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EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): /ˈpovi/
  • Hyphenation: po‧vi
  • Rhymes: -ovi

VerbEdit

povi (present povas, past povis, future povos, conditional povus, volitive povu)

  1. (intransitive) to be able to; can
    • 1910, L. L. Zamenhof, speech at the sixth World Congress of Esperanto in Washington, D.C.:
      Nur tre malmultaj el ni povis veni en vian landon, ĉar ni, esperantistoj, ne estas homoj riĉaj.
      Only very few of us could come to your country, because we, Esperantists, are not rich people.
    Mi povas piediri.I can walk.
    Synonym: kapabli

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Finno-Ugric *poŋe.[1] Cognates include Estonian põu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

povi

  1. bosom, breast
  2. (fishing) bosom of a seine

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of povi (Kotus type 7/ovi, no gradation)
nominative povi povet
genitive poven povien
partitive povea povia
illative poveen poviin
singular plural
nominative povi povet
accusative nom. povi povet
gen. poven
genitive poven povien
partitive povea povia
inessive povessa povissa
elative povesta povista
illative poveen poviin
adessive povella povilla
ablative povelta povilta
allative povelle poville
essive povena povina
translative poveksi poviksi
instructive povin
abessive povetta povitta
comitative povineen

Derived termsEdit

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #794 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

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IdoEdit

NounEdit

povi

  1. plural of povo

SamoanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bovis, genitive singular of bōs.

NounEdit

povi

  1. cattle
  2. beef

VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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Related to Finnish povi.

NounEdit

povi

  1. breast, bosom

InflectionEdit

Inflection of povi
nominative sing. povi
genitive sing. poven
partitive sing. poved
partitive plur. povid
singular plural
nominative povi poved
accusative poven poved
genitive poven poviden
partitive poved povid
essive-instructive poven povin
translative poveks povikš
inessive poves poviš
elative povespäi povišpäi
illative ? povihe
adessive povel povil
ablative povelpäi povilpäi
allative povele povile
abessive poveta povita
comitative povenke povidenke
prolative povedme povidme
approximative I povenno povidenno
approximative II povennoks povidennoks
egressive povennopäi povidennopäi
terminative I ? povihesai
terminative II povelesai povilesai
terminative III povessai
additive I ? povihepäi
additive II povelepäi povilepäi

ReferencesEdit

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