silkki

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Swedish silke, Old Norse silki, ultimately from Latin sēricus (see it and English silk for further etymology).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsilkːi/, [ˈs̠ilkːi]
  • Rhymes: -ilkːi
  • Syllabification: silk‧ki

Noun[edit]

silkki

  1. silk (fine fiber excreted by the silkworm)
  2. silk (fine, soft cloth woven from silk fibers)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of silkki (Kotus type 5/risti, kk-k gradation)
nominative silkki silkit
genitive silkin silkkien
partitive silkkiä silkkejä
illative silkkiin silkkeihin
singular plural
nominative silkki silkit
accusative nom. silkki silkit
gen. silkin
genitive silkin silkkien
partitive silkkiä silkkejä
inessive silkissä silkeissä
elative silkistä silkeistä
illative silkkiin silkkeihin
adessive silkillä silkeillä
ablative silkiltä silkeiltä
allative silkille silkeille
essive silkkinä silkkeinä
translative silkiksi silkeiksi
instructive silkein
abessive silkittä silkeittä
comitative silkkeineen
Possessive forms of silkki (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person silkkini silkkimme
2nd person silkkisi silkkinne
3rd person silkkinsä

Ingrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

silkki

  1. silk

Lule Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

silkki

  1. silk

Inflection[edit]

Even i-stem, lkk-lk gradation
Nominative silkki
Genitive silki
Singular Plural
Nominative silkki silki
Accusative silkiv silkijt
Genitive silki silkij
Illative silkkij silkijda
Inessive silkin silkijn
Elative silkis silkijs
Comitative silkijn silkij
Abessive silkidagá
silkidagi
silkijdagá
silkijdagi
Essive silkkin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person silkkim silkkima silkkima
2nd person silkkit silkkida silkkida
3rd person silkkis silkkiska silkkisa

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Northern Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

silkki

  1. accusative/genitive singular of silki