nokivaris

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

noki (soot) +‎ varis (crow)

Noun[edit]

nokivaris

  1. carrion crow (Corvus corone)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of nokivaris (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative nokivaris nokivarikset
genitive nokivariksen nokivaristen
nokivariksien
partitive nokivarista nokivariksia
illative nokivarikseen nokivariksiin
singular plural
nominative nokivaris nokivarikset
accusative nom.? nokivaris nokivarikset
gen. nokivariksen
genitive nokivariksen nokivaristen
nokivariksien
partitive nokivarista nokivariksia
inessive nokivariksessa nokivariksissa
elative nokivariksesta nokivariksista
illative nokivarikseen nokivariksiin
adessive nokivariksella nokivariksilla
ablative nokivarikselta nokivariksilta
allative nokivarikselleˣ nokivariksilleˣ
essive nokivariksena nokivariksina
translative nokivarikseksi nokivariksiksi
instructive nokivariksin
abessive nokivariksetta nokivariksitta
comitative nokivariksineen

Usage notes[edit]

  • Until recently nokivaris (which is rarely seen in Finland) was believed to be just a black variant of hooded crow or grey crow (varis, which is common in Finland). Therefore many dictionaries give "carrion crow" as translation for varis.

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