sappi

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *sappi, From Proto-Finno-Ugric *säppä. Cognates include Estonian sapp, Hungarian epe.

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Noun[edit]

sappi

  1. bile, gall (bodily fluid)
  2. gallbladder (short of sappirakko)
  3. (dated, idiomatic) bile, spleen, spitefulness (bad mood, bitterness of temper).
    Hän saa sappeni kiehumaan. = He makes my bile boil (lit.).

Declension[edit]

Inflection of sappi (Kotus type 7/ovi, pp-p gradation)
nominative sappi sapet
genitive sapen sappien
partitive sappea sappia
illative sappeen sappiin
singular plural
nominative sappi sapet
accusative nom. sappi sapet
gen. sapen
genitive sapen sappien
partitive sappea sappia
inessive sapessa sapissa
elative sapesta sapista
illative sappeen sappiin
adessive sapella sapilla
ablative sapelta sapilta
allative sapelle sapille
essive sappena sappina
translative sapeksi sapiksi
instructive sapin
abessive sapetta sapitta
comitative sappineen

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

sappi

  1. second-person singular imperative of sapere