pontikka

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Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The term is believed to derive from a French wine, Pontet-Canet, which was popular among the Finnish bourgeoisie in the 1800s. When the common people distilled their own drink, they gave it a name that sounds roughly the same.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pon‧tik‧ka

Noun[edit]

pontikka

  1. moonshine (illegal home-distilled liquor)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of pontikka (Kotus type 14/solakka, kk-k gradation)
nominative pontikka pontikat
genitive pontikan pontikoiden
pontikoitten
pontikkojen
partitive pontikkaa pontikoita
pontikkoja
illative pontikkaan pontikoihin
pontikkoihin
singular plural
nominative pontikka pontikat
accusative nom. pontikka pontikat
gen. pontikan
genitive pontikan pontikoiden
pontikoitten
pontikkojen
pontikkainrare
partitive pontikkaa pontikoita
pontikkoja
inessive pontikassa pontikoissa
elative pontikasta pontikoista
illative pontikkaan pontikoihin
pontikkoihin
adessive pontikalla pontikoilla
ablative pontikalta pontikoilta
allative pontikalle pontikoille
essive pontikkana pontikkoina
translative pontikaksi pontikoiksi
instructive pontikoin
abessive pontikatta pontikoitta
comitative pontikkoineen

Synonyms[edit]