ani

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See also: ANI, Ani, aní, äni, Äni, anı, and -ani

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Portuguese ani or Spanish aní, both from Old Tupi any.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑː.ni/
    • (file)

Noun[edit]

ani (plural anis)

  1. A bird of the genus Crotophaga in the cuckoo family.
Derived terms[edit]
Translations[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ani

  1. plural of anus

References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2021) , “ani”, in Online Etymology Dictionary

Anagrams[edit]


Akan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ani

  1. eye, eyes
    M'ani agye
    My eyes are brightened (I am happy)
    ani den
    (having) hard eyes (= tough, not putting up with anything)

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kotey, Paul A. (1998). Twi-English/English-Twi Dictionary. New York: Hippocrene Books. →ISBN
  • Christaller, Johann Gottlieb (1881) , “àníwa”, in A Dictionary of the Asante and Fante Language Called Tshi (Chwee, Tw̌i)[3], Basel
  • Dolphyne, Florence Abena (1996). A Comprehensive Course in Twi (Asante) for the Non-Twi Learner.
  • Gyekye, Kwame (1995). An Essay on African Philosophical Thought: The Akan.
  • Hollington, Andrea (2015). Traveling Conceptualization.

Aklanon[edit]

Noun[edit]

ani

  1. harvest

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to tani (now, at present, then), from Proto-Albanian *nū, from Proto-Indo-European *nū (now) (cognate to Sanskrit नू (, now)).[1] Occurs in coordination with other particles, cf. nani, nime.

Further related to Arvanitika Albanian αι (, yes)[2] and (Standard) Albanian a (probably, whether; or, there).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ani

  1. (conversational) then, later; later (on)
    Synonyms: pastaj, më vonë, tani, andej, atëherë, tash, tashti
  2. well, so, fine, now
    Synonyms: bet (Gheg), paçka
    Ani, në rregull.
    Well, all right.
    Gheg examples:
    Ani de?
    So what?
    Ani de...
    Well then...

Particle[edit]

ani

  1. even, as if; alas, oh look, ah (expressing laughter, irony, sarcasm, pity, concern, grief, annoyance, distrust)
    Synonym: kish (kishe Gheg), si, sikur, nesë
    Ani kush po qesh!
    As if someone (specific) should laugh! / Oh look who's laughing!
  2. (folklore, poetic) come on, hey; yes, well, alright; oh/ah (a vocative particle or/and complementary poetic tool)
    Synonyms: mori, more, ore, moj, (mar, mana Gheg); po, hej
    Ani mori nuse...
    Well, (oh) you bride...
    (traditional wedding song)

Further reading[edit]

  • [4] adverb and particle ani / aní • Fjalori Shqip (Albanian Dictionary)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir E. (2000) A concise historical grammar of the Albanian language: reconstruction of Proto-Albanian[1], Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, →ISBN, page 206
  2. ^ [2] William Martin Leake (1814), RESEARCHES IN GREECE, Part 1 (chapter romaico (greek) - arvanetic vocabulary), page 335 aí (yes)

Baure[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ani

  1. sky

Biloxi[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Siouan *wa-rį́• (water)

Noun[edit]

ani

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Paula Ferris Einaudi, A grammar of Biloxi (1976)
  • James Owen Dorsey, John Reed Swanton, A Dictionary of the Biloxi and Ofo Languages (1912)

Brunei Malay[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ani

  1. this, these

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Aklanon ani.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧ni

Noun[edit]

ani

  1. a harvest; the yield of harvesting
    1. a harvest of rice
  2. a gain; what is gained

Verb[edit]

ani

  1. to harvest
    1. to harvest rice
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown.

Adverb[edit]

ani

  1. like this

Chickasaw[edit]

Verb[edit]

ani

  1. to produce

Choctaw[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aní(ʔ)/
  • Transcription: ani'

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Chickasaw ani, Alabama aɬi

Noun[edit]

ani (inalienable)

  1. berry
  2. nut
  3. fruit

Declension[edit]

possessive (inalienable) singular paucal plural
first-person ("my, our") siani piani hapiani
second-person ("thy, your") chiani hachiani
third-person ("his, her, its, their") ani

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ani

  1. neither, nor, or (in negative).
    Do Prahy nepojedu ani v sobotu ani v pátek.I will go to Prague neither on Saturday nor on Friday.
  2. even (with negative clause).
    Ani nevím, jestli to udělá.I don't even know if he will do it.

Further reading[edit]

  • ani in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • ani in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ani

  1. Plural form of anus

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ano +‎ -i.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ani (present anas, past anis, future anos, conditional anus, volitive anu)

  1. (intransitive) to be a member, belong (to an organization, group, etc.)
    • January 2011, Christian Declerck, Kontraŭmilita literaturo en Esperanto in La Gazeto 151
      La ĉefroluloj anas en du generacioj de unu familio
      The main characters belong to two generations of one family

Conjugation[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑni/, [ˈɑni]
  • Rhymes: -ɑni
  • Syllabification: a‧ni

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *ani (compare Karelian ani, Veps ańi).

Adverb[edit]

ani

  1. very, extremely
Usage notes[edit]

Except for some archaic expressions, used only to strengthen the words harvoin, harva (in the sense few), harvinainen, varhain and varhainen. Sometimes the words are written together, although separate writing is regarded as correct.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Portuguese ani or Spanish aní, both from Old Tupi any.

Noun[edit]

ani

  1. ani (bird of genus Crotophaga in the cuckoo family)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ani (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative ani anit
genitive anin anien
partitive ania aneja
illative aniin aneihin
singular plural
nominative ani anit
accusative nom. ani anit
gen. anin
genitive anin anien
partitive ania aneja
inessive anissa aneissa
elative anista aneista
illative aniin aneihin
adessive anilla aneilla
ablative anilta aneilta
allative anille aneille
essive anina aneina
translative aniksi aneiksi
instructive anein
abessive anitta aneitta
comitative aneineen
Possessive forms of ani (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person anini animme
2nd person anisi aninne
3rd person aninsa
Hypernyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Noun[edit]

ani m (plural anis)

  1. ani (bird)

Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Inuit *änI(ɣ), from Proto-Eskimo *aNǝ-Lɣun. Cognate with Inuktitut ᐊᓂ (ani), and Nunatsiavummiutut anik.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ɛ.ni/

Noun[edit]

ani (plural anit)

  1. a girl's elder brother

References[edit]


Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *aŋi, from Proto-Central Pacific *aŋi, from Proto-Oceanic *aŋin, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *haŋin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ani

  1. to blow softly (as a breeze)
  2. to beckon; wave

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “ani” in the Hawaiian Dictionary, Revised and Enlarged Edition, University of Hawaii Press, 1986

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ani m

  1. plural of ano

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ani

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あに

Karao[edit]

Noun[edit]

ani

  1. rice harvest

Kashubian[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ani

  1. neither

Kriol[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

English honey.

Noun[edit]

ani

  1. honey

Etymology 2[edit]

English only.

Adverb[edit]

ani

  1. only

Ladin[edit]

Noun[edit]

ani

  1. plural of an

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

ānī

  1. genitive singular of ānus
  2. nominative plural of ānus
  3. vocative plural of ānus

References[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English ǣniġ, āniġ (any), from Proto-Germanic *ainagaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaniː/, /ˈɛniː/, /ˈɔniː/
  • (early) IPA(key): /ˈɑːniː/, /ˈɛːniː/

Determiner[edit]

ani

  1. any

Descendants[edit]

  • English: any
  • Scots: ony, onie
  • Yola: aany

References[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ani

  1. Alternative spelling of aní

Polish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ani.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ani

  1. neither, nor, or
    Nie chce mi się ani jeść, ani pić.
    I feel neither like eating nor drinking.

Further reading[edit]

  • ani in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • ani in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ani m pl

  1. plural of an

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • anè (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader)
  • anel (Surmiran)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ānellus (finger ring).

Noun[edit]

ani m (plural anials or aneals)

  1. (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) ring

Shona[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

aní (plural vanáaní)

  1. (interrogative) who

Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ani

  1. neither
  2. nor
    Nechce sa mi ani jesť ani piť.I feel neither like eating nor drinking.

Further reading[edit]

  • ani in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

ani

  1. harvest

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic آنِيّ(ʾāniyy, timely, present).

Adjective[edit]

ani

  1. sudden (happening quickly and with little or no warning)

Derived terms[edit]


Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ani

  1. plural of ano

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Adverb[edit]

ani

  1. quite, rather
  2. very, highly, extremely
  3. nearly, practically, just about
  4. absolutely, totally
  5. sufficiently, enough
  6. just, exactly
  7. generally, in general

References[edit]