Here's a post about Finnish nouns that end with mus or mys. They behave like the other nouns ending with us or us (the kokous type), so you might want to check out my post about the s-words, too.
How many of these do you already know?
Translations after this Canva design:
- aikoa > aikomus - to intend > an intention
- elää > elämys - to live > an experience (as in upea, unohtumaton elämys)
- hakea > hakemus - to apply > an application
- ilkeä > ilkimys - mean > a meanie
- katua > katumus - to regret > regret, remorse
- kertoa > kertomus - to tell > a story
- kokea > kokemus - to experience > an experience (as in työkokemus and uusi kokemus)
- kysyä > kysymys - to ask > a question
- olla > olemus - to be > an essence, being
- pettyä > pettymys - to be disappointed > a disappointment
- uupua > uupumus - to get exhausted > exhaustion
- väsyä > väsymys - to become tired > tiredness
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