niinku

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spoken version of niin kuin (so + as). Compare to standard Estonian nagu.

Interjection[edit]

niinku

  1. (slang) like.
    Sun on niinku unohdettava se.
    You've got to, like, forget it/her/him.
    Tytöt on vähän niinku kissatkin, ne tykkää siitä kun niitä pitää hyvänä.
    Girls are quite like cats, they like it when you caress them.
    Girls are kinda like cats, they like it when you caress them.

Synonyms[edit]

Another possible spelling: niiku.

Teeny, girlish spellings: niinq, niiq (usually "ToPrsrvSpcInSMS")

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