nisse

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Etymology[edit]

From Nisse, pet form of the common male given name Niels.

Noun[edit]

nisse c (singular definite nissen, plural indefinite nisser)

  1. A small mythological being living in farmsteads; in modern times associated with Christmas.

Inflection[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

nisse

  1. Human-shaped gingerbread or other pastry.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of nisse (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative nisse nisset
genitive nissen nissejen
partitive nisseä nissejä
illative nisseen nisseihin
singular plural
nominative nisse nisset
accusative nom. nisse nisset
gen. nissen
genitive nissen nissejen
nisseinrare
partitive nisseä nissejä
inessive nissessä nisseissä
elative nissestä nisseistä
illative nisseen nisseihin
adessive nissellä nisseillä
ablative nisseltä nisseiltä
allative nisselle nisseille
essive nissenä nisseinä
translative nisseksi nisseiksi
instructive nissein
abessive nissettä nisseittä
comitative nisseineen