kaari

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See also: kääri

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kaari, from Proto-Uralic *kaŋa. Cognate with Estonian kaar.

Noun[edit]

kaari

  1. curve
  2. bow
  3. (architecture) arch
  4. (geometry) arc
  5. (law) code (one of the nine parts of Swedish 1734 law and the parts of law that replace it)
  6. (biology, taxonomy) division
  7. (graph theory, network theory) edge between two vertices
  8. (nautical) rib of a boat or a ship

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kaari (Kotus type 26/pieni, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative kaari kaaret
accusative nom.? kaari kaaret
gen. kaaren
genitive kaaren kaarten
kaarien
partitive kaarta kaaria
inessive kaaressa kaarissa
elative kaaresta kaarista
illative kaareen kaariin
adessive kaarella kaarilla
ablative kaarelta kaarilta
allative kaarelleˣ kaarilleˣ
essive kaarena kaarina
translative kaareksi kaariksi
instructive kaarin
abessive kaaretta kaaritta
comitative kaarineen

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