kirai

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Brunei Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kiray.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kirai

  1. eyebrow

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kirai

  1. Rōmaji transcription of きらい

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkiraj/, [ˈki.rai̯]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kiʀay (pandanus sp., used in making mats).

Noun[edit]

kirai (Jawi spellingکيراي⁩, plural kirai-kirai, informal 1st possessive kiraiku, 2nd possessive kiraimu, 3rd possessive kirainya)

  1. sago palm, Metroxylon sagu
    Synonyms: rumbia, sagu

Etymology 2[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kiray (eyebrow).

Noun[edit]

kirai (Jawi spellingکيراي⁩, plural kirai-kirai, informal 1st possessive kiraiku, 2nd possessive kiraimu, 3rd possessive kirainya)

  1. (dialectal, Brunei) eyebrow
    Synonym: kening

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Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kirai (ki-vi class, plural virai)

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