poliisimies

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of poliisi (police) +‎ mies (man).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpoliːsiˌmies]
  • Hyphenation: po‧lii‧si‧mies

Noun[edit]

poliisimies

  1. policeman

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This word is a generic masculine; it is also used when referring to female officers.