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See also: Nani, nan'i, and na ní

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HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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VerbEdit

  1. (stative) to be lovely, pretty, nice
    , he nani kēia.Wow, this is a lovely day.

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nani

  1. Masculine plural of adjective nano.

NounEdit

nani m pl

  1. plural of nano

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

nani

  1. Rōmaji transcription of なに

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈnaː.niː/

NounEdit

nānī

  1. inflection of nānus:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/vocative plural

Mauritian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hindi नानी (nānī).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nani

  1. maternal grandmother
    Synonym: granmer

MiskitoEdit

ParticleEdit

nani

  1. Follows a noun to mark that noun as being plural.

MwaniEdit

PronounEdit

nani

  1. who

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably an expressive or onomatopoetic creation, imitative of infantile sounds. Compare Greek νανι (nani), Bulgarian нани (nani), Italian ninnananna, Spanish nana, etc.

InterjectionEdit

nani

  1. sound used to lull babies to sleep, in a lullaby

NounEdit

nani

  1. (childish) sleep

See alsoEdit


SwahiliEdit

AdjectiveEdit

-a nani (invariable)

  1. whose (belonging to whom, of whom)

PronounEdit

nani

  1. Who?

Derived termsEdit


UnamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

nàni (an)

  1. that one (animate), that person
  2. he, she