rakkaussuhde

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rakkaus (love) +‎ suhde (relationship)

Noun[edit]

rakkaussuhde

  1. love affair (amorous relationship)
  2. love affair (fondness)
    Hänen rakkaussuhteensa oopperaan alkoi 20-vuotiaana, kun vanhemmat pakottivat hänet mukaansa Savonlinnan oopperafestivaaleille.
    His love affair with opera started in the age of 20, when his parents forced him to follow them to the opera festival of Savonlinna.

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Usage notes[edit]

A rakkaussuhde may be short or long-lasting, serious or light-hearted. Terms rakkausseikkailu and rakkausjuttu indicate a more adventurous relationship.