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