See also: Combi and combi-

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of combination.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

combi (plural combis or combies)

  1. (aviation) An aircraft adapted to carry either cargo or passengers, or both at once.
  2. (attributively) Combination.
    My old combi boiler broke down.
  3. A combination boiler.
    • 2013 July 9, Adrian, “Re: OT Are all heating engineers touchy?”, in uk.d-i-y, Usenet[1]:
      The combi at our last place was just fine for rads and showers. The biggest restriction was the speed of filling the bath...
  4. (South Africa) Alternative form of kombi

DutchEdit

 
police combi in Belgium

EtymologyEdit

Either shortened from combinatiewagen or combinatie, or borrowed from German Kombi, used in Volkswagen Kombi (whence also Afrikaans kombi and South African English kombi).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔm.bi/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: com‧bi

NounEdit

combi m (plural combi's, diminutive combieke n)

  1. combination, combi
  2. minivan, kombi
    Synonym: combinatiewagen
  3. (Belgium) police van

ReferencesEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Kombi.

NounEdit

combi n (uncountable)

  1. station wagon

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

NounEdit

combi m (plural combis)

  1. (Latin America) minivan

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