kani

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See also: kanı

Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kaən, from Proto-Austronesian *kaən.

Verb[edit]

kani

  1. to eat (consume) (clarification of this Fijian definition is being sought)

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Short form of kaniini, from Swedish kanin, from Middle Low German, from Old French, from Latin cuniculus.

Noun[edit]

kani

  1. A rabbit.
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kani (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative kani kanit
accusative nom.? kani kanit
gen. kanin
genitive kanin kanien
partitive kania kaneja
inessive kanissa kaneissa
elative kanista kaneista
illative kaniin kaneihin
adessive kanilla kaneilla
ablative kanilta kaneilta
allative kanilleˣ kaneilleˣ
essive kanina kaneina
translative kaniksi kaneiksi
instructive kanein
abessive kanitta kaneitta
comitative kaneineen
Synonyms[edit]
Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from Russian.

Noun[edit]

kani

  1. A pawnshop.
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kani (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative kani kanit
accusative nom.? kani kanit
gen. kanin
genitive kanin kanien
partitive kania kaneja
inessive kanissa kaneissa
elative kanista kaneista
illative kaniin kaneihin
adessive kanilla kaneilla
ablative kanilta kaneilta
allative kanilleˣ kaneilleˣ
essive kanina kaneina
translative kaniksi kaneiksi
instructive kanein
abessive kanitta kaneitta
comitative kaneineen
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *taŋi, from Proto-Austronesian *Caŋis (compare Kapingamarangi, Maori and Rarotongan tangi, Fijian tagi, Chamorro tanges, Indonesian tangis).

Noun[edit]

kani

  1. sound

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kani

  1. rōmaji reading of かに

Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

kani (needs class)

  1. energy (impetus behind activity)


This Swahili entry was created from the translations listed at energy. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see kani in the Swahili Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) July 2009