surma

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

surma (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of soorma

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

surma

  1. genitive singular of surm
  2. partitive singular of surm
  3. illative singular of surm

Finnish[edit]

(index su)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *surma. Cognates include Estonian surm, Karelian šurma. The Finnic word was borrowed into Komi (compare Komi-Permyak сурым (surym)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsurmɑ/, [ˈs̠urmɑ]
  • Rhymes: -urmɑ
  • Syllabification: sur‧ma

Noun[edit]

surma

  1. A violent death, mainly used of humans.
    He saivat surmansa = They got killed (literally: “they got their deaths”).
  2. Personification of sudden death.
    Hän joutui surman suuhun = He got killed (literally: "he got into the mouth of death'").
  3. (law) Killing, voluntary manslaughter under mitigating circumstances.

Usage notes[edit]

  • (law) Killing is the unofficial translation of Finnish penal code used by the Ministry of Justice of Finland. See usage notes under tappo.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of surma (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative surma surmat
genitive surman surmien
partitive surmaa surmia
illative surmaan surmiin
singular plural
nominative surma surmat
accusative nom. surma surmat
gen. surman
genitive surman surmien
surmainrare
partitive surmaa surmia
inessive surmassa surmissa
elative surmasta surmista
illative surmaan surmiin
adessive surmalla surmilla
ablative surmalta surmilta
allative surmalle surmille
essive surmana surmina
translative surmaksi surmiksi
instructive surmin
abessive surmatta surmitta
comitative surmineen
Possessive forms of surma (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person surmani surmamme
2nd person surmasi surmanne
3rd person surmansa

Synonyms[edit]

  • (voluntary manslaughter): tappo (common language)

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Votic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *surma.

Noun[edit]

surma (genitive surmaa, partitive [please provide])

  1. death

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References[edit]

  • "surma" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat