FaliscanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *kʷoi, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos, *kʷis. Cognate with Latin qui.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

cuī

  1. (relative) who, what, that, which

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cui.[1]

PronounEdit

cui ‎(relative)

  1. whom
  2. which
  3. whose

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Patota, Giuseppe (2002) Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in Italian), Bologna: il Mulino, ISBN 88-15-08638-2, page 139

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

cui

  1. to whom? (interrogative); dative singular of quis
  2. to whom, to which (relative); dative singular of quī

AdjectiveEdit

cui

  1. to what?, to which? (interrogative); dative singular of quī

Related termsEdit

  • cui bono - who benefits
  • cui malo - who suffers

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • who gets the advantage from this? who is the interested party: cui bono?
    • the creditor: creditor, or is cui debeo
    • this shows, proves..: documento, indicio est (without demonstr. pron. but cui rei documento, indicio est)

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

cui

  1. Nonstandard spelling of cuī.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of cuí.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of cuǐ.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of cuì.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

NahuatlEdit

VerbEdit

cui

  1. (transitive) To take.
  2. (transitive, of a man) To have sex with.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Andrews, J. Richard (2003) Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, rev. ed. edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, page 220
  • Karttunen, Frances (1983) An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 71
  • Lockhart, James (2001) Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford: Stanford University Press, page 216

Old FrenchEdit

PronounEdit

cui

  1. Alternative form of qui

Old ProvençalEdit

PronounEdit

cui

  1. who; whom
    • circa 1145, Bernard de Ventadour, Lo rossinhols s'esbaudeya:
      Mas no sai de que ni de cui,
      But I don't know of what or of whom,

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RomanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin cuneus.

NounEdit

cui n ‎(plural cuie)

  1. nail (metal fastener), pin
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin cui.

PronounEdit

cui ‎(genitive/dative form of cine)

  1. whose
  2. to whom
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