hai

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A purposeful misspelling.

Interjection[edit]

hai

  1. (Internet slang) hi

Anagrams[edit]


'Are'are[edit]

Numeral[edit]

hai

  1. four

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Adzera[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hai

  1. yes

Angor[edit]

Noun[edit]

hai

  1. fire

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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

hai

  1. third-person singular present indicative of haber

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< Swedish haj (shark), < Dutch haai (shark)

Noun[edit]

hai (genitive hai, partitive haid)

  1. shark

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɑi̯/, [ˈhɑi̯]
  • Rhymes: -ɑi
  • Syllabification: hai

Etymology 1[edit]

< Swedish haj (shark) < Dutch haai (shark) < Old Norse hákarl (shark)

Noun[edit]

hai

  1. shark
Declension[edit]
Inflection of hai (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
nominative hai hait
genitive hain haiden
haitten
partitive haita haita
illative haihin haihin
singular plural
nominative hai hait
accusative nom. hai hait
gen. hain
genitive hain haiden
haitten
partitive haita haita
inessive haissa haissa
elative haista haista
illative haihin haihin
adessive hailla hailla
ablative hailta hailta
allative haille haille
essive haina haina
translative haiksi haiksi
instructive hain
abessive haitta haitta
comitative haineen
Possessive forms of hai (type maa)
possessor singular plural
1st person haini haimme
2nd person haisi hainne
3rd person hainsa
Synonyms[edit]
Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

< English high < high card

Noun[edit]

hai

  1. (poker) high card
Usage notes[edit]

Often preceded with the rank of the high card, such as ässähai for "ace high (card)".

Declension[edit]
Inflection of hai (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
nominative hai hait
genitive hain haiden
haitten
partitive haita haita
illative haihin haihin
singular plural
nominative hai hait
accusative nom. hai hait
gen. hain
genitive hain haiden
haitten
partitive haita haita
inessive haissa haissa
elative haista haista
illative haihin haihin
adessive hailla hailla
ablative hailta hailta
allative haille haille
essive haina haina
translative haiksi haiksi
instructive hain
abessive haitta haitta
comitative haineen
Possessive forms of hai (type maa)
possessor singular plural
1st person haini haimme
2nd person haisi hainne
3rd person hainsa
Coordinate terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Verb[edit]

hai

  1. first-person singular present active indicative of havoir

Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

hai

  1. third-person singular present indicative of haber
    Hai dous nomes diferentes. — "There are two different names."

Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hai

  1. hi

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hai

  1. second-person singular present indicative of avere

Anagrams[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hai

  1. Rōmaji transcription of はい

Jersey Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Dutch hij (he). Compare German Low German hei (he).

Pronoun[edit]

hai

  1. he
    • 1912, Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsche taal— en letterkunde, volumes 31-32, page 309:
      Hai waz nît tevrêde täus []
      He was not content at home []

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hai

  1. Nonstandard spelling of hāi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of hái.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of hǎi.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of hài.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

hai (plural haies)

  1. Alternative form of haye (hunting net)

Etymology 2[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hai

  1. Alternative form of hey (hey)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

hai (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of hey (hay)

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

hai (plural haies)

  1. Alternative form of heye (hedge)

Etymology 5[edit]

Verb[edit]

hai

  1. Alternative form of haven (to have)

Navajo[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • xai (in older Americanist literature)

Etymology[edit]

From the root -HAI (a winter or a year passes)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [xɑj]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

hai

  1. winter
    Haigo deeskʼaaz łeh.It’s usually cold in the winter.

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Seasons in Navajo · (layout · text)
daan (spring) shį́ (summer) aakʼeed (autumn) hai (winter)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch haai

Noun[edit]

hai m (definite singular haien, indefinite plural haier, definite plural haiene)

  1. a shark

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch haai

Noun[edit]

hai m (definite singular haien, indefinite plural haiar, definite plural haiane)

  1. a shark

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Okinawan[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hai

  1. Rōmaji transcription of はい

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hai

  1. (with subjunctives) let's
    hai mergem
    let's go

Usage notes[edit]

Hai is a word expressing inclination toward an action. It is often used to introduce suggestions, such as that in the given example.

Related terms[edit]


Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Puter, Vallader) hei

Interjection[edit]

hai

  1. (Vallader) yes (used to indicate agreement with the speaker in a conversation)

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) gea
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Vallader) bain
  • (Sursilvan) gie, (Sursilvan) bein
  • (Sutsilvan) bagn
  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) ea
  • (Surmiran) gea bagn
  • (Puter, Vallader) bainschi, schi

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hai

  1. (Chile) Informal second-person singular (vos) present indicative form of haber.
  2. (archaic, impersonal third-person singular indicative present of haber) there is, there are
    Hai dos tiendas que venden películas.
    There are two stores that sell films.
    Synonym: hay

Swahili[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hai (invariable)

  1. alive (not dead)
  2. organic (living)

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English hi.

Interjection[edit]

hai

  1. hello

Vietnamese[edit]

Vietnamese cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : hai
    Ordinal : thứ nhì, thứ hai

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *haːr, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ɓaar (or some variant presented by Proto-Palaungic *lʔaar, Khasi ar, Central Nicobarese [Nancowry] âṅ; Shorto reconstructed Pre-Mon-Khmer *biʔaar). An /h/ appeared in a similar manner to hết and hắn. Cognate with Muong hal, Khmer ពីរ (pii), Bahnar 'bar, Pacoh bar, Khasi ar, Mon ၜါ (ba).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

hai (, 𠄩)

  1. two

Adjective[edit]

hai (, 𠄩)

  1. (Southern Vietnam, of a sibling) eldest; firstborn
    anh/chị hai
    eldest brother/sister
    bác hai
    eldest brother/sister of one's parent
    Synonym: cả

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Zhuang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese (MC kʰʌi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hai (Sawndip forms 𢵱, , , ⿰𫔭害, old orthography hai)

  1. to open

Zou[edit]

Noun[edit]

hai

  1. mango
  2. cup

Verb[edit]

hai

  1. chew, masticate
  2. skim off
  3. forget

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