kami

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kami (plural kami)

  1. An animistic God or spirit in the Shinto religion of Japan.
  2. A basic origami paper, usually printed with a colour or pattern on one side.

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay kami, from Proto-Malayic *kami, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kami, from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

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Pronoun[edit]

kami

  1. we (exclusive); I and other(s) but not those I am addressing.
    "Kami sudah pergi ke pasar": "We have been to the market"
  2. us (exclusive); me and other(s) but not those I am addressing.
    Ibu: "Kamu sekalian sudah di mandi?" Mother: "Have you all bathed yet?"
    Anak-anak: "Kami?" Children: "Us?"
  3. our (exclusive); my and of other(s) but not of those I am addressing.
    "Adalah cicak besar di dinding kamar hotel kami: tolong bantu di ambil ": "There is a big gecko in our hotel room: please help have it removed."
  4. ours (if used with milik, kepunyaan, etc.)
    "Hak Milik tanah bangsa Indonesia hanya untuk kami sekalian": "It is only we [Indonesians] who have the right to own this Indonesian land"

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kami

  1. rōmaji reading of かみ

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *kami, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kami, from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

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Pronoun[edit]

kami

  1. we, us, our (exclusive)
  2. I, me, my

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  • kita (inclusive)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kamy, preserving the reflex of word-final */y/, which was lost in standard words kȃm and kȁmēn.

Noun[edit]

kami m (Cyrillic spelling ками)

  1. (regional, obsolete) stone

References[edit]

  • Petar Skok (1971), Etimologijski rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika, Zagreb: JAZU, volume 2, page 26

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kami, from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

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Pronoun[edit]

kami

  1. We; us—exclusive of person spoken to.
    Nagtatrabaho kami sa isang kumpanya. Ikaw?
    We work at a company. You?

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