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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. ti, Cordyline fruticosa

Etymology 2[edit]

English key

Noun[edit]

  1. key

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

  1. Rōmaji transcription of キー

Maori[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from East Polynesian. Compare Rapa Nui , Hawaiian ‘ī, Tahitian i.

Verb[edit]

  1. to say, speak, express, utter, call, mention, tell, designate

Noun[edit]

  1. saying, word

Etymology 2[edit]

Inherited from Tahitic. Compare Tahitian ‘ī.

Noun[edit]

  1. (stative) to be full

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from English key.

Noun[edit]

  1. key

Verb[edit]

  1. to lock
  2. (stative) to be locked