こい

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See also: ごい

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with standard Japanese これ (kore, this thing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

こい (koi

  1. (dialect, Kagoshima) this thing
    • 1984 November 15, Murakami, Motoka, “()(げん)(りゅう)()(だか)(まき) [Hidaka of Jigen Style]”, in ()()()(けん) [Musashi’s Sword], volume 17 (fiction), Tokyo: Shogakukan, →ISBN, page 37:
      こい(かた)(しい)()じゃっ。(たか)さは(ひと)()(たけ)(おな)173(ひゃくななじゅうさん)182(ひゃくはちじゅうに)センチ(ちょっ)(けい)15(じゅうご)センチ。
      Koi wa kataka shī no ki ja'. Takasa wa hiton setake to onaji hyakunanajūsan~hyakuhachijūni senchi chokkei wa jūgo senchi.
      Dis post’s made o’ hard chinkapin wood. It’s 173 to 182 cm tall, about an adult’s height, and 15 cm wide.

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of こい – see the following entry.
濃い
[adjective] deep (color), strong (flavor, smell, etc.)
[adjective] dense
(This term, こい, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)
For pronunciation and definitions of こい – see the following entry.
S
[noun] love, especially romantic love
[noun] longing, yearning
[proper noun] a female given name
(This term, こい, is an alternative spelling of the above term.
For a list of all kanji read as こい, not just those used in Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji read as こい.)
For pronunciation and definitions of こい – see the following entry.
J
[noun] carp, specifically, the common carp (Cyprinus carpio)
[proper noun] a surname​.
Alternative spelling
コイ
(This term, こい, is an alternative spelling of the above term.
For a list of all kanji read as こい, not just those used in Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji read as こい.)
For pronunciation and definitions of こい – see 請い.
(This term, こい, is an alternative spelling of the above terms.)

(The following entry is uncreated: 請い.)

For pronunciation and definitions of こい – see the following entry.
来い
[verb] imperative of 来る
(This term, こい, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)
For pronunciation and definitions of こい – see the following entry.
故意
[noun] intention, purpose
[noun] bad faith
[noun] (law) mens rea (guilty mind)
(This term, こい, is an alternative spelling of the above Sino-Japanese term.)

(The following entries are uncreated: 古意, 虎威.)