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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Maori hāngi

NounEdit

hangi ‎(plural hangis or hangi)

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  1. (New Zealand) A traditional Māori method of cooking food using heated rocks buried in a pit oven.
  2. (New Zealand, uncountable) Food cooked in this way.
    • 2015, Anne Ashby, Worlds Collide
      He glanced at the formal setting in front of him, wishing he could be at a marae eating hangi right now.

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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish هانكی ‎(hangi), حنغی ‎(hangi, which), from Old Anatolian Turkish [script needed] ‎(kankı, which), from Proto-Turkic [Term?]. Ultimately cognate to Turkish hani ‎(where), Old Uighur [script needed] ‎(kanu, what, which), Karakhanid [script needed] ‎(kayū, what, which), Bashkir ҡайһы ‎(qayhï, which), Kyrgyz кай ‎(kay, what, which), but its relation to the original word is obscure.[1]

PronounEdit

hangi

  1. (interrogative) which
    Hangi ayda doğdun?‎ ― Which month were you born in?

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit
  • Note: Declension of the singular form requires hangi-si, which literally translates to “which one, which of”.

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • hani
  • kanca ‎(whithersoever, whither)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Clauson, Gerard (1972) An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 632
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