merta

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See also: mertâ

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

merta

  1. pot (a trap for fishing crabs)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of merta (Kotus type 9/kala, rt-rr gradation)
nominative merta merrat
genitive merran mertojen
partitive mertaa mertoja
illative mertaan mertoihin
singular plural
nominative merta merrat
accusative nom.? merta merrat
gen. merran
genitive merran mertojen
mertainrare
partitive mertaa mertoja
inessive merrassa merroissa
elative merrasta merroista
illative mertaan mertoihin
adessive merralla merroilla
ablative merralta merroilta
allative merralleˣ merroilleˣ
essive mertana mertoina
translative merraksi merroiksi
instructive merroin
abessive merratta merroitta
comitative mertoineen

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

merta

  1. Partitive singular form of meri.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This form is irregular. A regular form would have a front vowel (*mertä) according to vowel harmony.