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Related to Estonian hirv, Finnish hirvi.



  1. elk, moose, Alces alces


Inflection of hirb'
nominative sing. hirb'
genitive sing. hirben
partitive sing. hirbed
partitive plur. hirbid
singular plural
nominative hirb' hirbed
accusative hirben hirbed
genitive hirben hirbiden
partitive hirbed hirbid
essive-instructive hirben hirbin
translative hirbeks hirbikš
inessive hirbes hirbiš
elative hirbespäi hirbišpäi
illative ? hirbihe
adessive hirbel hirbil
ablative hirbelpäi hirbilpäi
allative hirbele hirbile
abessive hirbeta hirbita
comitative hirbenke hirbidenke
prolative hirbedme hirbidme
approximative I hirbenno hirbidenno
approximative II hirbennoks hirbidennoks
egressive hirbennopäi hirbidennopäi
terminative I ? hirbihesai
terminative II hirbelesai hirbilesai
terminative III hirbessai
additive I ? hirbihepäi
additive II hirbelepäi hirbilepäi


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