punikki

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

puna ‎(red (color)) +‎ -kki

Noun[edit]

punikki

  1. (derogatory, historical) red (supporter of socialist ideas)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of punikki (Kotus type 5/risti, kk-k gradation)
nominative punikki punikit
genitive punikin punikkien
partitive punikkia punikkeja
illative punikkiin punikkeihin
singular plural
nominative punikki punikit
accusative nom. punikki punikit
gen. punikin
genitive punikin punikkien
partitive punikkia punikkeja
inessive punikissa punikeissa
elative punikista punikeista
illative punikkiin punikkeihin
adessive punikilla punikeilla
ablative punikilta punikeilta
allative punikille punikeille
essive punikkina punikkeina
translative punikiksi punikeiksi
instructive punikein
abessive punikitta punikeitta
comitative punikkeineen

Usage notes[edit]

This term is often connected with the Finnish Civil War of 1918.

See also[edit]