marjapussi

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Finnish[edit]

(index ma)

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Etymology[edit]

marja (berry) +‎ pussi (bag) --This game is a variant of a German card game mariage (French for marriage), so called because a "marriage" of king and queen of the same color is an advantageous combination in it. The game was described in Frauenzimmer-Lexicon of 1715, and a currently played variant of it is known in Germany as Sechsundsechzig (sixty-six). The Finnish word marjapussi sounds somewhat similar and has become the Finnish name of this game.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɑrjɑˌpusːi]
  • Hyphenation: mar‧ja‧pus‧si

Noun[edit]

marjapussi

  1. (literally) A pouch or bag of berries.
  2. (card games) A popular card game in Finland.

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