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3 letters words from 'ani'

AIN 3ANI 3

2 letters words from 'ani'

AI 2AN 2
IN 2NA 2

All 3 letters words made out of ani

ani nai ain ian nia ina

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Definitions and meaning of ani

ani

Etymology 1

Borrowing from Portuguese ani or Spanish aní, both from Old Tupi any.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑː.ni/

Noun

ani (plural anis)

  1. A bird of the genus Crotophaga in the cuckoo family.
Derived terms
  • greater ani (Crotophaga major)
  • smooth-billed ani (Crotophaga ani)
  • groove-billed ani (Crotophaga sulcirostris)
Translations

Further reading

  • Ani (bird) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Crotophaga on Wikispecies.Wikispecies
  • Crotophaga on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈeɪnaɪ/

Noun

ani

  1. plural of anus

References

Anagrams

  • -ian, Ain, INA, Ian, Ina, NIA, Nia, ain', nai

Akan

Pronunciation

  • Tone: LH

Noun

ani

  1. eye, eyes
    M'ani agye
    My eyes are brightened (I am happy)
    ani den
    (having) hard eyes (= tough, not putting up with anything)

Synonyms

  • aniwa

References

  • àníwa” in Christaller, Johann Gottlieb (1881). A Dictionary of the Asante and Fante Language Called Tshi (Chwee, Tw̌i). Basel.
  • Dolphyne, Florence Abena (1996). A Comprehensive Course in Twi (Asante) for the Non-Twi Learner.
  • Gyekye, Kwame (1995). An Essay on African Philosophical Thought: The Akan.
  • Hollington, Andrea (2015). Traveling Conceptualization.

Aklanon

Noun

ani

  1. harvest

Baure

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈani/

Noun

ani

  1. sky

Biloxi

Alternative forms

  • ni

Etymology

From Proto-Siouan *wa-rį́• (water)

Noun

ani

  1. water

References

  • Paula Ferris Einaudi, A grammar of Biloxi (1976)
  • James Owen Dorsey, John Reed Swanton, A Dictionary of the Biloxi and Ofo Languages (1912)

Brunei Malay

Pronoun

ani

  1. this, these

Cebuano

Etymology 1

Compare Aklanon ani.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: a‧ni

Noun

ani

  1. a harvest; the yield of harvesting
    1. a harvest of rice
  2. a gain; what is gained

Verb

ani

  1. to harvest
    1. to harvest rice
Synonyms
  • (to harvest bananas): tuba
  • (to harvest corn): kayas, lagpi, sanggi
  • (to harvest coconuts): dugnas
  • (to harvest mangoes): guno
  • (to harvest yam): panglin

Etymology 2

Unknown.

Adverb

ani

  1. like this

Chickasaw

Verb

ani

  1. to produce

Choctaw

Alternative forms

  • ʋni (traditional)
  • ạni (Byington/Swanton)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aní(ʔ)/
  • Transcription: ani'

Etymology

Cognate with Chickasaw ani, Alabama aɬi

Noun

ani (inalienable)

  1. berry
  2. nut
  3. fruit

Declension


Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɲɪ/

Conjunction

ani

  1. neither, nor, or (in negative).
  2. even (with negative clause).

Further reading

  • ani in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • ani in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

ani

  1. Plural form of anus

Esperanto

Etymology

From ano +‎ -i.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈani/
  • Hyphenation: an‧i
  • Rhymes: -ani

Verb

ani (present anas, past anis, future anos, conditional anus, volitive anu)

  1. (intransitive) to be a member, belong (to an organization, group, etc.)
    • (Can we date this quote?), Christian Declerck, Kontraŭmilita literaturo en Esperanto in La Gazeto 151, January 2011,
      La ĉefroluloj anas en du generacioj de unu familio
      The main characters belong to two generations of one family

Conjugation


Finnish

Etymology 1

Adverb

ani

  1. very, extremely
Usage notes

Except for some archaic expressions, used only to strengthen the words harvoin, harva (in the sense few), harvinainen, varhain and varhainen. Sometimes the words are written together, although separate writing is regarded as correct.

Etymology 2

Noun

ani

  1. ani (bird of genus Crotophaga in the cuckoo family)

Declension

Hypernyms
  • käki
Derived terms
  • isoani
  • uurrenokka-ani

Anagrams

  • ain, nai

French

Noun

ani m (plural anis)

  1. ani (bird)

Greenlandic

Etymology

From Proto-Inuit *änI(ɣ), from Proto-Eskimo *aNǝ-LГun. Cognate with Inuktitut ᐊᓂ (ani), and Nunatsiavummiutut anik.

Noun

ani

  1. a girl's elder brother

Hawaiian

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *aŋi, from Proto-Central Pacific *aŋi, from Proto-Oceanic *aŋin, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *haŋin.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.ni/, [ˈɐni]

Verb

ani

  1. to blow softly (as a breeze)
  2. to beckon; wave

Derived terms

  • hoʻāni (to let wind)
  • aniani (cool, refreshing)

References

  • “ani” in the Hawaiian Dictionary, Revised and Enlarged Edition, University of Hawaii Press, 1986

Italian

Noun

ani m

  1. plural of ano

Japanese

Romanization

ani

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あに

Karao

Noun

ani

  1. rice harvest

Kashubian

Conjunction

ani

  1. neither

Kriol

Etymology 1

English honey.

Noun

ani

  1. honey

Etymology 2

English only.

Adverb

ani

  1. only

Ladin

Noun

ani

  1. plural of an

Latin

Noun

ānī

  1. genitive singular of ānus
  2. nominative plural of ānus
  3. vocative plural of ānus

References

  • ani in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)

Old Irish

Pronoun

ani

  1. Alternative spelling of aní

Polish

Alternative forms

  • ni

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.ɲi/

Conjunction

ani

  1. neither, nor, or
    Nie chce mi się ani jeść, ani pić.
    I feel neither like eating nor drinking.

Further reading

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

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [anʲ]

Noun

ani m pl

  1. plural of an

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • anè (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader)
  • anel (Surmiran)

Etymology

From Latin ānellus (finger ring).

Noun

ani m (plural anials or aneals)

  1. (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) ring

Shona

Pronoun

aní (plural vanáaní)

  1. (interrogative) who

Slovak

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɲi/

Conjunction

ani

  1. neither
  2. nor

Further reading

  • ani in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Tagalog

Noun

ani

  1. harvest

Turkish

Etymology

From Arabic آنِيّ(ʾāniyy, timely, present).

Adjective

ani

  1. sudden (happening quickly and with little or no warning)

Derived terms

  • aniden

Venetian

Noun

ani

  1. plural of ano

Veps

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Adverb

ani

  1. quite, rather
  2. very, highly, extremely
  3. nearly, practically, just about
  4. absolutely, totally
  5. sufficiently, enough
  6. just, exactly
  7. generally, in general

References

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “абсолютно, весьма, вообще, довольно, как раз, крайне, очень, практически, совершенно, чрезвычайно”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a tropical American bird.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)