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Definitions and meaning of ki

ki

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Hawaiian ki.

Alternative forms

  • ti

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kiː/

Noun

ki (countable and uncountable, plural kis)

  1. Ti, a plant native to the Pacific islands and China (Cordyline fruticosa).

Etymology 2

Noun

ki (uncountable)

  1. (UK, naval slang) Alternative form of kye (cocoa)
    • 1917, The Tea & Coffee Trade Journal (volumes 34-35, page 217)
      At sea a special cauldron of 'ki,' prepared by the ship's cook, is sent round action stations in 'fannies' or large pitchers.

Etymology 3

From dated romanizations of Mandarin () without the k-q merger, or from Japanese (ki), both ultimately from the same Middle Chinese origin.

Noun

ki (uncountable)

  1. (philosophy) Alternative form of chi
    • 1983, George A. Kirby, Jujitsu: Basic Techniques of the Gentle Art (page 19)
      If you are calm and relaxed it will be easier for you to accept and use his ki, helping him to reach his goal. In other words, you will redirect his ki or enhance it with your own to bring your attacker down in the direction he was directing his ki.

Anagrams

  • IK, Ik

Abenaki

Noun

ki

  1. Alternative form of aki

References

  • Joseph Laurent (1884) New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues, Quebec: Leger Brousseau

Aimele

Noun

ki

  1. bone

Further reading

  • R. D. Shaw, The Bosavi Language Family (1986), in Papers in New Guinea Linguistics (D. C. Laycock et al., eds.), number 24

Azerbaijani

Etymology

From Persian که(ke).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ki]
  • (Karabakh) IPA(key): [kin]

Conjunction

ki

  1. that
  2. to, in order to, so that

Breton

Etymology

From Proto-Brythonic *ki, from Proto-Celtic *kū, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwṓ.

Noun

ki m (plural chas or kon)

  1. dog

Derived terms

  • kiez

Mutation


Cornish

Alternative forms

  • kei
  • ky

Etymology

From Proto-Brythonic *ki, from Proto-Celtic *kū, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwṓ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [kiː]

Noun

ki m (plural keun)

  1. dog

Mutation

Derived terms

  • morgi

Dena'ina

Adverb

ki

  1. again, too, more
  2. furthermore, moreover

Fijian

Preposition

ki

  1. to, for, towards (used for common nouns and names of places)
  2. at (used for locations)

Fula

Suffix

ki

  1. Noun class indicator for nouns (singular) including trees and some objects such as knives

Usage notes

  • Common to all varieties of Fula (Fulfulde / Pulaar / Pular).

Article

ki

  1. (definite) the (when it follows the noun)

Usage notes

  • Common to all varieties of Fula (Fulfulde / Pulaar / Pular).

Determiner

ki

  1. (used in indicating something)

Usage notes

  • Common to all varieties of Fula (Fulfulde / Pulaar / Pular).

Guinea-Bissau Creole

Pronoun

ki

  1. who

Haitian Creole

Etymology

From French qui.

Determiner

ki

  1. what

Pronoun

ki

  1. (relative) who, which

Usage notes

  • This word as a pronoun is always the subject of the relative clause.

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈki]
  • Rhymes: -ki

Etymology 1

From Proto-Ugric.

Adverb

ki (comparative kijjebb, superlative legkijjebb)

  1. out, not inside, from the inside, in an outward direction
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Proto-Uralic *ke, the same root from which the Finnish ken and Ter Sami kie are derived.

Pronoun

ki

  1. (interrogative) who (what person or people; which person or people)
  2. (relative, archaic) Synonym of aki (who, the person or people that)
    • 1916, Mihály Babits, Új könyvekre,[1] stanza 2:
      Gondoljatok arra, kit messze rejtek / rejt tőletek, ki ha kóstolja bortok / nem érzi már ízét sem; és ha szóltok / nem érti, s más összhang mit vágya kerget.
      (literally) Think of the one who is hidden from you by a distant hideout, who when tasting your wine will not sense its savor anymore, [who] will not understand when you speak to him, and it’s a different harmony [that] his desire pursues.
  3. (relative, archaic) Synonym of az, aki (who, whoever, he/she who, they who)
  4. (paired) some (referring to people)

Declension
Derived terms

Further reading

  • (who): ki in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • (out): ki in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Japanese

Romanization

ki

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

Javanese

Etymology

Clipping of iki.

Determiner

ki

  1. (colloquial) this, these

Kabuverdianu

Etymology

From Portuguese que.

Adverb

ki

  1. than
  2. that
  3. which

Kamassian

Etymology

From Proto-Uralic *kuŋe.

Noun

ki (transliteration needed)

  1. moon

Kristang

Etymology

From Portuguese que.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ki/

Pronoun

ki

  1. (interrogative) what (what thing)
  2. (relative) that; which

Maori

Particle

ki

  1. to, toward.

Mauritian Creole

Etymology 1

From French qui.

Pronoun

ki

  1. (relative) who
  2. (relative) what
Derived terms
  • kifer

See also

  • kisann-la

Etymology 2

From French que.

Particle

ki

  1. than
  2. that

Min Nan


Old French

Pronoun

ki

  1. Alternative form of qui

Papiamentu

Alternative forms

  • kiko (synonym)

Etymology

From Portuguese quê and Spanish qué.

Pronoun

ki

  1. what

Phalura

Etymology 1

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ki/

Postposition

ki (کیۡ)

  1. as
  2. of
  3. out of
  4. with

References

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[2], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

Etymology 2

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ki/

Conjunction

ki (conjunction, Perso-Arabic spelling کیۡ)

  1. or

References

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[3], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

Etymology 3

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ki/

Conjunction

ki (conjunction, Perso-Arabic spelling کیۡ)

  1. Complementizer preceding extraposed complement clause

References

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[4], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

Rapa Nui

Verb

ki

  1. say
  2. look

Rohingya

Etymology

From Bengali [Term?].

Pronoun

ki

  1. what

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *kъjь, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos + relative particle *yos.

Pronoun

ki (Cyrillic spelling ки)

  1. (Kajkavian, relative) which, that, who

Synonyms

  • koji

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *kъjь, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos + relative particle *yos.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ki/

Pronoun

ki

  1. who, which, that (relative)

Inflection

This pronoun needs an inflection-table template.


Sumerian

Romanization

ki

  1. Romanization of 𒆠 (ki)

Swahili

Pronunciation

Verb

ki

  1. it is

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English key.

Noun

ki

  1. key

Tokelauan

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *ki. Cognates include Hawaiian i and Samoan 'i. The sense of the direct object stems from the comparison of a thought's motion to a physical motion.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈki/
  • Hyphenation: ki

Preposition

ki

  1. towards, to, into, onto
  2. Marks the direct object of some verbs.

References

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[5], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 159

Tongan

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ki/

Preposition

ki

  1. to (in the dative sense)

Turkish

Etymology 1

From Ottoman Turkish كه‎, from Classical Persian که(ke).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ci/

Conjunction

ki

  1. that

Etymology 2

Reduced form of iki.

Numeral

ki

  1. two (short form of iki)

Unami

Etymology

From Proto-Algonquian *ki·ra.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ki]

Pronoun

ki

  1. you (second person singular)

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [ki˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [kɪj˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [kɪj˧˧]

Etymology 1

From French quille.

Noun

(classifier con) ki

  1. (bowling) a pin

Etymology 2

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

Noun

(classifier con) ki

  1. (colloquial, euphemistic) dog (animal)

Etymology 3

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

Noun

(classifier cái) ki

  1. a dustpan

Yoruba

Pronunciation

  • (high-tone): IPA(key): /kí/
  • (mid-tone): IPA(key): /kī/
  • (low-tone): IPA(key): /kì/

Etymology 1

Noun

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter K.

See also

  • (Latin-script letter names) lẹ́tà; á, bí, dí, é, ẹ́, fí, gí, gbì, hí, í, jí, , lí, mí, ní, ó, ọ́, pí, rí, sí, ṣí, tí, ú, wí, yí

Etymology 2

Particle

  1. (subjunctive) Subjunctive clause particle expressing obligation, wish, or permission.
Usage notes

Similar to the negation particles and , the first-person singular pronoun mo changes to n after this particle.

Etymology 3

Verb

  1. (transitive) to greet, to say hello
  2. (transitive) to visit

Etymology 4

Verb

ki

  1. (transitive) to deliver a eulogy for someone
  2. (transitive) to sing the praises of someone

Etymology 5

Verb

ki

  1. (transitive) to load
  2. (transitive) to compress (powdered material) into a container

Etymology 6

Verb

ki

  1. (intransitive) to be viscous

Derived terms

  • ìki, kíki, òṣùwọ̀n-ìki

Etymology 7

Particle

  1. Alternative form of (not) (used before í)

Zou

Etymology 1

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *kii, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *r-ki. Cognates include Khumi Chin täki.

Alternative forms

  • eki

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ki˧˥/

Noun

  1. horn

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ki˧˥/

Noun

  1. parrot

Etymology 3

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ki˧˩/

Adjective

  1. scared
  2. disgusted

References

  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 63

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Japanese) the spirit of Japanese martial art.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)