asema

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

asea +‎ -ma

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑsemɑ/, [ˈɑs̠e̞mɑ]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑsemɑ
  • Syllabification(key): a‧se‧ma

Noun[edit]

asema

  1. state, position, situation
    Olen sellaisessa asemassa, että en voi kritisoida presidenttiä julkisesti.
    I am in such a position that I can not criticize the president publicly.
  2. status (person’s position or standing relative to that of others)
    Upseerin rouvalla on kunnioitettu asema varuskuntakaupungissa.
    The wife of an officer has a respected status in a garrison town.
  3. station
    rautatieasema
    railway station
    lentoasema
    airport
  4. (military) post
  5. (computing) drive

Declension[edit]

Inflection of asema (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative asema asemat
genitive aseman asemien
partitive asemaa asemia
illative asemaan asemiin
singular plural
nominative asema asemat
accusative nom. asema asemat
gen. aseman
genitive aseman asemien
asemainrare
partitive asemaa asemia
inessive asemassa asemissa
elative asemasta asemista
illative asemaan asemiin
adessive asemalla asemilla
ablative asemalta asemilta
allative asemalle asemille
essive asemana asemina
translative asemaksi asemiksi
instructive asemin
abessive asematta asemitta
comitative asemineen
Possessive forms of asema (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person asemani asemamme
2nd person asemasi asemanne
3rd person asemansa

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Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Fon azema (vampire)[1], equivalent to ase +‎ -man. Cf. Saramaccan azéma.

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Noun[edit]

asema

  1. A vampire who has the appearance of an elderly person during the day and hides his or her skin at night when out for blood.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Melville J. Herskovits and Frances S. Herskovits (1936) Suriname folk-lore[1], New York: Columbia University Press, page 43