hirsi

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *hirci, from earlier *širti, borrowed from Slavic; compare Proto-Slavic *žьrdь (whence Russian жердь (žerdʹ)). Cognate with Ingrian hersi, Karelian hirsi, Estonian hirs, Votic irsi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhirsi/, [ˈhirs̠i]
  • Rhymes: -irsi
  • Syllabification: hir‧si

Noun[edit]

hirsi

  1. log, timber (heavy wooden beam used or carved ready for use in construction of a log house or similar)
  2. (heraldry) fess

Declension[edit]

Inflection of hirsi (Kotus type 28*K/kynsi, rt-rr gradation)
nominative hirsi hirret
genitive hirren hirsien
partitive hirttä hirsiä
illative hirteen hirsiin
singular plural
nominative hirsi hirret
accusative nom. hirsi hirret
gen. hirren
genitive hirren hirsien
hirttenrare
partitive hirttä hirsiä
inessive hirressä hirsissä
elative hirrestä hirsistä
illative hirteen hirsiin
adessive hirrellä hirsillä
ablative hirreltä hirsiltä
allative hirrelle hirsille
essive hirtenä hirsinä
translative hirreksi hirsiksi
instructive hirsin
abessive hirrettä hirsittä
comitative hirsineen
Possessive forms of hirsi (type kynsi)
possessor singular plural
1st person hirteni hirtemme
2nd person hirtesi hirtenne
3rd person hirtensä

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