meri

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See also: Meri, mëri, měri, and méri

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

meri

  1. plural of merus

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

Noun[edit]

meri ‎(genitive mere, partitive merd)

  1. sea

Declension[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeri/
  • Rhymes: -eri
  • Hyphenation: me‧ri

Noun[edit]

meri

  1. sea (a single area or the seas altogether)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of meri (Kotus type 24/uni, no gradation)
nominative meri meret
genitive meren merien
merten
partitive merta meriä
illative mereen meriin
singular plural
nominative meri meret
accusative nom. meri meret
gen. meren
genitive meren merien
merten
partitive merta meriä
inessive meressä merissä
elative merestä meristä
illative mereen meriin
adessive merellä merillä
ablative mereltä meriltä
allative merelle merille
essive merenä merinä
translative mereksi meriksi
instructive merin
abessive merettä merittä
comitative merineen
  • Note the grammatical exception: the word has front vowels (ä, ö) in all cases taking those opposite vowels—except for the partitive singular, merta (a back vowel).

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mer +‎ -i

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛri]
  • Hyphenation: me‧ri

Verb[edit]

meri

  1. third-person singular indicative present definite of mer

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse merr, from Proto-Germanic *marhijō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

meri f ‎(genitive singular merar, nominative plural merar)

  1. mare, female horse

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

meri

  1. masculine plural of mero

Anagrams[edit]


Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

Noun[edit]

meri ‎(genitive meren, partitive merdy)

  1. sea

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

merī

  1. genitive singular of merum

Adjective[edit]

merī

  1. nominative masculine plural of merus
  2. genitive masculine singular of merus
  3. genitive neuter singular of merus
  4. vocative masculine plural of merus

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

meri m pl

  1. plural of măr

Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin meridies

Noun[edit]

meri

  1. afternoon

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Verb[edit]

meri

  1. to touch

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either from English Mary or Tolai mari ‎(pretty).

Noun[edit]

meri

  1. woman
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 2:22 (translation here):
      Orait God i wokim wanpela meri long dispela bun em i bin kisim long man, na bihain em i bringim meri i go long man.
  2. wife
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 3:17 (translation here):
      Na God i tokim Adam olsem, “Yu bin harim tok bilong meri bilong yu, na yu bin kaikai pikinini bilong dispela diwai mi bin tambuim yu long kaikai. Olsem na nau bai mi bagarapim graun, na ol kaikai bai i no inap kamap gut long en. Oltaim bai yu wok hat tru bilong mekim kaikai i kamap long graun.

Antonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

meri

  1. female

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

Noun[edit]

meri

  1. sea

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of meri
nominative sing. meri
genitive sing. meren
partitive sing. mert
partitive plur. merid
singular plural
nominative meri mered
accusative meren mered
genitive meren meriden
partitive mert merid
essive-instructive meren merin
translative mereks merikš
inessive meres meriš
elative merespäi merišpäi
illative  ? merihe
adessive merel meril
ablative merelpäi merilpäi
allative merele merile
abessive mereta merita
comitative merenke meridenke
prolative mertme meridme
approximative I merenno meridenno
approximative II merennoks meridennoks
egressive merennopäi meridennopäi
terminative I  ? merihesai
terminative II merelesai merilesai
terminative III meressai
additive I  ? merihepäi
additive II merelepäi merilepäi

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References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “море”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

Noun[edit]

meri ‎(genitive meree, partitive [please provide])

  1. sea

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References[edit]

  • "meri" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat

Võro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

Noun[edit]

meri ‎(genitive mere, partitive merd)

  1. sea

Inflection[edit]