sormi

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *sormi, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *sorme. Cognates include Estonian sõrm, Northern Sami suorbma and Mordvin sur.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sor‧mi
  • IPA(key): /ˈsormi/

Noun[edit]

sormi

  1. (anatomy) A finger (one of the five extremities of the hand).
    Ihmiskädessä on viisi sormea: peukalo, etusormi, keskisormi, nimetön ja pikkusormi.
    The human hand has five fingers: the thumb, the forefinger, the middle finger, the ring finger and the little finger.
  2. A finger (extremity of an animal's forelimb, which resembles human finger).
  3. A finger (any object which resembles a finger, such as a part of a mechanical device).

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]