FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Swedish offer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈuhri/, [ˈuxri]
  • Rhymes: -uhri
  • Syllabification: uh‧ri

NounEdit

uhri

  1. victim, mark, stiff, pigeon, patsy (person who is deceived)
    Mies joutui huijauksen uhriksi.
    The man fell victim to a scam.
  2. sacrifice, offering; sacrificial (as modifier) (something sacrificed)
    uhrilammassacrificial lamb
  3. casualty (person suffering from injuries or who has been killed due to an accident or through an act of violence)
  4. martyr (one who suffers greatly and/or constantly)
    Stan on niveltulehduksen uhri, Chris Stanin loputtoman valituksen uhri.
    Stan is a martyr to arthritis, Chris a martyr to Stan's endless moaning about it.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of uhri (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative uhri uhrit
genitive uhrin uhrien
partitive uhria uhreja
illative uhriin uhreihin
singular plural
nominative uhri uhrit
accusative nom. uhri uhrit
gen. uhrin
genitive uhrin uhrien
partitive uhria uhreja
inessive uhrissa uhreissa
elative uhrista uhreista
illative uhriin uhreihin
adessive uhrilla uhreilla
ablative uhrilta uhreilta
allative uhrille uhreille
essive uhrina uhreina
translative uhriksi uhreiksi
instructive uhrein
abessive uhritta uhreitta
comitative uhreineen
Possessive forms of uhri (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person uhrini uhrimme
2nd person uhrisi uhrinne
3rd person uhrinsa

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