anjovis

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Most likely from German Anchosen, a term for pickling and canning sprats.[1]

Noun[edit]

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anjovis

  1. pickled sprat
  2. sprat (any various small marine fish)

Usage notes[edit]

The word anjovis is a false friend of anchovy, which is sardelli in Finnish. However anjovis is often erroneously used to refer to Engraulis encrasicolus.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of anjovis (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative anjovis anjovikset
genitive anjoviksen anjovisten
anjoviksien
partitive anjovista anjoviksia
illative anjovikseen anjoviksiin
singular plural
nominative anjovis anjovikset
accusative nom. anjovis anjovikset
gen. anjoviksen
genitive anjoviksen anjovisten
anjoviksien
partitive anjovista anjoviksia
inessive anjoviksessa anjoviksissa
elative anjoviksesta anjoviksista
illative anjovikseen anjoviksiin
adessive anjoviksella anjoviksilla
ablative anjovikselta anjoviksilta
allative anjovikselle anjoviksille
essive anjoviksena anjoviksina
translative anjovikseksi anjoviksiksi
instructive anjoviksin
abessive anjoviksetta anjoviksitta
comitative anjoviksineen
Possessive forms of anjovis (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person anjovikseni anjoviksemme
2nd person anjoviksesi anjoviksenne
3rd person anjoviksensa

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