sankari

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑŋkɑri/, [ˈs̠ɑŋkɑri]
  • Rhymes: -ɑŋkɑri
  • Syllabification: san‧ka‧ri

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably borrowed from Old Swedish sangare (singer). Compare with Väinämöinen, the singing hero.

Noun[edit]

sankari

  1. hero, heroine
Declension[edit]
Inflection of sankari (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative sankari sankarit
genitive sankarin sankarien
sankareiden
sankareitten
partitive sankaria sankareita
sankareja
illative sankariin sankareihin
singular plural
nominative sankari sankarit
accusative nom. sankari sankarit
gen. sankarin
genitive sankarin sankarien
sankareiden
sankareitten
partitive sankaria sankareita
sankareja
inessive sankarissa sankareissa
elative sankarista sankareista
illative sankariin sankareihin
adessive sankarilla sankareilla
ablative sankarilta sankareilta
allative sankarille sankareille
essive sankarina sankareina
translative sankariksi sankareiksi
instructive sankarein
abessive sankaritta sankareitta
comitative sankareineen
Possessive forms of sankari (type paperi)
possessor singular plural
1st person sankarini sankarimme
2nd person sankarisi sankarinne
3rd person sankarinsa
  • An alternative genitive plural sankarten exists.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly from etymology 1 with the dialectal meaning "strong animal", due to its large size.

Noun[edit]

sankari

  1. great capricorn beetle (Cerambyx cerdo)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of sankari (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative sankari sankarit
genitive sankarin sankarien
sankareiden
sankareitten
partitive sankaria sankareita
sankareja
illative sankariin sankareihin
singular plural
nominative sankari sankarit
accusative nom. sankari sankarit
gen. sankarin
genitive sankarin sankarien
sankareiden
sankareitten
partitive sankaria sankareita
sankareja
inessive sankarissa sankareissa
elative sankarista sankareista
illative sankariin sankareihin
adessive sankarilla sankareilla
ablative sankarilta sankareilta
allative sankarille sankareille
essive sankarina sankareina
translative sankariksi sankareiksi
instructive sankarein
abessive sankaritta sankareitta
comitative sankareineen
Possessive forms of sankari (type paperi)
possessor singular plural
1st person sankarini sankarimme
2nd person sankarisi sankarinne
3rd person sankarinsa

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