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See also: wēi, wéi, wěi, and wèi

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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

Central MaselaEdit

NounEdit

wei

  1. water

ReferencesEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch wei, from Old Dutch *wei, from Proto-Germanic *hwają.

Cognate with English whey, West Frisian waai.

NounEdit

wei f (uncountable)

  1. a product obtained from milk; whey
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

ReferencesEdit


KamberaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

wei

  1. (Southern, Umbu Ratu Nggai) water

ReferencesEdit


KedangEdit

NounEdit

wei

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

ReferencesEdit

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

LouEdit

LuxembourgishEdit

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