huvi

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Finnish huvi, huvittaa.

Noun[edit]

huvi (genitive huvi, partitive huvi)

  1. interest

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hupa +‎ -i, compare hupi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhuʋi/, [ˈhuʋi]
  • Rhymes: -uʋi
  • Syllabification(key): hu‧vi

Noun[edit]

huvi

  1. fun, pleasure

Declension[edit]

Inflection of huvi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative huvi huvit
genitive huvin huvien
partitive huvia huveja
illative huviin huveihin
singular plural
nominative huvi huvit
accusative nom. huvi huvit
gen. huvin
genitive huvin huvien
partitive huvia huveja
inessive huvissa huveissa
elative huvista huveista
illative huviin huveihin
adessive huvilla huveilla
ablative huvilta huveilta
allative huville huveille
essive huvina huveina
translative huviksi huveiksi
instructive huvein
abessive huvitta huveitta
comitative huveineen
Possessive forms of huvi (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person huvini huvimme
2nd person huvisi huvinne
3rd person huvinsa

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Uneapa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *qupi, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qubi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

huvi

  1. yam
    Synonym: gobu

Further reading[edit]

  • Terry Crowley et al, The Oceanic Languages (2013), page 370
  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)