silli

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Swedish sill (herring)

Noun[edit]

silli

  1. Atlantic herring, Clupea harengus.
  2. any of the several related species of herring and shad, especially as food
  3. (zoology) in plural also Clupeidae (taxonomic family of the herrings, shads, sardines, hilsa and menhadens)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of silli (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative silli sillit
genitive sillin sillien
partitive silliä sillejä
illative silliin silleihin
singular plural
nominative silli sillit
accusative nom. silli sillit
gen. sillin
genitive sillin sillien
partitive silliä sillejä
inessive sillissä silleissä
elative sillistä silleistä
illative silliin silleihin
adessive sillillä silleillä
ablative silliltä silleiltä
allative sillille silleille
essive sillinä silleinä
translative silliksi silleiksi
instructive sillein
abessive sillittä silleittä
comitative silleineen

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • silakka (Clupea harengus membras)

Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

silli (comparative silit, superlative silimus)

  1. lean
  2. skinny
  3. meager
  4. porous
  5. transparent
Inflection[edit]
Even, ll-l gradation
Attributive silis
Nominative silli
Genitive sili
Attributive silis
singular plural
Nominative silli silit
Genitive sili siliid
Accusative sili siliid
Illative sillái siliide
Locative silis siliin
Comitative siliin siliiguin
Essive sillin

Etymology 2[edit]

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Related to Norwegian sil, Finnish siivilä.

Noun[edit]

sil'li

  1. sieve
Inflection[edit]
Even, l'l-ll gradation
Nominative sil'li
Genitive silli
sille
Singular Plural
Nominative sil'li sillit
Accusative silli silliid
Genitive silli
sille
silliid
Illative sil'lái silliide
Locative sillis silliin
Comitative silliin silliiguin
Essive sil'lin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person sil'lán sil'láme sil'lámet
2nd person sil'lát sil'láde sil'ládet
3rd person sil'lis sil'liska sil'liset
Derived terms[edit]