piru

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Finnish[edit]

(index pi)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpiru]
  • Rhymes: -iru
  • Hyphenation: pi‧ru

Noun[edit]

piru

  1. The Devil (Satan).
  2. A devil.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of piru (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative piru pirut
genitive pirun pirujen
partitive pirua piruja
illative piruun piruihin
singular plural
nominative piru pirut
accusative nom.? piru pirut
gen. pirun
genitive pirun pirujen
partitive pirua piruja
inessive pirussa piruissa
elative pirusta piruista
illative piruun piruihin
adessive pirulla piruilla
ablative pirulta piruilta
allative pirulleˣ piruilleˣ
essive piruna piruina
translative piruksi piruiksi
instructive piruin
abessive pirutta piruitta
comitative piruineen

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Adverb[edit]

piru

  1. (vulgar) An intensifier; used in genitive singular form (pirun).
    Se oli pirun hyvää (it was damn good)

Usage notes[edit]

Piru is used in the expletive Piru vie!, literally "Devil, take!" but which has a very similar area of usage as hitto. Also Piru vieköön tän autonromun!, "May the Devil take this wreck of a car!"

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

piru

  1. rōmaji reading of ピル

Mapudungun[edit]

Noun[edit]

piru (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. worm
  2. A insect larva.
  3. maggot

References[edit]

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.