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  1. top, peak, summit
  2. climax, culmination
  3. As modifier in compound terms (huippu-) indicates that the thing referred to is among the best of its kind. English equivalents include top-class, state-of-the-art, leading, top-flight, top-level, top, peak, super.


Inflection of huippu (Kotus type 1/valo, pp-p gradation)
nominative huippu huiput
genitive huipun huippujen
partitive huippua huippuja
illative huippuun huippuihin
singular plural
nominative huippu huiput
accusative nom. huippu huiput
gen. huipun
genitive huipun huippujen
partitive huippua huippuja
inessive huipussa huipuissa
elative huipusta huipuista
illative huippuun huippuihin
adessive huipulla huipuilla
ablative huipulta huipuilta
allative huipulle huipuille
essive huippuna huippuina
translative huipuksi huipuiksi
instructive huipuin
abessive huiputta huipuitta
comitative huippuineen

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