See also: ABI, Abi, and ábi

AisiEdit

NounEdit

abi

  1. woman

Further readingEdit

  • Don Daniels, Magi: An Undocumented Language (in a comparative wordlist)

CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: a‧bi

VerbEdit

abi

  1. to misconstrue; to interpret erroneously, to understand incorrectly; to misunderstand

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:abi.

Usage notesEdit

Often confused with ambi.

AnagramsEdit


ChickasawEdit

VerbEdit

abi

  1. to kill
  2. to abort

ChoctawEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Alabama ibi (to kill), Chickasaw abi (to kill)

NounEdit

abi

  1. killer, murderer
  2. killing, slaughter

VerbEdit

abi

  1. to kill, to murder
  2. to be sick or infected (usually with a skin disease)

Related termsEdit


EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *api.

NounEdit

abi (genitive abi, partitive abi)

  1. help

DeclensionEdit


FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortened form of abiturientti.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑbi/, [ˈɑbi]
  • Rhymes: -ɑbi
  • Syllabification: a‧bi

NounEdit

abi

  1. (colloquial) A candidate for the matriculation examination.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of abi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative abi abit
genitive abin abien
partitive abia abeja
illative abiin abeihin
singular plural
nominative abi abit
accusative nom. abi abit
gen. abin
genitive abin abien
partitive abia abeja
inessive abissa abeissa
elative abista abeista
illative abiin abeihin
adessive abilla abeilla
ablative abilta abeilta
allative abille abeille
essive abina abeina
translative abiksi abeiksi
instructive abein
abessive abitta abeitta
comitative abeineen
Possessive forms of abi (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person abini abimme
2nd person abisi abinne
3rd person abinsa

GaroEdit

NounEdit

abi

  1. elder sister

SynonymsEdit


Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French habit(s)

NounEdit

abi

  1. clothes

SynonymsEdit


HiligaynonEdit

AdverbEdit

ábi

  1. for instance

VerbEdit

ábi

  1. imagine
  2. think
  3. say aloud

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic أَبِي(ʾabī, father), genitive construct state of أَب(ʾab, father), from Proto-Semitic *ʾab- (father). Doublet of aba, abu, and abbas.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /abi/
  • Hyphenation: a‧bi

NounEdit

abi

  1. father
    Synonyms: ayah, bapak

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

abi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あび
  2. Rōmaji transcription of アビ

KalashaEdit

PronounEdit

abi

  1. Alternative spelling of ábi

DeterminerEdit

abi

  1. Alternative spelling of ábi

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

abī

  1. second-person singular active imperative of abeō

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From an earlier abu, still dialectally attested (abi was originally the feminine/neuter dual form), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *abu, from Proto-Indo-European *a(m)-bʰow, where the initial part is an old deictic pronoun or particle, reinforcing the meaning “two, both” of the second part. Cognates include Lithuanian abù, abì, Old Prussian abbai, Old Church Slavonic оба (oba), Russian о́ба (óba), Belarusian о́ба (óba), о́бадва (óbadva), Ukrainian о́ба (óba), Bulgarian о́ба (óba), Czech, Polish oba, Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌹 (bai), German beide, Sanskrit उभौ (ubháu), Ancient Greek ἄμφω (ámphō), Latin ambō, Tocharian A āmpi.[1]

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

abi (no def., no comp., no sup., no adv.)

  1. both (one and the other of two)
    abas acis, rokas, kājasboth eyes, hands, legs
    satvert abās rokāsto grab with (lit. in) both hands
    abās pusēs ceļam mežsthe road has forest on both sides
    klausīties (ar) abām ausīmto hear with both ears (= very attentively)
    attālums starp abiem ledus gabaliem ātri augathe distance between both pieces of ice grew rapidly
  2. (used pronominally) both (the two previously mentioned)
    pie mājas aug divi ozoli, abi tēva stādītiby the house two oaks grow, both planted by father
    Helēna apskāva māti, un viņas abas nosēdās blakus tēvamHelēna hugged mother, and both of them sat next to father.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992) , “abi”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN

Nigerian PidginEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Yoruba àbí.

ConjunctionEdit

àbi

  1. or
    Synonyms: or, weda

Usage notesEdit

In "either...or" sentences, this word can optionally be placed in the "whether" position as well.

ParticleEdit

àbi

  1. Interrogative particle placed at the beginning or end of a yes/no question.
    Synonym: weda

OjibweEdit

VerbEdit

abi (changed conjunct form ebid, reduplicated form ayabi)

  1. be at home
    Abi go awe gaa-pi-andwewemind awasonaago.
    The person they asked about the other day was home.
  2. sit in (a certain place)

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


Palu'eEdit

 
api

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *api, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hapuy, from Proto-Austronesian *Sapuy.

NounEdit

abi

  1. fire (oxidation reaction)

SardinianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Italian ape.

NounEdit

abi

  1. (Campidanese) bee

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English have or Portuguese haver.

VerbEdit

abi

  1. to have
    • 1783, C. L. Schumann, Neger-Englisches Worterbuch [Negro English Dictionary]‎[1]:
      Kuljara va ju no habi bunne hudu, da buba soso
      Your canoe doesn't have proper wood, it's just sapwood.

TalyshEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Persian آبی(âbi).

NounEdit

abi (Cyrillic аби)

  1. light blue

ReferencesEdit

  • Pirejko, L. A. (1976) , “аби”, in Talyšsko-russkij slovarʹ [Talysh–Russian Dictionary], Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 20

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Contraction of ağabey.

NounEdit

abi (definite accusative abiyi, plural abiler)

  1. (colloquial) elder brother

Usage notesEdit

The term is a common respectful form of address for any non-elderly adult man.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative abi
Definite accusative abiyi
Singular Plural
Nominative abi abiler
Definite accusative abiyi abileri
Dative abiye abilere
Locative abide abilerde
Ablative abiden abilerden
Genitive abinin abilerin

VenetianEdit

VerbEdit

abi

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive of aver
  2. second-person singular imperative of aver

VolapükEdit

ConjunctionEdit

abi

  1. but also

See alsoEdit


VõroEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *api.

NounEdit

abi (genitive abi, partitive api)

  1. help, aid, assistance

DeclensionEdit


YorubaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

àbí

  1. or