haalarit

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

haalarit pl

  1. An overall, overalls, coverall, coveralls, boiler suit, dungarees.
  2. A jumpsuit.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of haalarit (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative haalarit
genitive haalarien
haalareiden
haalareitten
partitive haalareita
haalareja
illative haalareihin
singular plural
nominative haalarit
accusative nom.? haalarit
gen.
genitive haalarien
haalareiden
haalareitten
partitive haalareita
haalareja
inessive haalareissa
elative haalareista
illative haalareihin
adessive haalareilla
ablative haalareilta
allative haalareilleˣ
essive haalareina
translative haalareiksi
instructive haalarein
abessive haalareitta
comitative haalareineen

Usage notes[edit]

The Finnish term haalarit usually refers to a one-piece garment that covers both legs and upper body, but it may also be used of trousers equipped with a front patch and suspenders (US) (braces in UK). If one wants to be more specific avohaalarit, haalarihousut or lappuhaalarit may be used of the latter and kokohaalari of the former. Of the English terms above, "boiler suit" (UK), "coverall" and "coveralls" (universal) refer to a garment covering the whole body, and "dungarees" (UK) and "overalls" (US) to the trouser type. "Overall" may mean both things, and "overalls" is the same as "coverall" outside the US. This information is drawn from associated articles in Wikipedia and Wiktionary. Wikipedia mentions also terms bib-and-brace, bib overalls and bib-and-brace overalls, apparently as synonyms of "dungarees".

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