tehokas etymology

Finnish word tehokas comes from Finnish -kas, Finnish teho

Detailed word origin of tehokas

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.
teho Finnish (fin) (informal) An ICU; a short of .. (physics, electronics) power. As modifier in compound terms (teho-) indicates boosting of the base term in one way or other. English equivalents include power, intensive, intense, super-.
tehokas Finnish (fin) Effective. Efficient. Powerful, potent.

Words with the same origin as tehokas

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