kami

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See also: Kami, kāmi, and kāmī

English[edit]

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A painting depicting Amaterasu, an important female kami in the Shinto religion.

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese (kami, god, spirit, deity).

Noun[edit]

kami (plural kami)

  1. (religion, Shinto) An animistic God or spirit in the Shinto religion of Japan.
  2. (philosophy) The metaphysical causal generator of motion, life, or divinish aura.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Two sheets of kami for origami, and a traditional origami crane.

Borrowed from Japanese (kami, paper).

Noun[edit]

kami (plural kami)

  1. (papercraft) A basic origami paper, usually printed with a colour or pattern on one side.
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Anagrams[edit]


Aklanon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *kami.

Pronoun[edit]

kami

  1. we (exclusive)

Alangan[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kamí

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)

Amis[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *kami. Compare Malay kami (we).

Pronoun[edit]

kami

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)

See also[edit]

Amis personal pronouns
Person Singular Plural
1st kako kami / kita
inclusive kami
exclusive kita / kami
2nd kiso kamo
3rd ciira caira

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *kami.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ka‧mi
  • IPA(key): /kaˈmi/

Pronoun[edit]

kamí

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)
    Nagtatrabaho kami sa sarong kumpanya. Ika?
    We work at a company. You?

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ka‧mi
  • IPA(key): /kaˈmi/, [kʌˈmi]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *kami.

Pronoun[edit]

kamí

  1. we; us (1st person plural exclusive absolutive form)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Giangan kami.

Noun[edit]

kamí

  1. Indonesian cinnamon (Cinnamomum burmanni)

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

kami m (plural kami)

  1. kami (spirit)

Further reading[edit]


Hiligaynon[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kami

  1. we (exclusive)

Iban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *kami, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kami, from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kami

  1. we (exclusive)

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay kami, from Proto-Malayic *kami, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kami, from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kami

  1. we (exclusive); I and other(s) but not those I am addressing
    Kami sudah pergi ke pasar.We have been to the market.
  2. we: the speaker/writer alone. (This use of we is the editorial we, used by writers and others, including royalty—the royal we—as a less personal substitute for I. The reflexive case of this sense of we is ourself.)
  3. us (exclusive); me and other(s) but not those I am addressing
    Ibu: "Kamu sekalian sudah di mandi?"
    Anak-anak: "Kami?"
    Mother: "Have you all bathed yet?"
    Children: "Us?"
  4. our (exclusive); my and of other(s) but not of those I am addressing
    Adalah cicak besar di dinding kamar hotel kami: tolong bantu di ambil.There is a big gecko in our hotel room: please help have it removed.
  5. ours (if used with milik, kepunyaan, etc.)
    Hak Milik tanah bangsa Indonesia hanya untuk kami sekalian.It is only we [Indonesians] who have the right to own this Indonesian land.

Synonyms[edit]

Indonesian first-person pronouns:

Related terms[edit]


Inonhan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kami, from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

Pronoun[edit]

kami

  1. we; us (exclusive of the person spoken to)

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kami

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かみ

Javanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kami

  1. Romanization of ꦏꦩꦶ.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *kami, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kami, from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kami/
  • Rhymes: -ami, -mi, -i
  • (file)

Pronoun[edit]

kami (Jawi spelling کامي‎)

  1. we, us, our (exclusive of the person spoken to)
  2. I, me, my

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • kita (inclusive of the person spoken to)

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: kami

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Mansaka[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kami

  1. we (exclusive}

Maranao[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kami

  1. we (exclusive)

Musi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kami

  1. we (exclusive); I and other(s) but not those I am addressing
  2. we: the speaker/writer alone. (This use of we is the editorial we, used by writers and others, including royalty—the royal we—as a less personal substitute for I. The reflexive case of this sense of we is ourself.)
  3. us (exclusive); me and other(s) but not those I am addressing
  4. our (exclusive); my and of other(s) but not of those I am addressing
  5. ours

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Ratagnon[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kamí

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)

Sakizaya[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kami

  1. we (exclusive)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kamy, preserving the reflex of word-final */y/, which was lost in standard words kȃm and kȁmēn.

Noun[edit]

kami m (Cyrillic spelling ками)

  1. (regional, obsolete) stone

References[edit]

  • Skok, Petar (1972) Etimologijski rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika (in Serbo-Croatian), volume 2, Zagreb: JAZU, page 26

Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • cami (obsolete)
  • kmi (Internet and text messaging slang)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kami, from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ka‧mi
  • IPA(key): /kaˈmi/, [kɐˈmi]
  • (colloquial)
  • IPA(key): /kaˈme/, [kɐˈme]
  • (file)

Pronoun[edit]

kami

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)
    Nagtatrabaho kami sa isang kumpanya. Ikaw?
    We work at a company. You?

Related terms[edit]


See also[edit]


Tausug[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *kami.

Pronoun[edit]

kami

  1. we (exclusive)

West Albay Bikol[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kami, from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

Pronoun[edit]

kami

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)

Yogad[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kami

  1. we (exclusive of the person spoken to)