ankkuri

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *ankkuri, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *ankurô (anchor). Cognate with Estonian ankur.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑŋkːuri/, [ˈɑŋkːuri]
  • Rhymes: -ɑŋkːuri
  • Syllabification: ank‧ku‧ri

NounEdit

ankkuri

  1. anchor (tool to hook a vessel into the seabed)
  2. (figuratively) anchor (something that serves to provide a fixing point)
  3. (television) anchor, anchorman, anchorwoman
  4. anchor, anchorman, anchorwoman (final runner in relay race)
  5. (electronics) armature (in an electromagnetic apparatus)
  6. (historical) an obsolete Finnish unit of measurement for volume of liquid substances, equal to around 39 litres

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of ankkuri (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative ankkuri ankkurit
genitive ankkurin ankkurien
ankkureiden
ankkureitten
partitive ankkuria ankkureita
ankkureja
illative ankkuriin ankkureihin
singular plural
nominative ankkuri ankkurit
accusative nom. ankkuri ankkurit
gen. ankkurin
genitive ankkurin ankkurien
ankkureiden
ankkureitten
partitive ankkuria ankkureita
ankkureja
inessive ankkurissa ankkureissa
elative ankkurista ankkureista
illative ankkuriin ankkureihin
adessive ankkurilla ankkureilla
ablative ankkurilta ankkureilta
allative ankkurille ankkureille
essive ankkurina ankkureina
translative ankkuriksi ankkureiksi
instructive ankkurein
abessive ankkuritta ankkureitta
comitative ankkureineen
Possessive forms of ankkuri (type paperi)
possessor singular plural
1st person ankkurini ankkurimme
2nd person ankkurisi ankkurinne
3rd person ankkurinsa

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