Toni

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See also: toni, tóni, and töni

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Toni

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Antonia, sometimes used as a formal given name.
    • 1979, William Golding, Darkness Visible, page 134:
      "I'm not Toni any more. I'm Antonia." Sophy burst out laughing. "And I'm Sophia."
  2. A male given name

Noun[edit]

Toni (plural Tonis)

  1. (US, slang) A homosexual male who approaches male strangers (who are usually straight) and aggressively persists in asking them for sex.

Usage notes[edit]

Popular in the 1960s and 1970s, commonly in the Washington, D.C. area.

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Alemannic German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Toni m

  1. (Uri) A diminutive of the male given name Anton, equivalent to English Tony.

References[edit]

  • “Toni” in Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & co., page 32.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally a diminutive of Anttoni (Anthony) and Anton.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtoni/, [ˈt̪o̞ni]
  • Hyphenation: To‧ni

Proper noun[edit]

Toni

  1. A male given name.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Toni (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Toni Tonit
genitive Tonin Tonien
partitive Tonia Toneja
illative Toniin Toneihin
singular plural
nominative Toni Tonit
accusative nom. Toni Tonit
gen. Tonin
genitive Tonin Tonien
partitive Tonia Toneja
inessive Tonissa Toneissa
elative Tonista Toneista
illative Toniin Toneihin
adessive Tonilla Toneilla
ablative Tonilta Toneilta
allative Tonille Toneille
essive Tonina Toneina
translative Toniksi Toneiksi
instructive Tonein
abessive Tonitta Toneitta
comitative Toneineen

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