hori

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See also: Hori, Hóri, hōri, Hōri, hoři, and hoří

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Maori Hōri (George). Doublet of George.

Noun[edit]

hori (plural horis)

  1. (New Zealand, slang, sometimes pejorative) A Maori.

Usage notes[edit]

May be pejorative when used by non-Maoris.

Anagrams[edit]


Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Southern) /oɾi/, [o̞.ɾi]
  • IPA(key): (Northern) /hoɾi/, [ɦo̞.ɾi]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unclear. Possibly contains the participial suffix -i, while the first element has been interpreted as (h)or (dog), thus literally meaning “the color of dogs” or “tawny”.[1][2][3][4]

Adjective[edit]

hori (comparative horiago, superlative horien, excessive horiegi)

  1. yellow

See also[edit]

Colors in Basque · koloreak (layout · text)
     zuri      gris      beltz
             gorri              laranja; marroi              hori
                          berde             
                          oztin              urdin
             ubel              more              arrosa

References[edit]

  1. ^ hori” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  2. ^ hori” in Etymological Dictionary of Basque by R. L. Trask, sussex.ac.uk
  3. ^ Azkue, Resurrección María de (1905–1906), “hori”, in Diccionario vasco-español-francés = Dictionnaire basque-espagnol-français [Basque-Spanish-French Dictionary] (in Spanish and French), volume 2, Bilbao, page 126
  4. ^ Lakarra, Joseba A. (2002), “Etimologiae (proto)uasconicae LXV”, in Seminario de Filología Vasca «Julio de Urquijo»[1], page 434

Further reading[edit]

  • hori” in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • Mitxelena, Koldo L. (1961) Fonética histórica vasca [Basque Historical Phonetics] (Obras completas de Luis Michelena; 1) (in Spanish), Diputación Foral de Guipuzkoa, published 1990, →ISBN, page 182

Etymology 2[edit]

Determiner[edit]

hori

  1. that

Pronoun[edit]

hori

  1. (demonstrative) that one
Declension[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

hori

  1. plural of horo

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hori

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ほり

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

horī

  1. present active infinitive of horior

References[edit]

  • hori”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Livvi[edit]

Hori.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hori (genitive horin, partitive horii)

  1. clothes moth

Declension[edit]

Declension of hori (Type 14/hori, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative hori horit
genitive horin horiloin
partitive horii horiloi
illative horih horiloih
inessive horis horilois
elative horispäi horiloispäi
allative horile horiloile
adessive horil horiloil
ablative horilpäi horiloilpäi
translative horikse horiloikse
essive horinnu horiloinnu
abessive horittah horiloittah
comitative horinke horiloinke
instructive horiloin
prolative horiči

References[edit]

  • Tatjana Boiko (2019) Suuri Karjal-Venʹalaine Sanakniigu (livvin murreh) [The Big Karelian-Russian dictionary (Livvi dialect)], 2nd edition, →ISBN, page 61

Middle English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hori

  1. Alternative form of hory

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From horă.

Verb[edit]

a hori (third-person singular present horește, past participle horit4th conj.

  1. to dance

Conjugation[edit]


Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English hold.

Verb[edit]

hori

  1. to hold
  2. to hold onto, to retain, to catch
    Hori a f’furuman!Hold the thief!
  3. (transitive, intransitive) to keep (in a particular state)

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Omani Arabic هوري(hōrī), from an Indian source, likely Hindi होड़ी (hoṛī) or Gujarati હોડી (hoḍī).

Noun[edit]

hori (ma class, plural mahori)

  1. a kind of canoe

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic خَوْر(ḵawr).

Noun[edit]

hori (n class, plural hori)

  1. creek, inlet