See also: Kami, kāmi, and kāmī

EnglishEdit

 
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A painting depicting Amaterasu, an important female kami in the Shinto religion.

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Japanese (kami, god, spirit, deity).

NounEdit

kami (plural kami)

  1. (religion, Shinto) An animistic God or spirit in the Shinto religion of Japan.
  2. (philosophy) The metaphysical causal generator of motion, life, or divinish aura.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 
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Two sheets of kami for origami, and a traditional origami crane.

Borrowed from Japanese (kami, paper).

NounEdit

kami (plural kami)

  1. (papercraft) A basic origami paper, usually printed with a colour or pattern on one side.
TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


AklanonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *kami.

PronounEdit

kami

  1. we (exclusive)

AlanganEdit

PronounEdit

kamí

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)

AmisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *kami. Compare Malay kami (we).

PronounEdit

kami

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)

See alsoEdit

Amis personal pronouns
Person Singular Plural
1st kako kami / kita
inclusive kami
exclusive kita / kami
2nd kiso kamo
3rd ciira caira

Bikol CentralEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

kami

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)
    Nagtatrabaho kami sa sarong kumpanya. Ika?
    We work at a company. You?

CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧mi

Etymology 1Edit

Compare kami.

PronounEdit

kami

  1. we; us (1st person plural exclusive absolutive form)

Etymology 2Edit

From Giangan kami.

NounEdit

kami

  1. Indonesian cinnamon (Cinnamomum burmanni)

HiligaynonEdit

PronounEdit

kami

  1. we (exclusive)

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay kami, from Proto-Malayic *kami, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kami, from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

kami

  1. we (exclusive); I and other(s) but not those I am addressing
    Kami sudah pergi ke pasar.We have been to the market.
  2. we: the speaker/writer alone. (This use of we is the editorial we, used by writers and others, including royalty—the royal we—as a less personal substitute for I. The reflexive case of this sense of we is ourself.)
  3. us (exclusive); me and other(s) but not those I am addressing
    Ibu: "Kamu sekalian sudah di mandi?"
    Anak-anak: "Kami?"
    Mother: "Have you all bathed yet?"
    Children: "Us?"
  4. our (exclusive); my and of other(s) but not of those I am addressing
    Adalah cicak besar di dinding kamar hotel kami: tolong bantu di ambil.There is a big gecko in our hotel room: please help have it removed.
  5. ours (if used with milik, kepunyaan, etc.)
    Hak Milik tanah bangsa Indonesia hanya untuk kami sekalian.It is only we [Indonesians] who have the right to own this Indonesian land.

SynonymsEdit

Indonesian first-person pronouns:

Related termsEdit


InonhanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kami, from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

PronounEdit

kami

  1. we; us (exclusive of the person spoken to)

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

kami

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かみ

JavaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

kami

  1. Romanization of ꦏꦩꦶ.

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayic *kami, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kami, from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kami/
  • Rhymes: -ami, -mi, -i
  • (file)

PronounEdit

kami (Jawi spelling کامي‎)

  1. we, us, our (exclusive of the person spoken to)
  2. I, me, my

Related termsEdit

  • kita (inclusive of the person spoken to)

DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: kami

See alsoEdit


MansakaEdit

PronounEdit

kami

  1. we (exclusive}

MaranaoEdit

PronounEdit

kami

  1. we (exclusive)

RatagnonEdit

PronounEdit

kamí

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)

SakizayaEdit

PronounEdit

kami

  1. we (exclusive)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *kamy, preserving the reflex of word-final */y/, which was lost in standard words kȃm and kȁmēn.

NounEdit

kami m (Cyrillic spelling ками)

  1. (regional, obsolete) stone

ReferencesEdit

  • Skok, Petar (1972) Etimologijski rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika (in Serbo-Croatian), volume 2, Zagreb: JAZU, page 26

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kami, from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

kami

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)
    Nagtatrabaho kami sa isang kumpanya. Ikaw?
    We work at a company. You?

Related termsEdit


See alsoEdit


West Albay BikolEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kami, from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

PronounEdit

kami

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)

YogadEdit

PronounEdit

kami

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)