Translingual edit

Symbol edit

hai

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-3 language code for Haida.

English edit

Etymology edit

A purposeful misspelling.

Pronunciation edit

Interjection edit

hai

  1. (Internet slang) Hi.
    • 2023 June 5, Rebecca Gillam, “18 celebs who swear by weight training, from Adele to Millie Mackintosh & Frankie Bridge”, in Women's Health[1]:
      As her famously no-BS longtime PT Don Saladino, who has a next-level celeb roster (oh HAIII, Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt!), told WH: ‘It’s about improving your body’s resilience and energy […] making sure we’re optimising everything we do’.

Anagrams edit

'Are'are edit

Numeral edit

hai

  1. four

References edit

Adzera edit

Interjection edit

hai

  1. yes

Angor edit

Noun edit

hai

  1. fire

References edit

Asturian edit

Verb edit

hai

  1. third-person singular present indicative of haber

Estonian edit

Etymology edit

< Swedish haj (shark), < Dutch haai (shark)

Noun edit

hai (genitive hai, partitive haid)

  1. shark

Declension edit

Declension of hai (ÕS type 26/koi, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative hai haid
accusative nom.
gen. hai
genitive haide
partitive haid haisid
illative haisse haidesse
inessive hais haides
elative haist haidest
allative haile haidele
adessive hail haidel
ablative hailt haidelt
translative haiks haideks
terminative haini haideni
essive haina haidena
abessive haita haideta
comitative haiga haidega

Synonyms edit

Finnish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɑi̯/, [ˈhɑ̝i̯]
  • Rhymes: -ɑi
  • Syllabification(key): hai

Etymology 1 edit

< Swedish haj (shark) < Dutch haai (shark) < Old Norse hákarl (shark)

Noun edit

hai

  1. shark
Declension edit
Inflection of hai (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
nominative hai hait
genitive hain haiden
haitten
partitive haita haita
illative haihin haihin
singular plural
nominative hai hait
accusative nom. hai hait
gen. hain
genitive hain haiden
haitten
partitive haita haita
inessive haissa haissa
elative haista haista
illative haihin haihin
adessive hailla hailla
ablative hailta hailta
allative haille haille
essive haina haina
translative haiksi haiksi
abessive haitta haitta
instructive hain
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of hai (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative haini haini
accusative nom. haini haini
gen. haini
genitive haini haideni
haitteni
partitive haitani haitani
inessive haissani haissani
elative haistani haistani
illative haihini haihini
adessive haillani haillani
ablative hailtani hailtani
allative hailleni hailleni
essive hainani hainani
translative haikseni haikseni
abessive haittani haittani
instructive
comitative haineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative haisi haisi
accusative nom. haisi haisi
gen. haisi
genitive haisi haidesi
haittesi
partitive haitasi haitasi
inessive haissasi haissasi
elative haistasi haistasi
illative haihisi haihisi
adessive haillasi haillasi
ablative hailtasi hailtasi
allative haillesi haillesi
essive hainasi hainasi
translative haiksesi haiksesi
abessive haittasi haittasi
instructive
comitative hainesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative haimme haimme
accusative nom. haimme haimme
gen. haimme
genitive haimme haidemme
haittemme
partitive haitamme haitamme
inessive haissamme haissamme
elative haistamme haistamme
illative haihimme haihimme
adessive haillamme haillamme
ablative hailtamme hailtamme
allative haillemme haillemme
essive hainamme hainamme
translative haiksemme haiksemme
abessive haittamme haittamme
instructive
comitative hainemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative hainne hainne
accusative nom. hainne hainne
gen. hainne
genitive hainne haidenne
haittenne
partitive haitanne haitanne
inessive haissanne haissanne
elative haistanne haistanne
illative haihinne haihinne
adessive haillanne haillanne
ablative hailtanne hailtanne
allative haillenne haillenne
essive hainanne hainanne
translative haiksenne haiksenne
abessive haittanne haittanne
instructive
comitative hainenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative hainsa hainsa
accusative nom. hainsa hainsa
gen. hainsa
genitive hainsa haidensa
haittensa
partitive haitaan
haitansa
haitaan
haitansa
inessive haissaan
haissansa
haissaan
haissansa
elative haistaan
haistansa
haistaan
haistansa
illative haihinsa haihinsa
adessive haillaan
haillansa
haillaan
haillansa
ablative hailtaan
hailtansa
hailtaan
hailtansa
allative hailleen
haillensa
hailleen
haillensa
essive hainaan
hainansa
hainaan
hainansa
translative haikseen
haiksensa
haikseen
haiksensa
abessive haittaan
haittansa
haittaan
haittansa
instructive
comitative haineen
hainensa
Synonyms edit
Compounds edit

Further reading edit

Etymology 2 edit

< English high < high card

Noun edit

hai

  1. (poker) high card
Usage notes edit

Often preceded with the rank of the high card, such as ässähai for "ace high (card)".

Declension edit
Inflection of hai (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
nominative hai hait
genitive hain haiden
haitten
partitive haita haita
illative haihin haihin
singular plural
nominative hai hait
accusative nom. hai hait
gen. hain
genitive hain haiden
haitten
partitive haita haita
inessive haissa haissa
elative haista haista
illative haihin haihin
adessive hailla hailla
ablative hailta hailta
allative haille haille
essive haina haina
translative haiksi haiksi
abessive haitta haitta
instructive hain
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of hai (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative haini haini
accusative nom. haini haini
gen. haini
genitive haini haideni
haitteni
partitive haitani haitani
inessive haissani haissani
elative haistani haistani
illative haihini haihini
adessive haillani haillani
ablative hailtani hailtani
allative hailleni hailleni
essive hainani hainani
translative haikseni haikseni
abessive haittani haittani
instructive
comitative haineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative haisi haisi
accusative nom. haisi haisi
gen. haisi
genitive haisi haidesi
haittesi
partitive haitasi haitasi
inessive haissasi haissasi
elative haistasi haistasi
illative haihisi haihisi
adessive haillasi haillasi
ablative hailtasi hailtasi
allative haillesi haillesi
essive hainasi hainasi
translative haiksesi haiksesi
abessive haittasi haittasi
instructive
comitative hainesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative haimme haimme
accusative nom. haimme haimme
gen. haimme
genitive haimme haidemme
haittemme
partitive haitamme haitamme
inessive haissamme haissamme
elative haistamme haistamme
illative haihimme haihimme
adessive haillamme haillamme
ablative hailtamme hailtamme
allative haillemme haillemme
essive hainamme hainamme
translative haiksemme haiksemme
abessive haittamme haittamme
instructive
comitative hainemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative hainne hainne
accusative nom. hainne hainne
gen. hainne
genitive hainne haidenne
haittenne
partitive haitanne haitanne
inessive haissanne haissanne
elative haistanne haistanne
illative haihinne haihinne
adessive haillanne haillanne
ablative hailtanne hailtanne
allative haillenne haillenne
essive hainanne hainanne
translative haiksenne haiksenne
abessive haittanne haittanne
instructive
comitative hainenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative hainsa hainsa
accusative nom. hainsa hainsa
gen. hainsa
genitive hainsa haidensa
haittensa
partitive haitaan
haitansa
haitaan
haitansa
inessive haissaan
haissansa
haissaan
haissansa
elative haistaan
haistansa
haistaan
haistansa
illative haihinsa haihinsa
adessive haillaan
haillansa
haillaan
haillansa
ablative hailtaan
hailtansa
hailtaan
hailtansa
allative hailleen
haillensa
hailleen
haillensa
essive hainaan
hainansa
hainaan
hainansa
translative haikseen
haiksensa
haikseen
haiksensa
abessive haittaan
haittansa
haittaan
haittansa
instructive
comitative haineen
hainensa
Coordinate terms edit

Further reading edit

Anagrams edit

French edit

Verb edit

hai

  1. first-person singular present active indicative of havoir

Galician edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese hay, from ha + y, "there is".

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

hai

  1. (reintegrationist norm, less recommended) third-person singular present indicative of haver
  2. (impersonal) third-person singular present indicative of haber (there is, there are)
    Hai dous nomes diferentes.There are two different names.

Further reading edit

  • aver” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • hay ” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • haber” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.

Garo edit

Interjection edit

hai

  1. let us, 1st person plural imperative
    Hai an·ching nokona re·anga
    Let's go home

German Low German edit

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

hai m

  1. (also Märkisch, Sauerländisch, East Pomeranian in Brazil) he
    [Brazilian] Hai sit dicht am füür.
    He is sitting next to the fire.

See also edit

(Sauerländisch)

  • ik (I)
  • diu (thou, you (sg.))
  • iämme (rarely iäme) (him (dat.))
  • iänne (him (dat., acc.))
  • sai (she; her (acc.))
  • iär (her (dat.))
  • et (it)
  • sai (they)

(Brazilian)

  • ik (I)
  • duu (thou, you (sg.))
  • wij (we)
  • jij (you (pl.))
  • sai (they)

Further reading edit

  • Gertjan Postma, A Contrastive Grammar of Brazilian Pomeranian (Linguistik Aktuell / Linguistics Today, vol. 248), 2019, p. 103

Guaraní edit

Verb edit

hai

  1. to write

Conjugation edit

Gwich'in edit

hai

  1. Alternative spelling of hąįʼ

Indonesian edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Interjection edit

hai

  1. hi

Further reading edit

Italian edit

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

hai

  1. second-person singular present indicative of avere

Anagrams edit

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

hai

  1. Rōmaji transcription of はい

Jersey Dutch edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Dutch hij. Cognates include Afrikaans hy.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

hai

  1. Alternative form of hāi.

Malay edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Clipping of wahai.

Interjection edit

hai (Jawi spellingهاي⁩)

  1. Used to call out to people.
    Hai orang-orang yang beriman!
    Oh, people who believe!

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from English hi.

Interjection edit

hai (Jawi spellingهاي⁩)

  1. (informal) Used as a greeting; hi.
    Synonyms: helo, assalamualaikum
    Hai, tengah buat apa ni?
    Hi, whatcha doing?

Further reading edit

Mandarin edit

Romanization edit

hai

  1. Nonstandard spelling of hāi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of hái.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of hǎi.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of hài.

Usage notes edit

  • Transcriptions of Mandarin into the Latin script often do not distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without indication of tone.

Maori edit

Noun edit

hai

  1. ace (card)

Middle English edit

Etymology 1 edit

Noun edit

hai (plural haies)

  1. Alternative form of haye (hunting net)

Etymology 2 edit

Interjection edit

hai

  1. Alternative form of hey (hey)

Etymology 3 edit

Noun edit

hai (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of hey (hay)

Etymology 4 edit

Noun edit

hai (plural haies)

  1. Alternative form of heye (hedge)

Etymology 5 edit

Verb edit

hai

  1. Alternative form of haven (to have)

Navajo edit

Alternative forms edit

  • xai (in older Americanist literature)

Etymology edit

From Proto-Athabaskan *x̣αy. Related to the root -HAI (a winter or a year passes).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [xɑj]
  • (file)

Noun edit

hai

  1. winter
    Haigo deeskʼaaz łeh.It’s usually cold in the winter.

Derived terms edit

See also edit

Seasons in Navajo · (layout · text) · category
daan (spring) shį́ (summer) aakʼeed (autumn) hai (winter)

Ngaju edit

Adjective edit

hai

  1. big

Norwegian Bokmål edit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology edit

From Dutch haai.

Noun edit

hai m (definite singular haien, indefinite plural haier, definite plural haiene)

  1. a shark

References edit

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology edit

From Dutch haai, from Old Norse hár, whence also .

Noun edit

hai m (definite singular haien, indefinite plural haiar, definite plural haiane)

  1. a shark
    Synonym:

References edit

Okinawan edit

Romanization edit

hai

  1. Rōmaji transcription of はい

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Clipping of haide.

Pronunciation edit

Interjection edit

hai

  1. (with subjunctives) let's
    hai mergem
    let's go

Usage notes edit

Hai is a word expressing inclination toward an action. It is often used to introduce suggestions, such as that in the given example.

Related terms edit

Romansch edit

Alternative forms edit

  • hei (Puter, Vallader)

Interjection edit

hai

  1. (Vallader) yes (used to indicate agreement with the speaker in a conversation)

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) gea
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Vallader) bain
  • (Sursilvan) gie, (Sursilvan) bein
  • (Sutsilvan) bagn
  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) ea
  • (Surmiran) gea bagn
  • (Puter, Vallader) bainschi, schi

Spanish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈai/ [ˈai̯]
  • Rhymes: -ai
  • Syllabification: hai

Verb edit

hai

  1. (archaic, impersonal third-person singular indicative present of haber) there is, there are
    Synonym: hay
    Hai dos tiendas que venden películas.
    There are two stores that sell films.

Swahili edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Arabicحَيّ(ḥayy).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

hai (invariable)

  1. alive (not dead)
  2. organic (living)

Tày edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Tai *ʰŋaːjᴬ; cognate with Lao ຫງາຍ (ngāi), Shan ငၢႆ (ngǎai), Thai หงาย (ngǎai).

Noun edit

hai ()

  1. moon

Etymology 2 edit

Verb edit

hai

  1. to lay eggs
  2. to macerate

References edit

  • Lục Văn Pảo; Hoàng Tuấn Nam (2003), Hoàng Triều Ân, editor, Từ điển chữ Nôm Tày [A Dictionary of (chữ) Nôm Tày]‎[4] (in Vietnamese), Hanoi: Nhà xuất bản Khoa học Xã hội
  • Hoàng Văn Ma; Lục Văn Pảo; Hoàng Chí (2006) Từ điển Tày-Nùng-Việt [Tay-Nung-Vietnamese dictionary] (in Vietnamese), Hanoi: Nhà xuất bản Từ điển Bách khoa Hà Nội
  • Lương Bèn (2011) Từ điển Tày-Việt [Tay-Vietnamese dictionary]‎[5][6] (in Vietnamese), Thái Nguyên: Nhà Xuất bản Đại học Thái Nguyên

Ternate edit

Etymology edit

Cognate with West Makian fai (millipede).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

hai

  1. centipede

References edit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Tok Pisin edit

Etymology edit

From English hi.

Interjection edit

hai

  1. hello

Uneapa edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Oceanic *kayu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kahiw, from Proto-Austronesian *kaSiw.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

hai

  1. tree

Further reading edit

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)
  • Johnston, R.L. 1982. "Proto-Kimbe and the New Guinea Oceanic hypothesis". In Halim, A., Carrington, L. and Wurm, S.A. editors. Papers from the Third International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics, Vol. 1: Currents in Oceanic, 59-95.

Vietnamese edit

Vietnamese cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : hai
    Ordinal : thứ nhì, thứ hai

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Vietic *haːr, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ɓaar (or some variant presented by Proto-Palaungic *ləʔaːr, Khasi ar, Central Nicobarese [Nancowry] âṅ; Shorto reconstructed Pre-Mon-Khmer *biʔaar). Cognate with Muong hal, Khmer ពីរ (pii), Bahnar 'bar, Pacoh bar, Khasi ar, Mon ၜါ (ba).

Insertion of initial *h in Vietic can also be seen in *huːɲ (to kiss) (> Vietnamese hôn), *heːt (finished) (> Vietnamese hết), *hanʔ (he, she, it) (> Vietnamese hắn), *hoːj (foul-smelling) (> Vietnamese hôi), *tŋ-ʔaːm (> Vietnamese hàm, Late Vietic), *hɔːŋʔ (river, brook), *haːŋʔ (to open (mouth)).

Numeral edit

hai (𠄩, , )

  1. two

Adjective edit

hai (𠄩, , )

  1. (Southern Vietnam, of a sibling) eldest; firstborn
    Synonym: cả
    anh/chị haieldest brother/sister
    bác haieldest brother/sister of one's parent
See also edit
Derived terms

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from English hi (hello).

Further reinforced/contaminated by the coincidental usage of "two" (see etymology above) fingers when making V sign, therefore Vietnamese speakers would likely make V signs when being told to say "hai"/hi when photographed.

Interjection edit

hai!

  1. cheese! (said while being photographed)

Wutunhua edit

Etymology edit

From Mandarin (shì).

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

hai

  1. to be; the copula:
    1. Indicates that the subject and object are the same.
      je ngu-de huaiqa hai-yek.
      As for this, it is my book.
      (Quoted in Sandman, p. 133)
    2. Indicates that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or predicate adjective.
      shetek bin~bin-de hai-li.
      The rock is cold.
      (Quoted in Sandman, p. 133)
    Antonym: bai

See also edit

  • yek (to be at; to exist)

References edit

  • Erika Sandman (2016) A Grammar of Wutun[7], University of Helsinki (PhD), →ISBN

Zhuang edit

Etymology edit

From Chinese (MC khoj).

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

hai (Sawndip forms 𢵱 or or or 𰿿, 1957–1982 spelling hai)

  1. to open

Zou edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

hai

  1. mango

Etymology 2 edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

hái

  1. (intransitive) to chew
  2. (transitive) to skim off

Etymology 3 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

hài

  1. cup

Etymology 4 edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

hài

  1. (transitive) to forget

References edit

  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 62