little, once
liikavarvas {n} :: corn (callus)
liike {n} :: motion
liike {n} :: movement
liike {n} :: shop, business
liikeaika {n} :: business hours
liikealue {n} :: commercial area, business area (as opposed to residential or industrial)
liikealue {n} [anatomy, usually, in plural] :: region of the brain responsible for motion perception
liikearvo {n} :: goodwill (intangible business value)
liike-elämä {n} :: business world
liike-energia {n} [physics] :: kinetic energy
liikehdintä {n} :: motion, movement
liikehäiriö {n} [pathology] :: movement disorder
liikehtiä {v} :: to move (to perform movements)
liikehtiä {v} :: to fidget, move about (to make small movements, repeatedly but not continuously)
liikekannallepano {n} [military] :: mobilization
liikelahja {n} :: business gift
liikelaitos {n} :: An unincorporated business entity which is owned by state or one or more municipal governments. Liikelaitos is expected to be financially self-sustaining, and sometimes to earn a profit for the owners. They exist e.g. in water and electricity supply, harbour and railway operation. The English translations in use include "unincorporated state enterprise", "unincorporated municipal enterprise" and "authority"
liikelentokone {n} :: business jet, bizjet
liikematka {n} :: business trip
liikemerkki {n} :: logo
liikemies {n} :: businessman
liikemies {n} :: businessperson
liikemiesluokka {n} :: business class (travelling class between first and economy class)
liikemäärä {n} [physics] :: momentum (the product of mass and velocity of a body)
liikemäärämomentti {n} [physics] :: synonym of pyörimismäärä
liikenainen {n} :: businesswoman
liikenne {n} :: traffic
liikenneasema {n} :: a petrol station or gas station without any services provided other than selling fuel
liikenne- ja viestintäministeriö {prop} :: Ministry of Transport and Communications (department of the Finnish government)
liikennelaitos {n} :: A municipal or regional authority responsible for providing public transportation in its area of operation. There's an ample supply of English equivalents, such as transit authority (New York), transit commission (Toronto), public transport authority (Western Australia)
liikennelentäjä {n} :: commercial pilot
liikennemerkki {n} :: traffic sign
liikenneministeriö {n} :: ministry of transportation or similar ministry with another name responsible for the administration of the transportation system in a country
liikenneministeriö {n} :: shorter form often used of Finland's liikenne- ja viestintäministeriö (Ministry of Transport and Communications)
liikenneministeri {n} :: minister of transport
liikenneolot {n} :: traffic conditions
liikenneonnettomuus {n} :: traffic accident
liikennepako {n} [legal] :: hit-and-run (crime of fleeing the scene of a traffic accident)
liikennerikkomus {n} :: traffic violation
liikenneruuhka {n} :: Congestion, minor or short traffic jam (situation in which road traffic is very slow); (paha liikenneruuhka) traffic jam
liikennesäännöt {n} :: traffic rules, rules of the road
liikennesääntö {n} :: traffic rule
liikennetekniikka {n} :: transportation engineering
liikennetraktori {n} :: A tractor registered for road use. These vehicles differ from agricultural tractors in some technical requirements, they are allowed 10 km/h or higher top velocity and the driver must possess a higher-level driving licence
liikenneturvallisuus {n} :: traffic safety
liikennevalo {n} [usually in the plural] :: traffic light
liikennevalot {n} :: traffic lights
liikenneväylä {n} :: traffic route
liikenneympyrä {n} :: traffic circle [eastern US], roundabout [British, western US], rotary [southern US]
liikennöidä {v} :: To run or operate a (regular) traffic line
liikennöitsijä {n} :: traffic contractor
liikenteenjakaja {n} :: traffic island, refuge island, pedestrian island
liikeoppi {n} [physics] :: kinematics
liikepahoinvointi {n} :: motion sickness
liikepankki {n} [banking] :: commercial bank
liikerata {n} :: trajectory, path (a course taken by an object)
liikeri {n} :: liger (animal born to a male lion and a tigress)
liikesalaisuus {n} :: trade secret
liiketaloudellinen {adj} :: economic, business, business economic (pertaining to business economics)
liiketaloudellisesti {adv} :: in a business economic manner, economically, commercially
liiketalous {n} :: business economics, business studies
liiketapa {n} :: business practice
liiketappio {n} [accounting] :: operating loss
liiketila {n} :: business space (premises built for business in general)
liiketila {n} :: retail space (premises built for retail business)
liiketila {n} [physics] :: state of motion (direction and magnitude of the velocity of an object)
liiketoimi {n} :: business transaction
liiketoiminnallinen {adj} :: commercial
liiketoiminnallinen {adj} :: transactional
liiketoiminta {n} :: business (commercial, industrial or professional activity)
liiketoimintamalli {n} :: business model
liiketunnistin {n} :: motion detector (device used in security systems)
liikevaihto {n} :: revenue (net gain before subtracting the loss)
liikevaihtovero {n} :: sales tax
liikevoima {n} :: motive power
liikevoima {n} :: impetus, momentum (force or energy associated with a moving body)
liikevoitto {n} :: business profit, trading profit, operating income, profit
liikeyhtymä {n} :: corporation, combine
liikkeellä {adv} :: on the go, on the move, on the run
liikkeellelasku {n} :: emission, issuance or issue of securities, money, credit cards etc
liikkeenharjoittaja {n} :: business operator, businessman, tradesman (person who runs a business or practices a profession in a fixed place of business outside their home)
liikkeeseenlaskupäivä {n} [finance] :: date of issue
liikkiö {n} :: ham
liikki {n} [nautical] :: leech (vertical edge of a square sail or a free edge of a triangular sail)
liikki {n} :: (nautical) hoist (the edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast or stay)
liikkua {vi} :: to move, stir
liikkua {vi} :: to travel, go
liikkua {vi} :: to exercise (perform physical activity for health)
liikkua heikoilla jäillä {v} :: to skate on thin ice (to place oneself) in a risky, potentially dangerous or delicate situation)
liikkumati {adv} [dialectal] :: still, motionless
liikkumaton faasi {n} [chemistry] :: stationary phase (adsorbing phase of a chromatography system)
liikkumatta {interj} :: freeze! (don't move at all)
liikkuminen {n} :: moving
liikkuminen {n} :: exercising
liikkumisvapaus {n} :: freedom of movement
liikkuva juhla {n} :: movable feast
liikkuva kalusto {n} :: rolling stock
liikkuvuus {n} :: mobility
liikunnanohjaaja {n} :: physical education instructor
liikunta {n} :: exercise (physical activity)
liikunta {n} :: physical education (element of an educational curriculum concerned with bodily development)
liikuntaesteinen {n} [euphemistic] :: disabled, physically challenged (having a physical disability which affects one's ability to move around)
liikuntatiede {n} :: human movement science, human movement (academic study of how human beings move around, perform and exercise, especially in sport)
liikuskella {vi} :: to move around, to move about
liikutella {vt} :: to move (something) around
liikuteltava {adj} :: movable (capable of or designed to being moved easily from one place to another)
liikuttaa {vt} :: To move (physically or emotionally)
liikuttaa {vt} :: To rock to sleep
liikuttava {adj} :: moving, touching, poignant
liikuttavasti {adv} :: movingly
liikuttua {vi} :: To become emotionally moved
liikuttunut {adj} :: touched
liila {n} :: lilac
liila {adj} :: lilac
liima {n} :: glue
liima {n} :: cement, as any material with strong adhesive properties
liimaantua {vi} :: To become glued
liimakangas {n} :: iron-on fabric (fabric with a glue backing that melts into another fabric when heated; used in patching or strengthening places subject to wear)
liimake {n} [philately] :: A stamp hinge
liimakorva {n} [colloquial] :: glue ear (otitis media with effusion)
liimapistooli {n} :: glue gun
liimapuikko {n} :: A glue stick
liimapuristin {n} :: clamp when used for objects with glue
liimata {vt} :: To glue
Liimatainen {prop} :: surname
liimattu {adj} :: glued, agglutinate (united with glue or as with glue)
liimautua {vi} :: To be glued to
liimoite {n} :: a layer of glue or similar material used to glue or stick objects together
liimoittua {vi} :: To become gluey
liina {n} :: cloth (piece of garment)
liina {n} :: line (rope, cord or string, especially a flat one)
liina {n} [archaic] :: linen (cloth made from flax fiber)
liina {n} [dialectal] :: hemp
liina {n} [dialectal] :: cambium
Liina {prop} :: given name
Liinahamari {prop} :: The Finnish name of the Russian Arctic Ocean port and village of Liinakhamari or ru (Liinaxamari) in Russian
liinaharja {n} :: A horse which has a white or yellow mane
liinaharja {n} :: A white or yellow mane of a horse
liinakko {n} :: A chestnut horse which has a white tame and tail
liinavaatteet {n} :: bed linen
liioin {adv} :: nor
liioitella {v} :: to exaggerate, overstate
liioiteltu {adj} :: exaggerated
liioittelu {n} :: exaggeration
liipaisin {n} :: The trigger of a weapon
liipaisinherkkä {adj} :: trigger-happy (having a tendency or desire to shoot a firearm irresponsibly)
liipaisinsormi {n} :: trigger finger (finger used in pulling the trigger of a firearm)
liipaisinsormi {n} [figuratively] :: trigger finger, temper; especially in the expression herkkä liipaisinsormi (itchy trigger finger, quick temper)
liipaista {vi} :: to pull a trigger
liipasin {n} :: A dialectal and colloquial form of liipaisin
liipata {v} :: to whet (to hone with a whetstone)
liipata läheltä {v} :: to be close (that something happens, either positive or negative), to have a close call
liipattu {adj} :: alternative form of sliipattu
liipotin {n} :: balance wheel, balance
liipotin {n} :: footman (part of a spinning wheel)
liippa {n} [dialectal] :: whetstone
liippakivi {n} [dialectal] :: whetstone
liippari {n} :: alternative form of sliippari
liippaus {n} :: whetting (act)
liira {n} :: lira
liirata {vi} [colloquial] :: To skid
liirtää {vi} :: to skid
liirto {n} :: skid (out of control sliding motion)
Liisa {prop} :: given name
Liisa {prop} :: Alice, the heroine of Lewis Carroll's books
liisankukka {n} :: Swedish ivy, Plectranthus australis
liisata {v} [colloquial] :: To lease (a car or device)
liisaus {n} [colloquial] :: leasing
Liisi {prop} :: given name, diminutive of Liisa (Elizabeth)
liiskata {vt} :: To squash, crush, smash
liiskautua {vi} :: To (be) squash(ed), (be) crush(ed), (be) smash(ed)
liisteri {n} :: wallpaper paste
liisteröidä {v} :: To paste (wallpapers)
liisteröityä {vi} :: to gelatinize, to become a paste
liisukka {n} :: Swedish ivy, Plectranthus australis
liitää {v} :: to sail (to move briskly and gracefully through the air)
liitää {v} :: to sail (to move briskly)
liitää {v} :: to glide (to move softly, smoothly, or effortlessly; to fly unpowered, as of an aircraft)
liitää {v} :: to soar (to fly aloft, as a bird; to mount upward on wings, or as on wings)
liitää {v} [figurative] :: to soar (to rise in thought, spirits, or imagination; to be exalted in mood)
liite {n} :: attachment
liite {n} :: appendix
liite {n} :: affix
liite {n} :: pullout
liite {n} :: supplement, addendum
liitely {n} :: soaring (flying aloft)
liitepartikkeli {n} [linguistics] :: A clitic
liiteri {n} :: shed (small storage building)
liiteri {n} :: woodshed (enclosed storage for firewood)
liitetiedosto {n} [Internet] :: attachment (file sent along with an email)
liitin {n} :: A connector, terminal, interface
liitäjä {n} :: glider (anything that glides)
liitäjä {n} :: soarer (anything that soars)
liitäjä {n} :: shearwater (seabird of the genus Puffinus)
liitännäinen {n} [computing] :: plug-in
liitännäinen {adj} [mathematics] :: associative
liitännäisvaltio {n} :: associated state
liitännäisyys {n} [math] :: associative property
liitäntä {n} :: interface, connection
liitäntälaki {n} [mathematics] :: associative law
liito {n} :: glide
liitohaukka {n} :: black-winged kite (Elanus caeruleus)
liitohaukka {n} :: a bird in genus Elanus
liitohaukka {n} [in the plural] :: the genus Elanus
liitokala {n} :: flying fish
liitokiekko {n} [rare] :: Frisbee, frisbee (toy and sport)
liitokone {n} :: A glider that is not intended for soaring, especially a military glider designed for landing troops behind enemy lines
liitonarkki {n} :: Ark of the Covenant
liito-orava {n} :: flying squirrel
liito-orava {n} :: Siberian flying squirrel, Pteromys volans
liitos {n} :: joint
liitos {n} :: union
liitos {n} :: bond
liitos {n} :: hinge
liitos {n} :: merger
liitoskohta {n} :: joint (point where two components of a structure join)
liitoskohta {n} :: junction
liitoskohta {n} [computing] :: mount point
liitostaa {vt} :: to concatenate
liitostransistori {n} [electronics] :: junction transistor
liitovarjo {n} :: A ram-air parachute
liitovarjoilija {n} :: paraglider (person)
liittää {vt} [+ illative] :: to join, connect, attach, fasten
liittää {vt} [+ illative] :: to attach, append, annex, enclose, include, insert, add
liittää {vt} [+ illative] :: to annex, incorporate
liittää {vt} [figuratively, + illative] :: to associate, link, connect
liittää {vt} [computing] :: to paste
liitto {n} :: cooperation based on common agreement, union
liitto {n} :: alliance, league
liitto {n} :: trade union, organization
liitto {n} :: marriage
liitto {n} [theology] :: covenant
liittohallitus {n} :: board of a union or federation, especially when the federation consists of independent member associations, each of which has its own board
liittoimperfekti {n} [grammar] :: a type of tense in Finnish used as a kind of preterite future tense
liittokansleri {n} :: federal chancellor, Bundeskanzler
liittokierros {n} :: In the context of Finnish incomes policy (see usage notes under the entry tulopolitiikka), a collective bargaining round during which the negotiations are carried out between the individual employers' and employees' unions rather than between the labor market central organizations
liittokohtainen {adj} :: union-specific, union-by-union (concerning each union or association individually)
liittokokous {n} :: general assembly (official meeting of the members of an organization or of their representatives)
liittokunta {n} :: alliance, coalition
liittolainen {n} :: ally
liittoluku {n} [math] :: complex conjugate
liittomatriisi {n} [linear algebra] :: adjugate matrix
liittopäivät {n} :: Bundestag (federal parliament of Germany)
liittopäivätalo {n} :: the Parliament House used by the German Bundestag
liittopreesens {n} [grammar] :: a type of tense in Finnish used as a kind of future tense
liittotasavalta {n} :: federal republic
liittouma {n} :: bloc
liittouma {n} :: entente
liittoutua {vi} :: to ally
liittoutumaton {adj} :: unallied
liittoutuneet {n} [historical] :: the Allies (the countries allied against the Axis Powers during WWII)
liittoutuneet {n} [historical] :: the Allies (the countries allied against the Central Powers during WWI)
liittoutunut {adj} :: allied
liittoutunut {adj} :: Allied (of or pertaining to the Allies in WWI or WWII)
liittovaltio {n} :: a federation; commonwealth, union (union of nations or states that are unified under one central authority which is elected by its members)
liittovaltio {n} [attributive] :: federal
liittyä {v} :: To join
liittyä {v} :: To be related to, be associated with, be part of
liittyä {v} :: To have to do with
liittymä {n} :: exit, intersection, junction on a highway
liittymä {n} :: (telephone) subscriber connection, cell phone plan
liittyvä {adj} :: associated
liittyvä {adj} :: related
liittyvä {adj} :: affiliated
liittyvä {adj} :: having to do with
liitu {n} :: chalk
liitujauhe {n} :: chalk powder
liitukausi {n} [geology] :: Cretaceous, Cretaceous period
liitukautinen {adj} :: Cretaceous
liitukivi {n} :: chalk
liituraita {n} :: pinstripe (thin stripe on a fabric)
liituraitakangas {n} :: pinstripe (fabric with a pattern of very thin stripes)
liituraitapuku {n} :: pinstripe (suit made of fabric with a pattern of very thin stripes)
liiturousku {n} :: fleecy milk-cap, Lactarius vellereus
liitutaulu {n} :: blackboard, chalkboard
liityntä {n} :: connection
liivakko {n} :: leaf gelatin
liivaripuomi {n} [nautical] :: jib boom
liivate {n} :: gelatine
liivi {n} :: A vest, waistcoat (sleeveless garment that buttons down the front, worn over a shirt, and often as part of a suit)
liivi {n} :: A vest (protective sleeveless garment worn over outer clothing)
liivi {n} :: In plural (liivit); bra (short of rintaliivit). The plural is sometimes used as short of any type of vest
liivi {n} :: The Livonian language
liiviläinen {adj} :: Livonian
liiviläinen {n} :: Livonian (person)
Liivinmaa {prop} :: Livonia (Baltic region)
liivipuku {n} :: three-piece suit
liivit {n} :: bra (short of rintaliivit)
lika {n} :: dirt, stain
likaantua {vi} :: To become dirty
likainen {adj} :: dirty, unclean, filthy
likainen {adj} :: dirty, unethical
likainen {adj} [explosives] :: dirty (containing radioactive material)
likaisempi {adj} :: comparative of likainen
likaisesti {adv} :: dirtily
likakaivo {n} :: cesspool, sump
likavaatteet {n} :: dirty clothes (clothes to be washed)
likavesi {n} :: sewage, dirty water
läike {n} :: moiré
läikehtiä {v} :: To glimmer, glint
likeinen {adj} :: close, near
likempi {adj} :: closer, nearer
likennellä {v} :: to verge on
likentää {vt} [dialectal] :: to near, bring closer (to decrease the distance to something)
likentyä {vi} [dialectal] :: to near, come closer
läikähdellä {vi} :: to spill (repeatedly)
läikähtää {vi} :: to splash or spill once
liki- {prefix} :: [in few words] A prefix signifying nearly, almost, "close to"
liki {adv} :: almost, nearly, close to:
likiarvo {n} [mathematics] :: An approximation or an approximate value
likiarvoinen {adj} :: approximate
läikikäs {adj} :: spotted
likimääräinen {adj} :: approximate
likin {adj} :: closest, nearest
likinäköinen {adj} :: myopic, nearsighted
likinäköisyys {n} [pathology] :: myopia, nearsightedness
likipitäen {adv} :: nearly, close to
likistää {vt} :: To squeeze
likistellä {vt} :: to squeeze or press repeatedly
likistyä {vi} :: to be squeezed
likistäytyä {vir} :: to squeeze oneself into or close to something
likiverkko {n} [telecommunication] :: personal area network (very short range wireless communications network, intended for devices within a small room or cubicle)
läikkä {n} :: spot, splotch
likka {n} [dialectal] :: girl
läikkyä {vi} :: To spill
likomato {n} [zoology] :: A larva of a lamprey; ammocoete
likomärkä {adj} :: soaking wet
likööri {n} :: A liqueur
likööri {n} :: A cordial (liqueur prepared with infusion)
liksa {n} [colloquial] :: wage, salary
likvidi {adj} [finance] :: liquid
likvidisyys {n} :: dated form of likvidiys
likviditeetti {n} [finance] :: liquidity
likvidiys {n} [physics] :: liquidity (state of being liquid)
likvidiys {n} [finance] :: liquidity (state of being eaisly convertible into cash)
likvidoida {vt} :: To liquidate
likvidointi {n} :: liquidation (killing)
likvori {n} [physiology] :: cerebrospinal fluid
likvoripaine {n} [pathology] :: synonym of aivopaine
läikyntä {n} :: spilling
läikytellä {vt} :: to spill (repeatedly)
läikyttää {vt} :: To spill, slop
läikäyttää {vt} :: to spill once
lila {adj} :: alternative form of liila
lila {n} :: alternative form of liila
lilja {n} :: lily (flower)
lilja {n} [heraldry] :: fleur-de-lis
Lilja {prop} :: given name
liljakukko {n} :: scarlet lily beetle (Lilioceris lilii)
Lilleri Lalleri {prop} :: Humpty Dumpty (character in folklore)
lilliä {vi} [colloquial] :: to float
Lilli {prop} :: given name
lilliputti {n} :: lilliputian
lillua {vi} [colloquial] :: to float
lillukanvarsi {n} :: An insignificant detail in a discussion that sidetracks the attention from the main issue; literally the stem of a stone bramble
lillukka {n} :: stone bramble, Rubus saxatilis
lima {n} :: mucus (slippery secretion from mucous membranes)
lima {n} :: phlegm (viscid mucus produced by the body, later especially mucus expelled from the bronchial passages by coughing)
lima {n} [historical] :: phlegm (one of the four humors making up the body in ancient and mediaeval medicine; said to be cold and moist, and often identified with mucus)
lima {n} :: slime (any viscous liquid matter)
lima {n} :: slime (mucus-like substance that exudes from the bodies of some animals, e.g. snails and slugs)
limaaja {n} :: synonym of limanahkiainen
limaajakala {n} :: hagfish (fish of the class Myxini)
limaantua {vi} :: To become coated by slime
limainen {adj} :: slimy
limainen {adj} :: mucous (having the qualities of mucus)
limakalvo {n} [anatomy] :: mucous membrane, mucosa
limakko {n} [biology] :: plasmodium
limanahkiainen {n} :: hagfish
limanahkiainen {n} :: Atlantic hagfish (Myxine glutinosa)
limanuljaska {n} :: slimy spike-cap, Gomphidius glutinosus (slimy but edible mushroom)
limanuljaska {n} :: slimeball (underhanded, sneaky person)
limapää {n} :: alfonsin, alfonsino (any of the fish in family Berycidae)
limapöhötauti {n} [pathology] :: myxedema
limapääkala {n} :: beryciform fish (fish of the order Beryciformes)
limapussi {n} [anatomy] :: bursa
limapussintulehdus {n} [pathology] :: bursitis
limaseitikki {n} [fungi] :: Any webcap of the subgenus Myxacium, characterized by their sliminess
limasieni {n} :: slime mould
limaska {n} :: duckweed (floating aquatic plant)
limata {v} :: to slime
limautua {vi} [rare] :: to become slimy
limbinen {adj} :: limbic
limbo {n} :: limbo (dance with bar that is lowered)
limboilla {vi} [colloquial] :: to limbo
limburgi {n} :: Limburgish (language)
limburgin murre {n} [dated] :: Limburgish (dialect of Dutch spoken in SE Netherlands, NE Belgium and in Germany across the border)
lime {n} :: lime (citrus tree and its fruit)
limenvihreä {adj} :: synonym of limetinvihreä
limenvihreä {n} :: synonym of limetinvihreä
limerikki {n} :: A limerick
limes {n} [mathematics] :: limit, used mainly to read out formulas
limetinvihreä {adj} :: lime green, lime (something of that color)
limetinvihreä {n} :: lime green, lime (color)
limetti {n} :: lime (citrus tree, its green fruit)
läimähdellä {vi} :: to slam or thud repeatedly
läimähtää {vi} :: to slam, to thud, to bang
läimiä {v} [slang] :: To slap, hit, beat
Liminka {prop} :: A municipality in Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland
limisaumainen {adj} [boatbuilding] :: clinker-built (with overlapping planks)
limisaumavene {n} :: lapstrake, clinker-built boat (boat built with overlapping hull planks)
läimäistä {v} :: To slap
limitin {n} :: multiplexer
limittää {vt} :: to interlace
limittäin {adv} :: overlapping
limittäinen {adj} :: overlapping, interwoven
limittäisyys {n} :: the state of quality of being overlapping
limittyä {vi} :: To overlap, interlace
limitys {n} [masonry] :: bond (pattern in bricklaying)
limnologi {n} :: limnologist
limnologia {n} :: limnology
limoittua {vi} :: To become slimy
limonaati {n} :: lemonade (carbonated beverage)
limonadi {n} :: lemonade (carbonated beverage flavored with lemon)
limonadi {n} [by extension] :: soda, soda pop, pop, soft drink, fizzy drink (any fruit-flavored carbonated drink)
limoniitti {n} [geology] :: limonite
limoniitti {n} [mineralogy] :: bog iron
limppari {n} [colloquial] :: soda, (carbonated) soft drink
limppu {n} :: round loaf of bread
limpsa {n} [colloquial, childish] :: alternative form of limsa
limsa {n} [colloquial] :: soda, (carbonated) soft drink
limsiö {n} [mineral] :: flint
limska {n} [colloquial] :: lemonade (carbonated beverage)
läimätä {v} :: alternative form of läimäyttää
limu {n} [colloquial] :: soda, soft drink
limukka {n} [dialectal, northern Finland] :: soda, soda pop (sweet, carbonated drink)
limusiini {n} :: limousine
läimäytellä {vt} :: to slam or slap repeatedly
läimäyttää {v} :: to slam something into something
läimäyttää {v} :: to slap
linaloli {n} [chemistry] :: linalool
Linda {prop} :: given name
Lindroos {prop} :: surname
lineaarialgebra {n} [mathematics, linear algebra] :: linear algebra
lineaariavaruus {n} [mathematics] :: linear space
lineaarihaku {n} [comptheory] :: linear search
lineaarikombinaatio {n} [linear algebra] :: linear combination
lineaarikuvaus {n} [linear algebra] :: linear transformation
lineaarinen {adj} :: linear
lineaarinen optimointi {n} [mathematics] :: linear programming
lineaarisesti riippumaton {adj} [linear algebra] :: linearly independent
lineaatio {n} [geology] :: lineation
linearisoida {vt} [mathematics] :: To linearize
lingota {vt} :: To hurl, sling, fling
lingota {vt} :: To spin-dry (laundry)
lingota {vt} :: To centrifuge, spin in a centrifuge
lingvaali {n} [phonetics] :: lingual (sound articulated with the tongue)
lingvisti {n} :: linguist
lingvistiikka {n} :: linguistics
lingvistikko {n} :: linguist
lingvistinen {adj} :: linguistic (pertaining to language)
lingvistinen {adj} :: linguistic (pertaining to linguistics)
linimentti {n} :: liniment
linja {n} :: line (e.g. a bus line, phone line)
linja {n} :: policy (principle of behaviour, conduct, or relationship towards something)
linja {n} [chess] :: file
linja-auto {n} :: bus, coach
linja-autoasema {n} :: bus station (hub of bus lines, usually also providing services to both passengers and drivers)
linja-autokaista {n} :: bus lane
linja-autolippu {n} :: bus ticket
linja-autollinen {n} :: busload (amount that can fit in a bus)
linja-autonkuljettaja {n} :: bus driver
linja-autopysäkki {n} :: bus stop
linjakas {adj} :: streamlined, graceful
linjakilpi {n} :: destination sign, blind (sign mounted on a public transport vehicle displaying the route destination, number, name and/or via points, etc.)
linjalaiva {n} :: ocean liner
linjalaiva {n} [nautical] :: A ship of the line (large square-rigged warship)
linjamies {n} :: lineman (installer and playing position)
linjanvetäjä {n} :: policymaker (one centrally involved in the formulation of policies, especially top politicians)
linjaorganisaatio {n} :: a permanent hierarchical (or linear) organization
linjapihdit {n} :: lineman's pliers
linjata {v} :: To align
linjata {v} :: To draw a line (physically)
linjata {v} :: To lay out
linjata {v} :: To establish a policy or explanation
linjataso {n} [sound engineering] :: line level
linjatulo {n} [sound engineering] :: line input
linjatuomari {n} [sports] :: A linesman
linjatuomari {n} [soccer] :: An assistant referee
linjaulostulo {n} [sound engineering] :: line output
linjaus {n} :: definition of policy
linjaus {n} :: course of conduct, thought, occupation
linjavika {n} :: A fault on a line, wire etc
linjeeraus {n} [figure skating] :: spread eagle
linkata {v} :: To limp
linkata {v} [Internet] :: alternative form of linkittää
linkittää {vt} :: to link
linkkari {n} [colloquial] :: pocketknife, folding knife
linkkeri {n} [programming] :: linker
linkki {n} :: link
linkki {n} [computing] :: hyperlink
linkki {n} [colloquial] :: bus, coach
linkku {n} :: handle (of a door)
linkkuveitsi {n} :: pocketknife, folding knife; penknife [small]
linko {n} [technology] :: centrifuge
linko {n} [weapon] :: sling
linko {n} :: clipping of pyykkilinko
linkoutua {vi} :: To be slung, hurled
linkuttaa {vi} [colloquial] :: to limp
linna {n} :: castle, fortress, stronghold
linna {n} [colloquial] :: prison
Linna {prop} :: surname
linnake {n} :: stronghold, fortress
linnakundi {n} [slang] :: inmate, prisoner; a male person who is in prison or has served a sentence in one
linnanherra {n} :: lord of a castle
linnanherra {n} :: burgrave
Linnan juhlat {prop} [colloquial] :: a certain annual formal event held on the Finnish Day of Independence
linnanrauniot {n} :: ruins of a castle
linnarauha {n} [historical] :: state of peace maintained inside castles
linnarauha {n} [figurative, politics] :: common agreement to postpone the resolution of a dispute or discussion thereof
linnavuori {n} [historical] :: hill-fort (defensive structure)
Linnea {prop} :: given name borrowed from Swedish in the nineteenth century
linnoite {n} [military] :: fortification (work or works erected to defend a place against attack)
linnoittaa {v} :: to fortify (to increase the defenses of)
linnoittautua {vir} :: To fortify, dig in (to build fortifications for one's own defense)
linnoittua {v} :: alternative form of linnoittautua
linnoitus {n} :: fortress, citadel
linnoitus {n} [chess] :: castling
linnoitusjoukot {n} :: troops in or of a fortress
linnunmaito {n} [colloquial] :: nectar (delicious drink)
linnunmarja {n} [regional] :: synonym of lillukka
linnunpelätin {n} :: bird scarer
linnunpelätin {n} :: scarecrow
linnunpelätti {n} :: bird scarer
linnunpelätti {n} :: scarecrow
linnunpönttö {n} :: A nest box, birdhouse (small house for birds to nest in)
linnunpoikanen {n} :: chick (young bird, from birth to adulthood)
linnunrata {n} [colloquial] :: galaxy
Linnunrata {prop} :: Milky Way
linnuntie {n} :: straight line distance
linnuntietä {adv} :: as the crow flies
linnustaa {v} [captative] :: to hunt birds
linnusto {n} :: birdlife
lino {n} :: linocut
linoleumi {n} :: linoleum
linolihappo {n} [chemistry] :: linoleic acid
linssi {n} :: A lens
linssi {n} :: A lentil (seed and the plant)
linssiheijastus {n} [optics] :: lens flare
linssikaukoputki {n} :: refracting telescope, refractor
linssilude {n} [colloquial] :: someone who loves having pictures of themselves taken
lintsari {n} [colloquial] :: truant
lintsata {v} [slang] :: to skip, cut, bunk, skive, ditch class; to slough (to play truant, be absent from class without permission)
lintsata {v} [slang] :: to avoid, shirk one's duties
lintu {n} :: bird
lintu {n} :: poultry (meat of domesticated fowl used for nutrition)
lintuasema {n} :: bird observatory
lintubongari {n} :: A birdwatcher or twitcher
lintuemo {n} :: bird mother
lintuharrastaja {n} :: birdwatcher
lintuharrastus {n} :: birdwatching
lintuhäkki {n} :: birdcage
lintuhämähäkki {n} :: tarantula
lintuinfluenssa {n} [pathology] :: bird flu
lintujen tarkkailu {n} :: birdwatching (observing or identifying wild birds)
lintujärvi {n} :: bird lake
lintukka {n} [regional] :: synonym of lillukka
lintukoira {n} :: A bird dog, gun dog (breed of dog used for hunting birds)
lintukoto {n} [mythology] :: In Finnish mythology, a paradise-like place where birds migrate every winter; because it was located near the edge of the sky dome, the sky was very close to the ground and therefore its inhabitants were dwarfs
lintukoto {n} [figuratively] :: A place like a paradise
lintukotolainen {n} [mythology] :: a dwarf inhabitant of lintukoto
lintulaji {n} :: A species of bird
lintulauta {n} :: A simple bird feeder, consisting basically of a piece of board and possibly a wooden roof
lintuliima {n} :: birdlime (sticky substance applied e.g. on a branch of a tree in order to trap birds)
lintunen {n} :: little bird
lintuniisikangas {n} :: gauze (thin fabric with a loose, open weave)
lintuperspektiivi {n} :: A bird's-eye view
lintusakset {n} :: bird scissors
lintutalo {n} :: bird house, aviary (house or enclosure for keeping birds confined)
lintutarha {n} :: aviary (large cage, or other place for keeping birds confined)
lintutiede {n} :: ornithology
lintutieteellinen {adj} :: ornithological
lintutieteilijä {n} :: ornithologist
lintutorni {n} :: bird observation tower; birdwatching blind [US] (lightweight tower built for birdwatchers)
lintutörmäys {n} [aviation] :: bird strike
liota {vi} :: To soak
liottaa {vt} :: to soak
liottaa {vt} :: to ret (of stalks of flax, hemp etc.)
lipaasi {n} [chemistry] :: lipase
lipaista {v} :: (semelfactive) to lick once with tongue
lipare {n} [dialectal] :: small strip of paper
lipas {n} :: a small storage box with a lid, chest
lipas {n} :: ammunition magazine
lipasto {n} [furniture] :: chest of drawers; bureau [US]
lipeä {n} [chemistry] :: lye (common name for sodium hydroxide)
lipeäkala {n} :: lutefisk
lipeäkivi {n} [chemistry] :: A common name for sodium hydroxide
liperi {n} :: lovage
Liperi {prop} :: Liperi
liperit {n} :: bands (two strips of linen hanging from the neck in front, especially as a part of a clerical dress)
lipeäsaippua {n} :: lye soap
lipevä {adj} :: Slick, oleaginous, greasy
lipevä {adj} :: Oleaginous, unctuous [falsely or affectedly earnest]
lipidi {n} [chemistry] :: lipid
lipittää {vt} :: to lap (take liquid into the mouth with the tongue)
liplattaa {vi} :: to ripple, churn, slosh, bubble (of bodies of water)
liplatus {n} :: ripple (sound similar to that or undulating water)
lipoa {v} :: To lick
lipogeneesi {n} [biochemistry] :: lipogenesis
lipogrammi {n} :: lipogram
lipoidi {n} :: lipoid
lipokas {n} :: A slip-on shoe; a slipper
lipooma {n} [pathology] :: lipoma
lipopolysakkaridi {n} [chemistry] :: lipopolysaccharide
lipoproteiini {n} [protein] :: lipoprotein
lipota {vt} :: to catch fish, especially whitefish, with a long-handled hand net (scoop net)
lippa {n} :: peak, visor (horizontal flap in front part of a hat, protecting eyes from the sun)
lippa {n} :: [singular] eaves
lippa {n} [fishing] :: spinnerbait
lippalakki {n} :: Any soft or hard cap that has a horizontal visor in front, protecting the eyes for the sun, such as a baseball cap
lippi {n} :: a small cone-shaped drinking vessel made of birchbark
lippis {n} [colloquial] :: cap (hat)
lippo {n} :: long-handled hand net/scoop net/dip net
Lipponen {prop} :: surname
lippu {n} :: flag, banner
lippu {n} :: colours (standard or banner)
lippu {n} :: ticket (pass entitling the holder to admission to a show, concert, etc.)
lippu {n} :: ticket (pass entitling the holder to board a train, a plane, or other means of transportation)
lippue {n} [military] :: flotilla
lippueamiraali {n} [military ranks] :: An officer rank in the Finnish navy. The official English translation is commodore
lippukoppi {n} :: ticket booth, ticket office
lippukunta {n} [scouting] :: scout group (local chapter of Scouts movement)
lippukunta {n} [military, archaic] :: The basic fighting unit of Finnish infantry (part of Swedish armies) in 16th and 17th century consisting originally of about 500 men. In early 17th century the army was reorganized, the size of lippukunta was reduced to 200 and subsequently renamed to komppania (company)
lippulaiva {n} :: flagship
lippusalko {n} :: flagpole, flagstaff
lippusolmu {n} [knots] :: double sheet bend
lipputanko {n} :: flagpole, flagstaff
lipputiede {n} :: vexillology (study of flags)
lipsahdus {n} :: A slip, slip of the tongue
lipsahtaa {vi} :: To slip
lipsauttaa {vt} :: To let something slip
lipsua {vi} :: To slide (involuntarily)
lipsua {vi} :: To slip
lipua {v} :: To glide, float (to move softly, smoothly, or effortlessly)
lipua {v} :: To float (to move in a particular direction with a liquid on which one is floating)
lipua {v} :: To float (to drift or wander aimlessly)
lipuke {n} :: ticket
lipunmyyjä {n} :: booking clerk
lipunryöstö {n} :: capture the flag (game)
lipuntarkastaja {n} :: ticket inspector
liput liehuen {phrase} :: with flying colors
liputtaa {v} :: To fly a flag
liputtaa {v} :: To register a ship to (a foreign) state
liputus {n} :: act of flying a flag or flags
liputus {n} :: flag (use of flag, e.g. to start a race)
liputuspäivä {n} :: flag day, any of the officially designated days when flags must be flown
liri {n} [colloquial] :: trouble
liri {n} :: olla lirissä: to be in trouble
liriä {v} [colloquial] :: to piss
lirinä {n} :: The sound of a small stream; purl, gurgle
liristä {vi} :: To purl, gurgle
lirittää {v} [colloquial] :: to piss
lirkuttaa {v} [slang] :: to suck up (to)
liro {n} :: wood sandpiper
lirputtaa {vi} [rare] :: to flap
liru {n} :: A beverage not strong enough, or having low quality
lirua {vi} :: To trickle
lirua {vi} :: To slide
lisää {adv} :: more (nouns in partitive can be used with this):
lisä {n} :: Addition, increase
lisä {n} :: As a former part of compound (lisä-) signifies additional
lisä- {prefix} :: extra, auxiliary, supplemental, additional
lis. {n} :: abbreviation of lisensiaatti
lis. {n} :: abbreviation of lisäys
lisäaika {n} :: extra time
lisäaika {n} [soccer] :: injury time
lisäaine {n} :: (food) additive
lisäarvo {n} [economics] :: value added
lisäarvopalvelu {n} :: value-added service
liseeni {n} [architecture] :: lesene
lisäehto {n} :: additional condition, clause, qualification
lisensiaatti {n} :: licentiate (holder of an academic license degree)
lisensioida {v} :: To license
lisensoida {vt} :: To license
lisenssi {n} :: license
lisäillä {vt} :: to add repeatedly
lisäjoukot {n} [military] :: reinforcement
lisäjuuri {n} :: secondary root, adventitious root
läiskä {n} :: splotch
lisäke {n} :: appendage (part that is joined to something larger)
lisäke {n} [banking] :: allonge
läiske {n} :: splash
lisäkekärkinen {adj} [botany] :: synonym of lisäkkeellinen
läiskähdellä {vi} :: to splash repeatedly
läiskähtää {vi} :: to splash once
läiskiä {v} :: To slap repeatedly
läiskiä {v} [slang] :: To hit, beat
läiskikäs {adj} :: spotty, spotted
läiskikäs {adj} :: speckled
lisäkilpirauhanen {n} [anatomy] :: parathyroid gland
läiskinä {n} :: alternative form of läiske
läiskintä {n} :: hitting, slapping
läiskis {interj} :: splash
läiskäistä {v} :: To swat
lisäkives {n} [anatomy] :: epididymis
lisäkkeellinen {adj} [botany] :: caudate (of leaf, tailed at the apex)
lisko {n} :: lizard
lisko {n} :: newt
liskolintu {n} :: An archaic bird such as the Archaeopteryx
lisäksi {adv} :: in addition, additionally, moreover, furthermore:
lisäksi {postp} :: in addition to, along with:
lisäkulut {n} :: additional costs
läiskyä {vi} :: To splash
läiskytellä {vt} :: to spill or splash repeatedly
läiskäytellä {v} :: synonym of läiskytellä
läiskyttää {vt} :: to spill, to splash, to slop
läiskäyttää {v} :: synonym of läiskyttää
lisämaksu {n} :: surcharge (addition of extra charge on the agreed or stated price)
lisämunuainen {n} [anatomy] :: adrenal gland, suprarenal gland
lisämunuaiskuori {n} [anatomy, pathology] :: adrenal cortex (outer part of adrenal gland)
lisänimi {n} :: A nickname (kind of byname that describes a person by a characteristic of that person)
lisääntyä {v} :: To reproduce
lisääntyä {v} :: To increase (in number or property)
lisääntyminen {n} :: reproduction
lisääntymiselin {n} [anatomy] :: reproductive organ
lisääntymiskyky {n} :: fecundity
lisääntymiskykyinen {adj} :: fertile (capable of reproducing)
lisääntymiskyvytön {adj} :: infertile (incapable of reproducing)
lisääntymiskyvyttömyys {n} :: infertility
lisääntymistapa {n} :: way or method of reproduction
lisääntyvyys {n} :: reproductivity
lisäosa {n} :: any additional part
lisäosa {n} :: accessory
lisäosa {n} :: expansion (new addition)
lisäosakeoptio {n} :: green shoe option
lisäpalvelu {n} :: additional service
lisäpiste {n} :: extra point
lisärakennus {n} :: annex (addition or extension to a building)
lisärakentaminen {n} :: additional development
lisäravinne {n} :: additional nutrient
lisäri {n} [colloquial] :: add-on, expansion
lisäri {n} [colloquial, gaming] :: extra life, life
Lissabon {prop} :: Lisbon
Lissajous'n kuvio {n} [math] :: Lissajous figure
lisäsorkka {n} :: synonym of kyntynen
lisätä {vt} :: To add
lista {n} [colloquial] :: list (register)
lista {n} :: Short for ruokalista (menu)
lista {n} :: Short for pörssilista or kaupankäyntilista ("list of securities traded in a given marketplace")
lista {n} :: batten (thin strip of wood, especially one used for decorative purposes)
lista {n} [music] :: record chart (ranking of music according to popularity during a given period of time)
listahinta {n} :: list price
listake {n} :: a thin batten or fillet
listata {vt} :: To list; to inventory
listaus {n} :: listing
listautua {vi} :: To enlist
listautumisanti {n} [finance] :: initial public offering, IPO (first offering to members of the public of stock in a company, followed by a listing of that stock on a stock exchange)
listerioosi {n} [pathology] :: listeriosis
listiä {v} :: to cut the tops off the root vegetables
listiä {v} [figuratively] ::  to kill, crush, especially in a matter-of-factly manner and in large numbers such as when killing mosquitoes
lisätieto {n} :: additional information
lisätila {n} :: additional space
listoittaa {vt} :: to batten, to furnish with battens
lisätty todellisuus {n} [computing] :: augmented reality
lisuke {n} [gastronomy] :: side dish, side order
lisuke {n} :: accompaniment (that which accompanies, in gastronomy or elsewhere)
lisävaruste {n} :: accessory (attachment)
lisävoima {n} :: additional power or additional force
lisävuode {n} :: extra bed (lightweight, often foldable bed or cot which may be supplied to a hotel room to provide extra occupancy)
lisäys {n} :: addition, inclusion, amendment
lisäytyä {vi} :: synonym of lisääntyä
litania {n} :: litany
liti {n} :: Lithuanian litas
litinä {n} :: squelch (splashing sound)
litistä {vi} :: To squelch (make a sucking, splashing sounds)
litistää {vt} :: To flatten
litistyä {vi} :: To be flattened
litium {n} :: lithium
litiumakku {n} :: synonym of litiumioniakku
litiumhydroksidi {n} [inorganic compound] :: lithium hydroxide
litiumioniakku {n} :: lithium ion battery (rechargable electricity storage device)
litiumkarbonaatti {n} [chemistry] :: lithium carbonate
litiumparisto {n} :: lithium battery
litkiä {v} :: To lap
litku {n} :: A beverage, soup etc. not strong or tasty enough, or having low quality
Litmanen {prop} :: surname
lito {n} :: lithograph
litoa {v} [slang] :: to flee
litoa {v} [rare, colloquial] :: to roll, to let fly (of speech)
litofyytti {n} [botany] :: lithophyte
litografi {n} :: lithographer
litografia {n} :: lithography
litografia {n} :: lithograph
litografinen {adj} :: lithographic
litorinakausi {n} [geology] :: Littorina Sea phase of the Baltic Sea
Litorinameri {prop} :: The Littorina Sea, a phase of the Baltic Sea
litosfääri {n} :: lithosphere
litra {n} :: litre
litroittain {adv} :: By liters/litres
litsa {n} [nautical] :: A hank (ring or shackle that secures a staysail to its stay)
litsa {n} [nautical] :: A type of knot
litsahtaa {vi} :: to make a sound of hitting something soft and wet, to slosh, to splash
litsi {n} :: lychee
litteä {adj} :: flat
litteä kuin pannukakku {phrase} :: flat as a pancake
littera {n} :: denomination (of a bank note)
litteroida {vt} :: To transcribe
litu {n} [botany] :: A silique or siliqua (long – length more than twice the width – fruit of a cruciferous plant)
litu {n} [botany] :: A silicle, silicula or silicule (short)
litukka {n} [plant] :: bittercress, a plant of the genus Cardamine
litulaukka {n} [plant] :: garlic mustard, Alliaria petiolata
liturgi {n} :: A liturgist
liturgia {n} :: liturgy
liturginen {adj} :: liturgic, liturgical
liudennus {n} [linguistics] :: palatalization (instance of palatalizing)
liudennus {n} [linguistics] :: iotation
liudentaa {vt} [linguistics] :: to palatalize
liudentua {vi} [linguistics] :: To become palatalized
liudentuminen {n} :: palatalization
liuennut {adj} :: dissolved
liueta {vi} :: to dissolve (to disintegrate by immersing into a liquid)
liueta {vi} [colloquial] :: to leave, to scram
liukas {adj} :: slippery
liukastaa {vt} :: To make more slippery, lubricate
liukaste {n} :: lubricant
liukaste {n} :: personal lubricant (lubricant used during human sexual activity to reduce friction)
liukastua {vi} :: To slip, slide
liukastuttaa {vt} :: To make something slippery
liukeneminen {n} :: dissolution (dissolving, going into solution)
liukeneva {adj} :: soluble (able to be dissolved)
liukeneva {adj} :: dissolving
Liukka {prop} :: surname
liukkaus {n} :: slipperiness
Liukkonen {prop} :: surname
liukoinen {adj} :: soluble
liuku {n} :: skid (out-of-control sliding motion)
liukua {vi} :: to slide
liukuhihna {n} :: A conveyor belt
liukuikkuna {n} :: sash window (window consisting of two sliding panels or sashes)
liukuikkuna {n} :: Any type of window with sliding panes
liukujälki {n} :: skidmark
liukukäytävä {n} :: moving walkway, moving sidewalk [US]; travelator [UK] (slow conveyor belt that transports people horizontally or on an incline)
liukulaakeri {n} :: A bushing (type of bearing)
liukuluku {n} [computing] :: floating-point number
liukulukulasku {n} [computing] :: A floating point operation
liukulukuyksikkö {n} [computing] :: floating-point unit
liukuma {n} :: flexitime (in flexitime arrangement for working hours, the limits of time within which the employees can choose when they arrive to and leave from the work)
liukumiina {n} [colloquial] :: cowpie; meadow muffin [US]; especially a fresh one
liukumäki {n} :: children's slide
liukuovi {n} :: sliding door
liukuportaat {n} :: escalator
liukusäädin {n} [graphical user interface] :: slider
liukuteksti {n} :: scrolling text, marquee
liukuva työaika {n} :: flexitime (working time arrangement that allows employees to set their own working hours within agreed limits)
liukuväri {n} [graphic design] :: gradient, gradation, color gradient
liuos {n} [chemistry] :: solution
liuota {vi} :: To dissolve
liuote {n} :: solvent
liuotin {n} :: A solvent
liuotinbensiini {n} :: petroleum ether (volatile petroleum fraction, usually available in a number of fractions boiling between 40°C and 140°C, used as a solvent)
liuottaa {vt} :: To dissolve
liuottaminen {n} :: dissolution (dissolving, making into solution)
liuska {n} :: sheet, strip (of paper)
liuskainen {adj} [botany, of leaves] :: lobed
liuske {n} :: schist, slate
liuske {n} :: flagstone
liuskeenharmaa {adj} :: slate blue
liuskekaasu {n} :: shale gas
liuskemusta {n} :: slate black (black pigment made of black slate or schist)
liuskepuumuura {n} :: Guianan slaty antshrike
liuskoittua {vi} :: To divide into lobes
liuta {n} [colloquial] :: A large number; slew, flock, swarm
liu'unta {n} :: sliding
liu’uttaa {vt} :: to make or cause something to slide
livahtaa {v} :: to slip, slope ‎(to move quickly and often secretively; to depart, withdraw, enter, appear, intrude, or escape as if by sliding)
livahtaa {v} :: ~ sisään: to sneak in (to enter without being noticed)
livahtaa {v} :: ~ ulos: to sneak off, slide off, slip away, slip off, sneak away (to leave a place, or a meeting, without being seen or heard)
live {n} [dialectal] :: lye
live {adj} [nonstandard] :: live
livekala {n} :: alternative term for lipeäkala
livermorium {n} :: livermorium
liverrellä {v} :: to warble or chirp repeatedly
livertää {vt} :: to warble
livetä {vi} :: To slip
livettää {vt} :: to cause to slip
livettää {v} [slang] :: to broadcast or stream live
livistää {vi} :: To run away, decamp, abscond
livree {n} [archaic] :: livery
livvi {n} :: synonym of aunuksenkarjala
läjä {n} :: heap (collection of things laid in a body, or thrown together so as to form an elevation)
läjä {n} :: heap, ream (unspecified large amount); see also läjittäin, läjäpäin
läjähdellä {vi} :: to splat or splash repeatedly (make a slapping sound of a flat object)
läjähtää {vi} :: to make a slapping sound of a flat object, to splat, to splash
läjittää {vt} [colloquial] :: to heap, to pile up
läjittäin {adv} :: loads of something, heaps of something, tons of something
läjäpäin {adv} :: loads of something, heaps of something, tons of something
läjätä {vt} :: To pile
läjäyttää {vt} :: to cause to splat or splash repeatedly (make a slapping sound of a flat object)
lääke {n} :: medicine (substance), remedy, drug
lääkeaine {n} :: drug, medicament
lääkeannos {n} :: A dose of medicine
lääkehiili {n} :: activated carbon
lääkekaappi {n} :: medicine cabinet (cupboard where drugs and medical paraphernalia are stored)
lääkekaappi {n} :: dispensary (small pharmacy in the countryside, often managed by non-professional staff)
lääkekasvi {n} :: medicinal (plant that can be used medicinally)
lääkekulut {n} :: pharmaceutical expenses
lääkekustannukset {n} :: pharmaceutical expenditure
lääkelaastari {n} [medicine] :: transdermal patch
lääkepullo {n} :: vial (small bottle for storing medicine)
lääketeollisuus {n} :: pharmaceutical industry
lääketiede {n} :: medicine (the field of study)
lääketieteellinen {adj} :: medical
lääketieteellisesti {adv} :: medically
lääkeviini {n} :: medicinal wine
läkähdyttää {vt} :: to make swelter or boil
läkähdyttää {vt} :: to make suffocate
läkähtyä {vi} :: To suffocate
läkähtyä {v} :: To swelter, boil (to feel uncomfortably hot)
lääkintä {n} :: medical treatment, medication
lääkintäjoukot {n} :: medical corps
lääkintämies {n} :: medic
lääkintäviranomainen {n} :: public health official
lääkitä {vt} :: to medicate
lääkitys {n} :: medication (all the medicines regularly taken by a patient)
läkki {n} :: tin plate
läkkipelti {n} :: tin plate
lökäpöksy {n} [in plural] :: bagging trousers
lökäpöksy {n} :: A person wearing such trousers
lääkäri {n} :: physician, medical doctor
lääkäriasema {n} :: medical center, private clinic, clinic (privately owned facility for providing outpatient services)
lääkärintarkastus {n} :: physical examination, clinical examination, medical examination, medical; especially one performed on asymptomatic patients for medical screening purposes
lääkärintarkastus {n} [colloquial] :: synonym of lääkärintutkimus
lääkärintodistus {n} :: medical certificate, doctor's certificate
lääkärintutkimus {n} :: physical examination, clinical examination, medical examination
lääkäripelko {n} :: iatrophobia
läksiäiset {n} :: farewell party, send-off
läksiäiskahvit {n} :: a coffee or social event with coffee to honor someone leaving
läksy {n} :: homework (school exercise set by a teacher); often used in plural, especially as an object with verbs tehdä (to do), lukea (to read)
läksy {n} :: lesson (learning task assigned to a student)
läksy {n} :: lesson (something that serves as a warning or encouragement)
läksyttää {v} :: to scold, berate, lecture, lambaste
lököttää {v} :: to bag (chiefly of trousers, to hang loose like an empty bag)
-lla {suffix} :: Case suffix of the adessive case. Adessive is used in Finnish:
-lla {suffix} :: to indicate position being on top of something, often equivalent to English "on"
-lla {suffix} :: to indicate whereabouts, often equivalent to English "at"
-lla {suffix} :: with the verb olla (to be, to have) to indicate ownership
-lla {suffix} :: with the verb olla (to be, to have) to describe feelings and sensations
-lla {suffix} :: to indicate instruments, often equivalent to English "with"
-lla {suffix} :: to indicate being with something, used mostly about food and drinks
-lle {suffix} :: forms the allative case of a noun, adjective, numeral or pronoun
-llinen {suffix} :: Forms adjectives that indicate time
-llinen {suffix} :: Forms adjectives that indicate likeness
-llinen {suffix} :: Forms adjectives that indicate possession or relationship
-llinen {suffix} :: Forms nouns that define a person through his characteristics or possessions
-llinen {suffix} :: Forms nouns that indicate an amount
löllö {adj} [colloquial] :: Alternative term for vetelä
lällislää {interj} :: nyah, nyah-nyah (expression of schadenfreude)
lälläri {n} [colloquial] :: citizens' band radio transceiver
lällätilää {interj} :: nyah, nyah-nyah (expression of schadenfreude)
löllyä {vi} [of jelly, fat etc.] :: To shake
lälly {adj} [colloquial] :: lazy, limp
lälly {adj} [slang] :: easy
lämmetä {vi} :: to warm up
lämmetä {vi} [figuratively] :: to warm
lämmike {n} :: warmer (anything to warm somebody up, including pieces of cloth or alcoholic drinks)
lämmin {adj} :: warm
lämmin käyttövesi {n} :: domestic hot water
lämminruoka {n} :: a warm meal as the main course
lämminvarasto {n} :: heated storeroom
lämminvaunu {n} :: heated car or wagon, often one used for cargo
lämminverinen {adj} :: warm-blooded
lämminvesivaraaja {n} :: storage water heater (domestic water heating appliance that uses a hot water storage tank to maximize heating capacity and provide instantaneous delivery of hot water)
lämmitä {vi} :: To warm
lämmitellä {v} :: To warm (to make oneself warm)
lämmitellä {v} :: To warm up (oneself)
lämmitellä {v} :: To heat up slowly
lämmitin {n} :: A heater
lämmittää {v} :: to warm, heat, heat up
lämmittää {v} :: to reheat (to heat food after it has cooled off)
lämmittely {n} :: A warm-up
lämmittelytakki {n} :: warmup jacket
lämmittäjä {n} :: warmer (something that warms)
lämmittäjä {n} :: warmer (piece of clothing for warmth)
lämmittäjä {n} :: boilerman, stoker, fireman (one who stokes coal into a boiler)
lämmitys {n} :: space heating, heating (heating of rooms)
lämmityskulut {n} :: heating costs
lämmityskustannukset {n} :: heating costs
lämmitysöljy {n} :: heating oil
lämmitysuuni {n} :: furnace, heating furnace (device used to heat a buliding, primarily one using wood as fuel)
lämmitysvaunu {n} :: power car (car that provides heat to the other parts of a train)
lämmönjohtavuus {n} [physics] :: thermal conductivity
lämmönjohtavuus {n} [common language] :: heat conductivity, heat conductance
lämmönjohtokyky {n} [physics] :: thermal conductivity
lämmönjohtokyky {n} [common language] :: thermal conductivity, thermal conductance
lämmönkestävä {adj} :: heatproof
lämmönnousu {n} :: rise of temperature
lämmönsiirrin {n} :: heat exchanger
lämmöntalteenottokattila {n} :: heat recovery boiler, recovery boiler ‎(boiler used to recover heat from a hot process stream, such as flue gas from a gas turbine)
lämmönvaihdin {n} [technical] :: heat exchanger
lämpö {n} :: warmth, heat
lämpö {n} [physics] :: heat
lämpö {n} :: fever
lämpöaalto {n} :: heat wave
lämpöaisti {n} :: synonym of lämpötila-aisti
lämpöakku {n} :: thermal energy storage
lämpöaste {n} :: A degree on the Celsius scale that is above zero
lämpöaste {n} [in plural] :: above-zero temperature in Celsius scale
lämpöenergia {n} :: thermal energy
lämpöero {n} :: temperature difference
lämpöhalvaus {n} :: A heatstroke or hyperthermia
lämpiö {n} :: foyer, lobby
lämpiö {n} :: green room
lämpimämpi {adj} :: comparative of lämmin
lämpimästi {adv} :: warmly
lämpimyys {n} :: warmness
lämpöinen {adj} :: warm
lämpöinen {adj} [uncomparable] :: being of or in a temperature; always used with a headword in this sense, the head being in genitive
lämpöisesti {adv} :: warmly
lämpöjooga {n} :: hot yoga
lämpökaappi {n} :: hot air oven
lämpökamera {n} :: thermal camera, thermographic camera
lämpökapasiteetti {n} [physics] :: heat capacity
lämpökatko {n} :: thermal break
lämpökilpi {n} :: heat shield
lämpökohina {n} [electronics] :: thermal noise (Johnson–Nyquist noise)
lämpökonduktanssi {n} [physics] :: heat conductance
lämpökone {n} :: A heat engine
lämpökäsittely {n} [technical] :: A heat treatment
lämpökuolema {n} [physics] :: heat death
lämpökuvaus {n} :: thermography, thermal imaging (practice of creating images from infrared radiation rather than visible light)
lämpökynttilä {n} :: tealight, tea light (small candle cast inside a thin metal cup allowing the wax to melt completely when the candle is lit)
lämpölaajenemiskerroin {n} [physics] :: coefficient of thermal expansion
lämpömittari {n} :: thermometer (apparatus used to measure temperature)
lämpömäärä {n} [physics] :: amount of heat
lämpönielu {n} :: A heat sink
lämpöoppi {n} [physics] :: thermodynamics
lämpöpaperi {n} :: thermal paper, thermochromic paper
lämpöpatteri {n} :: radiator (finned metal fixture that carries hot water or steam in order to heat a room)
lämpöpumppu {n} :: A heat pump
lämpörajakerros {n} [geology] :: thermal lithosphere, thermal boundary layer, TBL (transition zone between the lithosphere and the asthenosphere)
lämpäre {n} :: puddle, pool
lämpösäde {n} :: heat ray
lämpösisältö {n} :: synonym of entalpia
lämpösäteily {n} [physics] :: thermal radiation, infrared radiation
lämpötahna {n} [electronics] :: thermal grease, thermal compound, thermal gel, thermal paste, heat paste, heat sink paste, heat sink compound (viscous fluid substance, which increases the thermal conductivity of a thermal interface)
lämpötila {n} :: temperature
lämpötila-aisti {n} [biology] :: thermoception (sense of heat and cold)
lämpötilakerroin {n} [science] :: temperature coefficient
lämpötulostin {n} [computing] :: thermal printer
lämpötyyny {n} :: heating pad
lämpövirta {n} :: heat flow
lämpövirta {n} [physics, thermodynamics] :: rate of heat flow (measured in watts)
lämpövoima {n} :: thermal power
lämpövuo {n} [physics, thermodynamics] :: heat flux
lämäri {n} [ice hockey, colloquial] :: slap shot (fastest shot in ice hockey)
lämsä {n} :: Same as suopunki
lämätä {v} [ice hockey] :: To do a slap shot
länget {n} :: collar, horse collar (part of harness designed to distribute the load around the shoulders of a draft animal)
lääni {n} :: The term used for an official regional government unit between the state and the municipalities in Finland. It is usually translated as province into English
lääni {n} :: A translation for a similar administrative unit in another country, especially Sweden (län), Norway (fylke) or Russia (oblast)
lääni {n} [colloquial] :: A land area or a house in private ownership, especially if it is large
lääninhallitus {n} :: provincial government (in Finland and Sweden)
lääninherra {n} :: feudal lord, liege
lääninoikeus {n} [legal] :: Until 1999 (since then alueellinen hallinto-oikeus - "regional administrative court"), a province-level administrative court which handled taxation-related and other administrative cases
lääninraja {n} :: province (lääni) boundary
lääninrovasti {n} :: rural dean
läänittää {vt} :: to enfeoff
läänitys {n} :: fiefdom (estate controlled by a feudal lord)
länketti {n} [Finglish] :: blanket
länkisääri {n} :: bowleg, genu varum
länkisäärinen {adj} :: bow-legged (having a bowleg)
länkkäri {n} [colloquial] :: western (narrative work dealing with the American Old West, especially a movie)
länkkäri {n} :: cowboy (man who tends free-range cattle, especially in the American West)
lönkytellä {v} :: to jog (to move at a pace that is faster than walk but slower than run)
lönkyttää {v} :: to jog (to move at a pace that is faster than walk but slower than run)
lännemmäs {adv} :: (to) further west, (to) some (more) distance towards the west
lännempi {adj} :: more western
lännenelokuva {n} :: western (film)
lännenfilmi {n} [film] :: A western
lännenhyytelöjäkälä {n} :: Collema nigrescens (a lichen)
lännenmuura {n} :: bicolored antvireo
lännenplataani {n} :: sycamore, American sycamore, American planetree, occidental plane, buttonwood, Platanus occidentalis
lännensuhteet {n} :: relations to the West
lännenvaivaishiiri {n} :: western harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys megalotis)
lännettyä {vi} :: To become politically more western
länsi {n} :: west
länsi {n} :: the West
Länsi-Aasia {prop} [geography] :: Western Asia
Länsi-Afrikka {prop} :: West Africa
länsiatlantinsardelli {n} :: bay anchovy, Anchoa mitchilli
Länsi-Australia {prop} :: Western Australia
Länsi-Bengali {prop} :: West Bengal (state in India)
Länsi-Eurooppa {prop} :: Western Europe
länsieurooppalainen {adj} :: Western European
länsieurooppalainen {n} :: A Western European person
länsifriisi {n} :: West Frisian (language spoken mostly in the province of Friesland, in the north of the Netherlands)
Länsi-Intia {prop} :: The West Indies (islands)
länsiliittoutuneet {n} [historical] :: the Western Allies
länsilounas {n} :: west-southwest
länsiluode {n} :: west-northwest
länsimaa {n} [usually plural] :: A western country
länsimaailma {n} :: The western world
länsimaalainen {n} :: westerner, an inhabitant of the West
länsimaalainen {adj} :: occidental
länsimaat {n} :: the western countries; western world; the West
länsimainen {adj} :: western, occidental
länsimaistaa {vt} :: To westernize
länsimaistaminen {n} :: westernization (the process of causing to westernize)
länsimaistua {vi} :: To become westernized
länsimaistuminen {n} :: westernization (the process of becoming westernized)
länsiosa {n} :: western part
Länsi-Pakistan {prop} [historical] :: West Pakistan
länsipuoli {n} :: westside
länsiraja {n} :: western border
länsiranta {n} :: west shore, western shore
Länsiranta {prop} :: The West Bank
Länsi-Sahara {prop} :: Western Sahara
länsisaharalainen {n} :: West Saharan (person)
länsisaharalainen {adj} :: West Saharan (of or pertaining to West Sahara)
Länsi-Saksa {prop} [historical] :: West Germany
länsisaksalainen {n} :: West German (person)
länsisaksalainen {adj} :: West German (of or pertaining to West Germany)
länsisuhteet {n} :: synonym of lännensuhteet
Länsi-Suomi {prop} [geography] :: The western parts of Finland; not a well defined area, but roughly equals the area that lies west of the line that connects Kokkola and Hanko, overlaps with Etelä-Suomi (Southern Finland) in the south
Länsi-Suomi {prop} [linguistics, culture] :: Those parts of Southern Finland in which the so called western dialects are spoken (see map)
Länsi-Suomi {prop} [government] :: A former (1997-2012) province (lääni) of Finland
länsituuli {n} :: west wind
länsivallat {n} :: The Western powers
länsiviitta {n} [nautical] :: The cardinal mark for west
Länsi-Virginia {prop} :: West Virginia
läntinen {adj} :: western
läntisempi {adj} :: comparative of läntinen
läntistyä {vi} :: to be westernized
läntätä {vt} [colloquial] :: to stick
läntti {n} [colloquial] :: splotch, stain
läntti {n} [colloquial] :: A small spot of land
löntti {n} :: Alternative form of klöntti
löntystää {vi} :: to saunter
löntystellä {vi} :: To saunter
loanheittäjä {n} :: mudslinger
loata {v} :: To spoil, dirt
lobata {v} :: To lobby
lobbaaja {n} :: lobber
lobbailla {v} [frequentative] :: To lobby
lobbari {n} :: lobbyist
lobbaus {n} :: lobbying
lobbismi {n} :: lobbying
lobbisti {n} :: lobbyist
lobelia {n} :: lobelia
lobotomia {n} :: lobotomy
lodentakki {n} :: loden coat
lodju {n} [slang] :: synonym of laatikko
logaritmi {n} [mathematics] :: logarithm
logaritmifunktio {n} [mathematics] :: logarithmic function
logaritminen {adj} [mathematics] :: logarithmic
logaritmipaperi {n} :: log-log paper
logaritmitaulu {n} [calculus] :: table of logarithms, logarithm table
logaritmitaulukko {n} [calculus] :: table of logarithms, logarithm table
-logi {suffix} :: -logist
-logi {suffix} :: -logy
-logia {suffix} :: -logy
logiikka {n} :: logic
logiikka {n} [electronics] :: programmable logic controller
-loginen {suffix} :: -logical
logistiikka {n} :: logistics
logistikko {n} :: logistician
logistinen {adj} :: logistical
logo {n} :: logo
logografi {n} :: logograph (graphic symbol which represents a word or phrase)
logogrammi {n} :: logogram (graphic symbol which represents a word or phrase)
logologia {n} [rare] :: logology (study of words in search for God)
logopatia {n} :: logopathy
logopedi {n} :: logopedist
logopedia {n} :: logopedics
logotutkimus {n} :: logology (study of logos)
lohduke {n} :: consolation
lohduton {adj} :: hopeless, inconsolable, desperate
lohduttaa {vt} :: To comfort
lohduttaja {n} :: A comforter, consoler
lohduttaja {n} :: The Comforter; often capitalized (alternative term for the Holy Spirit)
lohduttautua {vi} :: To take solace; to comfort oneself
lohdutus {n} :: comfort, consolation
lohdutuspalkinto {n} :: consolation prize
lohdutuspalkinto {n} :: rebound (romantic partner with whom one begins a relationship for the sake of getting over a previous, recently-ended romantic relationship)
lohenpyrstöliitos {n} [woodworking] :: dovetail, dovetail joint
lohestaa {v} :: to fish salmon
lohi {n} :: A salmon
lohi {n} :: Specifically Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)
lohikäärme {n} :: dragon
lohikäärme {n} :: drake (small dragon)
lohikäärme {n} :: wyvern
Lohikäärme {prop} :: The constellation Draco
Lohikäärme {prop} :: Dragon (the fifth animal in the 12-year cycle in Chinese zodiac)
lohikäärmeen veri {n} :: dragon's blood (bright red resin, used in the manufacture of varnishes, lacquers, medicines, and incenses)
lohikäärmepuu {n} :: dragon tree (tree of the genus Dracaena)
lohipato {n} [historical] :: a dam-like structure in a river used for catching fish
lohiporras {n} :: salmon ladder, fish ladder, fishway, fish pass, fish steps
lohisieni {n} :: deceiver mushroom (Laccaria laccata)
Lohja {prop} :: A town in Uusimaa, Finland
lohjeta {vi} :: To split (off), break (off), chip (off)
lohkaista {vt} :: To split, chip off
lohkare {n} :: boulder
lohkare {n} :: block
lohkaresavi {n} [geology] :: boulder clay
lohkeilla {vi} :: to chip, to flake, to crack
lohko {n} :: section
lohko {n} [anatomy] :: lobe of brain
lohko {n} [computing] :: block, chunk
lohko {n} [sports] :: group (a set of teams playing each other in the same division, while at the same time not playing teams that belong to other sets in the division)
lohkoa {vt} :: To cut up
lohkohedelmä {n} [botany] :: schizocarp
lohkoinen {adj} [heraldry] :: parted by bend, bendy (if less than or seven)
lohkokaavio {n} :: block diagram (pictorial representation of a system)
lohkoketju {n} [informatics] :: blockchain (shared record)
lohkolämmitin {n} :: block heater
lohkoontua {v} :: alternative form of lohkoutua
lohkosalaaja {n} [cryptography] :: block cipher
lohkosalaus {n} [cryptography] :: block encryption, encryption with a block cipher
lohkosalaus {n} :: synonym of lohkosalaaja
lohkotiili {n} :: block brick
lohkoutua {vi} :: to be sectioned, to be cut into pieces
lohtu {n} :: comfort, consolation, solace
lohtunainen {n} :: comfort woman
loihtia {v} :: To conjure
loikata {vi} :: To leap
loikata {vi} :: To defect
loikka {n} :: A leap
loikkari {n} :: defector
loikkia {vi} :: to leap, to proceed with leaps (repeatedly)
loikoa {vi} :: To loll, recline
loikoilla {v} :: To loll, lounge, lie
loilottaa {vi} :: to sing, to bawl
Loimaa {prop} :: A town in the region of Southwest Finland
loimi {n} :: warp (set of yarns placed lengthwise in a loom)
loimi {n} :: rug [UK], blanket [US], caparison [often ornamental] (covering for an animal to protect it from the weather, or for ornamental purposes)
loimitukki {n} :: A fore beam of a loom
loimottaa {vi} :: to blaze (shine like a flame)
loimu {n} :: blaze
loimukoivu {n} :: flamed birch; a variant of silver birch (Betula pendula), the grain of which is not straight, but has the form of a flame
loimukoivuinen {adj} :: made of loimukoivu (flamed birch)
loimukuvio {n} [instrument making, cabinetmaking] :: flame, curl (contrasting light and dark figure seen in wood)
loimulohi {n} [foods] :: "blazed salmon" (fillet of salmon cooked in the radiated heat of an open fire)
loimuta {vi} :: To blaze, flare
loimuttaa {v} [cooking] :: To cook using open fire
loinen {n} :: Parasite
loinen {n} :: As a former part of compound (as the stem lois-) signifies parasitic
lois- {prefix} :: parasitic
loiseläin {n} :: A parasitic animal
loisia {v} :: to parasitize (to live on or in a host organism as a parasite)
loiskahdus {n} :: splash
loiskahtaa {vi} :: to splash once or suddenly
loiskasvi {n} :: A parasitic plant
loiske {n} :: splash
loiskia {vt} :: to splash
loiskina {n} :: The sound of waves; splash, lap
loiskinta {n} :: The sound of waves; splash, lap
loiskis {interj} :: splash
loiskua {vi} :: To splash
loiskuna {n} :: alternative form of loiskunta
loiskunta {n} :: splash, lap
loiskuta {vi} :: To splash
loiskuttaa {vt} :: To splash
loismato {n} :: any parasitic worm
loisnokkeli {n} :: oxpecker (bird of the genus Buphagus)
loispistiäinen {n} :: parasitoid wasp
loissieni {n} :: fungal parasite
loistaa {vi} :: To shine, glow, glare, sparkle (to emit light)
loistaa {vi} :: To excel, shine (to distinguish oneself)
loistaa poissaolollaan {vi} [idiomatic] :: To be conspicuous by one's absence, be conspicuously absent
loistartunta {n} :: parasite infection
loistava {adj} :: shining, glowing, glaring, sparkling, resplendent
loistava {adj} :: perfect, very good, excellent, brilliant, splendid
loistavampi {adj} :: comparative of loistava
loistavasti {adv} :: perfectly, excellently
loistavasti {adv} :: shiningly
loiste {n} :: shine (brightness from a source of light)
loistediodi {n} :: light-emitting diode, LED
loisteho {n} [electrical engineering] :: reactive power
loistelamppu {n} :: fluorescent lamp
loistelias {adj} :: glorious
loisteputki {n} :: fluorescent lamp (a gas-discharge lamp)
loisteputki {n} :: strip light
loisto {n} :: glitter, gleam, shine
loisto {n} [nautical] :: A beacon equipped with light, often showing different colours to different directions and blinking according to a recognizable pattern
loisto {n} :: luxury, often as modifier in compound terms
loisto {n} :: splendor, glory
loistoaika {n} :: golden age, heyday
loistoesimerkki {n} :: shining example, perfect example
loistohotelli {n} :: luxury hotel
loistokas {adj} :: glamorous
loistokkuus {n} :: shine (excellence in quality or appearance)
loistorapu {n} [dated] :: synonym of krilli
loistoristeilijä {n} :: A luxury cruiser
loitolla {adv} :: away, back, far away
loitolle {adv} :: away, back, far away (to a place far from here)
loitolta {adv} :: from a distance, from far away
loitommaksi {adv} :: farther away (to a location that is farther away)
loitommalla {adv} :: farther away (in a place that is farther away)
loitommalle {adv} :: farther away (to a place that is farther away)
loitommalta {adv} :: from farther away (from a place that is farther away)
loitommas {adv} :: alternative form of loitommaksi
loitompaa {adv} :: from farther away (from a location that is farther away)
loitompana {adv} :: farther away (in a location that is farther away)
loitompi {adj} :: comparative of loitto
loitontaa {vt} :: To move away, to distance
loitontajahermo {n} [anatomy] :: abducens nerve, VI cranial nerve (nerve which controls the lateral rectus muscle, in the eye)
loitontajalihas {n} [anatomy] :: abductor (muscle)
loitontua {vi} [colloquial] :: To move further away
loitota {vi} :: to move away, recede
loitsia {v} :: to cast a spell, enchant, incant
loitsu {n} :: A spell
loitto {adj} [archaic] :: distant (located far away)
loittorengas {n} [photography] :: extension tube, extension ring (element used to lengthen a camera objective thus allowing closer focusing than without it)
loiva {adj} :: [of a slope] gentle
loiva {adj} :: [of a turn] slight
loiventaa {vt} :: To make less steep
loiventava {n} [colloquial] :: A hair of the dog, a drink taken to make the wear-off of alcohol more shallow, or to lessen the hangover experience
loiventua {vi} :: To become less steep
loiveta {vi} :: synonym of loiventua
lojaali {adj} :: loyal
lojaalinen {adj} :: loyal
lojaalisesti {adv} :: loyally
lojaalisti {adv} :: loyally
lojaalisuus {n} :: loyalty, fidelity
lojaalius {n} :: loyalty, fidelity
lojaliteetti {n} :: loyalty
lojban {n} :: Lojban (language)
lojua {v} :: To lay around
lojua {v} :: To sprawl
loka {n} :: Mud, dirt (wet)
lokaali {adj} [mathematics] :: local
lokaalinen {adj} :: local
lokakuinen {adj} :: Pertaining to October
lokakuu {n} :: October
lokalisaatio {n} :: localization
lokalisoida {vt} :: To localize
lokalisoitua {vi} :: To become localized
lokari {n} [Finglish] :: A logger
lokari {n} [colloquial] :: A fender, wing [UK] (panel of a car which encloses the wheel area)
lokasuoja {n} :: A fender, wing [UK] (panel of a car which encloses the wheel area)
lokatiivi {n} [grammar] :: locative case, locative (grammatical case)
lokerikko {n} :: pigeonhole message box
lokero {n} :: small compartment or box
lokero {n} :: pigeonhole (one of an array of compartments for sorting post, messages etc.)
lokeroida {v} :: To compartmentalize, to pigeonhole, to label
lokeroitua {vi} :: to become compartmentalized
lokeronivusajos {n} [disease] :: lymphogranuloma venereum
loki {n} [nautical] :: log (device to measure the speed of a vessel)
lokikirja {n} :: logbook
lokinsiipi {n} :: A car equipped with gull-wing doors
lokki {n} :: gull, seagull (any bird of the genus Larus within the family Laridae)
lokki {n} [taxonomy] :: gull, seagull (any bird of the family Laridae)
lokkiparvi {n} :: A flock of gulls
lokoilla {v} :: To while away, idle, rest (to spend one's time comfortably and care-free)
lokoisa {adj} :: comfy, cushy, cosy
lokomobiili {n} [archaic] :: A traction engine
lokomotiivi {n} [archaic] :: A locomotive (railway engine)
loksaa {v} :: alternative form of loksua
loksahtaa {v} :: to snap (to fit or fasten together with a snapping sound)
lokse {n} :: clatter, rattle (the sound of loose metallic parts)
loksodromi {n} :: loxodrome, rhumb line
loksua {vi} :: to grate, to snap, to make a sound akin to something detaching and attaching repeatedly
lokum {n} :: Turkish delight (traditional sweet)
lokus {n} :: locus (a fixed position on a chromosome)
lokvatti {n} [plant] :: loquat, Eriobotrya japonica
lolita {n} :: lolita, nymph, nymphette (sexually attractive young girl)
lollo {n} [colloquial, usually in the plural] :: female breast
loma {n} :: holiday, vacation; furlough
loma {n} :: gap
loma-aika {n} :: vacation period
lomaan {adv} :: To between
loma-asunto {n} :: vacation home [US], holiday home [UK] (building or piece of property used as a secondary residence during vacations)
lomailija {n} :: holiday-maker, vacationer, holidayer
lomailla {vi} :: To (go on) vacation, holiday
lomake {n} :: form (document)
lomakeskus {n} :: holiday resort, holiday centre, holiday center
lomakohde {n} :: resort (a relaxing environment to people on vacation)
lomakorvaus {n} :: vacation compensation
lomakuukausi {n} :: holiday month
lomalainen {n} :: one who is on or enjoying a holiday or vacation
lomanmääräytymiskuukausi {n} [law] :: the month that determines holidays (often defined with a certain amount of work required during a month)
lomaosake {n} [business] :: time-share or condominium to maintain a vacation home
lomapäivä {n} :: holiday, vacation day (day taken off work by an employee for leisure)
lomaraha {n} :: holiday bonus or allowance
lomauttaa {v} :: to lay off temporarily
lomautus {n} :: (temporary) layoff; furlough [US]
lomaviikko {n} :: week of holiday, week of vacation, week off
lombardia {n} :: The Lombard language
Lombardia {prop} :: Lombardy (province of Italy)
lombardialainen {n} :: A Lombard (person originating from Lombardy)
lombardialainen {adj} :: Lombard (of or relating to Lombardy or its people)
Lombard-korko {n} [finance] :: Lombard rate
lomitse {postp} :: from among
lomittaa {vt} :: to interleave, interlace, intersperse, interlock
lomittaa {vt} [computing] :: to collate (merge several data sets or files into one data set or file)
lomittaa {vi} :: to be a substitute for a person on leave (primarily for agricultural work)
lomittain {adv} :: interleaved, interlocked (not necessarily overlapping as with limittäin)
lomittainen {adj} :: interleaved, interlocked
lomittaisuus {n} :: the state of quality of being interlocked or interleaved
lomittua {vi} :: to interlock
lomittua {v} [quantum physics] :: to be entangled
lomittuminen {n} [physics] :: quantum entanglement (quantum mechanical phenomenon in which the quantum states of two or more objects have to be described with reference to each other, even though the individual objects are spatially separated)
lomitus {n} :: interlacing (technique of improving the picture quality)
lomitus {n} :: getting a substitute while one is on leave, or being that substitute (primarily for agricultural work)
lomitusjärjestäminen {n} [computing] :: synonym of lomituslajittelu
lomituslajittelu {n} [computing] :: mergesort
lommahdus {n} :: buckling
lommo {n} :: dent, dimple
lommoilla {vi} :: to be or become dented
lommoontua {vi} :: To dent
lommoutua {v} :: alternative form of lommoontua
lompakko {n} :: wallet
lompsa {n} [colloquial] :: wallet
lompuuki {n} [archaic] :: wallet
longertaa {v} :: synonym of kiemurrella
Long Island {prop} :: Long Island (any place called "Long Island" in English, particularly an island to the east of New York City)
longitudi {n} [geography] :: longitude
lonka {n} :: A single, large cloud
lonka {n} [dialectal] :: pitko (baked good)
lonkermanni {n} [colloquial] :: middle finger
lonkero {n} :: tentacle
lonkero {n} [colloquial] :: A canned or bottled gin and grapefruit juice long drink similar to alcopop. The alcohol content is about 5%
lonkerojalkainen {n} :: brachiopod
lonkerokiehkura {n} [zoology] :: calyx (crown of a crinoid)
lonkka {n} [anatomy] :: hip, haunch
lonkkaluu {n} [skeleton] :: A hip bone or innominate bone
lonkkamalja {n} [skeleton] :: acetabulum (bony cup)
lonkkanivel {n} [anatomy] :: hip joint
lonkkari {n} [slang] :: longboard (large skating board)
lonkkavika {n} [disease, colloquial] :: Canine hip dysplasia
lonksahtaa {vi} :: to grate or snap once, to make a sound akin to something detaching and attaching
lonksua {vi} :: to grate, to snap, to make a sound akin to something detaching and attaching repeatedly
Lontoo {prop} :: London (capital city of the United Kingdom)
lontoolainen {adj} :: London (as modifier: of, from or pertaining to London in the UK)
lontoolainen {adj} :: Londonish
lontoolainen {n} :: A Londoner (a person from, or an inhabitant of, London, UK)
loogikko {n} :: logician
loogillinen {adj} :: dated form of looginen
looginen {adj} :: Logical
looginen {adj} :: Related to logic
loogisesti {adv} :: logically
loogisuus {n} :: logicality
Loois {prop} [Bible] :: Loois
loordi {n} :: alternative spelling of lordi
loosi {n} :: lodge (group of Freemasons)
loosi {n} :: compartment, box (area partly separated in a restaurant etc.)
Loot {n} [Bible] :: Lot (nephew of Abraham)
loota {n} [colloquial] :: box
lootus {n} :: lotus (plant of the genus Nelumbo)
lootusasento {n} :: lotus position (cross-legged sitting position)
lootusjalka {n} :: lotus foot
lopahtaa {vi} :: to end suddenly
loparit {n} [colloquial] :: pink slip
lopen {adv} :: altogether, to death
lopen uupunut {adj} [idiomatic] :: exhausted, worn out, fatigued, whacked
lopettaa {vt} :: to stop, end, finish, quit
lopettaa {vi} :: to call it a day
lopettaa {vt} :: to complete
lopettaa {vt} [legal] :: to cease and desist (to stop and to not resume an action)
lopettaa {vt} [esp of animals] :: to kill, put down, put to sleep, destroy, euthanize
lopettaa {vt} [computing] :: to close
lopettajaiset {n} :: synonym of päättäjäiset
lopettaminen {n} :: ending, finishing
lopetus {n} :: ending, stopping, finishing, ceasing
lopetuskeppi {n} [croquet] :: pole (piece of wood driven in the ground that is used as the finishing point)
lopetuskodoni {n} [biology] :: stop codon (codon that instructs protein synthesis to stop)
Loping-epookki {n} [geology] :: Lopingian, Upper Permian, Later Permian (last epoch of the Permian)
loppasuu {n} [slang] :: glutton (one who quickly devours all available food and drink)
Loppi {prop} :: A municipality in Tavastia Proper, Finland
loppiainen {n} :: Epiphany
loppiaisaika {n} :: A period of the protestant liturgical year beginning from Epiphany and lasting until Shrove Tuesday
loppiaiskakku {n} :: king cake
loppu {n} :: An end
loppu {n} :: An ending (last part of something)
loppu {n} :: A finish (end of anything)
loppu {n} :: A conclusion (end, finish, close or last part of something)
loppu {n} :: The End
loppu {n} [in the plural, loput + nominative plural] :: The rest, the remaining
loppu {adv} :: out of, in the expression ablative + 3rd-pers. singular of olla + nominative + loppu = to be out of
loppu {interj} [radio] :: out (the station is finished with its transmission and does not expect a response)
loppua {vi} :: To (come to an) end, finish, get over, stop, cease
loppua {vi} :: To run out
loppuaika {n} :: finish time
loppuelämä {n} :: The rest of one's life
loppuerä {n} :: remainder, balance, final balance
loppuheitto {n} [linguistics] :: apocope
loppu hyvin, kaikki hyvin {proverb} :: all's well that ends well
loppuilta {n} :: late evening
loppuilta {n} :: rest of the evening
loppujen lopuksi {adv} :: after all, when all is said and done
loppukausi {n} :: late season
loppukesä {n} :: late summer
loppukevät {n} :: late spring
loppukilpailu {n} [sports] :: final (last round, game or match in a contest, after which the winner is determined)
loppukilpailu {n} :: final (contest for selecting the winners from the finalists)
loppukiri {n} :: final spurt (increased effort towards the end of an action)
loppukiri {n} :: kick (an increase in speed in the final part of a running race)
loppukuu {n} :: end of a month
loppukuukausi {n} :: final month
loppukäyttäjä {n} :: end user (final consumer of a product)
loppuliite {n} [grammar] :: suffix
loppumaton {adj} :: endless
loppuminen {n} :: ending
loppuosa {n} :: remainder, balance (whatever is left of an original amount after something has been taken away first)
loppuottelu {n} [sports] :: championship, final
loppupeli {n} :: endgame (final stage of an extended process or course of events)
loppupeli {n} [chess] :: endgame (part of a chess game in which there are few pieces left)
loppupäivä {n} :: in singular, rest of the day
loppupäivä {n} :: in plural, rest of the days, the remaining days
loppupuoli {n} :: last half or a more vaguely defined last part of anything, like of a period of time, semester, holiday, trip etc
loppuratkaisu {n} [drama] :: dénouement (conclusion or resolution of a plot)
loppurepeämä {n} [astronomy] :: Big Rip
loppurysäys {n} [astronomy] :: Big Crunch
loppurysäys {n} [figuratively] :: a period of high activity before something ends
loppusanat {n} :: epilogue
loppusarja {n} [sports] :: finals (series of last rounds, games or matches in a contest, after which the winner is determined)
loppusointu {n} :: rhyme
loppusumma {n} :: grand total (entire or final sum)
loppusuora {n} :: home stretch (final part of a race course)
loppusuora {n} [idiomatic] :: home stretch (final part of a distance or effort needed)
loppusyksy {n} :: late autumn/fall
lopputalvi {n} :: late winter
lopputeksti {n} :: final text
lopputeksti {n} [in the plural] :: credits (written title shown with a film or video)
lopputekstit {n} [film, video] :: credits (written titles shown in the end of a film or video)
lopputila {n} :: final state
lopputili {n} :: pink slip
lopputulos {n} :: final result; used to point out the difference to välitulos (intermediate result)
lopputuote {n} :: end product
lopputurnaus {n} :: final, finals (the last round, game or match in a contest, after which the winner is determined)
lopputurnaus {n} :: finals, final (contest that narrows a field of contestants to ranked positions)
lopputyö {n} :: diploma work, degree work
loppuunkäsitelty {n} :: exhausted
loppuunmyydä {v} :: alternative form of myydä loppuun
loppuunmyynti {n} :: closing-down sale, closeout, clearance (sale in which all merchandise is sold, at whatever reduced price is necessary)
loppuvaihe {n} :: final stage
loppuviikko {n} :: the end or second half of a week, usually understood to refer to a working week, so including Thursday and Friday, sometimes Wednesday
loppuviikko {n} [with locative cases] :: late (this, next, last) week
loppuviikko {n} [in the plural] :: any of the last weeks of a longer period of time
loppuviikko {n} [in accusative] :: (the) rest of the week
loppuviikolla {adv} :: late week, late in the week
loppuviikosta {adv} :: (starting) from late week, (starting) from late in the week
loppuviikosta {adv} :: late week, late in the week
loppuvuosi {n} :: The last or remaining months of a year
loppuvuosi {n} [in the plural] :: The last or remaining years of a period
lopuke {n} :: cadence
lopuksi {adv} :: lastly, finally, ultimately (indicating the last item)
lopullinen {adj} :: final, ultimate
lopullinen {adj} :: definitive
lopullinen {adj} :: decisive
lopullinen {adj} [legal] :: peremptory (not admitting of question or appeal)
lopullisesti {adv} :: finally, conclusively, once and for all, for good (completely; beyond recovery)
lopullisuus {n} :: finality
lopulta {adv} :: at last, eventually, finally, in the end
lopulta {adv} :: at last (after a long time)
lopultakin {adv} :: finally, at last, at long last
lopultakin {interj} :: it's about time (used to express impatience at the eventual occurrence of something that the speaker considered to be long overdue)
lopun ajat {n} :: end times
lopussa {adv} :: in the end
lopussa {adv} :: olla lopussa: to be over, finished; to be exhausted
lopussa kiitos seisoo {proverb} :: good things will come to those who work for them
loputon {adj} :: Endless
loputtomasti {adv} :: endlessly, unendingly
loputtomiin {adv} :: endlessly
loputtomuus {n} :: endlessness, infinity
lorauttaa {vt} :: to pour loudly
lordi {n} :: lord (British aristocrat, especially a member of the House of Lords)
lordoosi {n} [pathology] :: lordosis
Lorentzin voima {n} [physics] :: Lorentz force
Lorentz-muunnos {n} [math] :: Lorentz transformation
lori {n} :: loris
lorina {n} :: gurgle
lorista {vi} :: to burble (make a loud sound of flowing, of small amounts of liquid)
lornetti {n} :: a lorgnette
lorotella {v} :: to pour (of pouring a liquid loudly)
lorotella {v} [colloquial] :: to drizzle (to urinate)
lorottaa {vt} :: To pour liquid loudly
lorottaa {v} [colloquial] :: To drizzle (to urinate)
loru {n} :: short rhyme, e.g. nursery rhyme
loruilla {v} :: to utter a short rhyme
loruilla {v} :: to drivel, to ramble
loruta {vi} :: to chatter, blather
lorvailla {vi} :: To slack off
lorvehtia {v} :: alternative form of lorvailla
lorvia {v} :: alternative form of lorvailla
Los {prop} [colloquial] :: LA (Los Angeles, metropol in California)
Los Angeles {prop} :: Los Angeles
losangelesilainen {adj} :: Los Angeleno, Los Angelean
losangelesilainen {n} :: Los Angeleno, Los Angelean
losilainen {adj} [colloquial] :: Angeleno
losilainen {n} :: (informal) Angeleno
loska {n} :: slush
loskaantua {vi} :: to become slushy
loskakeli {n} :: slushy road condition
losottaa {vi} :: to flow or splash (of a heavy flow)
lossata {vt} [colloquial] :: to unload
lossi {n} :: cable ferry
Lothringen {prop} :: Lorraine (region in NE France)
lotina {n} :: squelch
lotista {vi} :: To squelch (make a sucking, splashing sounds); very close in meaning to the verb litistä, but describes a more low-pitched sound
lotja {n} :: barge
lotkauttaa {vi} [idiomatic] :: used in an idiom in negative and with korva to mean turn a deaf ear, see usage example
lotota {vi} :: to play lotto
lotrata {v} :: To play with water
lotta {n} :: A member of Lotta Svärd
Lotta {prop} :: given name, diminutive of the Swedish Charlotta
lotto {n} :: lotto, (type of lottery in which a small number - often six, in Finland currently seven - of numbers are drawn from a larger body of numbers, typically around 40 to 50)
lottoaja {n} :: lotto player
lottovoitto {n} :: lottery win
loue {n} :: A type of light temporary shelter consisting of a triangular piece of canvas (called louevaate), which is supported by a flexible pole
loue {n} :: A type of hiking tent which utilises a similar structural idea
louevaate {n} :: A piece of canvas or other material specifically made to serve for setting up a loue
Lou Gehrigin tauti {n} [pathology] :: synonym of ALS-tauti
louhe {n} :: blasted stone (stone that has been separated from rock by blasting or otherwise)
Louhi {prop} [mythology, Kalevala] :: In Finnish mythology, a powerful witch and the ruler of the land of Pohjola
louhia {v} :: to mine (to remove ore from the ground)
louhia {v} :: to quarry (to obtain stone from a quarry)
louhia {v} :: to blast (to shatter, as if by an explosion)
louhia {v} [computing] :: to mine (to create cryptocurrency)
louhikko {n} :: A field of jagged rocks
louhikäärme {n} [archaic] :: alternative form of lohikäärme
louhinta {n} :: mining, quarrying, blasting
louhos {n} :: quarry (site for mining stone, limestone or slate)
loukata {vt} [+ genitive-accusative] :: To wound, hurt, injure (physically)
loukata {vt} [+ partitive] :: To wound, hurt, injure (mentally), to offend, insult
loukata {vt} [+ partitive] :: To violate, infringe upon, encroach upon, make inroads on
loukkaantua {vi} :: To be hurt, be injured, be wounded
loukkaantua {vi} :: To be offended at, take umbrage
loukkaantua {vi} :: To be insulted, be bruised, come to harm
loukkaantua {vi} :: To come to grief
loukkaantuminen {n} :: injury
loukkaantuminen {n} :: offense
loukkaava {adj} :: insulting
loukkaava {adj} :: derogatory, offensive
loukkaus {n} :: insult, affront
loukkaus {n} :: violation, infringement
loukkautua {vi} :: alternative form of loukkaantua
loukko {n} :: inside corner, hole, hollow, pit
loukko {n} :: undesirable or distant place, backwater, dump
loukku {n} :: trap (especially mechanical trap to catch animals)
loukuttaa {vt} :: to trap (someone or something)
lounainen {adj} :: southwestern, southwesterly
lounais- {prefix} :: alternative form of lounainen
Lounais-Afrikka {prop} [historical] :: South West Africa (the colonial name of the area which is now Namibia)
lounaismurteet {n} :: (the) southwestern dialects (of Finnish)
lounaisosa {n} :: southwestern part
lounaispuoli {n} :: southwestern side
Lounais-Suomi {prop} :: southwest Finland
lounaisturkkilainen {adj} :: Southwestern Turkish (of or pertaining to the southwesternern part of modern Turkey)
lounaisturkkilainen {adj} [linguistics, ethnography] :: synonym of eteläturkkilainen
lounaistuuli {n} :: southwest wind
lounas {n} :: southwest
lounas {n} :: lunch
lounasaika {n} :: lunchtime
lounasjono {n} :: lunchline, lunch line
lounaspöytä {n} :: lunch table (table on which a lunch is served and eaten)
lounastaa {vi} :: To lunch
lounastilaisuus {n} :: luncheon (formal meal served in the middle of the day)
louske {n} :: clatter (sound)
louskua {vi} :: to clatter
louskuttaa {vt} :: to clatter
loveta {vt} :: To notch
Lovetar {prop} [mythology, Kalevala] :: synonym of Louhi
lovi {n} :: cleft (V-shaped cut)
lovi {n} :: notch (V-shaped cut; such a cut used for keeping a record)
lovi {n} :: trance; used only in the expression langeta loveen, which means "to fall into a trance"
Loviisa {prop} :: given name
Loviisa {prop} :: A town on the SE coast of Finland, named in 1752 for Queen Lovisa Ulrika of Sweden
lovileuka {n} [anatomy] :: cleft chin
lovittaa {vt} :: to notch, to crenelate
löpö {n} [slang] :: heating oil
löpö {n} [slang] :: gas, gasoline
löpö {n} [slang] :: scaber stalk mushroom, (Leccinum scabrum)
läpeensä {adv} :: thoroughly
löperö {adj} :: inefficient (incapable of, or indisposed to, effective action)
löperö {adj} :: negligent, neglectful, careless (without appropriate or sufficient attention)
lööperi {n} [colloquial] :: nonsense, rubbish
löperösti {adv} :: inefficiently
löperösti {adv} :: negligently, neglectfully, carelessly
löperyys {n} :: inefficiency
löperyys {n} :: negligence
läpi {n} [rare] :: Hole (usually for ventilation), (depending on the place of the hole) window, shutter, door
läpi {n} [colloquial, in negative contexts] :: a mouth, hole:
läpi {adv} :: through:
läpi {adv} :: over (thoroughly; completely)
läpi {postp} :: through:
läpi {postp} :: across:
läpi {postp} :: päästä jostakin (elative) läpi = to pass something (such as test or examination)
läpi- {prefix} :: trans-, cross-
läpiajo {n} [sports] :: In ice hockey, a breakaway
läpiajo {n} :: In certain card games, a situation where one player or a pair takes all tricks
läpikotainen {adj} :: thorough
läpikotaisesti {adv} :: thoroughly
läpikotaisin {adv} :: thoroughly, entirely, through and through, to the core
läpikulku {n} :: transit, passing through
läpikulku {n} [accounting] :: walkthrough (type of financial audit)
läpikulku kielletty {phrase} :: no trespassing
läpikuultamaton {adj} :: opaque
läpikuultamattomuus {n} :: opaqueness
läpikuultava {adj} :: translucent, see-through
läpikävely {n} :: walkthrough
läpikäydä {v} :: alternative form of käydä läpi
läpileikkaus {n} :: cross-section (representative sample)
läpimeno {n} :: passage, pass, passing (of an exam, legislation etc.)
läpimeno {n} [sports] :: intersection [e.g. in synchronized skating]
läpimitta {n} :: diameter (length)
läpimärkä {adj} :: soaked, sodden, drenched, soaked to the skin, soaked to the bone, all wet
läpimurto {n} :: A breakthrough (military advance)
läpimurto {n} :: A breakthrough (major progress)
läpimurto {n} :: As a modifier in a compound term, breakthrough
löpinä {n} :: twaddle
läpinäkymätön {adj} :: opaque
läpinäkymättömyys {n} :: opacity
läpinäkyvä {adj} :: transparent, see-through
läpinäkyvyys {n} :: transparency
läpipeluuohje {n} [video games] :: strategy guide, walkthrough
läpäisevä {adj} :: permeable
läpäistä {v} :: to pierce, penetrate
läpäistä {v} :: to make a hole
läpäistä {v} :: to hole (to make a hole, especially a large one)
läpäistä {v} :: to pass (an exam or inspection)
läpäistä {v} [military] :: to pass through, infiltrate
löpistä {vi} :: To chatter, blather
läpisyöttö {n} [tennis] :: ace (serve won without the opponent hitting the ball)
läpisyöttö {n} [soccer] :: through ball
läpitunkematon {adj} :: impenetrable
läpitunkeva {adj} :: penetrating
läpitunkeva {adj} :: piercing
läpitunkevasti {adv} :: penetratingly, piercingly
läpivalaisu {n} :: transillumination, X-ray
läpivalaisuelektronimikroskooppi {n} :: transmission electron microscope
läpiveto {n} :: cross-draught, draught
läpivärjätä {v} :: To pad (to imbue uniformly with a mordant)
LP-levy {n} :: LP, long-playing record
läpällä {adv} [slang] :: for kicks, for laughs, for fun, for shits and giggles
läppä {n} :: flap
läppä {n} [anatomy] :: valve
läppä {n} [slang] :: joke
lööppi {n} :: headline poster, newspaper poster; [UK] newspaper billboard (poster that promotes a particular issue of a newspaper)
lääppiä {v} :: to grope, fondle, touch up (inappropriately)
Löppönen {prop} :: surname
läppäri {n} [colloquial] :: laptop
läppäsilta {n} :: bascule bridge, drawbridge (bridge consisting of one or two opening leafs to allow watercrafts to pass)
läppävika {n} [pathology] :: valvular defect
läpsää {v} :: to slap (to produce the sound repeatedly)
läpse {n} :: sound of slapping or flopping
läpsähdellä {vi} :: to splat or make a slapping sound repeatedly
läpsähtää {vi} :: to splat or make a slapping sound once
läpsiä {v} :: To slap (repeatedly)
läpsyä {vi} :: To flap
läpsytellä {v} :: To slap (repeatedly, indifferently)
läpsyttää {vt} :: to slap, to flap, to clap, to pat
läpsäyttää {vt} :: to slap or smack once
läpätä {v} :: to slap gently, as in order to get someone's attention or to wake someone up
läpättää {vi} :: to flap, to flutter
läpättää {vi} [of the heart] :: to pant
läpyttää {vt} :: to clap, to slap, to flap
läpäyttää {vt} :: to slap once
L-rauta {n} :: L-shaped piece of iron or metal
lörppä {n} :: Alternative term for lörppö
lörppö {adj} :: talkative, chattery
lörppö {n} :: chatterbox, babbler, blabber (one who chats or talks to excess)
lörppö {n} :: babbler, blabber, blabbermouth (one who reveals secrets by talking too much)
lörpötellä {vi} :: to chatter, blab, blabber, kibitz
lörpöttää {vi} :: to chatter, blather
lörpöttelijä {n} :: Alternative term for lörppö
lörpöttely {n} :: chatter, babble, prattle, gabble, twaddle (talk, especially meaningless or unimportant talk, idle talk)
lörpötys {n} :: Alternative term for lörpöttely
lörötellä {v} [dialectal] :: alternative form of lorotella
lörtsy {n} :: A thin, half-moon shaped pastry commonly served as street food in eastern Finland; can be made with a variety of fillings from savoury meats to jam
lärvi {n} [colloquial] :: mug, face
lärvi {n} [colloquial, in plural] :: state of being heavily drunk
lärvilaatikko {n} [slang] :: winebox
lärväri {n} [slang] :: synonym of Facebook
läsi {n} :: A blaze (mark resembling fire on an animal's face)
läsiä {v} [dialectal, rare] :: to ail (to suffer from a disease)
läski {adj} [colloquial, derogatory] :: fat
läski {n} :: fat (animal tissue)
läski {n} :: salt pork, white bacon
läski {n} :: salo (non-rendered pig fat used as food)
läski {n} [derogatory] :: fatso, blimp (obese person)
läskimaha {n} :: fat gut, spare tire, fat-ass
läskipää {n} [derogatory] :: fathead (idiot)
läskivasara {n} [pejorative, slang] :: fatso
läsnä {adv} :: present (being in the immediate vicinity)
läsnä oleva {adj} :: present
läsnäolevuus {n} [psychology] :: mindfulness (tendency to be mindful)
läsnäolija {n} :: One who is present
läsnäolo {n} :: presence
läsnäolovelvollisuus {n} :: obligation to be present, to attend
lässähtää {vi} :: to splat, to fall
lässähtää {vi} :: to fall flat
lössi {n} [colloquial] :: group of people
lössi {n} [geology] :: loess
lössiylänkö {n} :: loess upland (high-lying, non-mountaineous area, the soil of which consists of loess)
lässy {adj} [colloquial] :: trivial, pointless, bland
lässyttää {vi} :: To talk to someone in an overly affectionate or childish manner, such as when speaking to one's pet, baby or sexual partner
lästi {n} :: last (old unit of weight and/or carrying capacity of a ship)
-lta {suffix} :: forms the ablative case
lääte {n} [plant] :: alpine saw-wort, Saussurea alpina
L-teräs {n} :: L-shaped steel beam or steel piece
-lti {suffix} [rare] :: Forms adverbs from some adjectives, that mean "in the manner of being something". The meaning is roughly the same as that of -sti (-ly). The corresponding English expressions are not necessarily obvious
lätinä {n} :: chatter
lätistä {vi} :: to chatter
lätkä {n} [colloquial] :: Any relatively flat and small object. Translation into English depends on the kind of object. One may consider e.g. disk, flap, scrap, badge or simply piece
lätkä {n} :: paddle (spanking implement)
lätkä {n} [colloquial] :: ice hockey
lätkä {n} [colloquial] :: The puck used in ice hockey
lätkä {n} [colloquial] :: olla lätkässä = to be infatuated, enamoured, to have a crush
lätkä {n} [slang] :: Hashish
ltk {abbr} :: abbreviation of laatikko (box, as unit of counting)
ltk {abbr} :: abbreviation of lautakunta (committee or board)
lötkö {adj} [colloquial] :: Alternative term for veltto
LTK {initialism} :: Liiketyönantajain Keskusliitto, a former employers' association for retail and wholesale businesses, now part of EK
lätkiä {v} :: To slap
lätkintä {n} :: slapping
lätkäistä {vt} :: to slap, to slam
lätäkkö {n} :: puddle (a small pool of water, usually on a path or road)
lötköpötkö {n} :: pool noodle
lötkötellä {v} :: synonym of löhötä
lötköttää {v} :: Alternative term for löhötä
lätkäyttää {vt} :: to slap, to smack
läträtä {v} :: To play with water
lätsähtää {vi} :: to splat, to splosh
lätti {n} :: piggery
lätti {n} [dated] :: Latvian (language)
lättäjalka {n} [colloquial] :: flatfoot (condition or person)
lättäjalkainen {adj} [colloquial] :: flatfooted
lättänä {adj} :: flat
lättäpalmikko {n} [nautical] :: baggywrinkle
lätty {n} :: A thin pancake, crepe
lätty {n} [slang] :: A face, especially an ugly one
lubenter approbatur {n} :: An academic grade used in Finnish abitur and university theses, the second-lowest pass grade
luciferilaisuus {n} [religion] :: Luciferianism
luddiitti {n} :: A Luddite
lude {n} :: a bedbug
lude {n} :: a bug (an insect of the order Hemiptera)
Ludvig {prop} :: Louis - this Swedish name is used for historical persons
Ludvik {prop} [rare] :: given name
Ludwigin angiina {n} [pathology] :: Ludwig's angina
lueksia {v} :: alternative form of lueskella
luennoida {v} :: To lecture
luennoija {n} :: A lecturer
luennoitsija {n} :: alternative form of luennoija
luenta {n} :: reading
luento {n} :: A lecture, especially one given in a higher learning institution as part of the curriculum
luentomuistiinpanot {n} :: lecture notes
luentosali {n} :: lecture hall, auditorium
lueskella {vt} [+ partitive] :: to read cursorily (in an indifferent manner), glance/flip/browse through
luetella {vt} :: To list, itemise/itemize, enumerate
luetelma {n} :: a list of bullet points, a disorganized list or agenda
luetelma {n} :: enumeration
luetelma {n} [programming] :: enumeration, enum
luettaa {vt} :: To have something read (by somebody = adessive, -lla/llä), make somebody (= adessive, -lla/llä) read something
luettava {adj} :: legible, readable
luettavuus {n} :: readability
luettavuus {n} :: legibility
luettelo {n} :: list, catalogue
luetteloida {vt} :: To list, catalogue
luetteloruutu {n} [graphical user interface] :: list box
luetun ymmärtäminen {n} :: reading comprehension
luetuttaa {v} [deprecated] :: alternative form of luettaa
luffata {v} [nautical, slang] :: To haul (to sail closer to the wind)
luha {n} [military slang] :: a fork and spoon that are connected together; part of a mess kit
Luhanka {prop} :: A municipality in Central Finland
Luhansk {prop} :: Luhansk (city in eastern Ukraine)
luhistaa {vt} :: To collapse (to cause to collapse)
luhistua {vi} :: To collapse, to implode
luhta {n} [ecology] :: swamp
luhta {n} [ecology] :: flood meadow
luhta {n} :: agricultural farmland suitable for cultivation [dialectal]
luhtakana {n} :: water rail (Rallus aquaticus)
luhtakana {n} :: Any bird of the genus Rallus
luhtalitukka {n} :: cuckoo flower, lady's smock (Cardamine pratensis)
luhti {n} :: the upper floor of a granary or similar structure
luhtiaitta {n} :: a two-storey farm storehouse or granary with multiple rooms and a balcony used as a passageway on the upper floor
luihu {adj} :: deceptive
luikahtaa {vi} :: to sneak, to slip, to squiggle
luikata {vi} :: to shout, hail, yell something
luikero {n} :: Combtooth blenny, a fish of the family Blenniidae
luikerrella {v} :: to slither (of a snake)
luikertaa {vi} :: synonym of luikerrella
luikkia {vi} :: to sneak away, to escape or flee inconspicuously
luiku {n} [rare] :: skid
luimistaa {v} :: to put back one's ears (of an animal)
luinen {adj} :: bony (made or consisting of bone)
luiru {n} :: too thin beverage
luiseva {adj} :: bony (having a lot of bone and little flesh)
luiska {n} :: A slanted edge of a road, ditch, embankment or other man-made land formation
luiska {n} :: A ramp (inclined surface that connects two levels)
luiska {adj} :: slanted, inclined
luiskahdella {vi} :: To slip (repeatedly)
luiskahtaa {vi} :: To slip (suddenly)
luiskata {vt} :: to slope
luiskauttaa {vt} :: to slip quickly or suddenly
luistaa {v} :: To slide
luistaa {v} :: To go, run smoothly or successfully (of business etc.)
luistaa {v} :: To avoid (work, responsibility)
luistattaa {vt} :: to make slip
luistattaa {vt} [automotive] :: to slip (the clutch)
luistelija {n} :: skater, ice skater
luistella {vi} :: To (ice-)skate
luistelu {n} :: ice skating
luisteluhiihto {n} :: skate skiing
luisti {n} :: slide, runner (part of an apparatus that moves quickly)
luistin {n} :: ice skate, skate
luistinrata {n} :: ice skating track
luisto {n} :: slide, slip, slipping
luisua {vi} :: To slide
luja {adj} :: firm
luja {adj} :: sound
luja {adj} :: fast
lujaa {adv} :: hard (with much force or effort)
lujaa {adv} :: loud, loudly
lujahermoisuus {n} :: mettle (quality of endurance and courage)
lujasti {adv} :: firmly
lujentaa {vt} [rare] :: to strengthen
lujentua {vi} :: to become firm
lujeta {v} :: to become firmer or stronger
lujeta {v} :: of a sound, to become louder
lujike {n} :: reinforcement
lujite {n} :: reinforcement
lujitebetoni {n} :: reinforced concrete
lujittaa {vt} :: To strengthen (a structure)
lujittaa {vt} :: To strengthen (an agreement, friendship, pact etc.)
lujittaminen {n} :: firming up, consolidation, strengthening, reinforcement
lujittua {vi} :: To be cemented
lujuus {n} :: strength, firmness (physical and mental property)
lujuus {n} :: resolution, fortitude, steadfastness (mental property)
Luka {prop} :: given name of modern usage. [Luka is also used as the transliteration of the Russian male given name Лука́.]
lukaista {v} :: To read something quickly (from its beginning to its end)
lukea {vt} :: to read
lukea {v} [obsolete] :: to count, still used in some expressions like mukaan luettuna, mukaan lukien
lukea madonluvut {v} [idiomatic] :: To read somebody the riot act (lit.: to read somebody the numbers of a worm)
lukea tiilenpäitä {v} [idiomatic] :: to be in jail, to be in prison
lukema {n} :: Reading (a value indicated by a measuring device)
lukematon {adj} :: countless, uncountable
lukematon {adj} :: unread
lukemattoman {adv} :: uncountably (too many to be counted)
lukeminen {n} :: reading (act of reading)
lukeminen {n} :: reading (the material read)
lukemisto {n} :: reading material, reading (something to read)
lukeneisto {n} :: literati (well-educated people)
lukeutua {vi} [_, + illative] :: To belong, be counted as, be reckoned as
Lukianos {prop} :: Lucian (sophist)
lukihäiriö {n} :: dyslexia (learning disability)
lukihäiriöinen {adj} :: dyslexic
lukija {n} :: reader
lukijakunta {n} :: readership, audience
lukinkalvo {n} [anatomy] :: arachnoid mater
lukinkalvonalainen {adj} [anatomy] :: subarachnoid (located or occurring below the arachnoid membran)
lukinkalvonalaistila {n} [anatomy] :: subarachnoid space (space between the arachnoid mater and the pia mater that surround the brain and spinal cord)
lukio {n} :: A three-year school in the Finnish school system that prepares the students for academic studies (grades 10 to 12), which corresponds to the senior high school (US) and high school in many other places
lukiolainen {n} :: highschooler
lukita {vt} :: to lock (to fasten with a lock or as if with a lock)
lukitsin {n} :: lock (device or mechanism that locks, but is operated without a key)
lukittua {vi} :: To become locked, to get locked
lukitus {n} :: locking
lukivaikeus {n} :: synonym of lukihäiriö
lukkari {n} :: A church officer, similar to a sexton
lukkari {n} [sports, pesäpallo] :: pitcher
lukkari {n} [school slang] :: school timetable
lukkaroida {v} [pesäpallo] :: to pitch
lukki {n} :: A harvestman (arachnid)
lukki {n} :: A straddle carrier (vehicle used in ports and yards for stacking and moving containers)
lukkiinnuttaa {vt} :: to cause to lock
lukkiintua {vi} :: to lock, to become locked
lukkiuttaa {vt} :: to have (something) locked, to lock
lukkiutua {v} :: to lock (to become fastened in place)
lukkiutua {v} :: to become locked, get locked
lukkiutuminen {n} [computing] :: deadlock
lukko {n} :: lock
lukko {n} [guns] :: bolt
lukko {n} [jewellery] :: clasp
lukkokaappi {n} :: locker (lockable cabinet)
lukkolokero {n} :: locker (lockable compartment, usually in a cabinet comprising a number of them)
lukkopihdit {n} :: locking pliers
lukkorengas {n} :: retaining ring (fastener that holds components or assemblies onto a shaft or in a housing/bore when installed in a groove)
lukkoseppä {n} :: locksmith
lukkoutua {vi} :: alternative form of lukkiutua
lukossa {adv} :: olla lukossa: to be locked
luksaatio {n} [medicine] :: luxation, dislocation
luksi {n} [physics] :: lux (in SI-system, the derived unit of illuminance)
luksus {n} :: luxury
luksusristeilijä {n} :: luxury cruiser
luku {n} :: number, count, quantity
luku {n} :: chapter (one of the main section into which the text of a book is divided; one of the main part in a legal statute)
luku {n} [in compounds] :: reading
luku {n} [grammar] :: number
luku {n} :: together with a year, used to indicate decade, century or sometimes even millennium
lukuaine {n} :: [school] theoretical subject
lukuinen {adj} [rare] :: numerous
lukuinen {adj} [as headword in compound terms] :: Consisting of a number of elements or parts in the way defined by the modifier
lukuinen {adj} [as headword in compound terms] :: Capable of reading or being read in the way defined by the modifier
lukuisa {adj} :: numerous
luku- ja kirjoitushäiriö {n} :: dyslexia (learning disability)
luku- ja kirjoitustaidoton {adj} :: illiterate (unable to read and write)
luku- ja kirjoitustaidoton {n} :: illiterate (person who cannot read nor write)
luku- ja kirjoitustaito {n} :: literacy (ability to read and write)
luku- ja kirjoitustaitoinen {adj} :: literate (able to read and write)
lukujono {n} [mathematics] :: sequence (of numbers)
lukujono {n} [mathematics] :: progression
lukujärjestelmä {n} [mathematics] :: A number system, numeral system
lukujärjestys {n} :: school timetable
lukukausi {n} :: A term (division of an academic year)
lukukausi {n} :: A semester (term lasting roughly one half of an academic year)
lukukausi {n} :: A trimester (term lasting roughly one third of an academic year)
lukukausimaksu {n} :: tuition (sum of money paid for instruction)
lukukelpoinen {adj} :: readable
lukukelvoton {adj} :: illegible
lukukelvoton {adj} :: unreadable
lukukinkerit {n} :: synonym of kinkerit
lukulaite {n} :: reader (device for optical reading of coded messages such as barcodes)
lukulaite {n} :: e-reader (electronic device for reading books, newspapers etc)
lukulasit {n} :: reading glasses
lukumäärä {n} :: number, count
lukumäärä {n} :: amount (number)
lukumääräinen {adj} :: numerical, quantitative (of, or relating to countable amounts)
lukumuisti {n} [computing] :: read-only memory
lukupari {n} [mathematics] :: pair of numbers
lukurauha {n} :: peace and quiet for reading
lukusali {n} :: reading room (room in a library)
lukusana {n} [grammar] :: numeral
lukuset {n} :: synonym of kinkerit
lukusuora {n} [mathematics] :: number line
lukutaidoton {adj} :: Illiterate (unable to read)
lukutaidoton {n} :: Illiterate (person unable to read)
lukutaidottomuus {n} :: illiteracy
lukutaito {n} :: literacy
lukutaitoinen {adj} :: literate (able to read)
lukutapa {n} :: reading (interpretation or way of reading)
lukuteoria {n} [mathematics] :: number theory
lukutoukka {n} :: bookworm (avid book reader)
lukuun ottamatta {adv} :: other than, apart from
lukuun ottamatta {adv} :: except, with the exception of
lukuvuosi {n} :: school year
lukuvuosi {n} :: academic year
lulla {n} [dialectal] :: cradle
lullukka {n} :: wuss
lume {n} :: illusion
lumeavioliitto {n} :: Alternative term for näennäisavioliitto
lumelääke {n} [pharmacology] :: placebo
lumemaailma {n} [computing] :: virtual world
lumen {n} [physics, anatomy, botany, medicine] :: lumen
lumenvalkea {adj} :: synonym of lumivalkoinen
lumenvalkoinen {adj} :: synonym of lumivalkoinen
lumeta {v} :: synonym of lumettaa
lumeton {adj} :: snowless
lumettaa {vt} :: to cover with snow
lumettua {vi} :: To become covered by snow; to become snowy
lumeutua {v} :: alternative form of lumettua
lumi {n} :: snow
Lumi {prop} :: given name of modern usage
lumiaita {n} :: snow fence
lumiapina {n} :: golden snub-nosed monkey, Rhinopithecus roxellana (species of monkey endemic to the mountainous forests of central China)
lumiaura {n} :: snow plow [US], snow plough [UK]
lumienkeli {n} :: snow angel
lumierä {n} [volleyball, sports] :: set or round in which one of the playing parties does not score
lumigolf {n} :: snow golf (golf played on snow)
lumihanhi {n} :: snow goose (Chen caerulescens)
lumihanki {n} :: snow blanket
lumihiutale {n} :: snowflake
lumihuippuinen {adj} :: snow-capped
lumijumi {n} [colloquial] :: difficult road conditions caused by heavy snowfall
lumijumi {n} [colloquial] :: condition of being stuck in snow
lumikello {n} :: snowdrop (plant of the genus Galanthus)
lumikenkä {n} :: snowshoe
lumikenkäjänis {n} :: snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus)
lumikenttä {n} :: snowfield
lumikide {n} :: snow crystal
lumikinos {n} :: snow drift
lumikki {n} :: bloodroot, Sanguinaria canadensis
Lumikki {prop} :: Snow White
Lumikki {prop} :: given name, quite rare, and usually a middle name
lumikko {n} :: least weasel (Mustela nivalis)
lumikuorma {n} :: snow load (live load on a structure that is caused by accumulated snow)
lumikurki {n} :: Siberian crane (Grus leucogeranus)
lumikvartsi {n} [mineral] :: milky quartz
lumilapio {n} :: snow shovel
lumilauta {n} :: snowboard
lumilautailija {n} :: snowboarder
lumilautailla {v} :: To snowboard
lumilautailu {n} :: snowboarding
lumileinikki {n} :: snowy buttercup, Ranunculus nivalis (a flowering plant in the genus Ranunculus)
lumileopardi {n} :: snow leopard (Uncia uncia)
lumilinko {n} :: snowblower
lumilinna {n} :: snow fort
lumiläiskä {n} :: snow splotch
lumimarja {n} :: snowberry (shrub of the genus Symphoricarpos)
lumimies {n} [cryptozoology] :: abominable snowman, yeti
lumimyrsky {n} :: blizzard, snowstorm
lumimyyrä {n} :: European snow vole, snow vole, Chionomys nivalis
luminen {adj} :: snowy
luminesenssi {n} [physics] :: luminescence
luminoli {n} [chemistry] :: luminol
luminositeetti {n} [astronomy] :: luminosity (of a star)
lumipallo {n} :: snowball
lumipalloefekti {n} :: snowball effect
lumipeite {n} :: snow cover
lumipeitteinen {adj} :: snow-covered
lumipesu {n} :: Act of cleansing something by rubbing it with snow
lumipesu {n} :: Act of abuse in which someone rubs the face of another person with snow, chiefly practiced between children who participate in a snowfight, or as an act of bullying
lumiraja {n} :: snow line
lumisade {n} :: snowfall
lumisade {n} :: static (on TV screen)
lumisadepallo {n} :: snow globe (decorative object)
lumisateinen {adj} :: snowy (characterized by snowfall)
lumisohjo {n} :: slush
lumisokea {adj} :: snow-blind
lumisokeus {n} :: snowblindness (the state of being snow-blind)
lumisota {n} :: snowball fight, snowfight
lumisotasilla {adv} [dated] :: playing a snowball fight; used in the expression olla lumisotasilla ("to play snowball fight, to snowball")
lumitykki {n} :: snow cannon
lumiukko {n} :: snowman
lumivaippa {n} :: snow blanket
lumivalkea {adj} :: synonym of lumivalkoinen
Lumivalko {prop} :: Snow White, from the fairy tale "Snow White and Rose Red"
lumivalkoinen {n} :: snow-white (color)
lumivuohi {n} :: mountain goat, Oreamnos americanus
lumivyöry {n} :: snow avalanche
lumme {n} :: water lily (a flower of the genus Nymphaea)
lummekasvi {n} :: water lily (member of the Nymphaeaceae family)
lummekasvi {n} :: (in plural) the Nymphaeaceae family
lumo {n} :: charm (the ability)
lumooja {n} :: enchanter, charmer
lumoojatar {n} :: An enchantress
lumota {vt} :: To enthrall, mesmerise/mesmerize
lumottu {adj} :: bewitched, enchanted (under a magic spell)
lumous {n} :: enchantment, spell
lumoutua {vi} :: To be enchanted
lumovoima {n} :: charm, glamour
Lumparland {prop} :: A municipality in Åland, Finland
lumpeenlehti {n} :: lily pad
lumpeikko {n} :: surface of water covered by waterlilies
lumpio {n} [anatomy] :: kneecap
lumppari {n} [colloquial] :: snowball
lumppu {n} :: rags (waste cloth for processing)
lumppu {n} [colloquial, derogatory] :: a sexually promiscuous woman, a slut
lumpsahdus {n} :: splash, plop (splashing or plopping sound)
lumpsahtaa {v} :: to splash, plop (to produce a splashing or plopping sound)
lumpunkerääjä {n} :: ragpicker
lunastaa {v} :: To reclaim
lunastaa {vt} [religion] :: To redeem
lunatummalasia {n} [pathology] :: Kienbock's disease
lunetti {n} :: lunette
lunki {adj} [slang] :: relaxed
lunnaat {n} :: ransom
lunnasraha {n} :: ransom
lunni {n} :: puffin (any seabird of the genus Fratercula of the auk family Alcidae)
lunni {n} :: in plural (lunnit), the genus Fratercula
lunni {n} :: Atlantic puffin, Fratercula arctica (the type species of the family)
lunohod {n} :: lunokhod (Soviet robotic lunar rover)
luntata {v} :: To cheat in an exam
lunttilappu {n} :: cheat sheet, crib note (sheet of paper used to assist on a test)
lunttilappu {n} [humorous] :: crib sheet
lunttu {n} [historical, firearms] :: slow match
lunttu {n} [pejorative] :: tart (woman with loose sexual morals)
lunula {n} :: lunula (pale area at the base of a fingernail)
luo {postp} [of movement] :: to, (with a person's home or some such as an object) to ('s place). Truncated form of luokse
luoda {v} :: to create
luoda {v} :: to shovel
luoda {v} :: to shed
luoda {v} [always with an object] :: to exuviate, slough, moult, molt (to shed or cast off a covering, especially a skin)
luoda {v} [archaic] :: to begin, start
luodata {v} [nautical] :: to plumb, cast, fathom (to heave a lead and line in order to ascertain the depth of water)
luodata {v} [nautical] :: to sound, fathom (to ascertain the depth of water by any method, in modern times normally with a sonar)
luodata {v} :: to probe (to measure with a probe, especially from a distance, as with a