paitsi

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *paicci, roughly equivalent to pa- +‎ -itse, from a stem of unknown origin; perhaps related to paeta.[1] Related to Karelian paittše and Livvi paitše.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑi̯tsi/, [ˈpɑi̯ts̠i]
  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑi̯tsiˣ/, [ˈpɑi̯ts̠i(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑitsi
  • Syllabification: pait‧si

Adverb[edit]

paitsi

  1. except, other than
    jäädä paitsito miss out on something

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija, editors (1992–2000), “paitsi”, in Suomen sanojen alkuperä [The origin of Finnish words] (in Finnish), Helsinki: Institute for the Languages of Finland/Finnish Literature Society, →ISBN

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