fini

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See also: finí, finì, finî, and fíni

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian finire, French finir, ultimately from Latin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈfini]
  • Audio:
    (file)
  • Rhymes: -ini
  • Hyphenation: fi‧ni

Verb[edit]

fini (present finas, past finis, future finos, conditional finus, volitive finu)

  1. (transitive) to end, finish
    La kudristino devas baldaŭ fini la robon.The seamstress should finish the dress soon.

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

fini (feminine finie, masculine plural finis, feminine plural finies)

  1. past participle of finir

Noun[edit]

fini m (plural finis)

  1. aspect or texture of what has been completed
    Un fini lisseA smooth finish

Adjective[edit]

fini (feminine finie, masculine plural finis, feminine plural finies)

  1. completed or done
  2. which has come to an end
  3. (technical, philosophy) which has an end, limited, finite
  4. which has been carefully done
  5. (derogatory) whose art has been perfected; accomplished; complete
    Un menteur finiAn accomplished liar.
    Un abruti fini, un connard fini(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  6. which has been morally damaged and has lost his reputation; done for
    • 1874, Émile Zola, La Conquête de Plassans,
      On peut dormir en paix : c’est un homme fini, qui ne se mêlera plus des affaires de Plassans.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  7. readily useable
    Produits finisManufactured products

Further reading[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French fini.

Adjective[edit]

fini (indeclinable, predicative only)

  1. (colloquial, only used as a predicative adjective) done, finished

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French finir (finish).

Verb[edit]

fini

  1. to finish

Ido[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fini

  1. plural of fino

Interlingua[edit]

Verb[edit]

fini

  1. present of finir
  2. imperative of finir

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfi.ni/
  • Rhymes: -ini
  • Hyphenation: fì‧ni

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

fini f

  1. plural of fine (end, conclusion)

Noun[edit]

fini m

  1. plural of fine (end, aim, goal)

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fini

  1. plural of fine

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fini

  1. masculine plural of fino

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈfiː.niː/, [ˈfiːniː]

Noun[edit]

fīnī

  1. dative/ablative singular of fīnis

Verb[edit]

fīnī

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of fīniō

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French finir.

Verb[edit]

fini (medial form fini)

  1. to finish

Derived terms[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fini

  1. inflection of fine:
    1. accusative/dative singular
    2. nominative/vocative/accusative dual/plural

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

fini

  1. Alternative spelling of fíni

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
fini ḟini fini
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French finir, from Latin finire.

Verb[edit]

a fini (third-person singular present finește, past participle finit4th conj.

  1. to finish

Conjugation[edit]


Sranan Tongo[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fini

  1. fine

Ternate[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Tetum fini (seed) and Malay benih (seed).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fini

  1. a seed

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Tetum[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *bini, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *binehiq, compare Malay benih.

Noun[edit]

fini

  1. seed

Uab Meto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bəniq.

Noun[edit]

fini

  1. seed (fertilized grain)