porvari

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish borgare, using Finnish suffix +‎ -ri ‎(-er), from French bourgeois.

Noun[edit]

porvari

  1. (historical) A merchant or shopowner.
  2. (politics, leftist terminology) A capitalist.
  3. (politics) A person having bourgeois opinions.
  4. As a determiner in compound terms (porvari-), right-wing, non-socialist, conservative.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of porvari (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative porvari porvarit
genitive porvarin porvarien
porvareiden
porvareitten
partitive porvaria porvareita
porvareja
illative porvariin porvareihin
singular plural
nominative porvari porvarit
accusative nom.? porvari porvarit
gen. porvarin
genitive porvarin porvarien
porvareiden
porvareitten
partitive porvaria porvareita
porvareja
inessive porvarissa porvareissa
elative porvarista porvareista
illative porvariin porvareihin
adessive porvarilla porvareilla
ablative porvarilta porvareilta
allative porvarilleˣ porvareilleˣ
essive porvarina porvareina
translative porvariksi porvareiksi
instructive porvarein
abessive porvaritta porvareitta
comitative porvareineen

Derived terms[edit]