vaski

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *vaski, From Proto-Uralic *waśke. Cognate with Estonian vask and Hungarian vas. Compare also Old Armenian ոսկի ‎(oski, gold).

Noun[edit]

vaski

  1. (archaic) copper
  2. (archaic) bronze; in this sense still living in vaskikello ‎(a bell especially church-bell made of bronze)
  3. (archaic) brass; in this sense still living in musical terminology, e.g. vaskipuhallin ‎(brass instrument).
  4. (music) In plural (vasket), the brass section of an orchestra.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of vaski (Kotus type 7/ovi, no gradation)
nominative vaski vasket
genitive vasken vaskien
partitive vaskea vaskia
illative vaskeen vaskiin
singular plural
nominative vaski vasket
accusative nom. vaski vasket
gen. vasken
genitive vasken vaskien
partitive vaskea vaskia
inessive vaskessa vaskissa
elative vaskesta vaskista
illative vaskeen vaskiin
adessive vaskella vaskilla
ablative vaskelta vaskilta
allative vaskelle vaskille
essive vaskena vaskina
translative vaskeksi vaskiksi
instructive vaskin
abessive vasketta vaskitta
comitative vaskineen

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

vaski

  1. indefinite dative singular of vaskur

Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

vaski

  1. plural of vasko