neekeri

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Etymology[edit]

From a Germanic language, compare Neger.

Noun[edit]

neekeri

  1. (decreasingly common as a neutral term) a negro, a person of African descent
  2. (pejorative, offensive) a nigger, a person with dark brown skin
  3. (usually humorous) an imaginary "faqueer" kind of a worker
    Talking about an extremely difficult job: Kukahan neekeri me saadaan tekemään se? Who's the negro you think we will get to do it?

Declension[edit]

Inflection of neekeri (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative neekeri neekerit
genitive neekerin neekerien
neekereiden
neekereitten
partitive neekeriä neekereitä
neekerejä
illative neekeriin neekereihin
singular plural
nominative neekeri neekerit
accusative nom. neekeri neekerit
gen. neekerin
genitive neekerin neekerien
neekereiden
neekereitten
partitive neekeriä neekereitä
neekerejä
inessive neekerissä neekereissä
elative neekeristä neekereistä
illative neekeriin neekereihin
adessive neekerillä neekereillä
ablative neekeriltä neekereiltä
allative neekerille neekereille
essive neekerinä neekereinä
translative neekeriksi neekereiksi
instructive neekerein
abessive neekerittä neekereittä
comitative neekereineen

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Originally non-pejorative, but more and more often used in a pejorative manner.

The humorousness of the third case is often interpreted by the person in question, so extreme care must be observed.