osasto

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

osa +‎ -sto

Noun[edit]

osasto

  1. A department.
  2. A compartment.
  3. Especially in military use, a unit.
  4. (slang) An area, field of activity; always compounded, no direct translation.
    Miten sulla menee seksiosastolla?
    How's your sex-life been lately? (lit.: How are you doing in the sex department?)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of osasto (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative osasto osastot
genitive osaston osastojen
partitive osastoa osastoja
illative osastoon osastoihin
singular plural
nominative osasto osastot
accusative nom.? osasto osastot
gen. osaston
genitive osaston osastojen
partitive osastoa osastoja
inessive osastossa osastoissa
elative osastosta osastoista
illative osastoon osastoihin
adessive osastolla osastoilla
ablative osastolta osastoilta
allative osastolleˣ osastoilleˣ
essive osastona osastoina
translative osastoksi osastoiksi
instructive osastoin
abessive osastotta osastoitta
comitative osastoineen

Compounds[edit]