pingis etymology

Finnish word pingis comes from Finnish -is, Finnish ping pong

Detailed word origin of pingis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-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.
ping pong Finnish (fin)
pingis Finnish (fin) (colloquial) table tennis, ping-pong or ping pong.

Words with the same origin as pingis

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