See also: cuī, cuí, cuǐ, cuì, and Cuī‎

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cui.[1]

PronounEdit

cui (relative)

  1. whom
  2. which
  3. whose

Derived termsEdit

  • per cui

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2002, Giuseppe Patota, Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in Italian), Bologna: il Mulino, ISBN 88-15-08638-2, page p. 139:

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

cui

  1. to whom? (interrogative); dative singular of quis
  2. to whom, to which (relative); dative singular of quī

AdjectiveEdit

cui

  1. to what?, to which? (interrogative); dative singular of quī

Related termsEdit

  • cui bono - who benefits
  • cui malo - who suffers

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

cui

  1. Nonstandard spelling of cuī.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of cuí.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of cuǐ.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of cuì.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

NahuatlEdit

VerbEdit

cui

  1. (transitive) To take.
  2. (transitive, of a man) To have sex with.

SynonymsEdit

  • (sex) teca, yecoa, tetech ahci, cuicui

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2003, Andrews, J. Richard, Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, edition rev. ed., Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, page p. 220:
  • 1983, Karttunen, Frances, An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page p. 71:
  • 2001, Lockhart, James, Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford: Stanford University Press, page p. 216:

Old FrenchEdit

PronounEdit

cui

  1. Alternative form of qui.

Old ProvençalEdit

PronounEdit

cui

  1. who; whom
    • circa 1145, Bernard de Ventadour, Lo rossinhols s'esbaudeya:
      Mas no sai de que ni de cui,
      But I don't know of what or of whom,

See alsoEdit


RomanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin cuneus.

NounEdit

cui n (plural cuiuri)

  1. nail, pin
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin cui.

PronounEdit

cui (genitive/dative form of cine)

  1. whose
  2. to whom
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