edes

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: EDES, édes, and ėdęs

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lative singular esi- +‎ -s.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈedes/, [ˈe̞de̞s̠]
  • Rhymes: -edes
  • Syllabification: e‧des

Adverb[edit]

edes

  1. even (suggesting an absolute minimum in a question)
    Voiko hän edes juosta?
    Is he even able to run?
  2. at least (suggesting an absolute minimum in a positive statement)
    Synonyms: ainakin, vähintään
    Voisit edes lähettää hänelle kortin.
    You could at least send her/him a postcard.
    Anna kymmenen tai edes viisi euroa.
    Give me ten or at least five euros.
  3. anyway (in any event)
    Synonyms: kuitenkin, kumminkin, sentään
    Hyvä, että edes ilma oli kaunis.
    Well, the weather was beautiful anyway.
  4. even, so much as (suggesting the lack of even a minimum of something in a negative statement)
    Synonym: -kaan
    Asun talossa, jossa ei ole edes vesijohtoa.
    I live in a house which doesn't even have tap water.
    Hän käveli huoneeseen kysymättä edes lupaa ja alkoi selailla heidän tiedostojaan.
    Without so much as asking, he walked into the room and started digging through their files.
    Älä edes kuvittele!
    Don't even think of it!
    Edes NN ei osannut auttaa.
    Even NN was not able to help.
  5. (as modifier) for-, fore-, forth (signifies being in front of something, often figuratively)
    edesmennytdeceased (compare foregone)
    edestakaisinback and forth
    edesvastuulegal liability (liability in front of the law)
  6. (as headword) on, onward (in some time-related expressions)
    tästedesfrom now on

Inflection[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • See the inflection table.

See also[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Form of the verb edō (I eat).

Verb[edit]

edēs

  1. second-person singular future active indicative of edō

Etymology 2[edit]

Form of the verb ēdō (I dispatch).

Verb[edit]

ēdēs

  1. second-person singular future active indicative of ēdō

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Related to Finnish edessä.

Adverb[edit]

edes

  1. in front (stationary)

Postposition[edit]

edes

  1. in front of, at the front of (stationary location)

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I., “впереди, перед, передо”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary]‎[1], Petrozavodsk: Periodika, 2007