Mari

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See also: mari and märi

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Mari

  1. An ancient Sumerian and Amorite city, modern-day Tell Hariri, Syria.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Eastern Mari мари ‎(mari, Mari language term for the Mari).

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Mari

  1. A Volga-Finnic people in the Volga region.
  2. A Finno-Ugric language spoken by the Mari people.
  3. Meadow Mari, Eastern Mari

Usage notes[edit]

There are two written varieties of Mari, one called Meadow Mari or Eastern Mari, and the other Hill Mari or Western Mari. The speakers of the former outnumber those of the latter by 10 to 1 or more, depending on which source one believes. The English Wiktionary uses the code chm (which ISO 639-3 assigned to the Mari macrolanguage) for Eastern Mari and the code mrj for Western Mari.

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short for Maria; also identical with Estonian mari ‎(berry).

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Mari

  1. A female given name.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Traditional short form of Maria.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Ma‧ri
  • Rhymes: -ɑri
  • IPA(key): [ˈmɑri]

Proper noun[edit]

Mari

  1. A female given name.
    • 1986 Aune Torkell, Kaukana toisiamme lähellä, SLEY-kirjat, ISBN 951-617-681-X, page 118:
      ―Vai Mari siusta tuli, isomummon kaima. Suokoo Jumala et siun elämä ois onnellisempaa ko miun äetrukan, mummi sanoi vauvalle ja kuiskasi sitten niin kuin silloin, kun ensimmäisen kerran hänet näki ja risti sormellaan hänen otsansa:
      ―Jeesus lasta siunakkoo!
      ―Myöskin Akun äidin nimi oli Mari, äiti sanoi.
      Mummin iloinen ilme muuttui no johan mie aattelin -ilmeeksi. [ - - - ] Samalla hän rupatteli:
      ―Taisin ihan punaseks lehahtaa ko pappi sano lapse nimen. Luulin et Marja tai Maija, ko Maikiks toisinaa sanoitte.
    • 1997 Jorma Palo, Uitettu rotta, WSOY, ISBN 951-0-22195-3, page 36:
      Nyt Mari makasi olohuoneen sohvalla ja katseli televisiota. Hänen oikea nimensä oli Sari, mutta hän oli niin Marilyn Monroen näköinen, että hänen luontevin nimensä oli Mari.
    • 2007 Riikka Pulkkinen, Raja, Gummerus, ISBN 978-952-459-809-5, page 29:
      Ikää on kuusitoista vuotta. Nimi on arkinen Mari, kaksitavuinen tynkeä Mari. Mari on kiltin tytön nimi.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Mari (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Mari Marit
genitive Marin Marien
partitive Maria Mareja
illative Mariin Mareihin
singular plural
nominative Mari Marit
accusative nom.? Mari Marit
gen. Marin
genitive Marin Marien
partitive Maria Mareja
inessive Marissa Mareissa
elative Marista Mareista
illative Mariin Mareihin
adessive Marilla Mareilla
ablative Marilta Mareilta
allative Marille Mareille
essive Marina Mareina
translative Mariksi Mareiksi
instructive Marein
abessive Maritta Mareitta
comitative Mareineen

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Icelandic[edit]

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Mari m

  1. A male given name

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A traditional vernacular form of Maria.

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Mari

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 9987 females with the given name Mari living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1980s. Accessed on 19 May, 2011.

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Proper noun[edit]

Mari

  1. A female given name, a less common spelling of Marie.