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EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from varb(thin stick). Cognate to Finnish varvas, Ludic barbaz and Livonian vārbaz.

NounEdit

varvas ‎(genitive varba, partitive varvast)

  1. toe

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


FinnishEdit

(index va)

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from varpa(twig), which is also the origin of varpu. Ingrian, Estonian and Karelian languages have the exact same word. Cognates include Veps barbas, Votic varvaz and Livonian varbāz.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑrʋɑs/
  • Hyphenation: var‧vas

NounEdit

 
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varvas

  1. toe

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of varvas (Kotus type 41/vieras, p-v gradation)
nominative varvas varpaat
genitive varpaan varpaiden
varpaitten
partitive varvasta varpaita
illative varpaaseen varpaisiin
singular plural
nominative varvas varpaat
accusative nom. varvas varpaat
gen. varpaan
genitive varpaan varpaiden
varpaitten
partitive varvasta varpaita
inessive varpaassa varpaissa
elative varpaasta varpaista
illative varpaaseen varpaisiin
varpaihinrare
adessive varpaalla varpailla
ablative varpaalta varpailta
allative varpaalle varpaille
essive varpaana varpaina
translative varpaaksi varpaiksi
instructive varpain
abessive varpaatta varpaitta
comitative varpaineen

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004-2005). Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja. Juva: WSOY. ISBN 951-0-27108-X.