pakki

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Old Norse pakki, from Middle Low German packe, from Proto-Germanic *pakkô ‎(bundle, pack).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pakki m (genitive singular pakka, plural pakkar)

  1. package
  2. parcel

Declension[edit]

m1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pakki pakkin pakkar pakkarnir
Accusative pakka pakkan pakkar pakkarnar
Dative pakka pakkanum pakkum pakkunum
Genitive pakka pakkans pakka pakkanna
m3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pakki pakkin pakkar pakkarnir
Accusative pakka pakkan pakkar pakkarnar
Dative pakka pakkanum pøkkum pøkkunum
Genitive pakka pakkans pakka pakkanna

Finnish[edit]

Military mess kit

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pakki

  1. A short form of työkalupakki, which is a box designed to serve as a portable tool storage, a tool box.
  2. (colloquial) Reverse, in the sense of reverse gear.
    laittaa pakki päälle = to put the reverse on
  3. (nautical) If a sailing vessel or any of its sails is in such position relative to the wind that the wind blows from the wrong side of a sail, the sail is said to be pakilla (adessive case of the noun pakki).
  4. (military) mess kit, A metal container belonging to a soldier's field equipment. The container serves as a cooking vessel and the top doubles as a cup.
  5. (colloquial) A defending player in various ballgames; a defenceman; a defender.
  6. (colloquial) The event of getting rejected, especially by the opposite sex when approaching her/him. Normally used in plural, pakit.
    Hain kolmasti Liisaa tanssimaan, mutta sain / hän antoi pakit joka kerta.
    I asked Liisa three times to dance, but I was rejected / she rejected me every time.
  7. (colloquial, rare) The head of a person.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of pakki (Kotus type 5/risti, kk-k gradation)
nominative pakki pakit
genitive pakin pakkien
partitive pakkia pakkeja
illative pakkiin pakkeihin
singular plural
nominative pakki pakit
accusative nom. pakki pakit
gen. pakin
genitive pakin pakkien
partitive pakkia pakkeja
inessive pakissa pakeissa
elative pakista pakeista
illative pakkiin pakkeihin
adessive pakilla pakeilla
ablative pakilta pakeilta
allative pakille pakeille
essive pakkina pakkeina
translative pakiksi pakeiksi
instructive pakein
abessive pakitta pakeitta
comitative pakkeineen

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pakki m ‎(genitive singular pakka, nominative plural pakkar)

  1. parcel, pack, package, parcel, packet

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