See also: Kami, kāmi, and kāmī

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

Etymology 1 edit

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

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kami (plural kamis or 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.
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Etymology 2 edit

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

Borrowed from Japanese (kami, paper).

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kami (plural kami)

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

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Aklanon edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Austronesian *kami.

Pronoun edit

kami

  1. we (exclusive)

Alangan edit

Pronoun edit

kamí

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)

Amis edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronoun edit

kami

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)

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

Bikol Central edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /kaˈmi/, [kaˈmi]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧mi

Pronoun edit

kamí (Basahan spelling ᜃᜋᜒ)

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

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Cebuano edit

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧mi
  • IPA(key): /kaˈmi/, [kʌˈmi]

Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

Pronoun edit

kamí (Badlit spelling ᜃᜋᜒ)

  1. we; us (1st person plural exclusive absolutive form)
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Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from Giangan kami.

Noun edit

kamí (Badlit spelling ᜃᜋᜒ)

  1. (Davao) Indonesian cinnamon (Cinnamomum burmanni)

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Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

Noun edit

kami m (plural kami)

  1. kami (spirit)

Further reading edit

Hiligaynon edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧mi
  • IPA(key): /kaˈmi/, [kaˈmi]

Pronoun edit

kamí

  1. we (exclusive)

Iban edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

kami

  1. we (exclusive)

Indonesian edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

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.
    • 1966, National Pledge of Singapore
      Kami, warganegara Singapura,
      sebagai rakyat yang bersatu padu,
      tidak kira apa bangsa, bahasa, atau ugama []
      We, the citizens of Singapore,
      pledge ourselves as one united people,
      regardless of race, language or religion []
  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
    Dia memberikan kami makanan.He gave us food.
  4. our (exclusive); my and of other(s) but not of those I am addressing
    Bolehkah kamu taruh buku kami di perpustakaan?.. Can you put our books in the library?
  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.

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Indonesian first-person pronouns:

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Further reading edit

Inonhan edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronoun edit

kami

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

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Romanization edit

kami

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かみ

Javanese edit

Romanization edit

kami

  1. Romanization of ꦏꦩꦶ.

Malay edit

Etymology edit

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

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Pronoun edit

kami (Jawi spellingکامي⁩)

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

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Related terms edit

  • kita (inclusive of the person spoken to)

Descendants edit

  • Indonesian: kami

See also edit

Further reading edit

Mansaka edit

Pronoun edit

kami

  1. we (exclusive)

Maranao edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronoun edit

kami

  1. we (exclusive)

Musi edit

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

kami

  1. we (exclusive); I and other(s) but not those I am addressing
  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
  4. our (exclusive); my and of other(s) but not of those I am addressing
  5. ours

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Ratagnon edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronoun edit

kamí

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)

Sakizaya edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

Pronoun edit

kami

  1. we (exclusive)

Serbo-Croatian edit

Etymology edit

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

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kami m (Cyrillic spelling ками)

  1. (regional, obsolete) stone

References edit

  • Skok, Petar (1972), “kami”, in Etimologijski rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika [Etymological Dictionary of the Croatian or Serbian Language] (in Serbo-Croatian), volume 2 (K – poni¹), Zagreb: JAZU, page 26

Tagalog edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧mi
  • IPA(key): /kaˈmi/, [kɐˈmi]
  • IPA(key): /kaˈme/, [kɐˈmɛ] (colloquial)
  • (file)

Pronoun edit

kamí (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜋᜒ)

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

Derived terms edit

See also edit

Further reading edit

  • kami”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018

Tausug edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronoun edit

kamí

  1. we (exclusive)

West Albay Bikol edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronoun edit

kamí

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)

Yogad edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronoun edit

kami

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)