vesi

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vesi ‎(genitive vee, partitive vett)

  1. water

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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]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vesi

  1. water
  2. (in place names) lake
  3. rheum; often in plural (vedet) (watery or thin discharge from the eyes)

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

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Võro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *veci.

Noun[edit]

vesi ‎(genitive vii, partitive vett)

  1. water

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.


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