kie

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare kee.

Noun[edit]

kie (plural only)

  1. (UK, dialect, obsolete) kine; cows
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ki- (interrogative and relative correlative prefix) + -e (correlative suffix of place)

Conjunction[edit]

kie (accusative kien)

  1. where
    Tie li trovis post unuhora promenado kaj pridemandado la ponton, kie li trovos sian feliĉon.
    There he found, after one hour of walking and interrogating, the bridge, where he would find his happiness.

Adverb[edit]

kie (accusative kien)

  1. where

Derived terms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Like other interrogative and relative correlatives, kie can be combined with ajn, the adverbial particle of generality. Kie ajn thus means wherever.


Ter Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *ki, the same root from which the Finnish ken and Hungarian ki are derived.

Pronoun[edit]

kie

  1. who