kali

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See also: Kali and käli

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Arabic. See alkali.

Noun[edit]

kali (uncountable)

  1. The prickly glasswort (Kali turgida, formerly Salsola kali).
    • 1765, Temple H. Croker, Thomas Williams, Samuel Clarke, The Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences: Volume 2
      But the kali is principally regarded, on account of its yielding copiously, when burnt, the fixed alkaline salt called soda []

Betawi[edit]

Noun[edit]

kali

  1. river

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Related to Finnish kalja.

Noun[edit]

kali (genitive kalja, partitive kalja)

  1. kvass

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Finnish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kali

  1. potassium
  2. potassium oxide

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Ilocano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kali, from Proto-Austronesian *kalih.

Verb[edit]

kali (used in the form ikali)

  1. to dig (to move hard-packed earth out of the way)

Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kali

  1. times
    Aku pergi ke sana dua kali sebulan.
    Tiga kali empat sama dengan dua belas.
  2. river

Malay[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *kali, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kali, from Proto-Austronesian *kalih.

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Verb[edit]

kali (used in the form mengali)

  1. Obsolete form of gali.
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Etymology 2[edit]

kali

Noun[edit]

kali

  1. river (large stream which drains a landmass)
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

kali

  1. times

Verb[edit]

kali

  1. to times

Romani[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kali

  1. feminine form of kalo

Swahili[edit]

Adjective[edit]

-kali (declinable)

  1. sharp
  2. fierce

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin kalium, following the "'-um'-dropping" pattern in naming chemical elements

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kali

  1. potassium

Wangaaybuwan-Ngiyambaa[edit]

Noun[edit]

kali

  1. water
    • 2001, Mood and Modality (ISBN 0521804795):
      ɡaliː-ŋinda-ɡila ŋiyanu balu-y-aɡa
      water-CARIT-HYPOTH we+PL+NOM die-CM-IRR
      we'll probably die for lack of water