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]

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

Middle English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hori

  1. Alternative form of hory

Swahili[edit]

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