lassie

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of lass.

Noun[edit]

lassie ‎(plural lassies)

  1. (chiefly Scotland, Northern England, Geordie, Northumbria) A young girl, a lass, especially one seen as a sweetheart.
    • 2012, Celtic Woman, Believe (album): Green Grow the Rushes (song)
      Green grow the rushes, oh
      Green grow the rushes, oh
      The sweetest hours that e'er I spent
      Are spent among the lassies, oh

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References[edit]

  • Todd's Geordie Words and Phrases, George Todd, Newcastle, 1977[1]

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

After English Lassie.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑsːie/
  • Hyphenation: las‧si‧e

Noun[edit]

lassie

  1. (colloquial) rough collie (breed of dog)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lassie (Kotus type 3/valtio, no gradation)
nominative lassie lassiet
genitive lassien lassieiden
lassieitten
partitive lassieta lassieita
illative lassieen lassieihin
singular plural
nominative lassie lassiet
accusative nom.? lassie lassiet
gen. lassien
genitive lassien lassieiden
lassieitten
partitive lassieta lassieita
inessive lassiessa lassieissa
elative lassiesta lassieista
illative lassieen lassieihin
adessive lassiella lassieilla
ablative lassielta lassieilta
allative lassielle lassieille
essive lassiena lassieina
translative lassieksi lassieiksi
instructive lassiein
abessive lassietta lassieitta
comitative lassieineen

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Scots[edit]

Noun[edit]

lassie (plural lassies)

  1. A young girl, a lass.