kivi

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kivi, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *kiwe. Cognate with Finnish kivi, Hungarian .

Noun[edit]

kivi (genitive kivi, partitive kivi)

  1. stone, rock
  2. (slang) cannabis

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Finnish[edit]

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(index ki)

Etymology[edit]

From the same Proto-Finno-Ugric *kiwe as Hungarian .

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkiʋi]
  • Rhymes: -iʋi
  • Hyphenation: ki‧vi

Noun[edit]

kivi

  1. stone
  2. Any piece of stone which is larger than a grain of sand.
  3. A rock as a relatively small mass of stone projecting out of ground.
  4. boulder
  5. A general term for solid, mineral-based construction materials, such as brick, concrete or natural stone.
  6. (nautical, informal) An underwater rock which may be dangerous for seafarers.
  7. short form of jalokivi; rock, jewel
    Tässä kellossa on 17 kiveä.
    This clockwork is made with 17 jewels.
    Katso tuota kiveä hänen sormessaan!
    Look at that rock in her finger!

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A large mass of stone projecting out of ground is called kallio. Also, if the stone mass is known or assumed to be part of bedrock, it's called kallio, even if the visible part is small. Similarly, if a large stone mass is known not to be part of bedrock, it may be called kivi or lohkare.


Karelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *kiwe (compare Finnish kivi, Hungarian ).

Noun[edit]

kivi (genitive kiven, partitive kivie)

  1. stone

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Maori kiwi

Noun[edit]

kivi m (definite singular kivien, indefinite plural kivier, definite plural kiviene)

  1. a kiwi (flightless bird native to New Zealand)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Maori kiwi

Noun[edit]

kivi m (definite singular kivien, indefinite plural kiviar, definite plural kiviane)

  1. a kiwi (flightless bird native to New Zealand)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kivi m (Cyrillic spelling киви)

  1. kiwi fruit

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kivi (definite accusative kivii, plural kiviler)

  1. kiwi (animal)
  2. kiwi fruit