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Alemannic German

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Middle High German wīn, from Old High German wīn, from Proto-Germanic *wīną, from Latin vīnum. Cognate with German Wein, Dutch wijn, English wine, Gothic 𐍅𐌴𐌹𐌽 (wein).

Noun

wii m

  1. (Formazza) wine

References

  • “wii” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Gamilaraay

Pronunciation

Noun

wii

  1. fire
  2. firewood
    Nginda mudhay waala wiidha!
    You throw the possum on the fire!

References

  • Dhiirrala Gamilaraay Yuwaalaraay Language Program St Joseph School Po Box 125 Walgett NSW 2368 Australia
  • Gamilaraay Yuwaalaraay Yuwaalayaay Dictionary (2003)
  • “Ma Gamilaraay” (2015)

Phalura

Noun

wii

  1. water

Further reading

  • Henrik Liljegren, A grammar of Palula