tavis etymology

Finnish word tavis comes from Finnish -is, Finnish tavallinen ihminen

Detailed word origin of tavis

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.
tavallinen ihminen Finnish (fin)
tavis Finnish (fin) (colloquial) An ordinary person, a random (unimportant person), a nobody, Mr. Nobody.

Words with the same origin as tavis

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