See also: kuí, kuì, kuī, kuǐ, ku'i, kúi, and kùi

'Are'areEdit

NounEdit

kui

  1. dog

ReferencesEdit


EstonianEdit

ConjunctionEdit

kui

  1. when, as, while
  2. if, whether
  3. than
  4. how
  5. as soon as, just as

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From kuinka, ultimately from Proto-Finnic *ku.

AdverbEdit

kui

  1. (colloquial) how
  2. (colloquial) why
    Joo muistan... kui?
    Yeah I remember... why?

SynonymsEdit


IngrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Finnic *ku. Akin to Finnish kui and Estonian kui.

ConjunctionEdit

kui

  1. if

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

kui

  1. Rōmaji transcription of くい

JavaneseEdit

DeterminerEdit

kui

  1. Nonstandard spelling of kuwi.

KarelianEdit

AdverbEdit

kui

  1. how

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

kui

  1. Nonstandard spelling of kuī.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of kuí.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of kuǐ.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of kuì.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.