AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch ui.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ui (plural uie, diminutive uitjie)

  1. onion
    Synonym: uintjie

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a reinterpretation as a plural of Middle Dutch uyen, from Old French oignon (whence also Southern Dutch ajuin), from Latin ūniō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /œy̯/
  • (Belgium)
    (file)
  • Hyphenation: ui
  • Rhymes: -œy̯

NounEdit

ui m (plural uien, diminutive uitje n)

  1. onion
  2. (informal) Nickname for someone from Rijnsburg.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: ui

FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈui̯/, [ˈui̯]
  • Rhymes: -ui
  • Syllabification: ui

VerbEdit

ui

  1. Third-person singular indicative present form of uida., to swim
  2. Third-person singular indicative past form of uida., (s)he swam

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈui̯ˣ/, [ˈui̯(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ui
  • Syllabification: ui

VerbEdit

ui

  1. Indicative present connegative form of uida.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of uida.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of uida.

GreenlandicEdit

NounEdit

ui (plural uit)

  1. husband

DeclensionEdit


HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

An onomatopoeia.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ˈuji]
  • Hyphenation: ui
  • Rhymes: -ji

InterjectionEdit

ui

  1. oink (representing the sound made by a piglet)

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

ui

  1. Rōmaji transcription of うい

Khumi ChinEdit

NounEdit

ui

  1. dog

Min NanEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of ui – see (“pomp; power; etc.”).
(This character, ui, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

PortugueseEdit

InterjectionEdit

ui!

  1. used to comment on a close call

PuméEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ui

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Čestmír Loukotka, ‎Johannes Wilbert (editor), Classification of South American Indian Languages (1968, Los Angeles: Latin American Studies Center, University of California), page(s) 234
  • Anuario (1964), volume 1, page 340: en yaruro ui 'agua'

SinacantánEdit

NounEdit

ui

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Vocabularios de la lengua xinca de Sinacantan (1868, D. Juan Gavarrete)

TaraoEdit

NounEdit

ui

  1. Alternative spelling of uy (dog).

ReferencesEdit

  • 2001, Encyclopaedia of northeast India, volume 3 →ISBN

WaujaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ui

  1. snake, serpent
    Punupa ui outsa!
    Look out for the snake!

ReferencesEdit

  • E. Ireland field notes. Needs to be checked by native speaker.

ZouEdit

NounEdit

ui

  1. dog

ReferencesEdit