hoppu

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Finnish[edit]

(index ho)

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Karelian hoppu and perhaps also Ludian hopp (quarrel)[1], possibly borrowed from Swedish jump, hoppa (to jump).[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhopːu/
  • Hyphenation: hop‧pu

Noun[edit]

hoppu

  1. hurry, hustle

Declension[edit]

Inflection of hoppu (Kotus type 1/valo, pp-p gradation)
nominative hoppu hoput
genitive hopun hoppujen
partitive hoppua hoppuja
illative hoppuun hoppuihin
singular plural
nominative hoppu hoput
accusative nom. hoppu hoput
gen. hopun
genitive hopun hoppujen
partitive hoppua hoppuja
inessive hopussa hopuissa
elative hopusta hopuista
illative hoppuun hoppuihin
adessive hopulla hopuilla
ablative hopulta hopuilta
allative hopulle hopuille
essive hoppuna hoppuina
translative hopuksi hopuiksi
instructive hopuin
abessive hoputta hopuitta
comitative hoppuineen

Related terms[edit]

  • hop (General spurring interjection. Used to entice a horse into a run.)
  • hoputtaa (to rush, busy)
  • (archaic) hopo (horse)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija (editors). 1992–2000. Suomen sanojen alkuperä ('The Origin of Finnish Words'). Helsinki: Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskus/Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. →ISBN.
  2. ^ Kylstra, A.D.; Hahmo, Sirkka-Liisa; Hofstra, Tette; Nikkilä, Otto. 1991–2012. Lexicon der älteren germanischen Lehnwörter in den ostseefinnischen Sprachen. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Finnish hoppu (hurry, hustle).

Noun[edit]

hoppu

  1. quarrel