sillikuningas

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Etymology[edit]

silli ‎(herring) +‎ kuningas ‎(king)

Noun[edit]

sillikuningas

  1. rabbit fish, ratfish, chimaera, Chimaera monstrosa

Usage notes[edit]

  • The sillikuningas translates literally to "king of herrings", which in English refers to a species of oarfish, Regalecus glesne.
  • The common names "rabbit fish", "ratfish" and "chimera/chimaera" are also used of other species of the order Chimaeriformes.
  • Among the common names of Chimaera monstrosa, European Union has chosen to use "rabbit fish" in their regulation [1].

Declension[edit]

Inflection of sillikuningas (Kotus type 41/vieras, nk-ng gradation)
nominative sillikuningas sillikuninkaat
genitive sillikuninkaan sillikuninkaiden
sillikuninkaitten
partitive sillikuningasta sillikuninkaita
illative sillikuninkaaseen sillikuninkaisiin
singular plural
nominative sillikuningas sillikuninkaat
accusative nom. sillikuningas sillikuninkaat
gen. sillikuninkaan
genitive sillikuninkaan sillikuninkaiden
sillikuninkaitten
partitive sillikuningasta sillikuninkaita
inessive sillikuninkaassa sillikuninkaissa
elative sillikuninkaasta sillikuninkaista
illative sillikuninkaaseen sillikuninkaisiin
sillikuninkaihinrare
adessive sillikuninkaalla sillikuninkailla
ablative sillikuninkaalta sillikuninkailta
allative sillikuninkaalle sillikuninkaille
essive sillikuninkaana sillikuninkaina
translative sillikuninkaaksi sillikuninkaiksi
instructive sillikuninkain
abessive sillikuninkaatta sillikuninkaitta
comitative sillikuninkaineen

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Regulation (EC) No 218/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2009 on the submission of nominal catch statistics by Member States fishing in the north-east Atlantic