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AlbanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Contraction of *zëi, from Proto-Albanian *džedi, from earlier *džedíja, from *gʷedijos, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷoh₁dʰo- (compare Dutch kwaad (angry, evil), Serbo-Croatian gȁd (loathing, nausea)).

AdjectiveEdit

i zi m (feminine e zezë, masculine plural zinj, feminine plural zeza)

  1. black
Derived termsEdit

AntonymsEdit


BasqueEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Basque *zini.

NounEdit

zi

  1. acorn

DeclensionEdit


CimbrianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German si(e), from Old High German siu, from Proto-Germanic *sī, nominative singular feminine of *iz. Cognate with German sie, Dutch zij, Gothic 𐍃𐌹 (si).

PronounEdit

zi

  1. (Sette Comuni) she, her

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “zi” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

EweEdit

NounEdit

zi

  1. deer

HausaEdit

NounEdit

 m (possessed form zîn)

  1. (card games) diamonds

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

zi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of
  3. Rōmaji transcription of ずぃ
  4. Rōmaji transcription of ズィ

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

zi

  1. Pinyin transcription of
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .
  5. Nonstandard spelling of .

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 DutchEdit

VerbEdit

zi

  1. Alternative spelling of si; first- and third-person singular present subjunctive of wēsen

RomanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin dīēs (day), back-formed from the accusative diem (whose vowel was once long), from Proto-Italic *djēm, the accusative of *djous, from Proto-Indo-European *dyḗws (heaven, sky). Compare Spanish día, archaic Italian .

NounEdit

zi f (plural zile)

  1. day
DeclensionEdit
AntonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Forms of zice.

VerbEdit

zi

  1. second-person singular imperative of zice