soppa

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Swedish soppa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsopːɑ/, [ˈs̠o̞pːɑ]
  • Rhymes: -opːɑ
  • Syllabification: sop‧pa

Noun[edit]

soppa

  1. (dialectal or colloquial) soup
  2. (idiomatic) mess (messy situation)
    Oman soppansa joutuu lusikoimaan ennemmin tai myöhemmin joka tapauksessa.
    You'll end up eating your own soup (i.e. the messy situation you've created) sooner or later in any case.
    Johan sopan keitit.
    What a mess you brought about. / What a can of worms you opened. (lit. What a soup you prepared.)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of soppa (Kotus type 10/koira, pp-p gradation)
nominative soppa sopat
genitive sopan soppien
partitive soppaa soppia
illative soppaan soppiin
singular plural
nominative soppa sopat
accusative nom. soppa sopat
gen. sopan
genitive sopan soppien
soppainrare
partitive soppaa soppia
inessive sopassa sopissa
elative sopasta sopista
illative soppaan soppiin
adessive sopalla sopilla
ablative sopalta sopilta
allative sopalle sopille
essive soppana soppina
translative sopaksi sopiksi
instructive sopin
abessive sopatta sopitta
comitative soppineen
Possessive forms of soppa (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person soppani soppamme
2nd person soppasi soppanne
3rd person soppansa

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

soppa f (definite singular soppa, indefinite plural sopper or soppor, definite plural soppene or soppone)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by soppe
  2. definite singular of soppe

Verb[edit]

soppa (present tense soppar, past tense soppa, past participle soppa, passive infinitive soppast, present participle soppande, imperative sopp)

  1. Alternative form of soppe

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

soppa f (genitive soppu)

  1. soup
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Swedish: soppa

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

soppa

  1. accusative plural indefinite of soppr m
  2. genitive plural indefinite of soppr m

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit स्वप्न (svapna), from Proto-Indo-European *swépnos.

Noun[edit]

soppa n

  1. sleep

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish -suppa, from Old Norse soppa, from Middle Low German soppe, suppe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɔpˌa/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

soppa c

  1. soup; a dish
  2. (uncountable) mess; an unordered, chaotic and problematic situation
  3. (slang, uncountable) petrol (gasoline)

Declension[edit]

Declension of soppa 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative soppa soppan soppor sopporna
Genitive soppas soppans soppors soppornas

Descendants[edit]

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