vesa

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See also: Vesa, VESA, vēsa, and vēsā

Finnish[edit]

(index ve)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *vesa. Cognate to Estonian võsa, Ingrian vesa, Karelian vesa, Livonian võzā, Livvi veza, Ludian veza, Veps veza and Votic võsa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋesɑ/, [ˈʋe̞s̠ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -esɑ
  • Syllabification: ve‧sa

Noun[edit]

vesa

  1. A new shoot or sprout of a plant, especially a new branch of a tree or the new growth at the tip of a branch.
  2. A young tree.
  3. A scion (descendant).
  4. (informal) A child, kid.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of vesa (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative vesa vesat
genitive vesan vesojen
partitive vesaa vesoja
illative vesaan vesoihin
singular plural
nominative vesa vesat
accusative nom. vesa vesat
gen. vesan
genitive vesan vesojen
vesainrare
partitive vesaa vesoja
inessive vesassa vesoissa
elative vesasta vesoista
illative vesaan vesoihin
adessive vesalla vesoilla
ablative vesalta vesoilta
allative vesalle vesoille
essive vesana vesoina
translative vesaksi vesoiksi
instructive vesoin
abessive vesatta vesoitta
comitative vesoineen
Possessive forms of vesa (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person vesani vesamme
2nd person vesasi vesanne
3rd person vesansa

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wesaną. Evolved to younger variant vera.

Verb[edit]

vesa

  1. Archaic form of vera.

References[edit]

  • vesa in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press