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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese (kami).

NounEdit

kami (plural kami)

  1. (religion) An animistic God or spirit in the Shinto religion of Japan.
  2. (philosophy) The metaphysical causal generator of motion, life, or divinish aura.
  3. (papercraft) A basic origami paper, usually printed with a colour or pattern on one side.

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CebuanoEdit

PronounEdit

kami

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

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. 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?"
  3. 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.
  4. 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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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

kami

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かみ

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

kami

  1. we, us, our (exclusive)
  2. I, me, my

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

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