bini

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See also: Bini, bînî, and bíniʼ

Betawi[edit]

Noun[edit]

bini

  1. wife

Brunei Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cognate with Malay bini

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /bi.ni/

Noun[edit]

bini

  1. wife

Antonyms[edit]

  • laki (husband)

Usage notes[edit]

If reduplicated as bini-bini, it means female.


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bini m

  1. plural of bino

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bīnī

  1. nominative masculine plural of bīnus
  2. genitive masculine singular of bīnus
  3. genitive neuter singular of bīnus
  4. vocative masculine plural of bīnus

References[edit]

  • bini in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bini in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • bini in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be absolutely ignorant of arithmetic: bis bina quot sint non didicisse
    • (ambiguous) to lend at 24 per cent.[TR1: binis centesimis fenerari

Lindu[edit]

Noun[edit]

bini

  1. tuft; cluster

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
b-n-j

From Arabic بِناء(bināʾ). The final -i either by influence of binja or as a relict of word-final imala, for whose existence in older Maltese there is good evidence (it may have been lost through influence of the Romance feminine -a); compare also biki from Arabic بُكاء(bukāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bini m (plural binjiet)

  1. (uncountable) the act of building
  2. Alternative form of binja (a building, structure).

Related terms[edit]


Papiamentu[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish venir and Kabuverdianu ben.

Verb[edit]

bini

  1. to come

Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

binì

  1. modesty

Synonyms[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bini

  1. accusative singular of bin
  2. third-person singular possessive of bin

Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *-bilí, from Proto-Bantu *-bàdɪ́.

Adjective[edit]

-biní

  1. two

Inflection[edit]

Adjective concord, tone LH
Modifier Copulative
positive negative positive negative
1st singular endimbini endingembini ndimbini andimbini
2nd singular ombini ongembini umbini awumbini
1st plural esibabini esingebabini sibabini asibabini
2nd plural enibabini eningebabini nibabini anibabini
Class 1 ombini ongembini mbini akambini
Class 2 ababini abangebabini babini abababini
Class 3 ombini ongembini mbini awumbini
Class 4 emibini engemibini mibini ayimibini
Class 5 elibini elingelibini libini alilibini
Class 6 amabini angemabini mabini awamabini
Class 7 esibini esingesibini sibini asisibini
Class 8 ezimbini ezingezimbini zimbini azizimbini
Class 9 embini engembini imbini ayiyimbini
Class 10 ezimbini ezingezimbini zimbini azizimbini
Class 11 olubini olungelubini lubini alulubini
Class 14 obubini obungebubini bubini abububini
Class 15 okubini okungekubini kubini akukubini
Class 17 okubini okungekubini kubini akukubini