kui

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See also: kuī, kuí, kuǐ, and kuì

Estonian[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

kui

  1. when, as, while
  2. if, whether
  3. than
  4. how
  5. as soon as, just as

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kuinka

Adverb[edit]

kui

  1. (colloquial) how
  2. (colloquial) why
    Joo muistan... kui?
    Yeah I remember... why?

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kui

  1. rōmaji reading of くい

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kui

  1. Nonstandard spelling of kuī.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of kuí.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of kuǐ.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of kuì.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.