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Webster 1913 Edition


Jussi

Jus′si

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Noun.
A delicate fiber, produced in the Philippine Islands from an unidentified plant, of which dresses, etc., are made.

Definition 2021


Jussi

Jussi

See also: jussi

Finnish

Proper noun

Jussi

  1. A male given name, and a common diminutive form of names related to Johannes.
    • 1870 Aleksis Kivi, Seitsemän veljestä (Seven Brothers): Chapter 6 (Translation 1991 by Richard A. Impola):
      TIMO. Ja tuossa makaa Juhani kuin mallassäkki.
      EERO. Voi »Poika-Jussia»!
      TIMO. Niin kutsui hän itseänsä pikku-poikana.
      TIMO: And here like a malt sack lies Juhani.
      EERO: Poor-boy Jussi!
      TIMO: That's what he called himself when he was little.
    • 1997 Heikki Hietamies, Sydän toivoa täynnä, Otava, ISBN 9511149997, page 131:
      —Pojasta tulee Jussi...eiks ole komee nimi, Jussi Saari, semmonen miehekäs. Se me otetaan.
  2. The letter "J" in the Finnish tavausaakkoset, a spelling system similar to ICAO spelling alphabet.

Declension

Inflection of Jussi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Jussi Jussit
genitive Jussin Jussien
partitive Jussia Jusseja
illative Jussiin Jusseihin
singular plural
nominative Jussi Jussit
accusative nom. Jussi Jussit
gen. Jussin
genitive Jussin Jussien
partitive Jussia Jusseja
inessive Jussissa Jusseissa
elative Jussista Jusseista
illative Jussiin Jusseihin
adessive Jussilla Jusseilla
ablative Jussilta Jusseilta
allative Jussille Jusseille
essive Jussina Jusseina
translative Jussiksi Jusseiksi
instructive Jussein
abessive Jussitta Jusseitta
comitative Jusseineen

Derived terms

jussi

jussi

See also: Jussi

English

Noun

jussi (uncountable)

  1. A delicate fibre used for making clothing in the Philippines.
    • 2004, Steven Flusty, De-Coca-colonization: making the globe from the inside out (page 95)
      Organza is now often substituted for jussi, both being light, transparent fabrics well suited to the heat and humidity of the Philippines.

Finnish

Noun

jussi

  1. (colloquial) Midsummer Day

Declension

Inflection of jussi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative jussi jussit
genitive jussin jussien
partitive jussia jusseja
illative jussiin jusseihin
singular plural
nominative jussi jussit
accusative nom. jussi jussit
gen. jussin
genitive jussin jussien
partitive jussia jusseja
inessive jussissa jusseissa
elative jussista jusseista
illative jussiin jusseihin
adessive jussilla jusseilla
ablative jussilta jusseilta
allative jussille jusseille
essive jussina jusseina
translative jussiksi jusseiksi
instructive jussein
abessive jussitta jusseitta
comitative jusseineen

Latin

Verb

jussī

  1. first-person singular perfect active indicative of jubeō