See also: Kay, käy, kāy-, k’ay, and 'kay

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪ

InterjectionEdit

kay

  1. (colloquial) Abbreviation of okay.

NounEdit

kay (plural kays)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter K.
  2. (colloquial) A kilometer.
  3. (colloquial) A thousand of some unit (from kilo-).
  4. Dated form of cay.
    • 1839, John Purdy, The Colombian Navigator:
      Three small sandy kays on the reef, bearing this name, lie at the distance of about 5½ miles S.S.E. from Boca Chica.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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AnagramsEdit


AfarEdit

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

kay

  1. his

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil, L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis), 2015

AguacatecaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kay

  1. fish

ReferencesEdit

  • Julia Becker de Richards, Maya' Choltzij: vocabulario comparativo de los idiomas Mayas de Guatemala (2003)
  • Ryan Bennett, Mayan Phonology (2015)

Dibabawon ManoboEdit

ConjunctionEdit

kay

  1. because

Haitian CreoleEdit

NounEdit

kay

  1. house

KalashaEdit

AdverbEdit

kay

  1. when

ConjunctionEdit

kay

  1. when

NounEdit

kay

  1. when

PronounEdit

kay

  1. when

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ceó (mist).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kay f (genitive singular kay, plural kayghyn)

  1. (weather) fog

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
kay chay gay
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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MapudungunEdit

ConjunctionEdit

kay (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. and

QuechuaEdit

DeterminerEdit

kay

  1. this

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NounEdit

kay

  1. being, essence

DeclensionEdit

PronounEdit

kay

  1. this

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

kay

  1. to be
    Maqtañam kani.
    I'm already an old person.
  2. to exist
  3. An auxiliary verb
    Chaypim puñuq kanki.
    You used to sleep there.

ConjugationEdit


TagalogEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • cay (obsolete, Abecedario orthography)

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

kay

  1. Used to mark oblique cases of personal nouns
    Ang awiting ito ay para kay ama.
    This song is for Father.

AdjectiveEdit

kay

  1. Kay husay niyang magpinta.
    S/he paints so well.

TurkishEdit

VerbEdit

kay

  1. second-person singular imperative of kaymak

YapeseEdit

VerbEdit

kay

  1. to eat

Yucatec MayaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mayan *kyar.

NounEdit

kay (plural kayoʼob)

  1. fish

ReferencesEdit

  • Academia de la Lengua Maya de Yucatán, A. C., Diccionario maya popular: Maya-español, español-maya (in Spanish), 2003, →ISBN, page 91: “KAY
  • Barrera Vásquez, Alfredo et al., Diccionario maya Cordemex: Maya-español, español-maya (in Spanish), Mérida: Ediciones Cordemex, 1980, page 307: “KAY
  • Beltrán de Santa Rosa María, Pedro, Arte de el idioma maya reducido a succintas reglas, y semilexicon yucateco (in Spanish), Mexico: Por la Biuda de D. Joseph Bernardo de Hogal, 1746, page 178: “Pexe. Cay.”
  • Montgomery, John, Maya-English, English-Maya (Yucatec) Dictionary & Phrasebook, New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., 2004, →ISBN, page 60: “kay
  • Pío Pérez, Juan, Diccionario de la lengua maya (in Spanish), Mérida de Yucatán: Imprenta literaria, de Juan F. Molina Solís, 1866–1877, page 45: “CAY, CAYIL: pez, pescado.”