ammo

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See also: -ammo and ammo-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of ammunition +‎ -o.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ammo (uncountable)

  1. (informal) ammunition.

Verb[edit]

ammo (third-person singular simple present ammos, present participle ammoing, simple past and past participle ammoed)

  1. (transitive, informal) To load up on ammunition.
    • 2001, H. Beam Piper, Uller Uprising:
      "Harry and Hassan are getting the car re-ammoed; they dropped me off here.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Ingrian ammillaa, Votic ammullaa, Estonian ammuli, Estonian ammu, Livonian amtlõ (to yawn), Skolt Sami ämmsõddâd (to yawn), Western Mari [script needed] (omeštaš, to talk or move while in sleep or to talk unclearly), Selkup [script needed] (āmmu-, yawnable, something that makes one to yawn), Kamassian [script needed] (a’moi-, yawnable, something that makes one to yawn)

Noun[edit]

ammo

  1. (dialectal, rare) something that widens on a mouth section, like a mouth or a cavity

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ammo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative ammo ammot
genitive ammon ammojen
partitive ammoa ammoja
illative ammoon ammoihin
singular plural
nominative ammo ammot
accusative nom. ammo ammot
gen. ammon
genitive ammon ammojen
partitive ammoa ammoja
inessive ammossa ammoissa
elative ammosta ammoista
illative ammoon ammoihin
adessive ammolla ammoilla
ablative ammolta ammoilta
allative ammolle ammoille
essive ammona ammoina
translative ammoksi ammoiksi
instructive ammoin
abessive ammotta ammoitta
comitative ammoineen
Possessive forms of ammo (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person ammoni ammomme
2nd person ammosi ammonne
3rd person ammonsa

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References[edit]

  • ammuli in Metsmägi, Iris; Sedrik, Meeli; Soosaar, Sven-Erik (2012), Eesti etümoloogiasõnaraamat, Tallinn: Eesti Keele Instituut, →ISBN
  • Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija, editors (1992–2000) Suomen sanojen alkuperä [The origin of Finnish words] (in Finnish), Helsinki: Institute for the Languages of Finland/Finnish Literature Society, →ISBN
  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland