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3 letters words from 'tui'

TUI 3 

2 letters words from 'tui'

IT 2TI 2
UT 2 

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Definitions and meaning of tui

tui

Etymology

Borrowed from Maori tūī.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /ˈtuːi/
  • (General New Zealand) IPA(key): /ˈtʉːiː/

Noun

tui (plural tui or tuis)

  1. A species of honeyeater, Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae, a bird which is endemic to New Zealand. [from early 19th c.]
    Synonyms: mockingbird, (both archaic) parson bird, poë, (both obsolete) poë-bird

Translations

References

Further reading

  • tui (bird) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons
  • Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae on Wikispecies.Wikispecies

Anagrams

  • I-tu, ITU, Tiu, UTI

Daai Chin

Etymology

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *m-t(w)əj-n ~ m-ti-s (water). Cognate to S'gaw Karen ထံ (hṭee).

Noun

tui

  1. water

References

  • Helga So-Hartmann, A descriptive grammar of Daai Chin (2009)

Fijian

Noun

tui

  1. king
  2. principal chief

Hrangkhol

Etymology

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *m-t(w)əj-n ~ m-ti-s (water). Cognate to S'gaw Karen ထံ (hṭee).

Noun

tui

  1. water

References

  • Trisha Borgohain (2017), Hrangkhol Nam Chonga Irchuna Lekhabu: A Learner's Book on the Hrangkhol Language, p.86, Centre for Endangered Languages, Tezpur University

Khumi Chin

Etymology

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *tuy, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *təy (water). Cognates include Mandarin () and S'gaw Karen ထံ (hṭee).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tui̯˥/

Noun

tui

  1. water

Derived terms

References

  • K. E. Herr (2011) The phonological interpretation of minor syllables, applied to Lemi Chin[1], Payap University, page 44

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈtu.iː/, [ˈt̪uiː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈtu.i/, [ˈt̪uːi]

Pronoun

tuī

  1. genitive singular of

Adjective

tuī

  1. masculine nominative plural of tuus
  2. masculine genitive singular of tuus
  3. neuter genitive singular of tuus
  4. masculine vocative plural of tuus

Mandarin

Romanization

tui

  1. Nonstandard spelling of tuī.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of tuí.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of tuǐ.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of tuì.

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.

Min Nan


Mizo

Etymology

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *m-t(w)əj-n ~ m-ti-s (water). Cognate to S'gaw Karen ထံ (hṭee).

Noun

tui

  1. water
  2. any liquid

Verb

tui

  1. to flow

Ralte

Etymology

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *m-t(w)əj-n ~ m-ti-s (water). Cognate to S'gaw Karen ထံ (hṭee).

Noun

tui

  1. water

Further reading

  • Kosei Otsuka, A Basic Vocabulary and a Text of the Ralte Language (2016)

Rapa Nui

Verb

tui

  1. sew

Rohingya

Etymology

From Bengali.

Pronoun

tui

  1. you (singular)

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtwi/, [ˈt̪wi]

Noun

tui m (plural tuis)

  1. tweet (post of Twitter)

Swahili

Pronunciation

Noun

tui (ma class, no plural)

  1. coconut milk

Tahitian

Noun

tui

  1. earache
  2. otitis

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

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

Noun

tui

  1. (colloquial, sometimes humorous, especially used among close friends along with ông or ) Central Vietnam and Southern Vietnam form of tôi

Usage notes

  • Unlike its alternative form tôi, tui is not considered formal and can be seen used regularly by Central and Southern Vietnamese speakers.

Zou

Etymology

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *tuy, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *təy (water). Cognates include Khumi Chin tui and Chinese ().

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tui̯˧˩/

Noun

tùi

  1. water

References

  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 64

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Mongolian) a Mongolian monetary unit.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)