peliohjain etymology

Finnish word peliohjain comes from Finnish peli, Finnish ohjain

Detailed word origin of peliohjain

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
peli Finnish (fin) (slang) wheels (automobile). (sports) match, game. Tool, means, implement, vehicle; used especially in compound terms, e.g. ajopeli, kulkupeli, ankkuripeli.
ohjain Finnish (fin) (computing) a piece of hardware such as a video card. (computing) in Microsoft Windows, a device driver. Controller, a controlling mechanism.
peliohjain Finnish (fin) (computing) A joypad or gamepad.