kassakaappi

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kassa(cashbox) +‎ kaappi(cabinet, closet)

Noun[edit]

kassakaappi

  1. safe (box in which valuables can be locked for safekeeping)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kassakaappi (Kotus type 5/risti, pp-p gradation)
nominative kassakaappi kassakaapit
genitive kassakaapin kassakaappien
partitive kassakaappia kassakaappeja
illative kassakaappiin kassakaappeihin
singular plural
nominative kassakaappi kassakaapit
accusative nom. kassakaappi kassakaapit
gen. kassakaapin
genitive kassakaapin kassakaappien
partitive kassakaappia kassakaappeja
inessive kassakaapissa kassakaapeissa
elative kassakaapista kassakaapeista
illative kassakaappiin kassakaappeihin
adessive kassakaapilla kassakaapeilla
ablative kassakaapilta kassakaapeilta
allative kassakaapille kassakaapeille
essive kassakaappina kassakaappeina
translative kassakaapiksi kassakaapeiksi
instructive kassakaapein
abessive kassakaapitta kassakaapeitta
comitative kassakaappeineen

Usage notes[edit]

As the name indicates, kassakaappi is a relatively large safe, being at least the size of a typical TV set. Smaller safes, e.g. such as typically found in hotel rooms, are called tallelokero in Finnish.