tammi

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Finnish[edit]

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Inflection of tammi (Kotus type 7/ovi, no gradation)
nominative tammi tammet
genitive tammen tammien
partitive tammea tammia
illative tammeen tammiin
singular plural
nominative tammi tammet
accusative nom. tammi tammet
gen. tammen
genitive tammen tammien
partitive tammea tammia
inessive tammessa tammissa
elative tammesta tammista
illative tammeen tammiin
adessive tammella tammilla
ablative tammelta tammilta
allative tammelle tammille
essive tammena tammina
translative tammeksi tammiksi
instructive tammin
abessive tammetta tammitta
comitative tammineen

Etymology 1[edit]

Finnic, cognate with Estonian tamm.

Noun[edit]

tammi

  1. oak
  2. pedunculate oak, Quercus robur

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Etymology 2[edit]

< Swedish stam ‎(trunk of a tree, archaically also axis)

Noun[edit]

tammi

  1. (dialectal, archaic) heart, core, axis
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Etymology 3[edit]

< Swedish damm ‎(dam)

Noun[edit]

tammi

  1. (dialectal) dam

Etymology 4[edit]

< Swedish damspel, dam ‎(checkers) < French dame ‎(king: doubled piece in checkers)

Noun[edit]

tammi

  1. checkers, draughts (boardgame)
  2. king (doubled piece in checkers)