EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

See esi.

PrefixEdit

esi-

  1. first
  2. front

Derived termsEdit


FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *eci, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *ede. Cognate with Estonian esi and Hungarian elő.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈesi-/, [ˈe̞s̠i-]

PrefixEdit

esi-

  1. pre-, fore-.

InflectionEdit

The cases of esi- serve in Finnish only as adverbs. The instructive singular is always used with the enclitic particle -kin or -kään. Declension scheme is the same as type 27 (käsi), except for some missing, not used forms; and the two extra instructive singular forms etenkin and etenkään.

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • See the inflection table.

ReferencesEdit

  • Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004) Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja [Modern Finnish Etymological Dictionary] (in Finnish), Juva: WSOY, →ISBN

AnagramsEdit


IngrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *eci-. Cognates include Finnish esi- and Veps ezi-.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

esi-

  1. pre-, fore-

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


Northern NdebeleEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PrefixEdit

esi-

  1. First-person plural relative concord.

Etymology 2Edit

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

PrefixEdit

esi-

  1. Class 7 relative concord.

Etymology 3Edit

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

PrefixEdit

esi-

  1. Class 7 adjective concord.

Southern NdebeleEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PrefixEdit

esi-

  1. First-person plural relative concord.

Etymology 2Edit

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

PrefixEdit

esi-

  1. Class 7 relative concord.

Etymology 3Edit

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

PrefixEdit

esi-

  1. Class 7 adjective concord.

XhosaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PrefixEdit

esi-

  1. First-person plural relative concord.

Etymology 2Edit

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

PrefixEdit

esi-

  1. Class 7 relative concord.

Etymology 3Edit

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

PrefixEdit

esi-

  1. Class 7 adjective concord.

ZuluEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From a- (relative) +‎ si- (first person plural).

PrefixEdit

ḗsi-

  1. First-person plural relative concord.

Etymology 2Edit

From a- (relative) +‎ si- (class 7 subject prefix).

PrefixEdit

ḗsí-

  1. Class 7 relative concord.

Etymology 3Edit

From a- (relative) +‎ si- (class 7 basic noun prefix).

PrefixEdit

ḗsí-

  1. Class 7 adjective concord.

ReferencesEdit