Vellamo

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb velloa ‎(surging) (like the waves).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʋelːɑmo]
  • Hyphenation: Vel‧la‧mo

Proper noun[edit]

Vellamo

  1. A goddess of waters, the wife of Ahto in the Kalevala.
    • 1849 Kalevala (Translation 1988 by Eino Friberg) 48:123-124:
      Vellamo, ve'en emäntä, / Ve'en eukko ruokorinta!
      Vellamo, mistress of the deep, / Rushy-breasted water woman!
  2. A female given name.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Vellamo (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative Vellamo Vellamot
genitive Vellamon Vellamojen
Vellamoiden
Vellamoitten
partitive Vellamoa Vellamoja
Vellamoita
illative Vellamoon Vellamoihin
singular plural
nominative Vellamo Vellamot
accusative nom.? Vellamo Vellamot
gen. Vellamon
genitive Vellamon Vellamojen
Vellamoiden
Vellamoitten
partitive Vellamoa Vellamoja
Vellamoita
inessive Vellamossa Vellamoissa
elative Vellamosta Vellamoista
illative Vellamoon Vellamoihin
adessive Vellamolla Vellamoilla
ablative Vellamolta Vellamoilta
allative Vellamolle Vellamoille
essive Vellamona Vellamoina
translative Vellamoksi Vellamoiksi
instructive Vellamoin
abessive Vellamotta Vellamoitta
comitative Vellamoineen