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Definitions and meaning of pi

pi

Etymology 1

From Ancient Greek πεῖ (peî). Its mathematical use apparently stems from its use as the first letter in περιφέρεια (periféreia, periphery; circumference) and was first cited in 1706 in the Synopsis Palmariorum Matheseos by William Jones.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /paɪ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ
  • Homophone: pie

Noun

pi (countable and uncountable, plural pis)

  1. The 16th letter of the Classical and Modern Greek alphabets and the seventeenth in Old Greek.
  2. (mathematics) An irrational and transcendental constant representing the ratio of the circumference of a Euclidean circle to its diameter; approximately 3.14159265358979323846264338327950; usually written π.
  3. (letterpress typography) Metal type that has been spilled, mixed together, or disordered.
    Synonym: pie
Synonyms
  • (irrational constant): Archimedes' constant, Ludolphian number, Ludolph's constant, Ludolph's number
Translations

Verb

pi (third-person singular simple present pies, present participle piing, simple past and past participle pied)

  1. (letterpress typography) To spill or mix printing type.
    Synonym: pie

Adjective

pi (not comparable)

  1. (typography) Not part of the usual font character set; especially, non-Roman type or symbols as opposed to standard alphanumeric Roman type.
    In computing, pi characters may be entered with special key combinations.
Translations

Etymology 2

Abbreviations

Noun

pi

  1. (typography) pica (conventionally, 12 points = 1 pica, 6 picas ≈ 1 inch)
  2. piaster

Adjective

pi

  1. pious
    • 1927, Magdalen King-Hall, I Think I Remember: Being the Random Recollections of Sir Wickham Woolicomb, an Ordinary English Snob and Gentleman
      Our Major was "Cherub" Cheeseman, noted for his foul language. I am afraid he lost a tidy little legacy that he was expecting from his aunt, the Dowager Lady Shuttlecock (a very "pi" old lady), through this same habit of his.
    • 1972, Anya Seton, Green Darkness, Hachette UK →ISBN
      “Those are very 'pi' sentiments. Was a preacher in Staffordshire— I was raised chapel, though've tried to forget it—he talked that way... redemption and the lot.”
    • 1994, Roger Gard, Jane Austen's Novels: The Art of Clarity, Yale University Press →ISBN, page 101
      In Sense and Sensibility, as even you might agree, there's at least the danger of a rather pi moral framework clamping down on the spontaneous fun and leaving the sisters to survive - a bit drearily - on the periphery of a mean world.

Related terms

  • cicero
  • pica stick

Anagrams

  • IP, Ip

Abinomn

Noun

pi

  1. (anatomy) gall bladder

Pronoun

pi

  1. you (more than two)

Albanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [pi]

Etymology

From Old Albanian pii, from Proto-Albanian *pīja, from Proto-Indo-European *pih₃-, *peh₃- probably via the reduplicated form *píph₃eti; compare Greek πίνω (píno), Serbo-Croatian pìti, Italian bere. Orel compares the similarity between Proto-Albanian *pīja and Proto-Slavic *pijǫ; Tomaschek compares Tosk pirë/Gheg pinë with Thracian πίνον (pínon, beer).

Verb

  • (Standard, Tosk) pi (first-person singular past tense piva, participle pirë)
  • (Gheg) pi (first-person singular past tense piva, participle pinë)
  1. I drink, I suck
  2. I smoke (in use with duhan (tobacco, cigarettes))
  3. I take (in use with drogë (drug(s)) and medicinë (medicine))
    A pi drogë? - Do you take drugs?
    A i pive ilaçet? - Did you take (your) medicine?

Conjugation

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Usage notes

  1. (Standard, Tosk) ai pi - he drinks / he is a drinker
    (Standard, Tosk) (unë) nuk pi duhan - I do not smoke
    (Gheg) ai pin - he drinks / he is a drinker
    (Gheg) (unë) nuk pi duhan - I do not smoke
Derived terms
  • pije, pija f
  • pijane f, pijan m
  • pijanece f, pijanec m
  • pijanike f, pijanik m
  • pirashe f, pirash m
  • pijetore f, pijetorja f
  • pijeshitse f, pijeshitës m
  • pijshëm, papijshëm

References


Ambonese Malay

Etymology

Derived from Indonesian pergi and Malay pergi.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pi/

Verb

pi

  1. (intransitive) to go

Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • pri, pre

Etymology

From Latin per. Compare Romanian pe.

Preposition

pi

  1. on

Related terms

  • pisti / piste, pristi / priste
  • pintru

Berawan

Noun

pi

  1. (Central, West) water

References

  • Robert Blust, 2000, Low Vowel Fronting in Northern Sarawak, Oceanic Linguistics, 39:2, pp. 285-319, page 316
  • Robert Blust, 2006, The Origin of the Kelabit Voiced Aspirates: A Historical Hypothesis Revisited, Oceanic Linguistics, 45:2, pages 311-338

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈpi/
  • Rhymes: -i

Etymology 1

From Old Occitan pin, from Latin pīnus, ultimately from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *poi- (sap, juice).

Noun

pi m (plural pins)

  1. pine; evergreen tree of the genus Pinus.
  2. pinewood
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Noun

pi f (plural pis)

  1. Pi; the Greek letter Π (lowercase π).

Chachi

Noun

pi

  1. water
  2. river

References

  • Peter W. Stahl, Archaeology in the Lowland American Tropics (2006, →ISBN, page 253
  • Randall Q. Huber, Robert B. Reed, Comparative vocabulary, page 86, 1992

Dalmatian

Etymology

From Latin pes, pedem.

Noun

pi m (plural pič)

  1. foot

Danish

Proper noun

pi

  1. pi (number)
  2. pi (letter)

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pi/

Etymology 1

Noun

pi m (plural pi)

  1. pi (Greek letter)
  2. (mathematics) pi

Etymology 2

Conjunction

pi

  1. (Quebec, colloquial) Alternative spelling of pis (and)

Further reading

  • “pi” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Greenlandic

Root

pi

  1. Means nothing in particular.

Usage notes

See note at su.

Derived terms


Guambiano

Noun

pi

  1. water
  2. river

References

  • Beatriz Vásquez de Ruiz, La predicación en guambiano (Colciencias, 1988)
  • Randall Q. Huber, Robert B. Reed, Comparative vocabulary, page 86, 1992

Inuktitut

Noun

pi

  1. Latin spelling of (pi)

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pi/
  • Rhymes: -i
  • Hyphenation:

Etymology 1

From Latin (the name of the letter P).

Noun

pi f (invariable)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter P.; pee
See also
  • (Latin-script letter names) lettera; a, bi, ci, di, e, effe, gi, acca, i, i lunga, kappa, elle, emme, enne, o, pi, cu, erre, esse, ti, u, vu, doppia vu, ics, ipsilon, zeta

Etymology 2

From Ancient Greek πεῖ (peî, the name of the Greek letter Π).

Noun

pi m (invariable)

  1. The name of the Greek-script letter Π/π; pi
  2. (mathematics) Synonym of pi greco
Derived terms
  • pi greco

Japanese

Romanization

pi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

Kedah Malay

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pi/

Verb

pi

  1. Go
    Satgi kalau depa nak pi keluaq dah, habaq kat aku awai sikit noh, satgi tak dan.
    If they are ready to go out, please inform me earlier, so that I won't be late.
    Hang ni oghang kata pa pun bukan nak dengaq, mampuih pi kat hang la.
    You never listen, just go to hell
  2. Do
    Hangpa pi bedak elok-elok bagi sama banyak buah moktan tu, satgi baghu tak berkelai.
    You should split the rambutans equally between yourselves, then you won't have to fight over it.
    Awat yang hang pi pukui dia, satgi dia bawak mai geng pi taboh hang pulak, lagu mana?
    Why did you hit him, don't you afraid he might summon his gang to beat you up?

See also

  • pergi

Lango (Uganda)

Noun

  1. water

References

  • Michael P. Noonan, A Grammar of Lango [Uganda]

Luo

Noun

pi

  1. water

References

  • Benny Garell Blount, Acquisition of Language by Luo Children (1969), page 57
  • Roy Lawrence Stafford, An elementary Luo grammar, page 24, 1967

Mandarin

Romanization

pi

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes

  • 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.

Marshallese

Etymology

Borrowed from English bee.

Pronunciation

  • (phonetic) IPA(key): [pʲi]
  • (phonemic) IPA(key): /pʲij/
  • Bender phonemes: {piy}

Noun

pi

  1. bee

References

  • Marshallese–English Online Dictionary

Norman

Alternative forms

  • pyid (continental Normandy)
  • pid (Jersey, Guernsey)

Etymology

From Old French pié, from Latin pēs, pedis, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds.

Noun

pi m (plural pis)

  1. (Sark, anatomy) foot

Nuer

Noun

pi

  1. water

References

  • Joseph Pasquale Crazzolara, Outlines of a Nuer grammar, page 28, 1933

Pali

Alternative forms

Etymology

Enclitic form of api.

Particle

pi

  1. an emphatic particle

Conjunction

pi

  1. also, even so
  2. even

References

  • pi in Pali Text Society (1921–1925), Pali-English Dictionary, London: Chipstead. (licensed under CC-BY-NC)

Pirahã

Alternative forms

  • water: pii, pé, ipé

Noun

pi

  1. water
  2. thorn

References


Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpi/

Etymology 1

From Ancient Greek πεῖ (peî).

Noun

pi m (plural pis)

  1. pi (name of the Greek letter Π, π)

Etymology 2

Onomatopoeic.

Alternative forms

  • pii, piii, piiii...

Interjection

pi

  1. bleep (high-pitched sound)

Quechua

Pronoun

pi

  1. who

Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pîː/

Noun

 n (Cyrillic spelling пи̑)

  1. pi (Greek letter)
  2. pi (mathematical constant)

Shilluk

Noun

pi

  1. water

References

  • B. Kohnen, Shilluk grammar : with a little English-Shilluk dictionary, Missioni Africane, Vérone, Italie, 317 pages, page 313, 1933

Slovene

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /píː/

Noun

 m inan

  1. pi (Greek letter)
  2. pi (mathematical constant)

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpi/
  • Rhymes: -i

Noun

pi f (plural píes)

  1. pi; the Greek letter Π, π

Swahili

Particle

pi

  1. Suffix used as an alternative to gani to more specifically say "which" of a known noun class.

Inflection

See also

  • gani
  • -po: definite place indicator
  • -ko: indefinite place indicator
  • -mo: "inside" of a definite place indicator

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -iː

Noun

pi n

  1. (mathematics) pi, a constant
  2. pi; a Greek letter

Totoro

Noun

pi

  1. water

References

  • Randall Q. Huber, Robert B. Reed, Comparative vocabulary, page 86, 1992

Tsafiki

Noun

pi

  1. water

References

  • Randall Q. Huber, Robert B. Reed, Comparative vocabulary, page 86, 1992

Veps

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *pii, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *piŋe.

Noun

pi

  1. tooth (protrusion of certain objects, e.g. a saw, rake)

Inflection

References

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “зуб”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /piː/

Noun

pi f (plural piau)

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

Mutation

This word cannot be mutated.

See also

  • (Latin-script letter names) llythyren; a, bi, ec, èch, di, èdd, e, èf, èff, èg, eng, aetsh, i/i dot, je, ce, el, èll, em, en, o, pi, ffi, ciw, er, rhi, ès, ti, èth, u/u bedol, fi, w, ecs, y, sèd (Category: cy:Latin letter names)

Zou

Adjective

pi

  1. big

Noun

pi

  1. leader
  2. thatch

References

  • http://www.languageinindia.com/feb2013/zouphonologyfinal.pdf

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a letter in the Greek alphabet.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)