Etymology

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From Proto-Tani *si (water), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *si (water). Cognate with Bokar iɕi, Apatani yasi.

Noun

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asi

  1. water
    ngo asi tilingdu
    I want to drink water

References

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  • Tamo Mibang and P. T. Abraham, An introduction to Adi language (2001, →ISBN
  • Tianshin Jackson Sun, A Historical-Comparative Study of the Tani (Mirish) Branch in Tibeto-Burman: Padam-Mising L a-si, Padam L a-si, Damu OY a-si
  • J. Herbert Lorrain, A Dictionary of the Abor-Miri Language (1906): a-shi

Afar

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /aˈsi/ [ʔʌˈsɪ]
  • Hyphenation: a‧si

Noun

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así f 

  1. (geography) reg (hard surface of rock in sand)

Declension

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Declension of así
absolutive así
predicative así
subjective así
genitive así
Postpositioned forms
l-case asíl
k-case asík
t-case asít
h-case asíh

References

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  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis), page 61

Azerbaijani

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Etymology

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From Arabic عَاصٍ (ʕāṣin).

Pronunciation

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  • Audio:(file)

Adjective

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asi (comparative daha asi, superlative ən asi)

  1. (dated) rebellious
    Synonym: üsyankar

Derived terms

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Noun

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asi (definite accusative asini, plural asilər)

  1. (dated) rebel
    Synonym: üsyançı

Declension

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    Declension of asi
singular plural
nominative asi
asilər
definite accusative asini
asiləri
dative asiyə
asilərə
locative asidə
asilərdə
ablative asidən
asilərdən
definite genitive asinin
asilərin
    Possessive forms of asi
nominative
singular plural
mənim (my) asim asilərim
sənin (your) asin asilərin
onun (his/her/its) asisi asiləri
bizim (our) asimiz asilərimiz
sizin (your) asiniz asiləriniz
onların (their) asisi or asiləri asiləri
accusative
singular plural
mənim (my) asimi asilərimi
sənin (your) asini asilərini
onun (his/her/its) asisini asilərini
bizim (our) asimizi asilərimizi
sizin (your) asinizi asilərinizi
onların (their) asisini or asilərini asilərini
dative
singular plural
mənim (my) asimə asilərimə
sənin (your) asinə asilərinə
onun (his/her/its) asisinə asilərinə
bizim (our) asimizə asilərimizə
sizin (your) asinizə asilərinizə
onların (their) asisinə or asilərinə asilərinə
locative
singular plural
mənim (my) asimdə asilərimdə
sənin (your) asində asilərində
onun (his/her/its) asisində asilərində
bizim (our) asimizdə asilərimizdə
sizin (your) asinizdə asilərinizdə
onların (their) asisində or asilərində asilərində
ablative
singular plural
mənim (my) asimdən asilərimdən
sənin (your) asindən asilərindən
onun (his/her/its) asisindən asilərindən
bizim (our) asimizdən asilərimizdən
sizin (your) asinizdən asilərinizdən
onların (their) asisindən or asilərindən asilərindən
genitive
singular plural
mənim (my) asimin asilərimin
sənin (your) asinin asilərinin
onun (his/her/its) asisinin asilərinin
bizim (our) asimizin asilərimizin
sizin (your) asinizin asilərinizin
onların (their) asisinin or asilərinin asilərinin

Bikol Central

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *asi (to show off).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʔasi/ [ˈʔa.si]
  • Hyphenation: a‧si

Adjective

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ási

  1. impressed
    Synonym: gulat

Derived terms

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Central Nahuatl

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Alternative forms

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Verb

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asi

  1. (intransitive) to arrive

Cross River Mbembe

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Noun

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asi

  1. water

References

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Czech

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Czech asi, as. By surface analysis, a +‎ si (clitic form of sobě).

Pronunciation

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Adverb

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asi (not comparable)

  1. I guess/I think
  2. approximately

Further reading

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  • asi”, in Příruční slovník jazyka českého (in Czech), 1935-1957
  • asi”, in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého (in Czech), 1960–1971, 1989
  • asi”, in Internetová jazyková příručka (in Czech)

Estonian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Finnic *asja (matter, case), which is of disputed origin:

This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɑsi/, [ˈɑsʲi]
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Noun

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asi (genitive asja, partitive asja)

  1. a thing (that which is considered to exist as a separate entity, object, quality or concept)
    terve tuba oli igasuguseid asju täisthe whole room was full of all kinds of things
    naine pakkis oma asjad kokku ja läks minemathe woman packed her things and left
    küll ta armastab ilusaid asjuhe does love beautiful things
    1. (chiefly in the singular) a thing, material, or substance; something to eat or drink
      igast asjast ei saa maja ehitadayou can't build a house out of any material
      peolaud oli uhke, tekkis tahtmine kõiki asju maitstathe party table was gorgeous, I wanted to taste everything
      Synonym: materjal
    2. a literary or artistic work (a literary, artistic, or intellectual production) (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  2. a matter, business, affair
    asi on hullem kui arvasimethe matter is worse than we thought
    võttis koosolekul asja ülesbrought the matter up at the meeting
    ta ei saa paljudest asjadest üldse aru.he doesn't understand many things at all
    1. a cause, matter, business (something concerning someone; a reason or necessity for something that conditions)
      mis on teistel sellega asja, millal mina oma töö valmis saan?what does it matter to others, when I will finish my work?
      mis see sinu asi on?what is your business?
      kas tulid niisama või oli sul asja ka?did you just come or did you have some business to do?
    2. an offence, a crime or a court case
      asi jõudis lõpuks kohtussethe case finally went to court
      Synonym: keiss
    3. a characteristic (a distinguishing feature of a person or thing)
      vanainimese asi – samm tönts, kuulmine kehvan old person's characteristics - a stilted step, poor hearing
      Synonyms: atribuut, pärusmaa
  3. a task or errand (a piece of work done as part of one’s duties)
    mul on vaja linnas asju ajadaI need to run errands in town
    selle asjaga pole kiiretthere is no rush for this task
  4. something of value, something suitable or useful
    sellest käsikirjast küll asja ei saayou won't get anything useful from this manuscript
    see raamat pole suurem asithis book is no big deal

Declension

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Declension of asi (ÕS type 24u/padi, length gradation)
singular plural
nominative asi asjad
accusative nom.
gen. asja
genitive asjade
partitive asja asju
asjasid
illative asja
asjasse
asjadesse
asjusse
inessive asjas asjades
asjus
elative asjast asjadest
asjust
allative asjale asjadele
asjule
adessive asjal asjadel
asjul
ablative asjalt asjadelt
asjult
translative asjaks asjadeks
asjuks
terminative asjani asjadeni
essive asjana asjadena
abessive asjata asjadeta
comitative asjaga asjadega

Synonyms

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Derived terms

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Further reading

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  • asi”, in [PSV] Eesti keele põhisõnavara sõnastik [Dictionary of Estonian Basic Vocabulary] (in Estonian) (online version, not updated), Tallinn: Eesti Keele Sihtasutus (Estonian Language Foundation), 2014
  • asi in Sõnaveeb (Eesti Keele Instituut)
  • asi”, in [EKSS] Eesti keele seletav sõnaraamat [Descriptive Dictionary of the Estonian Language] (in Estonian) (online version), Tallinn: Eesti Keele Sihtasutus (Estonian Language Foundation), 2009
  • asi”, in [ÕS] Eesti õigekeelsussõnaraamat ÕS 2018 [Estonian Spelling Dictionary] (in Estonian) (online version), Tallinn: Eesti Keele Sihtasutus (Estonian Language Foundation), 2018, →ISBN

Anagrams

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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asi

  1. hand
  2. market
  3. wife

Iban

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Malayic *nasiʔ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *nasi.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈasiʔ/
  • Hyphenation: a‧si

Noun

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asi

  1. rice

Etymology 2

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qasiq.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈasi/
  • Hyphenation: a‧si

Noun

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asi

  1. darling

Ibatan

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Noun

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asi

  1. (anatomy) flesh

Icelandic

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Etymology

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

Pronunciation

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Noun

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asi m (genitive singular asa, no plural)

  1. hurry, rush

Declension

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Synonyms

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Ilocano

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qasiq (pity; compassion).

Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: a‧si
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔasi/

Noun

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ási

  1. clemency; mercy
    Synonym: kaasi

Derived terms

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Latvian

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Noun

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asi f

  1. accusative/instrumental singular of ass

Adjective

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asi

  1. nominative plural masculine of ass

Adverb

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asi

  1. sharp, sharply; adverbial form of ass
    asi izvīlēts zāģissharp-honed, sharp-whetted saw
    asi trīts cirvissharp-honed ax

Maia

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Noun

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asi

  1. mosquito

Mising

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Noun

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asi

  1. water

References

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  • Bal Ram Prasad, Mising Grammar (1991)

Northern Sami

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Pronunciation

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  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈasiː/

Noun

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asi

  1. accusative/genitive singular of assi

Old Polish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *asi. First attested in the 14th century.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): (10th–15th CE) /aɕi/
  • IPA(key): (15th CE) /aɕi/

Conjunction

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asi

  1. (hapax, attested in Greater Poland) but
    • c. 1301-1350, Kazania świętokrzyskie[2], Miechów, page br 39:
      Suøta Katerina... ne meskacy iesc stala, ue zlem ne lezala, asy y ty <...jeż są> v blødnem stadle lezaly, ty iesc suoiø naukø otuodila.
      [Święta Katerzyna... nie mieszkaci jeść stała, we złem nie leżała, asi i ty <...jeż są> w błędnem stadle leżały, ty jeść swoją nauką otwodziła.]

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Pali

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Inherited from Sanskrit असि (asi)

Noun

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asi m

  1. sword

Declension

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Descendants

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  • Chakma: 𑄃𑄧𑄥𑄨 (asi)

Verb

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asi

  1. second-person singular present of atthi; you are, thou art

References

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  • Pali Text Society (1921–1925) “asi”, in Pali-English Dictionary‎, London: Chipstead

Pohnpeian

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Verb

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asi

  1. to sneeze

Slovak

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Adverb

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asi

  1. I guess, I think

Spanish

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Adverb

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asi

  1. Misspelling of así.
  2. Obsolete spelling of así.

Sranan Tongo

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Etymology 1

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From English horse.

Noun

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asi

  1. horse

Etymology 2

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Borrowed from Dutch aas.

Noun

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asi

  1. ace (playing card marked with "A", having one icon)

Swahili

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Arabic عَصَى (ʕaṣā), or another word from the root ع ص ي (ʕ-ṣ-y).

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Verb

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-asi (infinitive kuasi)

  1. to rebel, to defy, to disobey

Conjugation

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Conjugation of -asi
Positive present -naasi
Subjunctive -asi
Negative -asi
Imperative singular asi
Infinitives
Positive kuasi
Negative kutoasi
Imperatives
Singular asi
Plural asini
Tensed forms
Habitual huasi
Positive past positive subject concord + -liasi
Negative past negative subject concord + -kuasi
Positive present (positive subject concord + -naasi)
Singular Plural
1st person ninaasi/naasi tunaasi
2nd person unaasi mnaasi
3rd person m-wa(I/II) anaasi wanaasi
other classes positive subject concord + -naasi
Negative present (negative subject concord + -asi)
Singular Plural
1st person siasi hatuasi
2nd person huasi hamwasi
3rd person m-wa(I/II) haasi hawaasi
other classes negative subject concord + -asi
Positive future positive subject concord + -taasi
Negative future negative subject concord + -taasi
Positive subjunctive (positive subject concord + -asi)
Singular Plural
1st person niasi tuasi
2nd person uasi mwasi
3rd person m-wa(I/II) aasi waasi
other classes positive subject concord + -asi
Negative subjunctive positive subject concord + -siasi
Positive present conditional positive subject concord + -ngeasi
Negative present conditional positive subject concord + -singeasi
Positive past conditional positive subject concord + -ngaliasi
Negative past conditional positive subject concord + -singaliasi
Gnomic (positive subject concord + -aasi)
Singular Plural
1st person naasi twaasi
2nd person waasi mwaasi
3rd person m-wa(I/II) aasi waasi
m-mi(III/IV) waasi yaasi
ji-ma(V/VI) laasi yaasi
ki-vi(VII/VIII) chaasi vyaasi
n(IX/X) yaasi zaasi
u(XI) waasi see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) kwaasi
pa(XVI) paasi
mu(XVIII) mwaasi
Perfect positive subject concord + -measi
"Already" positive subject concord + -meshaasi
"Not yet" negative subject concord + -jaasi
"If/When" positive subject concord + -kiasi
"If not" positive subject concord + -sipoasi
Consecutive kaasi / positive subject concord + -kaasi
Consecutive subjunctive positive subject concord + -kaasi
Object concord (indicative positive)
Singular Plural
1st person -niasi -tuasi
2nd person -kuasi -waasi/-kuasini/-waasini
3rd person m-wa(I/II) -mwasi -waasi
m-mi(III/IV) -uasi -iasi
ji-ma(V/VI) -liasi -yaasi
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -kiasi -viasi
n(IX/X) -iasi -ziasi
u(XI) -uasi see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -kuasi
pa(XVI) -paasi
mu(XVIII) -muasi
Reflexive -jiasi
Relative forms
General positive (positive subject concord + (object concord) + -asi- + relative marker)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -asiye -asio
m-mi(III/IV) -asio -asiyo
ji-ma(V/VI) -asilo -asiyo
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -asicho -asivyo
n(IX/X) -asiyo -asizo
u(XI) -asio see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -asiko
pa(XVI) -asipo
mu(XVIII) -asimo
Other forms (subject concord + tense marker + relative marker + (object concord) + -asi)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -yeasi -oasi
m-mi(III/IV) -oasi -yoasi
ji-ma(V/VI) -loasi -yoasi
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -choasi -vyoasi
n(IX/X) -yoasi -zoasi
u(XI) -oasi see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -koasi
pa(XVI) -poasi
mu(XVIII) -moasi
Some forms not commonly seen in modern Standard Swahili are absent from the table. See Appendix:Swahili verbs for more information.

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Turkish

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Etymology

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From Ottoman Turkish عاصی, from Arabic عَاصٍ (ʕāṣin).

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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asi

  1. rebellious
    • 1936 August 18, “Komünistler Badamos şehrinde katliâm yaptılar”, in Ulusal Birlik[3], volume 3, number 777, page 1:
      Asi zırhlılar İspanya sahillerini bombardıman ediyorlar. İhtilâlciler dün bir şehir daha zaptettiller.
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
  2. unruly
  3. (law) insurgent

Võro

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Etymology

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From Proto-Finnic *asja.

Noun

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asi (genitive as'a, partitive asja)

  1. matter
  2. thing
  3. subject
  4. toy, plaything

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West Makian

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Noun

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asi

  1. rafter (of roof)

References

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  • James Collins (1982) Further Notes Towards a West Makian Vocabulary[4], Pacific linguistics
 
Asi.

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Noun

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asi

  1. star

References

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  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 42