tosi

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See also: tosí, tósi, tôi, and tõsi

Finnish[edit]

(index to)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *toci. Cognate with Estonian tõsi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: to‧si
  • IPA(key): [ˈtosi]

Noun[edit]

tosi

  1. The truth, reality, the real thing.
    • If not the subject of the clause, this word is seldom inflected. Some of the cases are considered adverbs:
    näyttää toteen = to prove.
    olla totta = to be true.
    ottaa todesta = to take seriously.
    todella = really, very.
    toden teolla = really.
    toden tullen = if push comes to shove, if things really get tough.
    tosiaan = really. (tosia + possessive suffix -an > -nsa)
    tosin = (it's) true.
    Hän on tosin viisaampi.
    True, s/he is wiser.
    tosissaan = serious(ly).

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tosi (Kotus type 27/käsi, t-d gradation)
nominative tosi todet
genitive toden tosien
partitive totta tosia
illative toteen tosiin
singular plural
nominative tosi todet
accusative nom. tosi todet
gen. toden
genitive toden tosien
tottenrare
partitive totta tosia
inessive todessa tosissa
elative todesta tosista
illative toteen tosiin
adessive todella tosilla
ablative todelta tosilta
allative todelle tosille
essive totena tosina
translative todeksi tosiksi
instructive tosin
abessive todetta tositta
comitative tosine

Adjective[edit]

tosi ‎(indeclinable; not comparable)

  1. True.
    • If used in the meaning "true", this is used mostly in the nominative case (basic form) as a copula (with the verb olla).
    Tämä on tosi!
    This is true! / I mean it/business!
  2. Real, serious.
    • If used in the meaning "real, serious", this is used as an attribute or as a modifier in a compound term.
    ryhtyä tositoimiin = to take serious action.
    tosiasia = a fact

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Adverb[edit]

tosi

  1. really, very

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Verb[edit]

tosi

  1. second-person singular present indicative of tosare
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of tosare
  3. second-person singular present subjunctive of tosare
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of tosare
  5. third-person singular imperative of tosare

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