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nousta +‎ -u


  • IPA(key): /ˈnou̯su/, [ˈno̞u̯s̠u]
  • Rhymes: -ousu
  • Syllabification(key): nou‧su



  1. rise
  2. ascent
  3. (mechanics) thread pitch, pitch (the distance from the crest of one thread of a screw to the next)
    Synonym: kierteen nousu
  4. (mechanics) thread pitch, lead (the distance along a screw's axis that is covered by one 360° rotation of the screw)
    Synonym: ruuvin nousu
  5. getting on or off of a vehicle (distinguished by the case of the vehicle word)
  6. (sports) comeback (overcoming or attempting to overcome a substantial disadvantage)
  7. (narcotics) onset
  8. (informal) takeoff of an airplane or rocket
    Synonyms: lentoonlähtö, lähtö


Inflection of nousu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative nousu nousut
genitive nousun nousujen
partitive nousua nousuja
illative nousuun nousuihin
singular plural
nominative nousu nousut
accusative nom. nousu nousut
gen. nousun
genitive nousun nousujen
partitive nousua nousuja
inessive nousussa nousuissa
elative noususta nousuista
illative nousuun nousuihin
adessive nousulla nousuilla
ablative nousulta nousuilta
allative nousulle nousuille
essive nousuna nousuina
translative nousuksi nousuiksi
instructive nousuin
abessive nousutta nousuitta
comitative nousuineen
Possessive forms of nousu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person nousuni nousumme
2nd person noususi nousunne
3rd person nousunsa