Addis

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From a diminutive of Adam + the patronymic suffix -s.

Proper noun[edit]

Addis

  1. A patronymic surname​.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Addis Ababa

Proper noun[edit]

Addis

  1. Short for Addis Ababa.
    • 2005, Michela Wrong, I Didn't Do It For You, page 153:
      As Italian soldiers advanced on Addis, Haile Selassie quietly boarded an overloaded train to Djibouti with his wife and five children, brushing aside the remonstrations of aghast Ethiopian notables.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< Addis Abeba

Proper noun[edit]

Addis

  1. (informal) Addis Ababa (Ethiopia's capital city)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Addis (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative Addis
genitive Addiksen
partitive Addista
illative Addikseen
singular plural
nominative Addis
accusative nom.? Addis
gen. Addiksen
genitive Addiksen
partitive Addista
inessive Addiksessa
elative Addiksesta
illative Addikseen
adessive Addiksella
ablative Addikselta
allative Addikselleˣ
essive Addiksena
translative Addikseksi
instructive
abessive Addiksetta
comitative