veli

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See also: velí, veļi, Veli, vēli, and вели

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

veli

  1. third-person singular imperative form of velar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive form of velar
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive form of velar

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈveli/
  • Hyphenation: ve‧li

Verb[edit]

veli (present velas, past velis, future velos, conditional velus, volitive velu)

  1. to sail

Conjugation[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *velji. Cognate with Finnish veli.

Noun[edit]

veli (genitive velje, partitive velje) veli (genitive velle, partitive velle)

  1. (uncommon) brother

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Noun[edit]

veli

  1. indefinite dative singular of vel

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *velji, possibly borrowed from Proto-Germanic *swelijô. Cognate with Northern Sami viellja, Karelian velj, Estonian veli.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋeli/, [ˈʋe̞li]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -eli
  • Syllabification(key): ve‧li

Noun[edit]

veli

  1. brother

Declension[edit]

Inflection of this word is somewhat irregular. The stem in inflected forms is velj-.

Inflection of veli (Kotus type 7/ovi, no gradation)
nominative veli veljet
genitive veljen veljien
partitive veljeä veljiä
illative veljeen veljiin
singular plural
nominative veli veljet
accusative nom. veli veljet
gen. veljen
genitive veljen veljien
partitive veljeä veljiä
inessive veljessä veljissä
elative veljestä veljistä
illative veljeen veljiin
adessive veljellä veljillä
ablative veljeltä veljiltä
allative veljelle veljille
essive veljenä veljinä
translative veljeksi veljiksi
instructive veljin
abessive veljettä veljittä
comitative veljineen
Possessive forms of veli (type ovi)
possessor singular plural
1st person veljeni veljemme
2nd person veljesi veljenne
3rd person veljensä

Compounds[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *velji. Cognates include Finnish veli and Estonian veli.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

veli

  1. Synonym of veljä (brother)
    • 1936, N. A. Iljin and V. I. Junus, Bukvari iƶoroin șkouluja vart, Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 20:
      Ivo ono Levon veli.
      Ivo is Levo's brother.
    • 1936, V. I. Junus, Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka[1], Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 68:
      Veli ono kolhozan pravlenjan clena.
      Brother is a member of the board of the kolkhoz.

Declension[edit]

Declension of veli (type 5/lehti, no gradation, gemination)
singular plural
nominative veli velet
genitive velen velliin, velilöin
partitive velliä velijä, velilöjä
illative vellee vellii, velilöihe
inessive veles velis, velilöis
elative velest velist, velilöist
allative velelle velille, velilöille
adessive velel velil, velilöil
ablative velelt velilt, velilöilt
translative veleks veliks, velilöiks
essive velennä, velleen velinnä, velilöinnä, velliin, velilöin
exessive1) velent velint, velilöint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka? or -kä? to the genitive.

References[edit]

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 651

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

veli m

  1. plural of velo

Verb[edit]

veli

  1. inflection of velare:
    1. second-person singular present indicative
    2. first/second/third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vēlī n

  1. genitive singular of vēlum

Maltese[edit]

Noun[edit]

veli

  1. plural of velu

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English veil.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

veli (n class, plural veli)

  1. veil (something to hide an object)

Võro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *velji.

Noun[edit]

veli (genitive vele or velle, partitive veljä or velle)

  1. brother

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.