gari

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See also: garí and gári

Afar[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

garí f

  1. giraffe

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gári m

  1. proximity

References[edit]

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Basque *gali.[1] Possibly an old Wanderwort. Compare Old Armenian գարի (gari, barley) and Georgian ქერი (keri, barley).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gari inan

  1. wheat

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ gari” in Etymological Dictionary of Basque by R. L. Trask, sussex.ac.uk

Further reading[edit]

  • gari” in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • gari” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gari

  1. Rōmaji transcription of がり

Krio[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Yoruba gàrí

Noun[edit]

gari

  1. cassava flour

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

garī

  1. genitive singular of garum

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

gari m

  1. nominative plural form of gars
  2. vocative plural form of gars

Adjective[edit]

gari

  1. nominative plural masculine form of garš

Adverb[edit]

gari

  1. long; adverbial form of garš
    gari un plaši skaidrotto explain long and broadly (= fully, thoroughly)
    gari stiepts svilpiensa long drawn whistle
    gari elpo JānelisJānelis breathes long (= draws a long breath)

Maore Comorian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Swahili gari, from Hindi गाड़ी (gāṛī).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gari 5 (plural magari 6)

  1. car (automobile)
  2. vehicle

References[edit]

  • gari” in Outils & Ressources pour l'Exploitation de la Langue Comorienne, 2008.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named after French businessman Aleixo Gary, who in 1876 was contracted by the government of Rio de Janeiro to provide sanitation services.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡaˈɾi/
  • Hyphenation: ga‧ri

Noun[edit]

gari m, f (plural garis)

  1. (Brazil) street sweeper

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gari

  1. (of food) Well-cooked and ready to eat.

Swahili[edit]

gari

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Omani Arabic [script needed] (gāri, car), from Hindi गाड़ी (gāṛī, cart, car)/Urdu گاڑی(gāṛī) or Persian گاری(gārī, cart).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡa.ri/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

gari (ma class, plural magari)

  1. car (automobile)
  2. vehicle (any vehicle, including wagons and trains)

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Chichewa: galimoto
  • Kamba: ngali
  • Kikuyu: ngari
  • Meru: ngari
  • Maore Comorian: gari

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gari

  1. Soft mutation of cari.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cari gari nghari chari
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Yoruba[edit]

Noun[edit]

gàrí

  1. cassava flour