ilmi

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See also: Ilmi and ilmî

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< ilma (air) +‎ -i (lative ending)

Adverb[edit]

ilmi

  1. public, known, to the daylight, to the open (ceasing to be secret, unknown or hidden)
    käydä ilmi / tulla ilmi
    to be revealed, to transpire, to become known, to be brought to the daylight
    tuoda ilmi / saattaa ilmi
    to reveal, to bring to the open
  2. (as modifier) completely, very much
    ilmiselväobvious / completely clear
    ilmi elävävery much alive
  3. (as modifier) real, true
    Kinastelu muuttui vähitellen ilmiriidaksi.
    Quarreling turned little by little into a real fight.

Usage notes[edit]

Usually written as an open (spaced) compound together with adjectives, adverbs, and nouns, but only as a closed compound with verbs. Some commonly used collocations may be written both ways: ilmiselvä / ilmi selvä, ilmiliekki / ilmi liekki, ilmiriita / ilmi riita, and yet others are always closed: ilmiantaja, ilmianto, ilmiasu, ilmitulo.

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

ilmi

  1. indefinite dative singular of ilmur

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ilmi

  1. accusative singular of ilim
  2. third-person singular possessive of ilim