কি

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See also: কী and কি.

Assamese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit किम् (kim, what, which). Compare Punjabi ਕੀ (), Gujarati કિયું (kiyũ), Marathi की (), Bengali কী (ki), Hindustani क्या (kyā) / کیا(kyā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ki/, /kiː/
  • (file)

Pronoun[edit]

কি (ki)

  1. what?
    তাইৰ নাম কি?tair nam ki?What is her name?
    তুমি আহি আছা নেকি?tumi ahi asa neki?You are coming or-what? (Are you coming?)

Declension[edit]

Declension of কি
Singular Plural
nominative কি
(ki)
কি কি
(ki ki)
objective কিহক
(kihok)
কিহক কিহক
(kihok kihok)
genitive কিহৰ
(kihor)
কিহৰ কিহৰ
(kihor kihor)
locative কিহত
(kihot)
কিহত কিহত
(kihot kihot)
ergative কিহে
(kihe)
কিহে কিহে
(kihe kihe)

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Bengali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit किम् (kim).

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

কি (ki)

  1. Forms yes or no questions when placed in the second or final position of a sentence.
    তোমার কি কুকুর আছে?tomar ki kukur ache?Do you have a dog?
    তোমার কুকুর আছে কি?tomar kukur ache ki?Do you have a dog?

Declension[edit]

Nominative Objective Genitive Locative
Singular কি (ki) কিসের (kiśer) কিসে (kiśe)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hanne-Ruth Thompson, Bengali, →ISBN page 71

Hajong[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

কি (ki)

  1. (interrogative) what