meri

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See also: Meri, mëri, měri, měří, and méri

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

meri

  1. plural of merus

Anagrams[edit]


Ajië[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

meri

  1. dry

References[edit]


Besisi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Aslian *bəriʔ (forest), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *briiʔ (forest).

Noun[edit]

meri

  1. forest

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, borrowed from some Indo-European language, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeri/, [ˈme̞ri]
  • Rhymes: -eri
  • Syllabification: 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
Possessive forms of meri (type uni)
possessor singular plural
1st person mereni meremme
2nd person meresi merenne
3rd person merensa
  • 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).

Derived terms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

compounds

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mer (to dare; to scoop, ladle) +‎ -i (personal suffix)

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
    Synonym: hryssa

Declension[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Ingrian[edit]

Mertä.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *meri, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *móri. Cognates include Finnish meri and Estonian meri.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Soikkola) IPA(key): /ˈmeri/
  • Hyphenation: me‧ri

Noun[edit]

meri (genitive meren, partitive mertä)

  1. sea
    • 1936, N. A. Iljin and V. I. Junus, Bukvari iƶoroin șkouluja vart, Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 20:
      Vene ono merel. Levo ono merel.
      The boat is at sea. Levo is at sea.
    • 1936, V. I. Junus; P. L. Maksimov, Inkeroisin keelen oppikirja alkuşkouluja vart (ensimäine osa), Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 28:
      Merilöin rannoil ono meil paljo suurii linnoja — ono Leningrad, ono Sevastopol, ono paljo muita, niitä kera pittää puulustaa.
      At the shores of the seas we have many big cities — we have Leningrad, we have Sevastopol, we have much more, whom they also need to defend.
    • 1936, D. I. Efimov, Lukukirja: Inkeroisia alkușkouluja vart (toin osa), Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 107:
      Kaik noisi elloo i meri, i metsä, i maa.
      Everything brings life, the sea and the forest and the land.

Declension[edit]

Declension of meri (type 5/keeli, no gradation, gemination)
singular plural
nominative meri meret
genitive meren merriin
partitive mertä merriä
illative merree merrii
inessive merees merriis
elative merest merrist
allative merelle merrille
adessive mereel merriil
ablative merelt merrilt
translative mereks merriks
essive merennä,
merreen
merinnä,
merriin
exessive1) merent merrint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
Chernyavskij's declension of meri
singular plural
nominative meri meret
genitive meren merilöin
partitive mert merilöjä
illative merree merilöihe
inessive mereez merilöiz
elative merest merilöist
allative merelle merilöille
adessive mereel merilöil
ablative merelt merilöilt
translative mereks merilöiks
essive merreen merilöin
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)

References[edit]

  • V. I. Junus (1936) Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka[1], Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 86
  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 305
  • Vitalij Chernyavskij (2005) Ižoran keel (Ittseopastaja)[2], page 129
  • Olga I. Konkova; Nikita A. Dyachinkov (2014) Inkeroin Keel: Пособие по Ижорскому Языку[3], →ISBN, page 80

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

Ludian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

Noun[edit]

meri

  1. sea

Middle English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

meri

  1. Alternative form of mery

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

meri m pl

  1. plural of măr

Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin meridies

Noun[edit]

meri

  1. afternoon

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Verb[edit]

meri (Cyrillic spelling мери)

  1. inflection of meriti:
    1. third-person singular present
    2. second-person singular imperative

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Verb[edit]

meri

  1. to touch

Sundanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

meri

  1. duck

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either from English Mary or Tolai mari (pretty).

Noun[edit]

meri

  1. woman
    Coordinate term: man
  2. wife
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Jenesis 3:17:
      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.
      →New International Version translation
    Coordinate terms: man, maritman

Adjective[edit]

meri

  1. female
    Coordinate term: man

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

Derived terms[edit]

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]