See also: EDES, édes, and ėdęs

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From lative singular esi- +‎ -s.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈedes/, [ˈe̞de̞s̠]
  • Rhymes: -edes
  • Syllabification: e‧des

AdverbEdit

edes

  1. even (suggesting an absolute minimum in a question)
    Voiko hän edes juosta?
    Is he even able to run?
  2. at least (suggesting an absolute minimum in a positive statement)
    Synonyms: ainakin, vähintään
    Voisit edes lähettää hänelle kortin.
    You could at least send her/him a postcard.
    Anna kymmenen tai edes viisi euroa.
    Give me ten or at least five euros.
  3. anyway (in any event)
    Synonyms: kuitenkin, kumminkin, sentään
    Hyvä, että edes ilma oli kaunis.
    Well, the weather was beautiful anyway.
  4. even, so much as (suggesting the lack of even a minimum of something in a negative statement)
    Synonym: -kaan
    Asun talossa, jossa ei ole edes vesijohtoa.
    I live in a house which doesn't even have tap water.
    Hän käveli huoneeseen kysymättä edes lupaa ja alkoi selailla heidän tiedostojaan.
    Without so much as asking, he walked into the room and started digging through their files.
    Älä edes kuvittele!
    Don't even think of it!
    Edes NN ei osannut auttaa.
    Even NN was not able to help.
  5. (as modifier) for-, fore-, forth (signifies being in front of something, often figuratively)
    edesmennytdeceased (compare foregone)
    edestakaisinback and forth
    edesvastuulegal liability (liability in front of the law)
  6. (as headword) on, onward (in some time-related expressions)
    tästedesfrom now on

InflectionEdit

Related termsEdit

  • See the inflection table.

See alsoEdit


LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Form of the verb edō (I eat).

VerbEdit

edēs

  1. second-person singular future active indicative of edō

Etymology 2Edit

Form of the verb ēdō (I dispatch).

VerbEdit

ēdēs

  1. second-person singular future active indicative of ēdō

VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Related to Finnish edessä.

AdverbEdit

edes

  1. in front (stationary)

PostpositionEdit

edes

  1. in front of, at the front of (stationary location)

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007) , “впереди, перед, передо”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika