jumi

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

jumi

  1. wood borer, woodworm (any of several insects and their larvae in the family Anobiidae)
  2. The state of being stuck.
    Kun sähköt katkesivat, olin kolme tuntia hississä jumissa.
    When the electricity went out, I was stuck in the elevator for three hours.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of jumi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative jumi jumit
genitive jumin jumien
partitive jumia jumeja
illative jumiin jumeihin
singular plural
nominative jumi jumit
accusative nom. jumi jumit
gen. jumin
genitive jumin jumien
partitive jumia jumeja
inessive jumissa jumeissa
elative jumista jumeista
illative jumiin jumeihin
adessive jumilla jumeilla
ablative jumilta jumeilta
allative jumille jumeille
essive jumina jumeina
translative jumiksi jumeiksi
instructive jumein
abessive jumitta jumeitta
comitative jumeineen

Usage notes[edit]

In the sense "state of being stuck" used normally only in inessive, elative and illative singular: olla jumissa, päästä jumista, joutua, jäädä jumiin.

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