kendi

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See also: k'enɗi

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay kendi, from Sanskrit कुण्ड (kuṇḍa) or कुण्डिक (kuṇḍika, water pot).

Noun[edit]

kendi (plural kendis or kendi)

  1. A container of Asian derivation, usually handleless, used to hold liquid with a broad opening on top for inserting liquid and usually only one spout for pouring.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English candy, from Old French sucre candi ("candy sugar"), from Arabic قَنْدِيّ (qandiyy, candied), from Arabic قَنْد (qand, hard candy made by boiling cane sugar), from Persian کند (kand); ultimately from Sanskrit खण्ड (khaṇḍa, candied sugar), root खण्ड् (khaṇḍ, to divide, break into pieces), or from Proto-Dravidian *kaṇṭu; compare Tamil கண்டு (kaṇṭu, hard candy).

Noun[edit]

kendi

  1. candy

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English candy

Noun[edit]

kendi

  1. candy

Turkish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish كندو (kendi/kendü, one's self), from Old Anatolian Turkish [script needed] (kendü), from Proto-Turkic *gẹntü, *kẹntü (self, himself).[1]

Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰚𐰦𐰇 (kentü, self, own), Karakhanid [script needed] (kendü, self, own), Old Uyghur [script needed] (kendü, self, own, himself), Yakut кини (kini, he, she).

Pronoun[edit]

kendi

  1. self, oneself
  2. own
  3. he, she, him, himself, herself

Adverb[edit]

kendi

  1. of one's own

Adjective[edit]

kendi (not comparable)

  1. respective, particular; own

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*gẹntü (-nd-)”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill