sisukas etymology

Finnish word sisukas comes from Finnish -kas, Finnish sisu

Detailed word origin of sisukas

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-kas Finnish (fin) -y, -ful; a suffix that can be used to turn many, but not all, nouns into adjectives that indicate abundant presence of the thing expressed by the noun. When the suffix is added to the noun, the stem changes in accordance with consonant gradation.
sisu Finnish (fin) Perseverance, doggedness, stubbornness, grit, stamina, spunk, determination, courage, guts (unwavering strength to keep going when the going gets tough). Sisu, often with the attribute (strength of will in the face of adversity; grit; perseverance; regarded as an integral part of Finnish culture). Temper (tendency to be of a certain type of mood, especially of a bad or defiant one).
sisukas Finnish (fin) Gutsy.

Words with the same origin as sisukas

Descendants of -kas
alokas arvokas arvokkaasti asiakas halukas innokas innokkaasti kohtalokas kunniakas lahjakas lahjakkuus maukas mehukas mutkikas nerokas osakas pelokas puolikas tehokas toiveikas tunteikas varakas voimakas voimakkaasti