tarvis

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þarbaz, *þarbō. Compare Swedish tarv and Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐍂𐌱𐌰 (þarba). Cognate to Finnish tarve and Votic tarvis.

Adverb[edit]

tarvis

  1. necessary, required, needed
    Meil on tarvis minna.
    We have to go.

Derived terms[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þarbiz (useful). Cognate with Ingrian tarvis, Estonian tarvis. Compare tarve.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑrʋis/, [ˈt̪ɑrʋis̠]
  • Rhymes: -ɑrʋis
  • Syllabification: tar‧vis

Noun[edit]

tarvis

  1. (dialectal, informal) need, necessity
    Onko sillä tarvis käydä ulkona?
    Does it need to go outside?
    Onko tarvista vasaralle?
    Do you need a hammer?
    Synonym: tarve

Declension[edit]

In practice, only the nominative and partitive singular forms are used.

Inflection of tarvis (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative tarvis tarvikset
genitive tarviksen tarvisten
tarviksien
partitive tarvista tarviksia
illative tarvikseen tarviksiin
singular plural
nominative tarvis tarvikset
accusative nom. tarvis tarvikset
gen. tarviksen
genitive tarviksen tarvisten
tarviksien
partitive tarvista tarviksia
inessive tarviksessa tarviksissa
elative tarviksesta tarviksista
illative tarvikseen tarviksiin
adessive tarviksella tarviksilla
ablative tarvikselta tarviksilta
allative tarvikselle tarviksille
essive tarviksena tarviksina
translative tarvikseksi tarviksiksi
instructive tarviksin
abessive tarviksetta tarviksitta
comitative tarviksineen
Possessive forms of tarvis (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person tarvikseni tarviksemme
2nd person tarviksesi tarviksenne
3rd person tarviksensa

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

tarvīs

  1. dative plural of tarvus
  2. ablative plural of tarvus