Translingual

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Symbol

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ki

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-1 language code for Kikuyu.

English

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Etymology 1

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Borrowed from Hawaiian ki.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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ki (countable and uncountable, plural kis)

  1. A plant native to the Pacific islands and China (Cordyline fruticosa); ti.
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Etymology 2

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Noun

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ki (plural kis)

  1. Alternative form of key (a kilogram)
    • 2005, Dave Courtney, Dave Courtney's Heroes and Villains, London: Virgin Books, →ISBN, page 113:
      And that's what I think happened to Joe. Someone who worked for him walked in and asked to buy a ki of heroin and he went, 'I don't do that.' Then a bit later someone else walked in and offered to sell him some a ta stupid price and he went, 'Hang about, I've got a buyer for that.'
    • 2006, Graham Johnson, Druglord: Guns, Powder and Pay-Offs, Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing, published 2007, →ISBN, page 93:
      But the buzz wasn't enough, though. It's nothing like the feeling you get with a hundred kis of heroin in the boot of your car.
    • 2012, Kim K., Rise of an American Gangstress, Bellport, N.Y.: Melodrama Publishing, →ISBN, page 108:
      Hopefully, she would be able to save up just enough to buy her own half a ki of coke. And from there, the sky would be the limit.

Etymology 3

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Noun

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ki (uncountable)

  1. (UK, naval slang) Alternative form of kye (cocoa)
    • 1917, The Tea & Coffee Trade Journal, volumes 34-35, page 217:
      At sea a special cauldron of 'ki,' prepared by the ship's cook, is sent round action stations in 'fannies' or large pitchers.

Etymology 4

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From dated romanizations of Mandarin () without the k-q merger, or from Japanese (ki), both ultimately from the same Middle Chinese origin.

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Noun

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ki (uncountable)

  1. (philosophy) Alternative form of chi
    • 1983, George A. Kirby, Jujitsu: Basic Techniques of the Gentle Art, page 19:
      If you are calm and relaxed it will be easier for you to accept and use his ki, helping him to reach his goal. In other words, you will redirect his ki or enhance it with your own to bring your attacker down in the direction he was directing his ki.
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etymologically unrelated

Anagrams

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Abenaki

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Noun

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ki

  1. Alternative form of aki

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Aimele

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Noun

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ki

  1. bone

Further reading

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  • R. D. Shaw, The Bosavi Language Family (1986), in Papers in New Guinea Linguistics (D. C. Laycock et al., eds.), number 24

Azerbaijani

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Etymology

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From Classical Persian که (ki).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ci]
  • (Karabakh) IPA(key): [cin]
  • Audio:(file)

Conjunction

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ki

  1. that
    Mən bilirəm ki, bu düzdür.
    I know that this is right.
    O mənə demişdir ki, hər şey yaxşı olacaq. Amma olmadı.
    He told me that everything would be fine. But it wasn't.
  2. to, in order to, so that
    Mən oraya getmişdim ki, lazım olanları alım.
    I went there to buy whatever was needed.
    Onlar onu evə göndərdilər ki, heç kim onu görməsin.
    They sent him home so that nobody would see him.

Bikol Central

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Etymology

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

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Preposition

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ki (Basahan spelling ᜃᜒ)

  1. (formal, Naga) Used to mark oblique cases of personal nouns
    An kantang ini, para ki papa.
    This song's for (my) father.
    Yaon ki ate an selpon mo.
    Your sister has your cellphone.
  2. (Tabaco–Legazpi–Sorsogon) indirect or object marker for nouns or phrases other than personal names
    Nagkaon sana kami ki pamahawan.
    We just ate breakfast.
  3. (Tabaco–Legazpi–Sorsogon) of (expressing possession)
    Nagkaon ki sira an ikos.
    The cat ate a fish.

Synonyms

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  • (used to mark oblique cases): kay
  • (indirect or object marker): nin, -ng

Derived terms

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Breton

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Etymology

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From Proto-Brythonic *ki, from Proto-Celtic *kū, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwṓ.

Noun

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ki m (plural chas or kon)

  1. dog
    Ar c'hi zo o kousket amañ.
    The dog is sleeping here.

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Mutation

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Cornish

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Proto-Brythonic *ki, from Proto-Celtic *kū, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwṓ.

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Noun

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ki m (plural keun)

  1. dog

Derived terms

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Mutation

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Dena'ina

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Adverb

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ki

  1. again, too, more
  2. furthermore, moreover

Eastern Ojibwa

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Etymology

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cf. Ojibwe aki

Noun

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ki inan

  1. earth

References

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Jerry Randolph Valentine (2001) Nishnaabemwin Reference Grammar, University of Toronto, page 177

Fijian

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Preposition

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ki

  1. to, for, towards (used for common nouns and names of places)
  2. at (used for locations)

Finnish

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Etymology

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Internationalism (compare English chi), ultimately from Mandarin ().

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈki(ː)/, [ˈk̟i(ː)]
  • Rhymes: -i
  • Syllabification(key): ki

Noun

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ki

  1. chi, qi (life force in Chinese medicine)

Declension

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When pronounced /kiː/:

Inflection of ki (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
nominative ki kit
genitive kin kiden
kitten
partitive kitä kitä
illative kiin kihin
singular plural
nominative ki kit
accusative nom. ki kit
gen. kin
genitive kin kiden
kitten
partitive kitä kitä
inessive kissä kissä
elative kistä kistä
illative kiin kihin
adessive killä killä
ablative kiltä kiltä
allative kille kille
essive kinä kinä
translative kiksi kiksi
abessive kittä kittä
instructive kin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of ki (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative kini kini
accusative nom. kini kini
gen. kini
genitive kini kideni
kitteni
partitive kitäni kitäni
inessive kissäni kissäni
elative kistäni kistäni
illative kiini kihini
adessive killäni killäni
ablative kiltäni kiltäni
allative killeni killeni
essive kinäni kinäni
translative kikseni kikseni
abessive kittäni kittäni
instructive
comitative kineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative kisi kisi
accusative nom. kisi kisi
gen. kisi
genitive kisi kidesi
kittesi
partitive kitäsi kitäsi
inessive kissäsi kissäsi
elative kistäsi kistäsi
illative kiisi kihisi
adessive killäsi killäsi
ablative kiltäsi kiltäsi
allative killesi killesi
essive kinäsi kinäsi
translative kiksesi kiksesi
abessive kittäsi kittäsi
instructive
comitative kinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative kimme kimme
accusative nom. kimme kimme
gen. kimme
genitive kimme kidemme
kittemme
partitive kitämme kitämme
inessive kissämme kissämme
elative kistämme kistämme
illative kiimme kihimme
adessive killämme killämme
ablative kiltämme kiltämme
allative killemme killemme
essive kinämme kinämme
translative kiksemme kiksemme
abessive kittämme kittämme
instructive
comitative kinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative kinne kinne
accusative nom. kinne kinne
gen. kinne
genitive kinne kidenne
kittenne
partitive kitänne kitänne
inessive kissänne kissänne
elative kistänne kistänne
illative kiinne kihinne
adessive killänne killänne
ablative kiltänne kiltänne
allative killenne killenne
essive kinänne kinänne
translative kiksenne kiksenne
abessive kittänne kittänne
instructive
comitative kinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative kinsä kinsä
accusative nom. kinsä kinsä
gen. kinsä
genitive kinsä kidensä
kittensä
partitive kitään
kitänsä
kitään
kitänsä
inessive kissään
kissänsä
kissään
kissänsä
elative kistään
kistänsä
kistään
kistänsä
illative kiinsä kihinsä
adessive killään
killänsä
killään
killänsä
ablative kiltään
kiltänsä
kiltään
kiltänsä
allative killeen
killensä
killeen
killensä
essive kinään
kinänsä
kinään
kinänsä
translative kikseen
kiksensä
kikseen
kiksensä
abessive kittään
kittänsä
kittään
kittänsä
instructive
comitative kineen
kinensä

Fula

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Suffix

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ki

  1. Noun class indicator for nouns (singular) including trees and some objects such as knives

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Article

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ki

  1. (definite) the (when it follows the noun)
    Lekki kithe tree

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Determiner

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ki

  1. (used in indicating something)
    Ki lekkithis/that tree

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Guinea-Bissau Creole

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Pronoun

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ki

  1. who

Haitian Creole

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Etymology

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From French qui.

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Determiner

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ki

  1. what

Pronoun

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ki

  1. (relative) who, which

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Hokkien

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For pronunciation and definitions of ki – see (“branch; twig; etc.”).
(This term is the pe̍h-ōe-jī form of ).

Hungarian

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Ugric.

Adverb

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ki (comparative kijjebb, superlative legkijjebb)

  1. out, not inside, from the inside, in an outward direction
    Antonym: be
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This term may also be part of the split form of a verb prefixed with ki-, occurring when the main verb does not follow the prefix directly. It can be interpreted only with the related verb form, irrespective of its position in the sentence, e.g. meg tudták volna nézni (they could have seen it, from megnéz). For verbs with this prefix, see ki-; for an overview, Appendix:Hungarian verbal prefixes.

Derived terms
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Etymology 2

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Pronominal adverbs from case suffixes (cf. postpositions)
ed suffix who? what? this that he/she
(it)*
case v. pr. c.
nom. ki mi ez az ő* / -∅
az / -∅
acc. -t / -ot /
-at / -et / -öt
kit mit ezt azt őt* / -∅
azt / -∅
c1
c2
dat. -nak / -nek kinek minek ennek annak neki neki- c
ins. -val / -vel kivel mivel ezzel/
evvel
azzal/
avval
vele c
c-f. -ért kiért miért ezért azért érte c
tra. -vá / -vé kivé mivé ezzé azzá c
ter. -ig meddig eddig addig c
e-f. -ként (kiként) (miként) ekként akként c
e-m. -ul / -ül c
ine. -ban / -ben kiben miben ebben abban benne c
sup. -n/-on/-en/-ön kin min ezen azon rajta (rajta-) c
ade. -nál / -nél kinél minél ennél annál nála c
ill. -ba / -be kibe mibe ebbe abba bele bele- c
sub. -ra / -re kire mire erre arra rá- c
all. -hoz/-hez/-höz kihez mihez ehhez ahhoz hozzá hozzá- c
el. -ból / -ből kiből miből ebből abból belőle c
del. -ról / -ről kiről miről erről arról róla c
abl. -tól / -től kitől mitől ettől attól tőle c
*: Ő and őt refer to human beings; the forms below them might be
construed likewise. – Forms in parentheses are uncommon. All »

From Proto-Uralic *ke, the same root from which the Finnish ken and Ter Sami kie are derived.

Pronoun

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ki

  1. (interrogative) who (what person or people; which person or people)
  2. (relative, archaic) Synonym of aki (who, the person or people that)
    • 1916, Mihály Babits, Új könyvekre,[1] stanza 2:
      Gondoljatok arra, kit messze rejtek / rejt tőletek, ki ha kóstolja bortok / nem érzi már ízét sem; és ha szóltok / nem érti, s más összhang mit vágya kerget.
      (literally) Think of the one who is hidden from you by a distant hideout, who when tasting your wine will not sense its savor anymore, [who] will not understand when you speak to him, and it’s a different harmony [that] his desire pursues.
  3. (relative, archaic) Synonym of az, aki (who, whoever, he/she who, they who)
    ki korán kel, aranyat lelthe early bird gets the worm (literally, “whoever gets up early finds gold”)
  4. (paired) some (referring to people)
    Ki erre, ki arra szaladt.Some ran this way; some, the other way.

ed  Table of Correlatives (cf. H. demonstrative adverbs)
question this that same every-/all no- relative some any else
e/i- a/o- ugyan mind(en)- se(m/n)- a- + qu. vala  akár
bár
más
who ki ő u mindenki senki aki v a b m
what mi ez az u u minden semmi ami /
amely
v a b m
which melyik mindegyik
mind
semelyik
egyik sem
amelyik v a b m
how hogy(an)
miként
így úgy u u mindenhogy
mindenhogyan
sehogy(an)
semmiképpen
(a)mint
ahogy(an)
v
v
a b
a b
m/m
m/m
whatlike
what kind
milyen
miféle
ilyen
efféle
olyan
afféle
u u mindenféle semmilyen
semmiféle
amilyen v
v
a b
a b
m
m/m
where hol itt ott u u mindenhol
mindenütt
sehol ahol v a b m
m
from wh. honnan innen onnan u u mindenhonnan sehonnan ahonnan v a b m
to where hova
hová
ide oda u u mindenhova
mindenhová
sehova
sehová
ahova
ahová
v
v
a b
a b
m
m
from
which way
merről erről arról u u mindenfelől semerről amerről v a b m
which way merre
merrefelé
erre
errefelé
arra
arrafelé
u u mindenfelé semerre amerre v a b m
why miért ezért azért u u mindenért semmiért amiért v a b m
how many hány ennyi annyi u u mind
az összes
sehány ahány v a b
how much mennyi semennyi amennyi v a b
wh. extent mennyire ennyire annyira u u (teljesen) semennyire amennyire v a b
what size mekkora ekkora akkora u u (az egész) semekkora amekkora v a b
what time mikor ekkor akkor u u mindig soha/sose(m)
sohase(m)
amikor v a b m
how long
how far
meddig eddig addig u u (végig)* semeddig ameddig v a b
*: Mindeddig/-addig mean “up until this/that point” (= egészen eddig/addig).
Csak following relative pronouns expresses “-ever”, e.g. aki csak (whoever);
is after “any” pronouns emphasizes “no matter”: akármit is (no matter what).
né- (some) forms compounds with few words.
Declension
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Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative ki kik
accusative kit kiket
dative kinek kiknek
instrumental kivel kikkel
causal-final kiért kikért
translative kivé kikké
terminative kiig kikig
essive-formal kiként kikként
essive-modal
inessive kiben kikben
superessive kin kiken
adessive kinél kiknél
illative kibe kikbe
sublative kire kikre
allative kihez kikhez
elative kiből kikből
delative kiről kikről
ablative kitől kiktől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
kié kiké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
kiéi kikéi
Possessive forms of ki
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. kim kijeim
2nd person sing. kid kijeid
3rd person sing. kije kijei
1st person plural kink kijeink
2nd person plural kitek kijeitek
3rd person plural kijük kijeik
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Expressions

Further reading

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  • (who): ki in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • (out): ki in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Indonesian

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Etymology

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From Dutch quu.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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ki

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Q/q.

Synonyms

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  • kiu (Standard Malay)

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Japanese

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Romanization

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ki

  1. The hiragana syllable (ki) or the katakana syllable (ki) in Hepburn romanization.

Javanese

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Etymology

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Clipping of iki.

Determiner

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ki

  1. (colloquial) this, these

Kabuverdianu

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Etymology

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From Portuguese que.

Pronoun

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ki

  1. that
  2. which

Conjunction

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ki

  1. than

Kristang

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Etymology

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From Portuguese que.

Pronunciation

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Pronoun

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ki

  1. (interrogative) what (what thing)
  2. (relative) that; which

Conjunction

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ki

  1. Latin spelling of ქი (ki)

Maori

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Particle

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ki

  1. to, toward.

Derived terms

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Further reading

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  • ki” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori–English, English–Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.

Mauritian Creole

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Etymology 1

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From French qui.

Pronoun

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ki

  1. (relative) who
  2. (relative) what
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See also

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Etymology 2

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From French que.

Particle

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ki

  1. than
  2. that

Mohawk

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Pronoun

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ki

  1. this

Old French

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Pronoun

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ki

  1. Alternative spelling of qui
    • 13th century, Unknown, La Vie de Saint Laurent, page 1, column 2, line 16:
      ki trop i prent son tens i pert
      He who spends too much of his time on it suffers as a result
    • c. 1250, Marie de France, Equitan:
      m'est une anguisse el quer ferue, ki tut le cors me fet trembler
      Such a pain has pierced my heart, that makes my whole body quiver
    • 10th century, Turold, La Chanson de Roland, page CCLVIII [2]:
      Cil sunt vassal ki les oz ajusterent.
      Great was the courage of the ones who joined these two armies in battle

Pacoh

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Katuic *kii (that). Cognate with Eastern Bru ki (that, then, there), Semelai ke ("that"), Besisi ke ("that"), and possibly Vietnamese cái (general classifier, focus marker).

Determiner

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ki 

  1. (Pahi Tamprin) that/those
    Synonym: cốh
    ingay kithat day

Particle

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ki 

  1. (Pahi Tamprin) used as link in topic-comment constructions, "topicalizer".
    Synonym: cốh
    Along ngcốh ki két.
    That tree is small.
    (literally, “As for that tree, [it's] small.”)

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ki 

  1. (Pahi Tamprin) so; then
    Synonym: cốh
    Ki ngai pôq tốq vel.
    Then they went to village.
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Etymology 2

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From Proto-Katuic *kii, *ʔakii (horn). Cognate with Proto-Bahnaric *ʔəkɛː (horn) (whence Bahnar ake, hơke) and Proto-Vietic *t-keː (whence Arem takeː ("horn"), Vietnamese gai (thorn)).

Noun

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ki 

  1. rhinoceros horn

Papiamentu

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Portuguese quê and Spanish qué.

Pronoun

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ki

  1. what

Phalura

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Etymology 1

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

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Postposition

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ki (کیۡ)

  1. as
  2. of
  3. out of
  4. with

References

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  • Liljegren, Henrik, Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[3], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

Etymology 2

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

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Conjunction

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ki (conjunction, Perso-Arabic spelling کیۡ)

  1. or

References

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  • Liljegren, Henrik, Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[4], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

Etymology 3

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

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Conjunction

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ki (conjunction, Perso-Arabic spelling کیۡ)

  1. Complementizer preceding extraposed complement clause

References

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  • Liljegren, Henrik, Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[5], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

Polish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Polish ki, from Proto-Slavic *kъjь, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *kajas.

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Pronoun

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ki m sg

  1. (obsolete) what, which kind of (referring to an undetermined set of possible answers)
    Synonyms: jaki, który

Declension

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Further reading

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  • ki in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Rapa Nui

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Verb

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ki

  1. say
  2. look

Rohingya

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Pronoun

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ki

  1. what

Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *kъjь, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos + relative particle *yos.

Pronoun

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ki (Cyrillic spelling ки)

  1. (Kajkavian, relative) which, that, who
    Synonym: koji

Slovene

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Etymology

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From Proto-Slavic *kъjь, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos + relative particle *yos.

Pronunciation

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Pronoun

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ki

  1. who, which, that (relative)

Inflection

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This pronoun needs an inflection-table template.

Sumerian

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Romanization

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ki

  1. Romanization of 𒆠 (ki)

Sundanese

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Contraction

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ki

  1. Shortened form of kai (wood, tree)

Usage notes

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References

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  1. ^ "Ki" in 'Soendaneesch-Hollandscb Woordenboek', S. Coolsma, A.W. Sijthoff's Uitgeversmaatschappij, 1913, page 289.

Swahili

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Pronunciation

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Verb

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ki

  1. it is

Talysh

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Etymology

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Cognate with Persian کی (ki).

Pronoun

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ki

  1. who

Etymology

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Cognate with Persian کی (ki).

Pronoun

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ki

  1. who

Tok Pisin

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Etymology

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From English key.

Noun

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ki

  1. key

Tokelauan

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Etymology

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From Proto-Polynesian *ki. Cognates include Hawaiian i and Samoan 'i. The sense of the direct object stems from the comparison of a thought's motion to a physical motion.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ki]
  • Hyphenation: ki

Preposition

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ki

  1. towards, to, into, onto
  2. Marks the direct object of some verbs.

References

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  • R. Simona, editor (1986), Tokelau Dictionary[6], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 159

Tongan

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Pronunciation

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Preposition

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ki

  1. to (in the dative sense)

Turkish

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Etymology 1

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Inherited from Ottoman Turkish كه (ki), from Classical Persian کِه (ki).

Pronunciation

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Conjunction

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ki

  1. (+ optative or imperative) so that, so
    Yaptım ki gidesin.
    I did it so that you would (be able to) go.
    Yaptım ki gitsin.
    I did it so that they would (be able to) go.
  2. that
    Seni öpersem, biliyorum ki, sana âşık olacağım.
    If I kiss you, I know that I'll fall in love with you.
  3. anyways
    Neden ondan korkuyorsun? Yapmaz ki o bir bok.
    Why are you even afraid of them? They won’t do shit anways.
Usage notes
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  • With sense 1, the optative is used for all persons with the exception of the third person singular, which takes the imperative form instead.
  • With sense 2, it also possible to use this sentence structure
    • Seni öpersem, sana âşık olacağımı biliyorum.
      If I kiss you, I know that I'll fall in love with you.

Etymology 2

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Reduced form of iki.

Numeral

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ki

  1. two (short form of iki)
    bir-ki-üç-dört
    one-two-three-four

Unami

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Etymology

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From Proto-Algonquian *ki·ra.

Pronunciation

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Pronoun

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ki

  1. you (second person singular)

Vietnamese

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From French quille.

Noun

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(classifier con) ki

  1. (bowling) a pin

Etymology 2

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

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(classifier con) ki

  1. (colloquial, euphemistic) dog (animal)
    ngu như kistupid like a dog

Etymology 3

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

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(classifier cái) ki

  1. a dustpan
    Synonym: đồ hốt rác

Yoruba

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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Noun

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  1. The name of the Latin-script letter K/k.

See also

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Etymology 2

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Particle

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  1. (subjunctive) Subjunctive clause particle expressing obligation, wish, or permission.
Usage notes
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Similar to the negation particles and , the first-person singular pronoun mo changes to n after this particle.

Etymology 3

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Verb

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  1. (transitive) to greet, to say hello
  2. (transitive) to visit

Etymology 4

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Verb

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  1. (transitive) to deliver a eulogy for someone
  2. (transitive) to sing the praises of someone
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Etymology 5

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Verb

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ki

  1. (transitive) to load
  2. (transitive) to compress (powdered material) into a container

Etymology 6

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Verb

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ki

  1. (intransitive) to be viscous
  2. to be thick (relating to stew or soup)
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Etymology 7

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Particle

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  1. Alternative form of (not) (used before í)

Etymology 1

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Ki (1).

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *kii, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *r-ki. Cognates include Khumi Chin täki.

Alternative forms

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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  1. horn

Etymology 2

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Ki (2).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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  1. parrot

Etymology 3

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Pronunciation

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Adjective

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  1. scared
  2. disgusted

References

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  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 63