kiwi

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English[edit]

A brown kiwi (Apteryx australis).

Etymology[edit]

From Maori kiwi.

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Noun[edit]

kiwi (plural kiwis)

  1. A flightless bird of the genus Apteryx native to New Zealand.
  2. Alternative capitalization of Kiwi (person from New Zealand).
  3. A New Zealand dollar.
  4. A kiwi fruit - not used in New Zealand where the full name is used.

Usage notes[edit]

  • When used to describe people, Kiwi is usually capitalised.
  • The plural is usually kiwi; sometimes, kiwi is found as an (invariant) plural form.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

kiwi n

  1. kiwi, kiwi fruit

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Maori kiwi. The fruit is named after the bird.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kiːvi/, [ˈkʰiːvi]

Noun[edit]

kiwi c (singular definite kiwien, plural indefinite kiwier)

  1. kiwi (bird)
  2. kiwi, kiwi fruit

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Dutch[edit]

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kiwi m (plural kiwi's, diminutive kiwietje n)

  1. kiwi (bird)
  2. kiwi fruit, kiwi

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:

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Des kiwis.

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  • (file)

Noun[edit]

kiwi m (plural kiwis)

  1. kiwi; kiwi fruit

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

kiwi m (plural kiwis)

  1. kiwi fruit

Italian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kiwi m (invariable)

  1. kiwi fruit
  2. kiwi

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Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An onomatopœia of the birds' call

Noun[edit]

kiwi

  1. kiwi (bird)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kiwi m (definite singular kiwien, indefinite plural kiwier, definite plural kiwiene)

  1. kiwi fruit

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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kiwi m (definite singular kiwien, indefinite plural kiwiar, definite plural kiwiane)

  1. kiwi fruit

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kiwi m

  1. kiwi (bird)

kiwi n

  1. kiwi (fruit)

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

kiwi m (plural kiwis)

  1. (Brazil) Alternative form of quivi.

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From English kiwi, from Maori kiwi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kiwi m (plural kiwis)

  1. kiwi (bird)
  2. kiwi (fruit)