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See also: Meri, mëri, měri, and méri

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

meri

  1. plural of merus

AnagramsEdit


AjiëEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

meri

  1. dry

ReferencesEdit


EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

NounEdit

meri (genitive mere, partitive merd)

  1. sea

DeclensionEdit


FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeri/, [ˈme̞ri]
  • Rhymes: -eri
  • Hyphenation: 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
  • 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 +‎ -i

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

NounEdit

meri

  1. sea

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

meri

  1. Masculine plural of adjective mero.

AnagramsEdit


KarelianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *meri.

NounEdit

meri (genitive meren, partitive merdy)

  1. sea

LatinEdit

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

Sranan TongoEdit

VerbEdit

meri

  1. to touch

SundaneseEdit

NounEdit

meri

  1. duck

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Either from English Mary or Tolai mari (pretty).

NounEdit

meri

  1. woman
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 2:22:
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    Coordinate term: man
  2. wife
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 3:17:
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    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