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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Hawaiian ki.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ki (countable and uncountable, plural kis)

  1. Ti, a plant native to the Pacific islands and China, Cordyline fruticosa.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

ki (uncountable)

  1. (Britain, 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 3Edit

From former romanizations of Mandarin Chinese ().

NounEdit

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.

AnagramsEdit


AbenakiEdit

NounEdit

ki

  1. Alternative form of aki

ReferencesEdit

  • Joseph Laurent (1884) New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues, Quebec: Leger Brousseau

AimeleEdit

NounEdit

ki

  1. bone

Further readingEdit

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

AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian که(ke).

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

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.

BretonEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

ki m (plural chas or kon)

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

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit


CornishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ki m (plural keun)

  1. dog

MutationEdit

Derived termsEdit


Dena'inaEdit

FulaEdit

SuffixEdit

ki

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

Usage notesEdit

ArticleEdit

ki

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

Usage notesEdit

DeterminerEdit

ki

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

Usage notesEdit


Guinea-Bissau CreoleEdit

PronounEdit

ki

  1. who

Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French qui.

DeterminerEdit

ki

  1. what

PronounEdit

ki

  1. (relative) who, which

Usage notesEdit


HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈki]
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Ugric.

AdverbEdit

ki

  1. out
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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

PronounEdit

ki

  1. (interrogative) who
  2. (relative, archaic or formal) who
    • 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.
DeclensionEdit
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
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
Derived termsEdit
Compound words
Expressions

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

ki

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

JavaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of iki.

DeterminerEdit

ki

  1. (colloquial) this, these

KabuverdianuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese que.

AdverbEdit

ki

  1. than
  2. that
  3. which

KamassianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uralic *kuŋe.

NounEdit

ki (transliteration needed)

  1. moon

KristangEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese que.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ki

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

MaoriEdit

ParticleEdit

ki

  1. to, toward.

Mauritian CreoleEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French qui.

PronounEdit

ki

  1. (relative) who
  2. (relative) what
Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From French que.

ParticleEdit

ki

  1. than
  2. that

Min NanEdit

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

Old FrenchEdit

PronounEdit

ki

  1. Alternative form 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

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese quê and Spanish qué.

PronounEdit

ki

  1. what

Rapa NuiEdit

VerbEdit

ki

  1. say
  2. look

RohingyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Bengali [Term?].

PronounEdit

ki

  1. what

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronounEdit

ki (Cyrillic spelling ки)

  1. (Kajkavian, relative) which, that, who

SynonymsEdit


SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ki

  1. who, which, that (relative)

InflectionEdit

This pronoun needs an inflection-table template.


SwahiliEdit

VerbEdit

ki

  1. it is

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English key.

NounEdit

ki

  1. key

TonganEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

ki

  1. to (in the dative sense)

TurkishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Persian که(ke).

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ki

  1. that

Etymology 2Edit

Reduced form of iki.

NumeralEdit

ki

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

UnamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Algonquian *ki·ra.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ki

  1. you (second person singular)

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French quille.

NounEdit

(classifier con) ki

  1. (bowling) a pin

Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

(classifier con) ki

  1. (dated, colloquial, euphemistic) Synonym of chó (dog) (animal)
    ngu như kistupid like a dog