ibi

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See also: Ibi and IBI

Alabama[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Choctaw abi (to kill), Chickasaw abi (to kill)

Verb[edit]

ibi

  1. to kill

Balinese[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ibi

  1. yesterday

Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

10th century; from Proto-Basque *ib- (compare ibar (valley)).

Noun[edit]

ibi

  1. ford

Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian vi, Spanish ahí, Portuguese , and French y, ultimately from Latin ibi.

Adverb[edit]

ibi

  1. there

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Italic *iðei or Proto-Italic *ifei with iambic shortening, from the pronominal stem Proto-Indo-European *éy, whence also is. In the first case cognate to Sanskrit इह (iha, here), Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hidʰá (here), Avestan 𐬌𐬛𐬁(idā, here, in the same way), in the latter recalls the ins.pl. suffix *-bʰi. The same suffix is present in ubi ~ ubī.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ibi or ibī (not comparable)

  1. in that place, there
    Ubī est id? — Ibī est id.
    Where is it? — There it is.
  2. (of time) then, thereupon
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Descendants[edit]
  • Italo-Romance:
    • Italian: ivi, vi quivi
  • Sardinian:
  • Gallo-Italic:
    • Piedmontese: i
  • Northern Gallo-Romance:
    • Old French: iv (Oaths of Strasbourg)
  • Southern Gallo-Romance:
    • Catalan: hi
    • Occitan: i
    • Aragonese: i, bi, ibi
      • Ribagorçan: ie (enclitic)
  • Ibero-Romance:
    • Asturian: ehí
    • Navarro-Aragonese: ive, ye
    • Old Portuguese: i, y
      • Galician:
      • Portuguese:
    • Old Spanish: y
  • Borrowings:

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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ībī

  1. dative/ablative singular of ībis

References[edit]

  • ibi”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ibi”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ibi in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “ibī”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 295
  • Meyer-Lübke, Wilhelm (1911), “ibi”, in Romanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), page 312

Phuthi[edit]

Noun[edit]

íbí 9 (plural tíbí 10)

  1. sin

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Sardinian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ibi. Found in various Nuorese-speaking towns, along with the variant ibe.

Adverb[edit]

ibi

  1. there

References[edit]

  • Wagner, Max Leopold (1960–1964), “íƀi”, in Dizionario etimologico sardo, Heidelberg

Timucua[edit]

Noun[edit]

ibi

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Julian Granberry, A Grammar and Dictionary of the Timucua Language (1993, →ISBN

Tiruray[edit]

Noun[edit]

ibi

  1. iguana

Yoruba[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ìbì

  1. pushing, rolling, swaying of something
    Ìbì omi òkunThe rolling of the waves of the ocean
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

ì- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ bi (to question, enquire)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ìbi

  1. questioning, question, enquiring
    Synonym: ìbéèrè
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Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ìbi or ìbí

  1. ancestry
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From ì- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (to give birth to)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ìbí

  1. birth
  2. ancestry
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Etymology 5[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ibí

  1. this place or location, here
    Ibí l'a gbé sin babaHere is where we buried the father

Etymology 6[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ibi

  1. place, locus, location
    Synonyms: ibẹ̀, ibè
    Ibi òmíràn-án jẹ́ ilẹ̀ rere; ibi òmíràn-án jẹ́ ilẹ̀ aṣálẹ̀Some places have good soil, other places are barren land
  2. position, point, degree
  3. somewhere
  4. reason, on account of, perspective of
    Ibi ajá ni a ti ń mọ òkúrorò àpọ́nIt is from the perspective of the dog that we know of the mean bachelor
    (proverb on perspective)
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Etymology 7[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ibi

  1. placenta
    Synonym: ibi-ọmọ
    Ijọ́ a bá ríbi ni ibi í wọlẹ̀The day we see the placenta is the day we bury it in the ground

Etymology 8[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ibi

  1. evil, wickedness
    Synonyms: búburú, ìwà burúkú, bìlísì
    Wọ́n fi ibi san án fun olóoreThey repaid their benefactor with evil
  2. misfortune, tragedy
    Ibi bá wọ́nThey encountered great misfortune
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