See also: Salmi and salmì

English

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Etymology

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French salmis, from Italian salame, from sale (salt).

Noun

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salmi (countable and uncountable, plural salmis)

  1. (rare) A rich stew or ragout, especially of game.
    • 1847 January – 1848 July, William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair [], London: Bradbury and Evans [], published 1848, →OCLC:
      She went downstairs to the kitchen and actually cooked little dishes for him. "Isn't it a good salmi?" she said; "I made it for you. I can make you better dishes than that, and will when you come to see me."
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Finnish

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Etymology

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From Proto-Finnic *salmi, from Proto-Finno-Permic *śolma. Cognates include Northern Sami čoalbmi (narrow in lake),[1] Skolt Sami čuäˊlmm (sound, narrows)[2] and possibly Udmurt сюм (śum, bay, cove).[3] Finnish dialectal jolma is a Saami loan.[4]

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑlmi/, [ˈs̠ɑ̝lmi]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlmi
  • Syllabification(key): sal‧mi

Noun

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salmi

  1. (geography) strait, sound (narrow channel of water connecting two larger bodies of water)

Declension

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Inflection of salmi (Kotus type 7/ovi, no gradation)
nominative salmi salmet
genitive salmen salmien
partitive salmea salmia
illative salmeen salmiin
singular plural
nominative salmi salmet
accusative nom. salmi salmet
gen. salmen
genitive salmen salmien
partitive salmea salmia
inessive salmessa salmissa
elative salmesta salmista
illative salmeen salmiin
adessive salmella salmilla
ablative salmelta salmilta
allative salmelle salmille
essive salmena salmina
translative salmeksi salmiksi
abessive salmetta salmitta
instructive salmin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of salmi (Kotus type 7/ovi, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative salmeni salmeni
accusative nom. salmeni salmeni
gen. salmeni
genitive salmeni salmieni
partitive salmeani salmiani
inessive salmessani salmissani
elative salmestani salmistani
illative salmeeni salmiini
adessive salmellani salmillani
ablative salmeltani salmiltani
allative salmelleni salmilleni
essive salmenani salminani
translative salmekseni salmikseni
abessive salmettani salmittani
instructive
comitative salmineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative salmesi salmesi
accusative nom. salmesi salmesi
gen. salmesi
genitive salmesi salmiesi
partitive salmeasi salmiasi
inessive salmessasi salmissasi
elative salmestasi salmistasi
illative salmeesi salmiisi
adessive salmellasi salmillasi
ablative salmeltasi salmiltasi
allative salmellesi salmillesi
essive salmenasi salminasi
translative salmeksesi salmiksesi
abessive salmettasi salmittasi
instructive
comitative salminesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative salmemme salmemme
accusative nom. salmemme salmemme
gen. salmemme
genitive salmemme salmiemme
partitive salmeamme salmiamme
inessive salmessamme salmissamme
elative salmestamme salmistamme
illative salmeemme salmiimme
adessive salmellamme salmillamme
ablative salmeltamme salmiltamme
allative salmellemme salmillemme
essive salmenamme salminamme
translative salmeksemme salmiksemme
abessive salmettamme salmittamme
instructive
comitative salminemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative salmenne salmenne
accusative nom. salmenne salmenne
gen. salmenne
genitive salmenne salmienne
partitive salmeanne salmianne
inessive salmessanne salmissanne
elative salmestanne salmistanne
illative salmeenne salmiinne
adessive salmellanne salmillanne
ablative salmeltanne salmiltanne
allative salmellenne salmillenne
essive salmenanne salminanne
translative salmeksenne salmiksenne
abessive salmettanne salmittanne
instructive
comitative salminenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative salmensa salmensa
accusative nom. salmensa salmensa
gen. salmensa
genitive salmensa salmiensa
partitive salmeaan
salmeansa
salmiaan
salmiansa
inessive salmessaan
salmessansa
salmissaan
salmissansa
elative salmestaan
salmestansa
salmistaan
salmistansa
illative salmeensa salmiinsa
adessive salmellaan
salmellansa
salmillaan
salmillansa
ablative salmeltaan
salmeltansa
salmiltaan
salmiltansa
allative salmelleen
salmellensa
salmilleen
salmillensa
essive salmenaan
salmenansa
salminaan
salminansa
translative salmekseen
salmeksensa
salmikseen
salmiksensa
abessive salmettaan
salmettansa
salmittaan
salmittansa
instructive
comitative salmineen
salminensa

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Ingrian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Finnic *salmi. Cognates include Finnish salmi and Estonian salm.

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Noun

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salmi

  1. port, harbour

Declension

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Declension of salmi (type 5/lehti, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative salmi salmet
genitive salmen salmiin, salmiloin
partitive salmia salmija, salmiloja
illative salmee salmii, salmiloihe
inessive salmees salmiis, salmilois
elative salmest salmist, salmiloist
allative salmelle salmille, salmiloille
adessive salmeel salmiil, salmiloil
ablative salmelt salmilt, salmiloilt
translative salmeks salmiks, salmiloiks
essive salmenna, salmeen salminna, salmiloinna, salmiin, salmiloin
exessive1) salment salmint, salmiloint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka? or -kä? to the genitive.

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References

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  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 502

Italian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsal.mi/
  • Rhymes: -almi
  • Hyphenation: sàl‧mi

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salmi m

  1. plural of salmo

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Latvian

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Noun

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salmi m (1st declension)

  1. straw
  2. haulm
  3. reed

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Votic

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Finnish salmi.

Pronunciation

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  • (Luutsa, Liivtšülä) IPA(key): /ˈsɑlmi/, [ˈsɑɫmʲi]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlmi
  • Hyphenation: sal‧mi

Noun

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salmi

  1. bay, inlet

Inflection

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Declension of salmi (type II/võrkko, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative salmi salmid
genitive salmi salmijõ, salmii
partitive salmia salmiitõ, salmii
illative salmisõ, salmi salmiisõ
inessive salmiz salmiiz
elative salmissõ salmiissõ
allative salmilõ salmiilõ
adessive salmillõ salmiillõ
ablative salmiltõ salmiiltõ
translative salmissi salmiissi
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the terminative is formed by adding the suffix -ssaa to the short illative (sg) or the genitive.
***) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka to the genitive.

References

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  • Hallap, V., Adler, E., Grünberg, S., Leppik, M. (2012) Vadja keele sõnaraamat [A dictionary of the Votic language], 2nd edition, Tallinn