meri

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See also: Meri, mëri, and měri

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

meri

  1. plural of merus

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

Noun[edit]

meri (genitive mere, partitive merd)

  1. sea

Declension[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈme̞ri]
  • Rhymes: -eri
  • Hyphenation: me‧ri

Noun[edit]

meri

  1. sea (a single area or the seas altogether)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of meri (Kotus type 24/uni, no gradation)
nominative meri meret
genitive meren merien
merten
partitive merta meriä
illative mereen meriin
singular plural
nominative meri meret
accusative nom.? meri meret
gen. meren
genitive meren merien
merten
partitive merta meriä
inessive meressä merissä
elative merestä meristä
illative mereen meriin
adessive merellä merillä
ablative mereltä meriltä
allative merelleˣ merilleˣ
essive merenä merinä
translative mereksi meriksi
instructive merin
abessive merettä merittä
comitative merineen
  • Note the grammatical exception: the word has front vowels (ä, ö) in all cases taking those opposite vowels—except for the partitive singular, merta (a back vowel).

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mer +‎ -i

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛri/
  • Hyphenation: me‧ri

Verb[edit]

meri

  1. third-person singular indicative present definite of mer

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse merr, from Proto-Germanic *marhijō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

meri f (genitive singular merar, nominative plural merar)

  1. mare, female horse

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

meri

  1. masculine plural of mero

Anagrams[edit]


Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

Noun[edit]

meri (genitive meren, partitive merdy)

  1. sea

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

merī

  1. genitive singular of merum

Adjective[edit]

merī

  1. nominative masculine plural of merus
  2. genitive masculine singular of merus
  3. genitive neuter singular of merus
  4. vocative masculine plural of merus

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

meri m pl

  1. plural of măr

Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin meridies

Noun[edit]

meri

  1. afternoon

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Verb[edit]

meri

  1. to touch

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either from English Mary or Tolai mari (pretty).

Noun[edit]

meri

  1. woman
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 2:22 (translation here):
      Orait God i wokim wanpela meri long dispela bun em i bin kisim long man, na bihain em i bringim meri i go long man.
  2. wife
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 3:17 (translation here):
      Na God i tokim Adam olsem, “Yu bin harim tok bilong meri bilong yu, na yu bin kaikai pikinini bilong dispela diwai mi bin tambuim yu long kaikai. Olsem na nau bai mi bagarapim graun, na ol kaikai bai i no inap kamap gut long en. Oltaim bai yu wok hat tru bilong mekim kaikai i kamap long graun.

Antonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

meri

  1. female

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Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

Noun[edit]

meri (genitive singular meren, partitive singular mert, partitive plural merid)

  1. sea

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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References[edit]

  • "море" in Uz' venä-vepsläine vajehnik/Новый русско-вепсский словарь (Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ), Nina G. Zaiceva, Maria I. Mullonen, 2007.

Võro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

Noun[edit]

meri (genitive mere, partitive merd)

  1. sea

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Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

Noun[edit]

meri (genitive meree, partitive [please provide])

  1. sea

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References[edit]

  • "meri" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat