torppari

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

torppa +‎ -ri or directly from Swedish torpare < torp + -are

Noun[edit]

torppari

  1. (historical) copyholder (tenant of a farm who paid his rent by working for the landlord, and earned his own living mainly from the rented land)
  2. (figuratively, ironic) By extension, any person who is in a long-term relation in which he/she feels that the best part of his work goes to the benefit of someone else.
    pankin torppari = a holder of a large mortgage

Declension[edit]

Inflection of torppari (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative torppari torpparit
genitive torpparin torpparien
torppareiden
torppareitten
partitive torpparia torppareita
torppareja
illative torppariin torppareihin
singular plural
nominative torppari torpparit
accusative nom. torppari torpparit
gen. torpparin
genitive torpparin torpparien
torppareiden
torppareitten
partitive torpparia torppareita
torppareja
inessive torpparissa torppareissa
elative torpparista torppareista
illative torppariin torppareihin
adessive torpparilla torppareilla
ablative torpparilta torppareilta
allative torpparille torppareille
essive torpparina torppareina
translative torppariksi torppareiksi
instructive torpparein
abessive torpparitta torppareitta
comitative torppareineen

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