See also: Meri, mëri, měri, měří, and méri

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

meri

  1. plural of merus

AnagramsEdit


AjiëEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

meri

  1. dry

ReferencesEdit


BesisiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Aslian *bəriʔ (forest), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *briiʔ (forest).

NounEdit

meri

  1. forest

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

NounEdit

meri (genitive mere, partitive merd)

  1. sea

DeclensionEdit


FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *meri, borrowed from some Indo-European language, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeri/, [ˈme̞ri]
  • Rhymes: -eri
  • Syllabification: me‧ri

NounEdit

meri

  1. sea (a single area or the seas altogether)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of meri (Kotus type 24/uni, no gradation)
nominative meri meret
genitive meren merien
merten
partitive merta meriä
illative mereen meriin
singular plural
nominative meri meret
accusative nom. meri meret
gen. meren
genitive meren merien
merten
partitive merta meriä
inessive meressä merissä
elative merestä meristä
illative mereen meriin
adessive merellä merillä
ablative mereltä meriltä
allative merelle merille
essive merenä merinä
translative mereksi meriksi
instructive merin
abessive merettä merittä
comitative merineen
Possessive forms of meri (type uni)
possessor singular plural
1st person mereni meremme
2nd person meresi merenne
3rd person merensa
  • Note the grammatical exception: the word has front vowels (ä, ö) in all cases taking those opposite vowels—except for the partitive singular, merta (a back vowel).

Derived termsEdit

CompoundsEdit

compounds

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

mer (to dare; to scoop, ladle) +‎ -i (personal suffix)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛri]
  • Hyphenation: me‧ri

VerbEdit

meri

  1. third-person singular indicative present definite of mer

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse merr, from Proto-Germanic *marhijō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

meri f (genitive singular merar, nominative plural merar)

  1. mare, female horse
    Synonym: hryssa

DeclensionEdit

AnagramsEdit


IngrianEdit

 
Mertä.

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *meri, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *móri. Cognates include Finnish meri and Estonian meri.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

meri (genitive meren, partitive mertä)

  1. sea
    • 1936, N. A. Iljin and V. I. Junus, Bukvari iƶoroin șkouluja vart, Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 20:
      Vene ono merel. Levo ono merel.
      The boat is at sea. Levo is at sea.
    • 1936, V. I. Junus; P. L. Maksimov, Inkeroisin keelen oppikirja alkuşkouluja vart (ensimäine osa), Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 28:
      Merilöin rannoil ono meil paljo suurii linnoja — ono Leningrad, ono Sevastopol, ono paljo muita, niitä kera pittää puulustaa.
      At the shores of the seas we have many big cities — we have Leningrad, we have Sevastopol, we have much more, whom they also need to defend.
    • 1936, D. I. Efimov, Lukukirja: Inkeroisia alkușkouluja vart (toin osa), Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 107:
      Kaik noisi elloo i meri, i metsä, i maa.
      Everything brings life, the sea and the forest and the land.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of meri (type 5/keeli, no gradation, gemination)
singular plural
nominative meri meret
genitive meren merriin
partitive mertä merriä
illative merree merrii
inessive merees merriis
elative merest merrist
allative merelle merrille
adessive mereel merriil
ablative merelt merrilt
translative mereks merriks
essive merennä,
merreen
merinnä,
merriin
exessive1) merent merrint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
Chernyavskij's declension of meri
singular plural
nominative meri meret
genitive meren merilöin
partitive mert merilöjä
illative merree merilöihe
inessive mereez merilöiz
elative merest merilöist
allative merelle merilöille
adessive mereel merilöil
ablative merelt merilöilt
translative mereks merilöiks
essive merreen merilöin
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)

ReferencesEdit

  • V. I. Junus (1936) Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka[1], Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 86
  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 305
  • Vitalij Chernyavskij (2005) Ižoran keel (Ittseopastaja)[2], page 129
  • Olga I. Konkova; Nikita A. Dyachinkov (2014) Inkeroin Keel: Пособие по Ижорскому Языку[3], →ISBN, page 80

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

meri

  1. masculine plural of mero

AnagramsEdit


KarelianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

NounEdit

meri (genitive meren, partitive mertä)

  1. sea

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

merī

  1. genitive singular of merum

AdjectiveEdit

merī

  1. nominative masculine plural of merus
  2. genitive masculine singular of merus
  3. genitive neuter singular of merus
  4. vocative masculine plural of merus

LudianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

NounEdit

meri

  1. sea

Middle EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

meri

  1. Alternative form of mery

RomanianEdit

NounEdit

meri m pl

  1. plural of măr

SardinianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Latin meridies

NounEdit

meri

  1. afternoon

Serbo-CroatianEdit

VerbEdit

meri (Cyrillic spelling мери)

  1. inflection of meriti:
    1. third-person singular present
    2. second-person singular imperative

Sranan TongoEdit

VerbEdit

meri

  1. to touch

SundaneseEdit

NounEdit

meri

  1. duck
  2. teal

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Either from English Mary or Tolai mari (pretty).

NounEdit

meri

  1. woman
    Coordinate term: man
  2. wife
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Jenesis 3:17:
      Na God i tokim Adam olsem, “Yu bin harim tok bilong meri bilong yu, na yu bin kaikai pikinini bilong dispela diwai mi bin tambuim yu long kaikai. Olsem na nau bai mi bagarapim graun, na ol kaikai bai i no inap kamap gut long en. Oltaim bai yu wok hat tru bilong mekim kaikai i kamap long graun.
      →New International Version translation
    Coordinate terms: man, maritman

AdjectiveEdit

meri

  1. female
    Coordinate term: man

Derived termsEdit

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VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

NounEdit

meri

  1. sea

InflectionEdit

Inflection of meri
nominative sing. meri
genitive sing. meren
partitive sing. mert
partitive plur. merid
singular plural
nominative meri mered
accusative meren mered
genitive meren meriden
partitive mert merid
essive-instructive meren merin
translative mereks merikš
inessive meres meriš
elative merespäi merišpäi
illative ? merihe
adessive merel meril
ablative merelpäi merilpäi
allative merele merile
abessive mereta merita
comitative merenke meridenke
prolative mertme meridme
approximative I merenno meridenno
approximative II merennoks meridennoks
egressive merennopäi meridennopäi
terminative I ? merihesai
terminative II merelesai merilesai
terminative III meressai
additive I ? merihepäi
additive II merelepäi merilepäi

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

VoticEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

NounEdit

meri (genitive meree, partitive [please provide])

  1. sea

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

ReferencesEdit

  • "meri" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat

VõroEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

NounEdit

meri (genitive mere, partitive merd)

  1. sea

InflectionEdit