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

AnagramsEdit


IngrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From kuka (which). Akin to Finnish kuin and Estonian kui.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

kui

  1. how?
  2. alike

ConjunctionEdit

kui

  1. if
  2. than

Alternative formsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Vitalij Chernyavskij (2005) Ižoran keel (Ittseopastaja)[1], page 115
  • Olga I. Konkova; Nikita A. Dyachinkov (2014) Inkeroin Keel: Пособие по Ижорскому Языку[2], →ISBN, page 57

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.

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

kui f

  1. (non-standard since 2012) definite singular of ku

TeressaEdit

NounEdit

kui

  1. head

ReferencesEdit

  • Abbi, Anvita; R, Vyaskh (2020) , “Aspects of word formation processes in Luro: The endangered language of the Nicobar Islands”, in Asian Language and Linguistics[3]