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See also: Kali, käli, kāli, kaḻi, and kāļi

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EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Arabic قِلْي(qily). See alkali.

NounEdit

kali (uncountable)

  1. The prickly glasswort (Kali turgida, formerly Salsola kali).
    • 1765, Temple H. Croker, Thomas Williams, Samuel Clarke, The Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences: Volume 2
      But the kali is principally regarded, on account of its yielding copiously, when burnt, the fixed alkaline salt called soda []

Etymology 2Edit

Cebuano kamot +‎ lihok

NounEdit

kali (uncountable)

  1. Traditional Philippine stick fighting, a martial art.

AnagramsEdit


BetawiEdit

NounEdit

kali

  1. river

Central Huasteca NahuatlEdit

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

kali

  1. building, house.

Dupaningan AgtaEdit

NounEdit

kali

  1. kind of large bird

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Finnish kalja. Possibly a pre-Balto-Slavic Indo-European loan, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂al-ew-yo-.

NounEdit

kali (genitive kalja, partitive kalja)

  1. kvass

DeclensionEdit


FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kali

  1. potassium
  2. potassium oxide

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of kali (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative kali kalit
genitive kalin kalien
partitive kalia kaleja
illative kaliin kaleihin
singular plural
nominative kali kalit
accusative nom. kali kalit
gen. kalin
genitive kalin kalien
partitive kalia kaleja
inessive kalissa kaleissa
elative kalista kaleista
illative kaliin kaleihin
adessive kalilla kaleilla
ablative kalilta kaleilta
allative kalille kaleille
essive kalina kaleina
translative kaliksi kaleiksi
instructive kalein
abessive kalitta kaleitta
comitative kaleineen

AnagramsEdit


IlocanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kali, from Proto-Austronesian *kalih.

VerbEdit

kali (used in the form ikali)

  1. to dig (to move hard-packed earth out of the way)

IndonesianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kali (plural kali-kali, first-person possessive kaliku, second-person possessive kalimu, third-person possessive kalinya)

  1. times
    Aku pergi ke sana dua kali sebulan.
    Tiga kali empat sama dengan dua belas.
  2. river

LatvianEdit

VerbEdit

kali

  1. 2nd person singular past indicative form of kalt

MalayEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Malayic *kali, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kali, from Proto-Austronesian *kalih.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

kali (used in the form mengali)

  1. Obsolete form of gali.
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 
kali

NounEdit

kali

  1. river (large stream which drains a landmass)
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

kali

  1. times

VerbEdit

kali

  1. to times, to multiply

NgiyambaaEdit

NounEdit

kali

  1. (Waangaybuwan) water
    • 2001, Mood and Modality →ISBN:
      ɡaliː-ŋinda-ɡila ŋiyanu balu-y-aɡa
      water-CARIT-HYPOTH we+PL+NOM die-CM-IRR
      we'll probably die for lack of water

Alternative formsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Barry Alpher, Proto-Pama-Nyungan etyma, in Claire Bowern, Harold James Koch, Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method (2004, →ISBN

RomaniEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kali

  1. feminine singular of kalo

SundaneseEdit

VerbEdit

kali

  1. to dig

SwahiliEdit

VietnameseEdit

Chemical element
K Previous: agon (Ar)
Next: canxi (Ca)

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from New Latin kalium, with the suffix -um removed as with most chemical elements.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kali

  1. potassium