ui

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Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch ui.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /œj/, [ʊ̟i̯]

Noun

ui (plural uie, diminutive uitjie)

  1. onion
    Synonym: uintjie

Dutch

Etymology

From a reinterpretation as a plural of Middle Dutch uyen, from Old French oignon (whence also Southern Dutch ajuin), from Latin ūniō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /œy̯/
  • (Belgium)
  • Hyphenation: ui
  • Rhymes: -œy̯

Noun

ui m (plural uien, diminutive uitje n)

  1. onion
  2. (informal) Nickname for someone from Rijnsburg.

Synonyms

  • ajuin

Derived terms

  • bosui
  • lente-ui
  • zo gek als een ui

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: ui

Finnish

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈui̯/, [ˈui̯]
  • Rhymes: -ui
  • Syllabification: ui

Verb

ui

  1. Third-person singular indicative present form of uida., to swim
  2. Third-person singular indicative past form of uida., (s)he swam

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈui̯ˣ/, [ˈui̯(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ui
  • Syllabification: ui

Verb

ui

  1. Indicative present connegative form of uida.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of uida.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of uida.

Greenlandic

Etymology

From Proto-Inuit *ụ(v)ǝ̊, from Proto-Eskimo *uɣi.

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /u.ʷi/

Noun

ui (plural uit)

  1. husband

Declension


Hungarian

Etymology

An onomatopoeia.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈuji]
  • Hyphenation: ui
  • Rhymes: -ji

Interjection

ui

  1. oink (representing the sound made by a piglet)

Derived terms

  • uizik

See also

  • röf

Japanese

Romanization

ui

  1. Rōmaji transcription of うい

Khumi Chin

Etymology

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *ʔuy, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *kwiy. Cognates include Zou ui and Burmese ခွေး (hkwe:).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʔui̯˥/

Noun

ui

  1. dog

References

  • K. E. Herr (2011) The phonological interpretation of minor syllables, applied to Lemi Chin[1], Payap University, page 47

Min Nan


Portuguese

Interjection

ui!

  1. used to comment on a close call

Pumé

Alternative forms

  • vi

Noun

ui

  1. water

References

  • Čestmír Loukotka, ‎Johannes Wilbert (editor), Classification of South American Indian Languages (1968, Los Angeles: Latin American Studies Center, University of California), page(s) 234
  • Anuario (1964), volume 1, page 340: en yaruro ui 'agua'

Sinacantán

Noun

ui

  1. water

References

  • Vocabularios de la lengua xinca de Sinacantan (1868, D. Juan Gavarrete)

Tarao

Noun

ui

  1. Alternative spelling of uy (dog).

References

  • 2001, Encyclopaedia of northeast India, volume 3 →ISBN

Wauja

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈu.wi/

Noun

ui

  1. snake, serpent
    Punupa ui outsa!
    Look out for the snake!

References

  • E. Ireland field notes. Needs to be checked by native speaker.

Zou

Etymology

From Proto-Kuki-Chin [Term?], from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *kwiy. Cognates include Khumi Chin ui and Burmese ခွေး (hkwe:).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ui̯˧/

Noun

ui

  1. dog (Canis familiaris)

References

  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 41

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