See also: multi- and mulți

English Edit

Etymology 1 Edit

Shortening of multituberculate.

Noun Edit

multi (plural multis)

  1. (informal, paleontology) A multituberculate.
    • 1996, Michael Novacek, Dinosaurs of the Flaming Cliffs, page 316:
      Our Mesozoic antecedents are typified by small size; even the largest of the multis are not larger than a groundhog.

Etymology 2 Edit

< multifasciatus

Noun Edit

multi (plural multies)

  1. (informal) Neolamprologus multifasciatus (small shell-dwelling cichlid endemic to Lake Tanganyika, popular as aquarium fish)

Etymology 3 Edit

Short for "multi two diamonds".

Noun Edit

multi (uncountable)

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  1. (bridge) A contract bridge convention whereby the opening bid of 2♦ shows several possible types of hands.

Anagrams Edit

Catalan Edit

Verb Edit


  1. third-person singular imperative form of multar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive form of multar
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive form of multar

Esperanto Edit

Etymology Edit

From multe (a lot) +‎ -i.

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmulti/
  • Hyphenation: mult‧i
  • Rhymes: -ulti

Verb Edit

multi (present multas, past multis, future multos, conditional multus, volitive multu)

  1. (intransitive) to be many, be numerous

Conjugation Edit

Hungarian Edit

Etymology Edit

Ellipsis of multinacionális vállalat (multinational company).

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmulti]
  • Hyphenation: mul‧ti
  • Rhymes: -ti

Noun Edit

multi (plural multik)

  1. (colloquial) multinational (a multinational company)

Declension Edit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative multi multik
accusative multit multikat
dative multinak multiknak
instrumental multival multikkal
causal-final multiért multikért
translative multivá multikká
terminative multiig multikig
essive-formal multiként multikként
inessive multiban multikban
superessive multin multikon
adessive multinál multiknál
illative multiba multikba
sublative multira multikra
allative multihoz multikhoz
elative multiból multikból
delative multiról multikról
ablative multitól multiktól
possessive - singular
multié multiké
possessive - plural
multiéi multikéi
Possessive forms of multi
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. multim multijaim
2nd person sing. multid multijaid
3rd person sing. multija multijai
1st person plural multink multijaink
2nd person plural multitok multijaitok
3rd person plural multijuk multijaik

Italian Edit

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmul.ti/
  • Rhymes: -ulti
  • Hyphenation: mùl‧ti

Verb Edit


  1. inflection of multare:
    1. second-person singular present indicative
    2. first/second/third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative

Latin Edit

Pronunciation Edit

Adjective Edit


  1. inflection of multus:
    1. genitive masculine/neuter singular
    2. nominative/vocative masculine plural

References Edit

  • multi in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the matter involves much labour and fatigue: res est multi laboris et sudoris
    • many learned men; many scholars: multi viri docti, or multi et ii docti (not multi docti)
    • to be a great eater: multi cibi esse, edacem esse

Spanish Edit

Etymology Edit

Shortening of multinacional

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmulti/ [ˈmul̪.t̪i]
  • Rhymes: -ulti
  • Syllabification: mul‧ti

Noun Edit

multi f (plural multis)

  1. multinational