oki

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Alabama[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Choctaw oka (water), Koasati okí.

Noun[edit]

oki

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Indian Place Names in Alabama (1984, ISBN 081730231X), page 12: "the source of this name is Alabama oki, “water,” [] "

French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

oki

  1. ok, okay

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *qoti, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qeti (compare Maori oti, Tongan ʻosi, Fijian oti, Indonesian henti).

Verb[edit]

oki

  1. to finish
  2. to stop

Koasati[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Alabama oki.

Noun[edit]

okí

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Geoffrey D. Kimball's 1994 Koasati Dictionary (ISBN: 0803227264)

Maori[edit]

Noun[edit]

oki (used in a reduplicated form as okioki)

  1. rest

Mikasuki[edit]

Noun[edit]

oki

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Publications of the Alabama Historical Society (1901), page 405: [a certain placename] "signifies "bubbling, boiling water" from Hitchiti oki water;"

Volapük[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

oki

  1. (accusative singular of ok) himself, herself