tekosyy etymology

Finnish word tekosyy comes from Finnish teko, Finnish syy

Detailed word origin of tekosyy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
teko Finnish (fin) As modifier in a compound term, refers to a deed, especially in a legal context.. As modifier in a compound term, signifies artificial, manmade, false, mock, cod, simulated.. Achievement. Act, deed.
syy Finnish (fin) Fault. Fibre. Filament. Grain (linear texture of a material or surface); used in plural (syyt). Reason.
tekosyy Finnish (fin) A pretext.. An excuse, a plea.

Words with the same origin as tekosyy

Descendants of teko
itse teossa teonsana
Descendants of syy