kali

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Arabic قِلْي(qily). See alkali.

Noun[edit]

kali (uncountable)

  1. The prickly glasswort (Kali turgida, formerly Salsola kali).
    • 1765, Temple H. Croker, Thomas Williams, Samuel Clarke, The Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences: Volume 2
      But the kali is principally regarded, on account of its yielding copiously, when burnt, the fixed alkaline salt called soda []

Etymology 2[edit]

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Uncertain; see arnis#Name at Wikipedia for more.

Noun[edit]

kali (uncountable)

  1. Traditional Philippine stick fighting, a martial art.
    Synonyms: arnis, eskrima

Anagrams[edit]


Betawi[edit]

Noun[edit]

kali

  1. river

Central Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kali

  1. building, house.

Dupaningan Agta[edit]

Noun[edit]

kali

  1. kind of large bird

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Finnish kalja. Possibly a pre-Balto-Slavic Indo-European loan, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂al-ew-yo-.

Noun[edit]

kali (genitive kalja, partitive kalja)

  1. kvass

Declension[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑli/, [ˈkɑli]
  • Rhymes: -ɑli
  • Syllabification: ka‧li

Noun[edit]

kali

  1. potassium
  2. potassium oxide

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kali (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative kali kalit
genitive kalin kalien
partitive kalia kaleja
illative kaliin kaleihin
singular plural
nominative kali kalit
accusative nom. kali kalit
gen. kalin
genitive kalin kalien
partitive kalia kaleja
inessive kalissa kaleissa
elative kalista kaleista
illative kaliin kaleihin
adessive kalilla kaleilla
ablative kalilta kaleilta
allative kalille kaleille
essive kalina kaleina
translative kaliksi kaleiksi
instructive kalein
abessive kalitta kaleitta
comitative kaleineen
Possessive forms of kali (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person kalini kalimme
2nd person kalisi kalinne
3rd person kalinsa

Anagrams[edit]


Ilocano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kali, from Proto-Austronesian *kalih.

Verb[edit]

kali (used in the form ikali)

  1. to dig (to move hard-packed earth out of the way)

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay kali.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kali (plural, first-person possessive kaliku, second-person possessive kalimu, third-person possessive kalinya)

  1. times
    Aku pergi ke sana dua kali sebulan.
    Tiga kali empat sama dengan dua belas.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Javanese kali.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kali (plural, first-person possessive kaliku, second-person possessive kalimu, third-person possessive kalinya)

  1. river

Etymology 3[edit]

Unknown

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kali (plural, first-person possessive kaliku, second-person possessive kalimu, third-person possessive kalinya)

Adverb[edit]

kali

  1. (Medan, slang) very

Synonyms[edit]


Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

kali

  1. 2nd person singular past indicative form of kalt

Javanese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

kali (ngoko kali, krama lèpèn)

  1. river
    Hyponyms: bangawan, kalèn

References[edit]

  • "kali" in Tim Balai Bahasa Yogyakarta, Kamus Basa Jawa (Bausastra Jawa). Kanisius, Yogyakarta

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *kali, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kali, from Proto-Austronesian *kalih.

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

kali (used in the form mengali)

  1. Obsolete form of gali.
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

kali

Noun[edit]

kali (Jawi spelling کالي‎, plural kali-kali, informal 1st possessive kaliku, impolite 2nd possessive kalimu, 3rd possessive kalinya)

  1. river (large stream which drains a landmass)
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

kali

  1. times

Verb[edit]

kali

  1. to times, to multiply

Further reading[edit]


Ngiyambaa[edit]

Noun[edit]

kali

  1. (Waangaybuwan) water
    • 2001, Mood and Modality →ISBN:
      ɡaliː-ŋinda-ɡila ŋiyanu balu-y-aɡa
      water-CARIT-HYPOTH we+PL+NOM die-CM-IRR
      we'll probably die for lack of water

Alternative forms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Barry Alpher, Proto-Pama-Nyungan etyma, in Claire Bowern, Harold James Koch, Australian Languages: Classification and the Comparative Method (2004, →ISBN

Romani[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kali

  1. feminine singular of kalo

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Verb[edit]

kali (Cyrillic spelling кали)

  1. inflection of káliti:
    1. third-person singular present
    2. second-person singular imperative

Noun[edit]

kali (Cyrillic spelling кали)

  1. nominative/vocative plural of kal

Sundanese[edit]

Verb[edit]

kali

  1. to dig

Swahili[edit]

Adjective[edit]

-kali (declinable)

  1. sharp
  2. fierce
  3. acidic
  4. harsh, cruel
  5. savage
  6. intense

Inflection[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Chemical element
K
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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from New Latin kalium, with the suffix -um removed as with most chemical elements.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kali

  1. potassium