abi

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Chickasaw[edit]

Verb[edit]

abi

  1. to kill
  2. to abort

Choctaw[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Alabama ibi ‎(to kill), Chickasaw abi ‎(to kill)

Noun[edit]

abi

  1. killer, murderer
  2. killing, slaughter

Verb[edit]

abi

  1. to kill, to murder
  2. to be sick or infected (usually with a skin disease)

Related terms[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *api.

Noun[edit]

abi ‎(genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. help

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened form of abiturientti.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɑbi]
  • Hyphenation: a‧bi

Noun[edit]

abi

  1. (colloquial) A candidate for the matriculation examination.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of abi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative abi abit
genitive abin abien
partitive abia abeja
illative abiin abeihin
singular plural
nominative abi abit
accusative nom.? abi abit
gen. abin
genitive abin abien
partitive abia abeja
inessive abissa abeissa
elative abista abeista
illative abiin abeihin
adessive abilla abeilla
ablative abilta abeilta
allative abille abeille
essive abina abeina
translative abiksi abeiksi
instructive abein
abessive abitta abeitta
comitative abeineen

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French habit(s)

Noun[edit]

abi

  1. clothes

Synonyms[edit]


Hiligaynon[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ábi

  1. for instance

Verb[edit]

ábi

  1. imagine
  2. think
  3. say aloud

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

abi

  1. rōmaji reading of あび

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

abī

  1. second-person singular active imperative of abeō

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an earlier abu, still dialectally attested (abi was originally the feminine/neuter dual form), from Proto-Baltic *abu, from Proto-Indo-European *a(m)-bʰou, where the initial part is an old deictic pronoun or particle, reinforcing the meaning “two, both” of the second part. Cognates include Lithuanian abù, abì, Old Prussian abbai, Old Church Slavonic оба ‎(oba), Russian оба ‎(óba), Belarusian оба ‎(obá), обадва ‎(obádva), Ukrainian оба ‎(obá), Bulgarian оба ‎(óba), Czech, Polish oba, Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌹 ‎(bai), German beide, Sanskrit उभौ ‎(ubháu), Ancient Greek ἄμφω ‎(ámphō), Latin ambo, Tocharian A āmpi.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Adjective[edit]

abi (no def., no comp., no sup., no adv.)

  1. both (one and the other of two)
    abas acis, rokas, kājasboth eyes, hands, legs
    satvert abās rokās — to grab with (lit. in) both hands
    abās pusēs ceļam mežs — the road has forest on both sides
    klausīties (ar) abām ausīm — to hear with both ears (= very attentively)
    attālums starp abiem ledus gabaliem ātri auga — the distance between both pieces of ice grew rapidly
  2. (used pronominally) both (the two previously mentioned)
    pie mājas aug divi ozoli, abi tēva stādīti — by the house two oaks grow, both planted by father
    Helēna apskāva māti, un viņas abas nosēdās blakus tēvam — Helēna hugged mother, and both of them sat next to father.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “abi” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

Nigerian Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Yoruba.

Particle[edit]

abi

  1. final interrogative particle on a yes/no question

Palu'e[edit]

api

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central Malayo-Polynesian *api, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *api, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hapuy, from Proto-Austronesian *Sapuy.

Noun[edit]

abi

  1. fire (oxidation reaction)

Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian ape.

Noun[edit]

abi

  1. (Campidanese) bee

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Verb[edit]

abi

  1. to have

Venetian[edit]

Verb[edit]

abi

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive of aver
  2. second-person singular imperative of aver

Volapük[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

abi

  1. but also

See also[edit]


Võro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *api.

Noun[edit]

abi ‎(genitive abi, partitive api)

  1. help, aid, assistance

Declension[edit]