kay

kay

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of kay in English

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English

Alternative forms

  • (abbreviation of okay): 'kay

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪ

Interjection

kay

  1. (colloquial) Abbreviation of okay.

Noun

kay (plural kays)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter K.
  2. (colloquial) A kilometer.
  3. (colloquial) A thousand of some unit (from kilo-).
  4. Dated form of cay.

Derived terms

  • (letter): okay, kayo

Translations

See also

  • (Latin-script letter names) letter; a, bee, cee, dee, e, ef, gee, aitch, i, jay, kay, el, em, en, o, pee, cue, ar, ess, tee, u, vee, double-u, ex, wye, zee / zed

Anagrams

  • kya, yak

Afar

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʌj/
  • Hyphenation: kay

Determiner

káy

  1. his

See also

References

  • E. M. Parker; R. J. Hayward (1985), “kay”, in An Afar-English-French dictionary (with Grammatical Notes in English), University of London, →ISBN
  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Aguacateca

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kaj/

Noun

kay

  1. fish

References

  • Julia Becker de Richards, Maya' Choltzij: vocabulario comparativo de los idiomas Mayas de Guatemala (2003)
  • Ryan Bennett, Mayan Phonology (2015)

Dibabawon Manobo

Conjunction

kay

  1. because

Haitian Creole

Etymology

From Saint Dominican Creole French caze, from French case (a hut). Compare Guianese Creole kaz.

Noun

kay

  1. house

Kalasha

Adverb

kay

  1. when

Conjunction

kay

  1. when

Noun

kay

  1. when

Pronoun

kay

  1. when

Manx

Etymology

From Old Irish ceó (mist).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kʲeː/

Noun

kay f (genitive singular kay, plural kayghyn)

  1. (weather) fog

Mutation

References

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “1 ceó”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Mapudungun

Conjunction

kay (Raguileo spelling)

  1. and

Quechua

Determiner

kay

  1. this

See also

  • chay
  • haqay

Noun

kay

  1. being, essence

Declension

Pronoun

kay

  1. this

Declension

Verb

kay

  1. to be
  2. to exist
  3. An auxiliary verb

Conjugation


Tagalog

Alternative forms

  • cay (obsolete, Abecedario orthography)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kai/, [kxaɪ̯]

Preposition

kay

  1. Used to mark oblique cases of personal nouns

Adjective

kay

Derived terms


Turkish

Verb

kay

  1. second-person singular imperative of kaymak

Yapese

Verb

kay

  1. to eat

Yucatec Maya

Alternative forms

  • cay (obsolete)

Etymology

From Proto-Mayan *kyar.

Noun

kay (plural kayoʼob)

  1. fish

References

  • Academia de la Lengua Maya de Yucatán, A. C. (2003) Diccionario maya popular: Maya-español, español-maya (in Spanish), →ISBN, page 91: “KAY
  • Barrera Vásquez, Alfredo et al. (1980) Diccionario maya Cordemex: Maya-español, español-maya (in Spanish), Mérida: Ediciones Cordemex, page 307: “KAY
  • Beltrán de Santa Rosa María, Pedro (1746) Arte de el idioma maya reducido a succintas reglas, y semilexicon yucateco (in Spanish), Mexico: Por la Biuda de D. Joseph Bernardo de Hogal, page 178: “Pexe. Cay.”
  • Montgomery, John (2004) Maya-English, English-Maya (Yucatec) Dictionary & Phrasebook, New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., →ISBN, page 60: “kay
  • Pío Pérez, Juan (1866–1877) Diccionario de la lengua maya (in Spanish), Mérida de Yucatán: Imprenta literaria, de Juan F. Molina Solís, page 45: “CAY, CAYIL: pez, pescado.”

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