See also: wēi, wéi, wěi, wèi, Wei, Wéi, and Wèi

AnakalanguEdit

NounEdit

wei

  1. water

Further readingEdit


Baluan-PamEdit

 
wei

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Oceanic *waiʀ, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

NounEdit

wei

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

ReferencesEdit

  • The Lexicon of Proto-Oceanic (2007, →ISBN

BavarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

wei

  1. because

Central MaselaEdit

NounEdit

wei

  1. water

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch wei, from Old Dutch *wei, from Proto-West Germanic *hwai, presumably from Proto-Germanic *hwajaz.

Cognate with Limburgish wei, Old Saxon *hwei, Middle Low German wei, German Low German Wei, Old Frisian *wei, Saterland Frisian Woaie, West Frisian waai, Old English hwǣġ, Middle English whey, English whey, Scots whey.

Two hypotheses exist regarding cognates outside of Germanic:

NounEdit

wei f (uncountable)

  1. a product obtained from milk; whey [First attested in the early 14th century.]
    Synonyms: hui, melkwei
    Een van de nevenproducten van melk is wei.One of the byproducts of milk is whey.
  2. (obsolete) serum, a component of blood which does not play a role in clotting
    Synonyms: serum, bloedserum
    De centrifuge scheidt het stolsel van de wei.The centrifuge separates the coagulated blood from the serum.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

wei f (plural weiden, diminutive weitje n)

  1. Alternative form of weide

AnagramsEdit


FolopaEdit

NounEdit

wẹị or węi

  1. (Boro, Tebera) water

SynonymsEdit

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KamberaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

wei

  1. (Southern, Umbu Ratu Nggai) water

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KedangEdit

NounEdit

wei

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

ReferencesEdit

  • Ursula Samely, Robert H. Barnes, A Dictionary of the Kedang Language: Kedang-Indonesian-English

KhasiEdit

Khasi cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : wei

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Khasian *wiː. Cognate with Pnar wi.

NumeralEdit

wei

  1. one

LouEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Oceanic *waiʀ, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

NounEdit

wei

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

ReferencesEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

VerbEdit

wei

  1. second-person singular imperative of weien

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

wei

  1. Nonstandard spelling of wēi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of wéi.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of wěi.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of wèi.

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.

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

wei

  1. Alternative spelling of way

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian wei, from Proto-Germanic *wegaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wei c (plural wegen, diminutive weike)

  1. road
  2. way

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • wei (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011