afi

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See also: afí and AFI

Ewe[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

afi

  1. mouse

Ibanag[edit]

Noun[edit]

afi

  1. fire

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse afi, from Proto-Germanic *abô.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

afi m (genitive singular afa, nominative plural afar)

  1. grandfather

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Jamaican Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

'ave (have) +‎ fi (to)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈafɪ/
  • Hyphenation: a‧fi

Verb[edit]

afi

  1. Alternative spelling of haffi; have to; must
    • 2020 December 29, Andre Williams, “Rose Town Man Killed While Preparing Christmas Meal - Three Murdered On Christmas, Boxing Days”, in Jamaica Gleaner[1] (in English):
      “We in fear of we life, but we afi stay []
      We're in fear of our life, but we have to stay []

Kom (Cameroon)[edit]

Adverb[edit]

afi

  1. there, (over) yonder (in a place away from yet visible to the speaker and listener(s))

References[edit]

  • Randy Jones, Provisional Kom - English lexicon (2001, Yaoundé, Cameroon)

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *abô.

Noun[edit]

afi m (genitive afa, plural afar)

  1. grandfather

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Faroese: avi
  • Icelandic: afi

References[edit]

  • afi in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Samoan[edit]

afi

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

afi

  1. fire (oxidation reaction)

Tokelauan[edit]

Te afi (1).
Nā afi (2).
Te afi (3).
Te afi (4).

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *afi. Cognates include Hawaiian ahi and Samoan afi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.fi/
  • Hyphenation: a‧fi

Noun[edit]

afi

  1. fire
  2. match
  3. lighter
  4. engine, motor
  5. (colloquial) eyes

References[edit]

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[2], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 6

Tongan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

afi

  1. fire (oxidation reaction)