WUSS

01:11 Jan 8, 2001
English to Finnish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: WUSS
This word was in a computer came and came up in a phrase "Chicken wuss".I am a teacher and a student asked me this word.Thank you for your help!anne



Summary of answers provided
naNössö/nössökkä
sarauma (X)
nasaamaton, avuton
JFogl
naarkajalka, pelkuri
Tarja Karjalainen


  

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16 mins
arkajalka, pelkuri


Explanation:
Sekä "chicken" että "wuss" kuvaavat turhia pelkäävää ihmistä, eli siis arkajalkaa tai pelkuria. Ilman tekstiyhteyttä en ole varma, mitä sanat tarkoittavat yhdistelmänä, eli onko kyseessä joku erillinen termi.

Tarja Karjalainen
Finland
Local time: 06:48
Native speaker of: Native in FinnishFinnish
PRO pts in pair: 107

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Tiina Ollanketo (X)
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1 hr
saamaton, avuton


Explanation:
Oxford Dictionary of Slang: Ineffectual, incompetent
Oxford Concise: Weak or ineffectual person
Sopisiko asiayhteyteen jonkinlainen saamaton pelkuri?


JFogl
Local time: 06:48
Native speaker of: Native in FinnishFinnish
PRO pts in pair: 31
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106 days
Nössö/nössökkä


Explanation:
Pelkuri on todellakin hyvä sana kuvaamaan "(chicken) wuss":ia, mutta kun on kyse tietokonepelistä, kyseessä on ehkä enemmänkin sanan slangimaisempi käyttö, jolloin "nössö" tai "nössökkä" olisi sopiva vaihtoehto.

sarauma (X)
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:48
Native speaker of: Native in FinnishFinnish
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