See also: Hui, huí, huì, huī, and huǐ

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Maori.

NounEdit

hui (plural huis)

  1. (New Zealand) A Māori social gathering or assembly.

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin hodiē, from hōc +‎ diē (literally on this day), through Vulgar Latin *oie and Old Occitan [Term?].

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

hui

  1. (Valencia) Alternative form of avui
  2. (other dialects) Archaic form of avui.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɦœy̯/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hui
  • Rhymes: -œy̯

NounEdit

hui f (uncountable)

  1. (dated, dialectal) whey
    Synonym: wei

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhui̯/, [ˈhui̯]
  • Rhymes: -ui
  • Hyphenation: hui

InterjectionEdit

hui

  1. oh! (an exclamation when scared or startled)

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French hui, from Vulgar Latin *oie, from Latin hodiē, from hōc (this) + diē.

Cognate with Occitan uòi, uèi, Catalan hui and avui, Galician hoxe, Spanish hoy, Portuguese hoje and Italian oggi.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

hui

  1. (obsolete) today

Usage notesEdit

  • Only used in contemporary French in the word aujourd'hui

GermanEdit

InterjectionEdit

hui

  1. an exclamation of pleasant surprise

Further readingEdit

  • hui in Duden online

HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

hui

  1. club, organization
  2. company, firm
  3. combination
  4. cluster
  5. (music) chorus (refrain)
  6. (mathematics) plus sign

VerbEdit

hui

  1. (intransitive) to meet
    A hui hou, mālama pono.Until we meet again, take good care.
  2. (intransitive) to unite, join
  3. (intransitive) to combine

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IdoEdit

NounEdit

hui

  1. plural of huo

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

hui

  1. ho!, my word! (expressing surprise)
  2. ooh!, aah! (expressing admiration)

ReferencesEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

hui (Zhuyin ˙ㄏㄨㄟ)

  1. Pinyin transcription of 𣌭

hui

  1. Nonstandard spelling of huī.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of huí.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of huǐ.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of huì.

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.

See alsoEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

PronounEdit

hui

  1. Alternative form of he

ReferencesEdit


Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈhuj/

AdverbEdit

hui

  1. very

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[2], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *oie, from Latin hodiē.

NounEdit

hui m

  1. today

DescendantsEdit


SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

hui

  1. First-person singular (yo) preterite indicative form of huir.