kallioimarre

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kallio ‎(rock) +‎ imarre. The first part of the name refers to the plant's typical habitat in Finland, and the latter part of the name probably refers to the sweet taste of the rhizome of the plant, compare imelä ‎(sweet), imarrella ‎(to flatter).

Noun[edit]

kallioimarre

  1. A species of fern, common polypody, Polypodium vulgare.
  2. (botany) A polypody (any plant in the genus Polypodium); in plural (kallioimarteet) also the genus.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kallioimarre (Kotus type 48/hame, rt-rr gradation)
nominative kallioimarre kallioimarteet
genitive kallioimarteen kallioimarteiden
kallioimarteitten
partitive kallioimarretta kallioimarteita
illative kallioimarteeseen kallioimarteisiin
kallioimarteihin
singular plural
nominative kallioimarre kallioimarteet
accusative nom. kallioimarre kallioimarteet
gen. kallioimarteen
genitive kallioimarteen kallioimarteiden
kallioimarteitten
partitive kallioimarretta kallioimarteita
inessive kallioimarteessa kallioimarteissa
elative kallioimarteesta kallioimarteista
illative kallioimarteeseen kallioimarteisiin
kallioimarteihin
adessive kallioimarteella kallioimarteilla
ablative kallioimarteelta kallioimarteilta
allative kallioimarteelle kallioimarteille
essive kallioimarteena kallioimarteina
translative kallioimarteeksi kallioimarteiksi
instructive kallioimartein
abessive kallioimarteetta kallioimarteitta
comitative kallioimarteineen

Usage notes[edit]

  • kallioimarre is the only species of its genus that grows in Finland. Therefore, it is sometimes called simply imarre.

Derived terms[edit]