See also: tuī, tuí, tuǐ, tuì, túi, and TUI

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Maori tūī.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tui (plural tuis)

  1. A New Zealand honeyeater, Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae

SynonymsEdit

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AnagramsEdit


Daai ChinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *m-t(w)əj ~ m-ti-s (water). Cognate to S'gaw Karen ထံ (hti).

NounEdit

tui

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Helga So-Hartmann, A descriptive grammar of Daai Chin (2009)

FijianEdit

NounEdit

tui

  1. king
  2. principal chief

HrangkholEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *m-t(w)əj ~ m-ti-s (water). Cognate to S'gaw Karen ထံ (hti).

NounEdit

tui

  1. water

ReferencesEdit


Khumi ChinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *m-t(w)əj ~ m-ti-s (water). Cognate to S'gaw Karen ထံ (hti).

NounEdit

tui

  1. water

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tuī

  1. genitive singular of

AdjectiveEdit

tuī

  1. masculine nominative plural of tuus
  2. masculine genitive singular of tuus
  3. neuter genitive singular of tuus
  4. masculine vocative plural of tuus

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

tui

  1. Nonstandard spelling of tuī.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of tuí.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of tuǐ.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of tuì.

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.

Min NanEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of tui – see (“heap; pile; mound; to pile up; to stack up; etc.”).
(This character, tui, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

MizoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *m-t(w)əj ~ m-ti-s (water). Cognate to S'gaw Karen ထံ (hti).

NounEdit

tui

  1. water
  2. any liquid

VerbEdit

tui

  1. to flow

RalteEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *m-t(w)əj ~ m-ti-s (water). Cognate to S'gaw Karen ထံ (hti).

NounEdit

tui

  1. water

Further readingEdit

  • Kosei Otsuka, A Basic Vocabulary and a Text of the Ralte Language (2016)

Rapa NuiEdit

VerbEdit

tui

  1. sew

RohingyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Bengali.

PronounEdit

tui

  1. you (singular)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tui m (plural tuis)

  1. tweet (post of Twitter)

SwahiliEdit

NounEdit

tui (ma class, no plural)

  1. coconut milk
    tui la nazi
    coconut milk

TahitianEdit

NounEdit

tui

  1. earache
  2. otitis

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tui

  1. (colloquial, sometimes humorous, especially used among close friends along with ông or ) Eye dialect spelling of tôi, representing Central Vietnam and Southern Vietnam Vietnamese.

ZouEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *m-t(w)əj ~ m-ti-s (water). Cognate to S'gaw Karen ထံ (hti).

NounEdit

tui

  1. water

ReferencesEdit