1. [ ge-] = getto

Katso myös: getto


yks. nom. ghetto, yks. gen. gheton, yks. part. ghettoa, yks. ill. ghettoon, monikossa: mon. gen. ghettojen, monikossa: mon. part. ghettoja, monikossa: mon. ill. ghettoihin.



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getto An (often walled) area of a city in which Jews are concentrated by force and law. (qualifier)
2009, Barbara Engelking-Boni, Jacek Leociak, The Warsaw ghetto: a guide to the perished city (ISBN 0300112343), page 25:

The Venetian ghetto, according to Sennett, was to provide protection from the unclean bodies of the Jews and their sullying touch. The Roman ghetto, on the other hand, was planned as an area for mission. It was supposed to collect the Jews in one place, so that it would be easier to convert them.
2010, Mike Lindner, Leaving Terror Behind: A Boys Journey to Painting Over the Past'' (ISBN 1615664149), page 49:
(..) concentrating the Jewish community into ghettoes. The Germans not only started the ghettoes, but they had also opened a concentration camp (..)
An (often impoverished) area of a city inhabited predominantly by members of a specific nationality, ethnicity{{, or race.
1998, Steven J. L. Taylor, Desegregation in Boston and Buffalo: The Influence of Local Leaders (ISBN 0791439194), page 15:
Charlestown would also become one of Boston's three large Irish ghettoes.
1998, Arnold R. Hirsch, Making the Second Ghetto: Race and Housing in Chicago, 1940-1960 (ISBN 0226342441), page 253:
By 1960 the growth and development of Chicago's black areas of residence confirmed the existence of the city's second ghetto.
An area in which people who are distinguished by sharing something other than ethnicity concentrate or are concentrated.
2006, Gay tourism: culture and context (Gordon Waitt, Kevin Markwell, ISBN 0789016036), page 201:
Counterhegemonic spaces imagined as bounded territories ensure that heteronormativity is fixed beyond the borders of the gay ghetto. The rural and suburban lives of lesbian and gay people are made invisible and signified as inauthentic.
2007, Romania & Moldova (Robert Reid, Leif Pettersen, ISBN 1741044782), page 190:
The student ghetto, southwest of the centre, is inside the triangle formed by three streets and is full of open-air bars, internet cafés, fast-food shops — and students.
2001, Justin Taylor, ''The Gospel of Anarchy: A Novel (ISBN 0061881821), page 64:
They're back in the student ghetto now, on oak-shaded streets lined with run-down houses filled with nonnuclear families of all varieties and kinds. Safe now from the tractor beams of the horrible good Christians, (..)
puhekieltä An isolated, self-contained, segregated subsection, area or field of interest; often of minority or specialist interest.
2016 January 10, wikipedia:Quentin Tarantino|Quentin Tarantino, 73rd Golden Globe Awards
Ennio Morricone... is my favourite composer - and when I say favourite composer, I don't mean movie composer - that ghetto. I'm talking about Mozart, I'm talking about Beethoven, I'm talking about Schubert. That's who I'm talking about.
Of or relating to a ghetto or to ghettos in general.
puhekieltä unseemly Unseemly and indecorous or of low quality; cheap; shabby, crude.

My apartments so ghetto, the rats and cockroaches filed a complaint with the city!''

I like to drive ghetto cars; if they break down you can just abandon them and pick up a new one!

puhekieltä Characteristic of the style, speech, or behavior of residents of a predominantly black or other ghetto in the United States.
(quote-book)|year=2002|passage=The music I liked was very ghetto and gritty. It was the stuff that didn't really cross over much, but spoke to a roots black experience. People don't understand this now, but the falsetto, crying singers were the most ghetto back then.
Having been raised in a ghetto in the United States.
To confine (a specified group of people) to a ghetto.
1964, James A. Atkins, The age of Jim Crow, page 274:
This is, in brief, a part of the story of the ghettoing of a large segment of Denver's Negro population.
2001, Paul Johnson, Modern Times Revised Edition: World from the Twenties to the Nineties (ISBN 0060935502), page 526:
All African states practised racist policies. In the 1950s and 1960s, Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia expelled more than a quarter of a million Jews and ghettoed the few thousand who remained. In the 1960s the United Republic of Tanzania expelled its Arabs or deprived them of equal rights.
English ghetto (gloss)
puhekieltä (alternative spelling of)
(alternative spelling of)
A (l).
ranska ghetto (m)
saksa Getto, Ghetto
kreikka γκέτο
unkari gettó
italia ghetto (m)
puola getto
romania ghetou
venäjä ге́тто


  • "Tulevaisuudessa suurin osa suomalaisista kaupungeista tulee olemaan ympärillä liekehtivien slummien saartama." (Haastattelu, w:RT_(televisiokanava)|RT 21.12.2009) "


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magneetto, teetto, getto, lietto, vietto, ajanvietto, illanvietto, päättäjäisillanvietto, lomanvietto

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gettoistua, gettoutua, geysir, ghetto, ghettoutua, gibboni

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