ini

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Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)ni, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)ni.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: i‧ni
  • IPA(key): /ʔiˈni/

Determiner[edit]

ini

  1. this (the (thing) here)
  2. this (known (thing) just mentioned)
  3. this (known (thing) about to be mentioned)
  4. this (known (thing) that the speaker does not think is known to the audience)

Pronoun[edit]

ini

  1. this (The thing, item, etc. being indicated)

Gavião do Jiparaná[edit]

Noun[edit]

ini

  1. hammock

References[edit]

  • 1984, Denny Moore, Syntax of the Language of the Gavião Indians of Rondônia, Brazil, page 25.

Ghotuo[edit]

Noun[edit]

īní or ínī

  1. elephant

References[edit]

  • The Phonological Representation of Suprasegmentals →ISBN, Koen Bogers, Harry van der Hulst, Maarten Mous (editors), 1986

Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Inuit *ǝnǝ (place, room, house), from Proto-Eskimo *ǝnǝ (dwelling place, house).

Noun[edit]

ini (plural init)

  1. room
  2. nest

Declension[edit]


Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)ni, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)ni.

Pronoun[edit]

ini

  1. this

See also[edit]



Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay ini, from Proto-Malayic *(i)ni(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)ni, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)ni.

Adverb[edit]

ini

  1. only, just
    • 1999, Potret, Kentut Siapa?, Aquarius Musikindo:
      Alami ini dan pasti pernah
      It's only natural and everyone has done it before

Determiner[edit]

ini

  1. this (the (thing) here)
  2. this (known (thing) just mentioned)
  3. this (known (thing) about to be mentioned)
  4. this (known (thing) that the speaker does not think is known to the audience)

Pronoun[edit]

ini

  1. this (The thing, item, etc. being indicated)

Usage notes[edit]


Kapampangan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)ni, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)ni (compare Indonesian ini)

Pronoun[edit]

ini

  1. this (the thing, item, etc. being pointed)

Kikuyu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ini 5 (plural mani)

  1. liver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yukawa, Yasutoshi (1981). "A Tentative Tonal Analysis of Kikuyu Nouns: A Study of Limuru Dialect." In Journal of Asian and African Studies, No. 22, 75–123.
  2. ^ Yukawa, Yasutoshi (1985). "A Second Tentative Tonal Analysis of Kikuyu Nouns." In Journal of Asian and African Studies, No. 29, 190–231.
  • Muiru, David N. (2007). Wĩrute Gĩgĩkũyũ: Marĩtwa Ma Gĩgĩkũyũ Mataũrĩtwo Na Gĩthũngũ, pp. 11, 34.

Kou[edit]

Noun[edit]

ini

  1. (Asas) louse

Further reading[edit]


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

inī

  1. second-person singular active imperative of ineō

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Talang Tuo inscription, 684AD. From Proto-Malayic *(i)ni(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)ni, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)ni.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ini

  1. this (the (thing) here)
  2. this (known (thing) just mentioned)
  3. this (known (thing) about to be mentioned)
  4. this (known (thing) that the speaker does not think is known to the audience)

Pronoun[edit]

ini (Jawi spelling اين‎)

  1. this (The thing, item, etc. being indicated)

Usage notes[edit]


Pitjantjatjara[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ini

  1. name
  2. word (especially a word written down)

Derived terms[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ini

  1. inflection of in:
    1. masculine nominative/vocative plural
    2. definite masculine nominative/vocative singular
    3. definite inanimate masculine accusative singular

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English in.

Preposition[edit]

ini

  1. in

Adverb[edit]

ini

  1. inside

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ini (ma class, plural maini)

  1. liver (organ of the body)
  2. heart (seat of the emotions and feelings)

Tausug[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)ni.

Pronoun[edit]

ini

  1. this

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ini

  1. accusative singular of in
  2. third-person singular simple present possessive of in

Uneapa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *(i-)ni (this), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)ni, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)ni.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ini

  1. that

Further reading[edit]

  • Terry Crowley et al, The Oceanic Languages (2013), page 364
  • Johnston, R.L. 1982. "Proto-Kimbe and the New Guinea Oceanic hypothesis". In Halim, A., Carrington, L. and Wurm, S.A. editors. Papers from the Third International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics, Vol. 1: Currents in Oceanic, 59-95.

Volapük[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ini

  1. into

Waray-Waray[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

iní

  1. this

West Makian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly related to the stem found in Ternate ngoni.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ini (possessive prefix fi)

  1. second-person plural pronoun, you all

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[1], Pacific linguistics

Yosondúa Mixtec[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mixtec *ínì.

Noun[edit]

ini

  1. stomach

Preposition[edit]

ini

  1. inside

References[edit]

  • Beaty de Farris, Kathryn; et al. (2012) Diccionario básico del mixteco de Yosondúa, Oaxaca (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 46)‎[2] (in Spanish), third edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 10

Zazaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

ini (c)

  1. this
  2. fountain