Finnish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋertɑ/, [ˈʋe̞rt̪ɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ertɑ
  • Syllabification(key): ver‧ta

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Finnic *vërta, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *werþaz (worthy). Doublet of väärti and vörtti.

Noun edit

verta

  1. (archaic) match (equal or superior in comparison) (now mostly used in a number of idiomatic expressions)
    Synonyms: arvoinen, verto, väärti
  2. (in expressions) extent, degree
    minkä verranto what extent
    sen verran, että...to the extent that...
Declension edit

Most cases are not used in practice; the only common ones are verta, verran, vertaa, vertoja and verroin.

Inflection of verta (Kotus type 9*K/kala, rt-rr gradation)
nominative verta verrat
genitive verran vertojen
partitive vertaa vertoja
illative vertaan vertoihin
singular plural
nominative verta verrat
accusative nom. verta verrat
gen. verran
genitive verran vertojen
vertainrare
partitive vertaa vertoja
inessive verrassa verroissa
elative verrasta verroista
illative vertaan vertoihin
adessive verralla verroilla
ablative verralta verroilta
allative verralle verroille
essive vertana vertoina
translative verraksi verroiksi
abessive verratta verroitta
instructive verroin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of verta (Kotus type 9*K/kala, rt-rr gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative vertani vertani
accusative nom. vertani vertani
gen. vertani
genitive vertani vertojeni
vertainirare
partitive vertaani vertojani
inessive verrassani verroissani
elative verrastani verroistani
illative vertaani vertoihini
adessive verrallani verroillani
ablative verraltani verroiltani
allative verralleni verroilleni
essive vertanani vertoinani
translative verrakseni verroikseni
abessive verrattani verroittani
instructive
comitative vertoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative vertasi vertasi
accusative nom. vertasi vertasi
gen. vertasi
genitive vertasi vertojesi
vertaisirare
partitive vertaasi vertojasi
inessive verrassasi verroissasi
elative verrastasi verroistasi
illative vertaasi vertoihisi
adessive verrallasi verroillasi
ablative verraltasi verroiltasi
allative verrallesi verroillesi
essive vertanasi vertoinasi
translative verraksesi verroiksesi
abessive verrattasi verroittasi
instructive
comitative vertoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative vertamme vertamme
accusative nom. vertamme vertamme
gen. vertamme
genitive vertamme vertojemme
vertaimmerare
partitive vertaamme vertojamme
inessive verrassamme verroissamme
elative verrastamme verroistamme
illative vertaamme vertoihimme
adessive verrallamme verroillamme
ablative verraltamme verroiltamme
allative verrallemme verroillemme
essive vertanamme vertoinamme
translative verraksemme verroiksemme
abessive verrattamme verroittamme
instructive
comitative vertoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative vertanne vertanne
accusative nom. vertanne vertanne
gen. vertanne
genitive vertanne vertojenne
vertainnerare
partitive vertaanne vertojanne
inessive verrassanne verroissanne
elative verrastanne verroistanne
illative vertaanne vertoihinne
adessive verrallanne verroillanne
ablative verraltanne verroiltanne
allative verrallenne verroillenne
essive vertananne vertoinanne
translative verraksenne verroiksenne
abessive verrattanne verroittanne
instructive
comitative vertoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative vertansa vertansa
accusative nom. vertansa vertansa
gen. vertansa
genitive vertansa vertojensa
vertainsarare
partitive vertaansa vertojaan
vertojansa
inessive verrassaan
verrassansa
verroissaan
verroissansa
elative verrastaan
verrastansa
verroistaan
verroistansa
illative vertaansa vertoihinsa
adessive verrallaan
verrallansa
verroillaan
verroillansa
ablative verraltaan
verraltansa
verroiltaan
verroiltansa
allative verralleen
verrallensa
verroilleen
verroillensa
essive vertanaan
vertanansa
vertoinaan
vertoinansa
translative verrakseen
verraksensa
verroikseen
verroiksensa
abessive verrattaan
verrattansa
verroittaan
verroittansa
instructive
comitative vertoineen
vertoinensa
Derived terms edit

Postposition edit

verta (+ genitive)

  1. (colloquial or dialectal) Synonym of verran

Further reading edit

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

verta

  1. partitive singular of veri
Usage notes edit
  • This form is irregular. A regular form would have a front vowel (**vertä) according to vowel harmony.

Anagrams edit

Galician edit

Verb edit

verta

  1. inflection of verter:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Ingrian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Finnic *vërta. Cognates include Finnish verta and Estonian võrd.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

verta (genitive verran, partitive vertaa)

  1. amount, extent

Usage notes edit

  • Almost exclusively used in the genitive and partitive singular.
  • Verta is often used with a determiner in the genitive-accusative. In that case, the noun's case doesn't have to match with the determiner's:
    yhen verranan equal amount
    kahen verrantwo parts
    jonkun verranto some extent
    sen verran / vertaaso much

Derived terms edit

See also edit

References edit

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 654

Italian edit

Verb edit

verta

  1. inflection of vertere:
    1. first/second/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Anagrams edit

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Alternative forms edit

  • verte (e and split infinitive)

Etymology edit

From Old Norse verða.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

verta (present tense vert, past tense vart, past participle vorte, passive infinitive vertast, present participle vertande, imperative vert)

  1. to become
    Problemet vil verta større etter kvart.
    The problem will become larger as time passes.

Synonyms edit

References edit

Portuguese edit

Verb edit

verta

  1. inflection of verter:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Venetian edit

Etymology edit

From the feminine of verto, past participle of vèrzar (to open). Compare Friulian vierte.

Noun edit

verta f (plural verte)

  1. opening
  2. spring