hui

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See also: Hui, huí, huì, huī, and huǐ

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Maori.

Noun[edit]

hui (plural huis)

  1. (New Zealand) A Māori social gathering or assembly.

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hodiē, from hōc +‎ diē (literally on this day), through Vulgar Latin *oie and Old Occitan [Term?].

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hui

  1. (Valencia) Alternative form of avui
  2. (other dialects) Archaic form of avui.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɦœy̯/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hui
  • Rhymes: -œy̯

Noun[edit]

hui f (uncountable)

  1. (dated, dialectal) whey
    Synonym: wei

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhui̯/, [ˈhui̯]
  • Rhymes: -ui
  • Hyphenation: hui

Interjection[edit]

hui

  1. oh! (an exclamation when scared or startled)

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French hui, from Vulgar Latin *oie, from Latin hodiē, from hōc (this) + diē.

Cognate with Occitan uòi, uèi, Catalan hui and avui, Galician hoxe, Spanish hoy, Portuguese hoje and Italian oggi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hui

  1. (obsolete) today

Usage notes[edit]

  • Only used in contemporary French in the word aujourd'hui

German[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hui

  1. an exclamation of pleasant surprise

Further reading[edit]

  • hui in Duden online

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

hui

  1. club, organization
  2. company, firm
  3. combination
  4. cluster
  5. (music) chorus (refrain)
  6. (mathematics) plus sign

Verb[edit]

hui

  1. (intransitive) to meet
  2. (intransitive) to unite, join
  3. (intransitive) to combine

See also[edit]


Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

hui

  1. plural of huo

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hui

  1. ho!, my word! (expressing surprise)
  2. ooh!, aah! (expressing admiration)

References[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hui (Zhuyin ˙ㄏㄨㄟ)

  1. Pinyin transcription of 𣌭

hui

  1. Nonstandard spelling of huī.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of huí.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of huǐ.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of huì.

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.

See also[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hui

  1. Alternative form of he

References[edit]


Northern Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈhuj/

Adverb[edit]

hui

  1. very

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[2], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *oie, from Latin hodiē.

Noun[edit]

hui m

  1. today

Descendants[edit]

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

hui

  1. First-person singular (yo) preterite indicative form of huir.