The Alternative Finnish Dictionary

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miinuspuoli etymology miinus + puoli
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) con
Synonyms: haitta, haittapuoli
antonyms:
  • etu
  • pluspuoli
miinustaa etymology miinus >
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (transitive, colloquial) to subtract
verb: {{head}}
  1. fi-form of miinustaa
miitinki etymology From English meeting. pronunciation
  • {{hyphenation}}
  • {{rhymes}}
  • /ˈmiːtiŋki/
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) meeting
mikki pronunciation
  • {{rhymes}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) mic, mike (microphone)
Synonyms: mikrofoni
mikro
etymology 1 Contraction of mikrotietokone.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) microcomputer
etymology 2 Contraction of mikroaaltouuni.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) microwave oven
anagrams:
  • kromi
mikrofoni
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. microphone
Synonyms: (colloquial) mikki
anagrams:
  • konfirmoi
miks
adverb: {{fi-adv}}
  1. (colloquial) why
mikskä etymology Inflected form of mikä + -kä
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) fi-form of mikä
  2. (colloquial) fi-form of mikä
milli
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) A millimetre/millimeter.
  2. (colloquial) A million; used of money.
Synonyms: (millimeter) millimetri, (million) miljoona, miltsi
millimetri etymology milli + metri
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. millimetre unit of measure
Synonyms: (colloquial) milli
miltsi etymology From miljoona.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) A million; used of money.
Synonyms: miljoona, milli
mimmi etymology From the given name Mimmi
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (slang) woman, girl
Synonyms: pimu, lyyli
minigolf etymology mini + golf
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) miniature golf
Synonyms: pienoisgolf, ratagolf
mirrori
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (computing, slang) mirror server
missata
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) To miss (fail to hit or understand).
anagrams:
  • mitassa, simasta
missikisa
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) beauty contest
misu pronunciation
  • {{hyphenation}}
  • {{rhymes}}
  • [ˈmisu]
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. pussy-cat
  2. (colloquial) chick, honey (attractive woman)
Synonyms: (pussycat) kisu, kisuli, kissimirri, mirri
related terms:
  • kissa
mitenkä etymology Constructed according to the model of words kuinka, mikä, kuka treating -kä as if it were a suffix.
adverb: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) how, how…then, just how, sometimes what fortified "how" Erkki on taas myöhässä. -- Mitenkä muutenkaan? Erkki runs late again. -- What else did you expect? Tuo näyttää aika hankalalta. -- Mitenkä sinä tämän tekisit? That looks quite strenuous. -- How would you do this then? Että mitenkä? (response to a surprising proposition) What did you say? Whaddayamean?
Synonyms: miten
miten menee pronunciation
  • {{audio}}
phrase: {{fi-phrase}}
  1. (informal) how are you
mittari pronunciation
  • {{hyphenation}}
  • {{rhymes}}
  • [ˈmitːɑri]
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. meter, gauge, indicator device for measuring
  2. (insects) geometrid moth
  3. meter; short form of pysäköintimittari
  4. (colloquial) taxi; short for mittariauto
  5. (slang) euphemism for age Paljonko sinulla on mittarissa? How old are you?
Synonyms: (geometrid moth) mittariperhonen
related terms:
  • mitata
  • mitta
  • mittaus
mitä helvettiä
phrase: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) what the hell (intensive form of what) Mitä helvettiä täällä tapahtuu? What the hell is going on?
Synonyms: mitä hittoa
mitä välii etymology mikä + väli
phrase: {{fi-phrase}}
  1. (slang) so what, who cares; what's the difference Olet taas humalassa. - Mitä välii? You are drunk again. - So what? Mitä välii sill on, jos mä oon vähän jurrissa? What's the difference, if I'm a little drunk?
Synonyms: (so what) entä sitten, mitä sitten
miuku etymology Shortening of miukumauku.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (informal) The @ sign.
miukumauku
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (informal) alternative form of miuku mauku
miuku mauku Alternative forms: miukumauku
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (informal) at sign @
Synonyms: kissanhäntä, miumau-merkki, taksamerkki, ät-merkki
moderaattori
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (Internet, colloquial) moderator (of bulletin boards etc.)
mogari
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (slang) botcher, bungler
moikata pronunciation
  • {{hyphenation}}
  • {{rhymes}}
  • /ˈmoikɑtɑˣ/
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) To greet, to say hello.
Synonyms: tervehtiä
related terms:
  • moikka
anagrams:
  • kotimaa
moi moi
interjection: {{head}}
  1. (informal) bye-bye
Synonyms: hei hei
moinata etymology From Swedish mojna
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (nautical, slang, of wind) to abate, calm, settle
  • Only used of wind, in third person.
Synonyms: tyyntyä
moka etymology {{rfe}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) blunder, gaffe, bad Sori, mun moka! Sorry, my bad!
anagrams:
  • amok, koma
mokailla
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) Frequentative aspect of mokata.
mokata etymology moka + ta
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) to blunder, screw up, have a problem, be a problem.
anagrams:
  • mokaat
mokkapannu etymology mokka〈mocha〉 + pannu〈pot〉
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (informal) moka pot, macchinetta, percolator (A stovetop coffee pot with an octogonal cross-section)
Synonyms: mutteripannu
molari
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) A goalie.
mollata {{Finnish index}}
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) to slag off, verbal attack/abuse, to insult, to criticize
Synonyms: (verbally attack) haukkua, (criticize) arvostella
mollukka
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) primarily, the sun; also any other large sphere
molo
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) penis
molopää etymology molo + pää
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) dickhead
molottaa
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (derogatory, of foreign-language speakers) To babble.
moneltako etymology moni + -lta + -ko
pronoun: {{fi-pron}}
  1. From/of how many, how many Moneltako (ihmiseltä) hän varasti rahaa? From how many people did he steal money? Moneltako puuttuu rahaa? How many are missing money?
  2. (colloquial) At what time Moneltako menet kouluun? At what time do you go to school?
Synonyms: (from/of how many) kuinka monelta, (at what time) mihin aikaan, milloin (when)
monitori etymology From English monitor, from Latin. pronunciation
  • [ˈmonit̪ori]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (computing, colloquial) screen, monitor
mono {{wikipedia}} etymology From a trademark "Mono", registered in 1932 by Lahden Saapas- ja Lapikasteollisuus O.Y, since 1943 Mono Oy. The name was chosen as result of a contest. The winner justified the name by explaining that it came from Ancient Greek μόνος 〈mónos〉, which described the positioning of the skiing shoes of the firm on the market. It didn't probably hurt that the founder of the firm was Jussi Mononen.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) skiing shoe
Synonyms: (skiing shoe) hiihtokenkä
mononukleoosi
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (pathology) mononucleosis
Synonyms: (colloquial) pusutauti, suutelutauti
moonbootsit pronunciation
  • {{hyphenation}}
  • [ˈmuːnˌbuːtsit]
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. plural of moonbootsi
  2. (colloquial) A pair of moon boot.
Synonyms: kuukengät
mopottaa
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (transitive, slang) To shaft (to engage in a malicious act). Häntä mopotettiin. S/he got shafted.
morjesta
interjection: {{fi-int}}
  1. (colloquial) hi, hello
Alternative forms: morjensta
verb: {{head}}
  1. fi-form of morjestaa
  2. fi-form of morjestaa
  3. fi-form of morjestaa
morjestaa
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (intransitive, colloquial) to greet
morkkis etymology moraalinen krapula ("moral" + "hangover") + -is
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (slang, colloquial) drinker's remorse
  2. (slang, colloquial) (extreme) remorse about something (e.g. buyer's remorse)
moro {{Finnish index}} pronunciation
  • {{hyphenation}}
interjection: {{fi-int}}
  1. (colloquial) Hello, hi (used when meeting, sometimes when parting). Used especially in Häme (Tavastia) region.
moskoviitti
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. Muscovite resident of Muscovy, the ancient Grand Duchy of Moscow
  2. (derogatory) Russian
  3. (derogatory) Russophile
Synonyms: (resident of Muscovy) moskovalainen, (Russian) venäläinen, (Russophile) russofiili
motskari
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) motorbike
moukka
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. A boor, peasant. Olet niin moukka. You're so ignorant.
  2. A boor, philistine (person lacking appreciation of culture).
  3. (chess, informal) A pawn.
Synonyms: (pawn) sotilas
moukku
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) A drink (dose of strong alcoholic beverage); snifter, sip.
mua
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) fi-form of minä
muhina etymology muhia + na
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) hanky-panky
Synonyms: muhinointi
muhun
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) fi-form of minä
muistotilaisuus etymology muisto + tilaisuus
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. commemoration celebration designed to honor the memory of some person or event
  2. memorial service informal service honoring a deceased person Hautajaisten jälkeen on yleensä vapaamuotoisempi muistotilaisuus, jossa ihmiset voivat jakaa muistojaan ja seurustella. After the funeral there's usually a more informal memorial service where people are free to share their memories and socialize.
related terms:
  • muistojuhla
mukes etymology Shortened from muonituskeskus
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (informal) A mess hall, chow hall, galley, mess decks (US); mess (UK) (informal term for a military dining room).
Synonyms: kanttiini
muks
etymology 1
interjection: {{fi-int}}
  1. The sound of somebody falling over.
etymology 2
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) fi-form of minä
muksu
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) A kid, child.
mulkero
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) A highly contemptible person; dick, prick, asshole.
Synonyms: mulkku
mulkku
noun:
  1. (vulgar) male genitalia: cock, dick, prick, schlong.
  2. (vulgar) annoying person: asshole, prick.
Synonyms: kikkeli, kulli, kyrpä, muna, pippeli, jorma, kanki (erect/hard penis)
mulkvisti
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, slang) annoying person: asshole, prick.
mulla
etymology 1
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) fi-form of minä
Synonyms: minulla
etymology 2
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. mullah
Synonyms: mullah
mulla on kysymys {{phrasebook}}
phrase: {{fi-phrase}}
  1. (colloquial) I have a question
mulle
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) fi-form of minä
multa
etymology 1 From a gem language, compare English mould.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. mould (soil)
etymology 2
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) fi-form of
anagrams:
  • almut
mummeli
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) granny, an elderly woman
mummi
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) grandmother mother of someone’s parent
Synonyms: isoäiti, mummo
mummo pronunciation
  • {{audio}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. A grandma
  2. An old woman
  3. (slang) A mummonmarkka
Synonyms: (grandma) isoäiti, mummi, (old woman) akka, eukko, mummeli
mummonmarkka etymology mummo ‘grandma's’ + markka ‘markka’
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) A Finnish markka, as opposed to or in comparison with euro. Sometimes abbreviated to mummo. Ajattele - kahvikuppi maksaa kahdeksantoista mummoa! Just think of it - a cup of coffee costs eighteen markkas!
mun
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) fi-form of minä
muna
etymology 1 From Proto-Finnic *muna, from Proto-Uralic *muna.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. hen's egg
  2. any egg
  3. (vulgar) (singular) dick (penis), (plural) balls (male genitals)
  4. ovum
  5. (slang) the guts, or more literally, the balls
    • Onko sulla munaa tehdä se?
      • Do you have the guts to do it?
  6. ovoid (something egg-shaped, used especially in compound terms with a modifier that specifies the material)
Synonyms: (balls) palli, (hen's egg) kananmuna, (ovoid) ovoidi
etymology 2
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) fi-form of
Synonyms: (standard language) minuna
anagrams:
  • Manu, maun, namu
munalukko etymology muna + lukko. As this is a colloquial term, the origin of the modifier muna has been long forgotten. According to one theory, it refers to the shape of the lock, others believe that it may be derived from the colloquial sense of muna, which is "dick" or "balls".
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) padlock
Synonyms: riippulukko
munamankeli etymology muna + mankeli
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (slang) bike
munapussi etymology muna ‘egg’ + pussi ‘pouch’
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (biology) egg sac, ootheca
  2. (colloquial, usually in plural) nutbag scrotum
Synonyms: (ootheca) munasäkki; (rare) ootheka, munakotelo, (scrotum) kivespussi
munapussit
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. plural of munapussi
  2. (colloquial) nutbag scrotum
Synonyms: (scrotum) kivespussi
munapää
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) dickhead
munaskuu
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (archaic) kidney
  2. (idiomatic, pluralonly) guts Tunnen munaskuissani, että huomenna on hyvä päivä. I feel in my guts that tomorrow will be a great day.
  3. (colloquial, by misconception, pluralonly) testicles
Synonyms: (kidney) munuainen, (testicles) kivekset, munat
munat
noun: {{head}}
  1. plural of muna
  2. (colloquial) The great.
anagrams:
  • mantu, mantšu, manut, namut, tuman
munata etymology muna + ta pronunciation
  • {{hyphenation}}
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) to screw up
anagrams:
  • munaat, mutana, tumana
munaton etymology muna + ton
adjective: {{head}}
  1. eggless, containing no egg
  2. (vulgar) Lacking balls; gutless.
mundo
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (slang) ecstasy drug
Synonyms: ekstaasi
munia pronunciation
  • [ˈmuni.ɑ]
  • {{rhymes}}
  • {{hyphenation}}
etymology From the noun muna.
noun: {{head}}
  1. fi-form of muna
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. To lay an egg.
  2. (colloquial) To let somebody wait without any good reason, to loiter or to be sluggish (normally only in irritated questions).
    • Mitä te oikein munitte siellä?
anagrams:
  • imuna, mauin, minua, muina
munkit
noun: {{head}}
  1. plural of munkki
  2. (slang) boob, tit
munkki pronunciation
  • {{hyphenation}}
  • {{rhymes}}
  • /ˈmuŋkːi/
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. monk
  2. doughnut, donut
  3. (slang) luck
  4. (slang) woman's breast
  5. (plant) a plant of the genus {{taxlink}}.
Synonyms: (ring-shaped donut) donitsi, munkkirinkilä, munkkirinkeli, (filled donut) possumunkki, hillomunkki
compounds:
  • fransiskaanimunkki
  • hillomunkki
  • munkkiluostari
  • munkkirinkeli
  • munkkirinkilä
  • munkkitaikina
  • possumunkki
murkina pronunciation
  • {{rhymes}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) food
anagrams:
  • kumarin, murikan
murkinoida
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) To eat a meal.
murkku {{Finnish index}} pronunciation
  • [ˈmurkːu]
  • {{rhymes}}
  • {{hyphenation}}
etymology 1 Contraction of muurahainen.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) ant
etymology 2 Contraction of murrosikäinen.
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) teenager
murtsikka etymology Shortened from murtomaahiihto
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (informal) cross-country skiing, XC, XC skiing
  2. (informal, in plural) A pair of cross-country skis
hyponyms:
  • luisteluhiihto, pluikka
  • perinteinen hiihtotapa, pertsa
muru pronunciation
  • [ˈmuru]
  • {{rhymes}}
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. A crumb
  2. A very small amount of something, a jot, an iota.
  3. (colloquial) honey (term of affection)
Synonyms: (jot) hitunen, hiven, kipene, murunen, rahtu, (honey) kulta, kulti
related terms:
  • muren
  • murentaa
  • murentua
  • murtua
musa etymology Shortening of musiikki. pronunciation
  • {{hyphenation}}
  • {{rhymes}}
  • [ˈmusɑ]
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) music
anagrams:
  • masu, Samu, suma
musamaku etymology musa + maku
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) music taste
Synonyms: musiikkimaku
muskari etymology From musiikkikoulu, formed with same pattern as eskari < esikoulu
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial, child speak) music school, especially one that teaches preschool-age children.
Synonyms: musiikkileikkikoulu
muskelivene etymology muskeli + vene
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) powerboat
mussa pronunciation
  • {{rhymes}}
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) fi-form of minä
mussuttaa
verb: {{fi-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) To eat (especially continuously or loudly).
  2. (colloquial) To speak unclearly.
  3. (slang) To speak annoyingly.
musta {{Finnish index}} pronunciation
  • {{hyphenation}}
etymology 1 From Proto-Finnic *musta, probably a loan from gem *musta-, compare Norwegian dialectal must.
adjective: {{head}}
  1. black colour
  2. black person
antonyms:
  • (colour) valkoinen
related terms:
  • pikimusta
  • sysimusta
noun: {{wikipedia}} {{fi-noun}}
  1. black colour
  2. black person
Synonyms: (person) neekeri (pejorative, considered racist), mustaihoinen (neutral)
antonyms:
  • (colour) valkoinen
  • (person) valkoihoinen
etymology 2 A variant for minusta.
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial, personal) fi-form of minä
anagrams:
  • masut, musat, sumat
mustalaiskieli etymology mustalainen ‘Romani’ + kieli ‘language’
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) Romani language
Synonyms: romanikieli, romani
  • The term mustalainen has a negative connotation, and thus the terms romanikieli or romani are recommendable.
  • The variant of Romani spoken by the Finnish Roma is called in Finnish Suomen romanikieli.
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