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EnglishEdit

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Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

1995.[1] Abbreviated from WikiWikiWeb, from Hawaiian wikiwiki (quick) + English web.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wiki (plural wikis)

  1. A collaborative website which can be directly edited merely by using a web browser, often by anyone with access to it.

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VerbEdit

wiki (third-person singular simple present wikis, present participle wikiing, simple past and past participle wikied)

  1. (transitive) To research on Wikipedia or some similar wiki.
    To get an understanding of the topics, he quickly went online and wikied each one.
    • 2008 December 1, GeekDad, “Son of a Geek: Comics and Growing Up the DC Way”, Wired News:
      I tore through his collection wikiing any plot points that I missed learning the importance of the players of the DC universe
    • 2009 June 18, Lizz Holmans, “Janus”, uk.rec.sheds, Usenet:
      Her English is no better than my Portuguese, but I wikied 'influenza' in Portuguese and it came up with 'gripe'
    • 2010, Noemi Gonzalez, Journey, page 65:
      I did research on the internet and found out so. I “wikied” it.
  2. (intransitive) To conduct research on a wiki.
  3. (intransitive) To contribute to a wiki.
    • 2006, Deptford Tv, Deptford.TV Diaries, page 73:
      Blogging, wiki-ing, coding are all activities that generate authorial product.
    • 2007, Dan Woods, Wikis for dummies, page 17:
      The best way to start wiki-ing is to find an existing wiki (that is, a hosted wiki) and start adding to it.
    • 2008, Robert E. Cummings; Matt Barton, Wiki writing: collaborative learning in the college classroom, page 46:
      For example, blog and wiki software can be used to support all sorts of activities that are not commonly associated with the activities of “blogging” or “wikiing.” This includes activities like sharing syllabi, publishing announcements
  4. (transitive) To participate in the wiki-based production of.
    • 2009 October 19, “Cooking Consensus: Will Wiki Work in the Kitchen?”[1], Time: 
      The history of wikied novels isn't pretty (Penguin Books never published the gobbledygook that was "A Million Penguins"), and no one has dared wiki a jazz song.

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ReferencesEdit

  • wiki” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • "wiki" in the Webster's New Millennium Dictionary of English, Preview Edition (v 0.9.6), Lexico Publishing Group, 2003-2005.
  • Notes:
  1. ^ Cunningham, Ward (2005), "Correspondence on the Etymology of Wiki", Ward Cunningham. URL accessed on 28 February 2010.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English wiki.

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NounEdit

wiki m (plural wiki's, diminutive wikietje n)

  1. wiki

Derived termsEdit

  • wikiën

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English wiki.

NounEdit

wiki m (plural wikis)

  1. wiki

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HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *witi (note: only attested in Central-Eastern Polynesian).[1]

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

wiki

  1. (stative) to hasten
  2. (stative) quick, fast

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “wiki” in the Hawaiian Dictionary, Revised and Enlarged Edition, University of Hawaii Press, 1986
  1. ^ POLLEX entry

LimburgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English wiki.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈwi˦kə˧/, /ˈwi˦ki˨/

NounEdit

wiki

  1. wiki

Lower SorbianEdit

1. wiki

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Middle Low German wīk, from Latin vicus.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wiki pl (plurale tantum) (plural only)

  1. (literary, commerce) market
    Stwórtk su pśecej wiki.
    The market is always [open] on Thursdays.
    • 1998, Erwin Hannusch, chapter 1, Niedersorbisch praktisch und verständlich, Bautzen: Domowina Verlag, ISBN 3-7420-1667-9, page 20:
      Tšochu dalej su Stare wiki.
      Somewhat further on is the Old Market.
  2. town square

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • konjece wiki
  • pjenjezne wiki
  • wikowanišćo
  • wjelike wiki

ReferencesEdit

  • Starosta, Manfred: Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik, Ludowe nakładnistwo Domowina, Budyšyn, 1999., ISBN 3-7420-1096-4
  • Šwjela, Bogumil: Dolnoserbsko-němski słownik, Ludowe nakładnistwo Domowina, Budyšyn, 1963., p. 451.

ReferencesEdit

  • Notes:
  1. ^ Bartels, Hauke (2009). "Lower Sorbian vocabulary". In Haspelmath, Martin; Tadmor, Uri. World Loanword Database. Munich: Max Planck Digital Library. Retrieved 2011-04-13.

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English wiki, from Hawaiian wikiwiki (quick).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

wiki m

  1. wiki

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • wikifisere

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English wiki.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈwi.ki/, /ˈɡwi.ki/

NounEdit

wiki m, f (plural wikis)

  1. wiki

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English week.

NounEdit

wiki (n class, plural wiki)

  1. a week

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English wiki.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /viːkɪ/, /vɪkɪ/, /wiːkɪ/, /wɪkɪ/

NounEdit

wiki c

  1. wiki.

DeclensionEdit

The plurals are not agreed upon, other words for the indefinite plural nominative presently in use include wikier, wikis, wikisar, wikior, wikiar, wiki etc.


Tocharian AEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a hypothetical Proto-Tocharian *w'īkän, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁wih₁ḱm̥t or *h₁wih₁ḱm̥ti, *dwi(h₁)dḱm̥ti (cognate with Latin vīgintī, Ancient Greek εἴκοσι (eikosi), Doric ϝείκατι (weikati), Sanskrit विंशति (viṃśati), Avestan vīsaiti, Ossetian insäi, Armenian քսան (kʿsan), Albanian (një)zet, Sanskrit विंशति (viṃśati), Welsh ugain). Compare Tocharian B ikäṃ.

NumeralEdit

wiki

  1. (cardinal) twenty
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