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 Provençal [Term?].

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hui

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

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hui f (uncountable)

  1. (dated, dialectal) whey
    Synonyms: wei

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hui

  1. oh! (an exclamation cried when scared)

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 noun aujourd'hui

German[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hui

  1. an exclamation of pleasant surprise

Further reading[edit]

  • hui in Duden online

Hawaiian[edit]

Noun[edit]

hui

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

Verb[edit]

hui

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

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]

  • hui in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • hui in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • hui” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • hui in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

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]


Northern Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

hui

  1. very

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.