hangi

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See also: Hàn-gí

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Maori hāngi.

Noun[edit]

hangi (plural hangis or hangi)

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  1. (New Zealand) A traditional Māori method of cooking food using heated rocks buried in a pit oven.
  2. (New Zealand, uncountable) Food cooked in this way.
    • 2015, Anne Ashby, Worlds Collide
      He glanced at the formal setting in front of him, wishing he could be at a marae eating hangi right now.

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish هانكی (hangi), حنغی (hangi, which), from Old Anatolian Turkish [script needed] (kankı, which), from Proto-Turkic [Term?]. Ultimately cognate to Turkish hani (where), Old Uyghur [script needed] (kanu, what, which), Karakhanid [script needed] (kayū, what, which), Bashkir ҡайһы (qayhï, which), Kyrgyz кай (kay, what, which), but its relation to the original word is obscure.[1]

Pronoun[edit]

hangi

  1. (interrogative) which
    Hangi ayda doğdun?Which month were you born in?

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Usage notes[edit]
  • Note: Declension of the singular form requires hangi-si, which literally translates to “which one, which of”.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Clauson, Gerard (1972), “ka:ñu:”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 632