kir

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See also: KIR and kir.

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French kir, named after Félix Kir, mayor of Dijon.

Noun[edit]

kir (countable and uncountable, plural kirs)

  1. A cocktail made with a measure of crème de cassis topped up with white wine.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

kir

  1. first-person singular present indicative of kirren
  2. imperative of kirren

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French kir

Noun[edit]

kir

  1. kir

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kir (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative kir kirit
genitive kirin kirien
partitive kiriä kirejä
illative kiriin kireihin
singular plural
nominative kir kirit
accusative nom. kir kirit
gen. kirin
genitive kirin kirien
partitive kiriä kirejä
inessive kirissä kireissä
elative kiristä kireistä
illative kiriin kireihin
adessive kirillä kireillä
ablative kiriltä kireiltä
allative kirille kireille
essive kirinä kireinä
translative kiriksi kireiksi
instructive kirein
abessive kirittä kireittä
comitative kireineen

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

kir m (plural kirs)

  1. kir (beverage)

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Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kir m

  1. (vulgar) cock, penis

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Romani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit कीट (kīṭa, insect). Compare कीड़ा (kīṛā, bug, insect).

Noun[edit]

kir f

  1. ant

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish قیر, from Old Turkic kir (kir), from Proto-Turkic *kir (dirt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kir (definite accusative kiri, plural kirler)

  1. dirt

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative kir
Definite accusative kiri
Singular Plural
Nominative kir kirler
Definite accusative kiri kirleri
Dative kire kirlere
Locative kirde kirlerde
Ablative kirden kirlerden
Genitive kirin kirlerin

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References[edit]

  • Meninski, Franciszek à Mesgnien (1680), “kir”, in Thesaurus linguarum orientalium, Turcicae, Arabicae, Persicae, praecipuas earum opes à Turcis peculiariter usurpatas continens, nimirum Lexicon Turkico-Arabico-Persicum, Vienna, column 3823