See also: ANI, Ani, aní, äni, Äni, anı, and -ani

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowing from Portuguese ani or Spanish aní, both from Old Tupi any.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑː.ni/
    • (file)

NounEdit

ani (plural anis)

  1. A bird of the genus Crotophaga in the cuckoo family.
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

Further readingEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ani

  1. plural of anus

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Douglas Harper, “ani”, in Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2021.

AnagramsEdit


AkanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ani

  1. eye, eyes
    M'ani agye
    My eyes are brightened (I am happy)
    ani den
    (having) hard eyes (= tough, not putting up with anything)

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kotey, Paul A. (1998). Twi-English/English-Twi Dictionary. New York: Hippocrene Books. →ISBN
  • Christaller, Johann Gottlieb, “àníwa”, in A Dictionary of the Asante and Fante Language Called Tshi (Chwee, Tw̌i)[3], Basel, 1881
  • Dolphyne, Florence Abena (1996). A Comprehensive Course in Twi (Asante) for the Non-Twi Learner.
  • Gyekye, Kwame (1995). An Essay on African Philosophical Thought: The Akan.
  • Hollington, Andrea (2015). Traveling Conceptualization.

AklanonEdit

NounEdit

ani

  1. harvest

AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to tani (now, at present, then), from Proto-Albanian *nū, from Proto-Indo-European *nū (now) (cognate to Sanskrit नू (, now)).[1] Occurs in coordination with other particles, cf. nani, nime.

Further related to Arvanitika Albanian αι (, yes)[2] and (Standard) Albanian a (probably, whether; or, there).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ani

  1. (conversational) then, later; later (on)
    Synonyms: pastaj, më vonë, tani, andej, atëherë, tash, tashti
  2. well, so, fine, now
    Synonyms: bet (Gheg), paçka
    Ani, në rregull.
    Well, all right.
    Gheg examples:
    Ani de?
    So what?
    Ani de...
    Well then...

ParticleEdit

ani

  1. even, as if; alas, oh look, ah (expressing laughter, irony, sarcasm, pity, concern, grief, annoyance, distrust)
    Synonym: kish (kishe Gheg), si, sikur, nesë
    Ani kush po qesh!
    As if someone (specific) should laugh! / Oh look who's laughing!
  2. (folklore, poetic) come on, hey; yes, well, alright; oh/ah (a vocative particle or/and complementary poetic tool)
    Synonyms: mori, more, ore, moj, (mar, mana Gheg); po, hej
    Ani mori nuse...
    Well, (oh) you bride...
    (traditional wedding song)

Further readingEdit

  • [4] adverb and particle ani / aní • Fjalori Shqip (Albanian Dictionary)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir E., A concise historical grammar of the Albanian language: reconstruction of Proto-Albanian[1], Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, 2000, →ISBN, page 206
  2. ^ [2] William Martin Leake (1814), RESEARCHES IN GREECE, Part 1 (chapter romaico (greek) - arvanetic vocabulary), page 335 aí (yes)

BaureEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ani

  1. sky

BiloxiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Siouan *wa-rį́• (water)

NounEdit

ani

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Paula Ferris Einaudi, A grammar of Biloxi (1976)
  • James Owen Dorsey, John Reed Swanton, A Dictionary of the Biloxi and Ofo Languages (1912)

Brunei MalayEdit

PronounEdit

ani

  1. this, these

CebuanoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Aklanon ani.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: a‧ni

NounEdit

ani

  1. a harvest; the yield of harvesting
    1. a harvest of rice
  2. a gain; what is gained

VerbEdit

ani

  1. to harvest
    1. to harvest rice
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Unknown.

AdverbEdit

ani

  1. like this

ChickasawEdit

VerbEdit

ani

  1. to produce

ChoctawEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aní(ʔ)/
  • Transcription: ani'

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Chickasaw ani, Alabama aɬi

NounEdit

ani (inalienable)

  1. berry
  2. nut
  3. fruit

DeclensionEdit

possessive (inalienable) singular paucal plural
first-person ("my, our") siani piani hapiani
second-person ("thy, your") chiani hachiani
third-person ("his, her, its, their") ani

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ani

  1. neither, nor, or (in negative).
    Do Prahy nepojedu ani v sobotu ani v pátek.I will go to Prague neither on Saturday nor on Friday.
  2. even (with negative clause).
    Ani nevím, jestli to udělá.I don't even know if he will do it.

Further readingEdit

  • ani in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • ani in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ani

  1. Plural form of anus

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ano +‎ -i.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ani (present anas, past anis, future anos, conditional anus, volitive anu)

  1. (intransitive) to be a member, belong (to an organization, group, etc.)
    • January 2011, Christian Declerck, Kontraŭmilita literaturo en Esperanto in La Gazeto 151
      La ĉefroluloj anas en du generacioj de unu familio
      The main characters belong to two generations of one family

ConjugationEdit


FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑni/, [ˈɑni]
  • Rhymes: -ɑni
  • Syllabification: a‧ni

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Finnic *ani (compare Karelian ani, Veps ańi).

AdverbEdit

ani

  1. very, extremely
Usage notesEdit

Except for some archaic expressions, used only to strengthen the words harvoin, harva (in the sense few), harvinainen, varhain and varhainen. Sometimes the words are written together, although separate writing is regarded as correct.

Etymology 2Edit

From Portuguese ani or Spanish aní, both from Old Tupi any.

NounEdit

ani

  1. ani (bird of genus Crotophaga in the cuckoo family)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of ani (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative ani anit
genitive anin anien
partitive ania aneja
illative aniin aneihin
singular plural
nominative ani anit
accusative nom. ani anit
gen. anin
genitive anin anien
partitive ania aneja
inessive anissa aneissa
elative anista aneista
illative aniin aneihin
adessive anilla aneilla
ablative anilta aneilta
allative anille aneille
essive anina aneina
translative aniksi aneiksi
instructive anein
abessive anitta aneitta
comitative aneineen
Possessive forms of ani (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person anini animme
2nd person anisi aninne
3rd person aninsa
HypernymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

NounEdit

ani m (plural anis)

  1. ani (bird)

GreenlandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Inuit *änI(ɣ), from Proto-Eskimo *aNǝ-Lɣun. Cognate with Inuktitut ᐊᓂ (ani), and Nunatsiavummiutut anik.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ɛ.ni/

NounEdit

ani (plural anit)

  1. a girl's elder brother

ReferencesEdit


HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *aŋi, from Proto-Central Pacific *aŋi, from Proto-Oceanic *aŋin, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *haŋin.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ani

  1. to blow softly (as a breeze)
  2. to beckon; wave

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “ani” in the Hawaiian Dictionary, Revised and Enlarged Edition, University of Hawaii Press, 1986

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

ani m

  1. plural of ano

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

ani

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あに

KaraoEdit

NounEdit

ani

  1. rice harvest

KashubianEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ani

  1. neither

KriolEdit

Etymology 1Edit

English honey.

NounEdit

ani

  1. honey

Etymology 2Edit

English only.

AdverbEdit

ani

  1. only

LadinEdit

NounEdit

ani

  1. plural of an

LatinEdit

NounEdit

ānī

  1. genitive singular of ānus
  2. nominative plural of ānus
  3. vocative plural of ānus

ReferencesEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English ǣniġ, āniġ (any), from Proto-Germanic *ainagaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaniː/, /ˈɛniː/, /ˈɔniː/
  • (early) IPA(key): /ˈɑːniː/, /ˈɛːniː/

DeterminerEdit

ani

  1. any

DescendantsEdit

  • English: any
  • Scots: ony, onie
  • Yola: aany

ReferencesEdit


Old IrishEdit

PronounEdit

ani

  1. Alternative spelling of aní

PolishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *ani.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ani

  1. neither, nor, or
    Nie chce mi się ani jeść, ani pić.
    I feel neither like eating nor drinking.

Further readingEdit

  • ani in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • ani in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ani m pl

  1. plural of an

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • anè (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader)
  • anel (Surmiran)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ānellus (finger ring).

NounEdit

ani m (plural anials or aneals)

  1. (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) ring

ShonaEdit

PronounEdit

aní (plural vanáaní)

  1. (interrogative) who

SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ani

  1. neither
  2. nor
    Nechce sa mi ani jesť ani piť.I feel neither like eating nor drinking.

Further readingEdit

  • ani in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

TagalogEdit

NounEdit

ani

  1. harvest

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic آنِيّ(ʾāniyy, timely, present).

AdjectiveEdit

ani

  1. sudden (happening quickly and with little or no warning)

Derived termsEdit


VenetianEdit

NounEdit

ani

  1. plural of ano

VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

AdverbEdit

ani

  1. quite, rather
  2. very, highly, extremely
  3. nearly, practically, just about
  4. absolutely, totally
  5. sufficiently, enough
  6. just, exactly
  7. generally, in general

ReferencesEdit