varsi

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

varsi

  1. partitive plural of vars

Finnish[edit]

(index va)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *varci, possibly from Proto-Finno-Permic *warte. Cognate with Estonian vars.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑrsi/, [ˈʋɑrs̠i]
  • Rhymes: -ɑrsi
  • Syllabification: var‧si

Noun[edit]

varsi

  1. stalk (of a plant)
  2. handle or haft of some tools; chiefly a longitudinal one, like one of an axe or hammer, but not that of a knife
  3. arm; any structure that resembles a human arm
  4. shaft of a boot
  5. leg of a sock
  6. stem of a tobacco pipe or a musical note
  7. (technology, in compounds) rod
  8. (in compounds) used for various parts of a human body; primarily of appendages
  9. figure, the human body when discussed from a structural point of view
  10. (in compounds) side (an area considered to be close to a waterway or a traffic route)
    tienvarsiside of the road
    joenvarsiside of the river
  11. (in locational cases) used like a postposition to refer to passing of time or a journey, along, during, or in the course of; see: varressa, varresta, varteen, varrella, varrelta, varrelle
    matkan varrella = along the road
    pitkän elämäni varrella = during my long life
    vuosien varrella = in the course of many years
  12. (in compounds) indicates that the object is equipped with a stalk, an arm or similar
    varsieväinen, varsijousi, varsiluuta

Declension[edit]

Inflection of varsi (Kotus type 28/kynsi, rt-rr gradation)
nominative varsi varret
genitive varren varsien
partitive vartta varsia
illative varteen varsiin
singular plural
nominative varsi varret
accusative nom. varsi varret
gen. varren
genitive varren varsien
varttenrare
partitive vartta varsia
inessive varressa varsissa
elative varresta varsista
illative varteen varsiin
adessive varrella varsilla
ablative varrelta varsilta
allative varrelle varsille
essive vartena varsina
translative varreksi varsiksi
instructive varsin
abessive varretta varsitta
comitative varsineen
Possessive forms of varsi (type kynsi)
possessor singular plural
1st person varteni vartemme
2nd person vartesi vartenne
3rd person vartensa

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

technology
human body
botany
other

See also[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Ingrian[edit]

Vartta (1).
Varsi (3).
Varsi (5).

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *varci. Cognate to Finnish varsi (stalk) and Estonian vars (stalk).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Ala-Laukaa, Soikkola) IPA(key): /ˈʋɑrsi/, /ˈʋɑrs/ (phonemic spelling: vars)
  • Hyphenation: var‧si

Noun[edit]

varsi (genitive varren, partitive vartta)

  1. (botany) stalk
  2. tip, extremity
  3. handle, grip
  4. roadside, shoulder
  5. bootleg

Declension[edit]

Declension of varsi (type 5/orsi, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative varsi varret
genitive varren varsiin
partitive vartta varsia
illative vartee varsii
inessive varrees varsiis
elative varrest varsist
allative varrelle varsille
adessive varreel varsiil
ablative varrelt varsilt
translative varreks varsiks
essive vartenna,
varteen
varsinna,
varsiin
exessive1) vartent varsint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)

References[edit]

  • V. I. Junus (1936) Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka[1], Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 62
  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 643