jumi

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

jumi

  1. wood borer, woodworm (any of several insects and their larvae in the family Anobiidae)
  2. The state of being stuck.
    Kun sähköt katkesivat, olin kolme tuntia hississä jumissa.
    When the electricity went out, I was stuck in the elevator for three hours.

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Usage notes[edit]

In the sense "state of being stuck" used normally only in inessive, elative and illative singular: olla jumissa, päästä jumista, joutua, jäädä jumiin.

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