See also: savú and savû

EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

savu

  1. imperative of savi

FijianEdit

NounEdit

savu

  1. waterfall
  2. spout (for water)

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *savu, from Proto-Finno-Permic *sawe. Cognates include Ingrian savvu, Karelian savu, Livonian so’v, Ludian savu, Veps savu, Võro sau, Votic savvu, Northern Sami suovva and Moksha сув (suv, fog).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑʋu/, [ˈs̠ɑʋu]
  • Rhymes: -ɑʋu
  • Syllabification: sa‧vu

NounEdit

savu

  1. smoke
  2. (historical) a residential building with a chimney, a unit for taxation

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of savu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative savu savut
genitive savun savujen
partitive savua savuja
illative savuun savuihin
singular plural
nominative savu savut
accusative nom. savu savut
gen. savun
genitive savun savujen
partitive savua savuja
inessive savussa savuissa
elative savusta savuista
illative savuun savuihin
adessive savulla savuilla
ablative savulta savuilta
allative savulle savuille
essive savuna savuina
translative savuksi savuiksi
instructive savuin
abessive savutta savuitta
comitative savuineen
Possessive forms of savu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person savuni savumme
2nd person savusi savunne
3rd person savunsa

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IngrianEdit

NounEdit

savu

  1. smoke

LatvianEdit

PronounEdit

savu

  1. accusative singular masculine form of savs
  2. instrumental singular masculine form of savs
  3. genitive plural masculine form of savs
  4. accusative singular feminine form of savs
  5. instrumental singular feminine form of savs
  6. genitive plural feminine form of savs

Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *sëvōn.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈsavuː/

NounEdit

savu

  1. stream pool

InflectionEdit

Odd, vv-v gradation
Nominative savu
Genitive savvona
Singular Plural
Nominative savu savvonat
Accusative savvona savvoniid
Genitive savvona savvoniid
Illative savvonii savvoniidda
Locative savvonis savvoniin
Comitative savvoniin savvoniiguin
Essive savun
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person savvonan savvoneamẹ savvoneamẹt
2nd person savvonat savvoneattẹ savvoneattẹt
3rd person savvonis savvoneaskkạ savvoneasẹt

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Finnish savu and Proto-Samic *suovë

NounEdit

savu

  1. smoke

InflectionEdit

Inflection of savu
nominative sing. savu
genitive sing. savun
partitive sing. savud
partitive plur. savuid
singular plural
nominative savu savud
accusative savun savud
genitive savun savuiden
partitive savud savuid
essive-instructive savun savuin
translative savuks savuikš
inessive savus savuiš
elative savuspäi savuišpäi
illative ? savuihe
adessive savul savuil
ablative savulpäi savuilpäi
allative savule savuile
abessive savuta savuita
comitative savunke savuidenke
prolative savudme savuidme
approximative I savunno savuidenno
approximative II savunnoks savuidennoks
egressive savunnopäi savuidennopäi
terminative I ? savuihesai
terminative II savulesai savuilesai
terminative III savussai
additive I ? savuihepäi
additive II savulepäi savuilepäi

ReferencesEdit

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