See also: Yeti, yéti, and yètǐ

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Etymology edit

From Tibetan གཡའ་དྲེད (g.ya' dred, rock bear), compound of གཡའ (g.ya', rocky or rocky place) and དྲེད (dred, bear).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjɛ.ti/
  • (file)
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈjɛ.ti/, [ˈjɛ.ɾi]
  • Rhymes: -ɛti

Noun edit

yeti (plural yeti or yetis)

  1. (cryptozoology) An unidentified humanoid animal said to live in the Himalayas.
    Synonym: abominable snowman
    Coordinate terms: bigfoot, sasquatch, yowie, menk
    • 1962, Edmund Hillary, Desmond Doig, “Into the Mingbo Valley”, in High in the Thin Cold Air: The Story of the Himalayan Expedition, led by Sir Edmund Hillary, sponsored by World Book Encyclopedia[1], Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 131:
      There is no doubt that the Sherpas accept the fact that the Yeti really exists. But then they believe just as confidently that their gods live in comfort on the summit of Mount Everest. We found it quite impossible to divorce the Yeti from the supernatural.

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Descendants edit

  • Portuguese: iéti

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Anguthimri edit

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yeti

  1. (Mpakwithi) bird

References edit

  • Terry Crowley, The Mpakwithi dialect of Anguthimri (1981), page 189

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Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈjɛtɪ]
  • Hyphenation: ye‧ti

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yeti m anim

  1. (cryptozoology) yeti
    Synonym: sněžný muž

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Further reading edit

  • yeti in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu

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Etymology edit

Probably borrowed from English yeti, from Tibetan གཡའ་དྲེད (g.ya' dred, rock bear), compound of གཡའ (g.ya', rocky or rocky place) and དྲེད (dred, bear).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjeː.ti/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ye‧ti

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yeti m (plural yeti's, diminutive yetietje n)

  1. (cryptozoology) yeti
    Synonym: verschrikkelijke sneeuwman

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Etymology edit

From Tibetan གཡའ་དྲེད (g.ya' dred, rock bear), compound of གཡའ (g.ya', rocky or rocky place) and དྲེད (dred, bear).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈjɛti]
  • Hyphenation: yè‧ti

Noun edit

yèti (first-person possessive yetiku, second-person possessive yetimu, third-person possessive yetinya)

  1. yeti: An unidentified humanoid animal said to live in the Himalayas.

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yeti m (invariable)

  1. (cryptozoology) yeti
    Synonym: abominevole uomo delle nevi

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yeti

Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from English yeti.

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yeti m anim (indeclinable)

  1. (cryptozoology) yeti, abominable snowman (unidentified humanoid animal said to live in the Himalayas)
    Synonym: człowiek śniegu

Further reading edit

  • yeti in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • yeti in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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yeti m (plural yetis)

  1. Alternative form of iéti

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from French yéti.

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yeti m (plural yeti)

  1. yeti, abominable snowman

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Slovak edit

Etymology edit

Derived from Tibetan གཡའ་དྲེད (g.ya' dred, rock bear), compound of གཡའ (g.ya', rocky or rocky place) and དྲེད (dred, bear).

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yeti m anim (genitive singular yetiho, nominative plural yetiovia, genitive plural yetiov, declension pattern of kuli)

  1. (cryptozoology) yeti
    Synonyms: snežný človek m, snežný muž m

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References edit

  • yeti”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

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Pronunciation edit

 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʝeti/ [ˈɟ͡ʝe.t̪i]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈʃeti/ [ˈʃe.t̪i]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʒeti/ [ˈʒe.t̪i]

  • Rhymes: -eti
  • Syllabification: ye‧ti

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yeti m (plural yetis)

  1. (folklore) yeti

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yeti c

  1. (cryptozoology) yeti

Turkish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [jeti]
  • Hyphenation: ye‧ti

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yeti (definite accusative yetiyi, plural yetiler)

  1. (cryptozoology) yeti
  2. (philosophy, psychology) faculty, skill

Declension edit

Inflection
Nominative yeti
Definite accusative yetiyi
Singular Plural
Nominative yeti yetiler
Definite accusative yetiyi yetileri
Dative yetiye yetilere
Locative yetide yetilerde
Ablative yetiden yetilerden
Genitive yetinin yetilerin