kirppis etymology

Finnish word kirppis comes from Finnish kirpputori (A flea market.), Finnish -is

Detailed word origin of kirppis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
kirpputori Finnish (fin) A flea market.
-is Finnish (fin) (colloquial) -er; a suffix used to form nouns and proper nouns from place names, common nouns and adjectives; gives a familiar nuance to the original word; the original word is often truncated in the process.
kirppis Finnish (fin) (colloquial) flea market. (colloquial) thrift shop.

Words with the same origin as kirppis

Descendants of kirpputori
Descendants of -is
blosis dösis futis hyvis idis käyttis mahis metris morkkis narkkis pahis pingis samppis seinis tavis