vesi

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See also: vēsi, vêşi, and веси

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *veci, from Proto-Uralic *wete. Cognates include Finnish vesi, Hungarian víz. May ultimately be a cognate of Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥, in which case compare to Scottish Gaelic uisge, Irish uisce, Russian вода́ (vodá), English water.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vesi (genitive vee, partitive vett)

  1. water

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • vesi in Eesti keele põhisõnavara sõnastik
  • vesi in Eesti keele seletav sõnaraamat

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English WC.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vesi n (genitive singular vesis, plural vesi or vesir)

  1. WC, toilet, bathroom

Declension[edit]

n24 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vesi vesið vesi(r) vesini
Accusative vesi vesið vesi(r) vesini
Dative vesi ves(i)num vesum vesunum
Genitive vesis vesisins vesa vesanna

Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *veci, from Proto-Uralic *wete. Cognates include Estonian vesi, Erzya ведь (vedʹ), and Hungarian víz. May ultimately be a cognate of Proto-Indo-European *wed-, *wódr̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋesi/, [ˈʋe̞s̠i]
  • Rhymes: -esi
  • Syllabification: ve‧si

Noun[edit]

vesi

  1. water
  2. (in place names) lake
  3. rheum; (often in plural vedet) (watery or thin discharge from the eyes)
  4. (in some compounds) aqueous, hydro-
    vesiliuosaqueous solution
    vesitasohydrofoil

Declension[edit]

Inflection of vesi (Kotus type 27/käsi, t-d gradation)
nominative vesi vedet
genitive veden vesien
partitive vettä vesiä
illative veteen vesiin
singular plural
nominative vesi vedet
accusative nom. vesi vedet
gen. veden
genitive veden vesien
vettenrare
partitive vettä vesiä
inessive vedessä vesissä
elative vedestä vesistä
illative veteen vesiin
adessive vedellä vesillä
ablative vedeltä vesiltä
allative vedelle vesille
essive vetenä vesinä
translative vedeksi vesiksi
instructive vesin
abessive vedettä vesittä
comitative vesineen
Possessive forms of vesi (type käsi)
possessor singular plural
1st person veteni vetemme
2nd person vetesi vetenne
3rd person vetensä

Derived terms[edit]

adjectives
nouns
verbs
  • vesi vanhin voitehista
  • Compounds[edit]

    See also[edit]

    Further reading[edit]

    • vesi in Kielitoimiston sanakirja

    Ingrian[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Proto-Finnic *veci, from Proto-Uralic *wete. Cognates include Finnish vesi and Estonian vesi.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • (Soikkola) IPA(key): /ˈʋesi/
    • (Ylä-Laukaa) IPA(key): /ˈʋeʒi/ (phonemic spelling: veži)
    • Hyphenation: ve‧si

    Noun[edit]

    vesi (genitive veen, partitive vettä)

    1. water
      • 1936, N. A. Iljin and V. I. Junus, Bukvari iƶoroin șkouluja vart, Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 24:
        Siin ono vari vesi.
        In it is warm water.
      • 1936, D. I. Efimov, Lukukirja: Inkeroisia alkușkouluja vart (ensimäine osa), Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 14:
        Jäättyi vesi.
        The water froze.

    Declension[edit]

    Declension of vesi (type 5/vesi, no gradation)
    singular plural
    nominative vesi veet
    genitive veen vessiin
    partitive vettä vessiä
    illative vettee vessii
    inessive vees vesis
    elative veest vesist
    allative veelle vesille
    adessive veel vesil
    ablative veelt vesilt
    translative veeks vesiks
    essive vetteennä,
    vetteen
    vessiinnä,
    vessiin
    exessive1) vettent vessint
    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 63
    • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 658
    • Olga I. Konkova; Nikita A. Dyachinkov (2014) Inkeroin Keel: Пособие по Ижорскому Языку[2], →ISBN, pages 11-12

    Slovene[edit]

    Verb[edit]

    vẹ́si

    1. second-person singular imperative of vẹ́siti

    Votic[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Proto-Finnic *veci, from Proto-Uralic *wete.

    Noun[edit]

    vesi (genitive vee, partitive vettä)

    1. water

    Inflection[edit]

    References[edit]

    • "vesi" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat

    Võro[edit]

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    Etymology[edit]

    From Proto-Finnic *veci.

    Noun[edit]

    vesi (genitive vii, partitive vett)

    1. water

    Inflection[edit]

    This noun needs an inflection-table template.