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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Waray-Waray kini.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ki‧ni

NounEdit

kini

  1. the live sharksucker (Echeneis naucrates)

HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English gin.

NounEdit

kini

  1. gin (alcoholic beverage)

IndonesianEdit

NounEdit

kini (plural kini-kini, first-person possessive kiniku, second-person possessive kinimu, third-person possessive kininya)

  1. present

PronounEdit

kini

  1. now

JamamadíEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kini

  1. (Banawá) green

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

kini

  1. Rōmaji transcription of きに

JavaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of kien ki

DeterminerEdit

kini

  1. (Cirebon) this, these

MalayEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kini

  1. present
    masa kini
    the present time

AdverbEdit

kini

  1. now
    kini terdapat di kedai yang berdekatan
    now available in your nearest store

SynonymsEdit


MaoriEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *kini. Compare Hawaiian ʻiniki (to pinch, to nip; to be sharp and piercing, intransitive), ʻiniʻini (to pinch, transitive).

VerbEdit

kini

  1. to pinch, to nip
  2. to pinch off
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English guinea.

NounEdit

kini

  1. a guinea (the coin)

To'abaitaEdit

NounEdit

kini

  1. woman

ReferencesEdit

  • Frantisek Lichtenberk, A Grammar of Toqabaqita