kri

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Singulare tantum; from Proto-Albanian *kriwi, from dialectal Proto-Indo-European *kʷŕ̥wis (worm) (compare Serbo-Croatian cȓv), dialectal variant of *kʷŕ̥mis. More at krimb.

Noun[edit]

kri f (plural kri, definite kria)

  1. woodworm
  2. furniture beetle (Anobium punctatum)

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kri n

  1. animal sound of the tern (terna)

Interjection[edit]

kri

  1. animal sound of the tern

Slovene[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kry, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *krū́ˀs, from Proto-Indo-European *kréwh₂s (blood of a wound).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

krȋ f

  1. (usually uncountable) blood
    • Srečko Kosovel, Ekstaza Smrti, lines 15-21
      A, iz oblaka večernega (zadnjega
      sla, ki oznanja Evropi še luč!)
      lije kri v moje trudno srce,
      joj, in vode ni več v Evropi
      in mi ludje pijemo kri,
      kri iz večernih sladkih oblakov.
      - Vse je ekstaza, ekstaza smrti. -
  2. (uncountable, figuratively) temperament
    Bil je nagle krvi.He could quickly lose temper.
  3. (colloquially also in the plural, figuratively) lineage, ethnicity, socioeconomic background
    • 2012 September 12, Iztok Marvič, “Brazilski nasmeh”, in Agencija Oskar[1]:
      Po žilah veliko brazilskih državljanov se pretaka mešanica različnih krvi – od indijanske, evropejske, afriške pa tudi azijske.
      Many Brazilian citizens are from different backgrounds - from Indian, European, African, and even Asian
Declension[edit]
Second feminine declension (i-stem), long mixed accent, stem change
nom. sing. krȋ, kŕv[acc?]
gen. sing. krvȋ
singular dual plural
nominative
imenovȃlnik
krȋ, kŕv[acc?] krvȋ krvȋ
genitive
rodȋlnik
krvȋ krvȋ krvȋ
dative
dajȃlnik
kŕvi krvẹ̄ma krvẹ̄m
accusative
tožȋlnik
krȋ, kŕv[acc?] krvȋ krvȋ
locative
mẹ̑stnik
kŕvi krvẹ́h krvẹ́h
instrumental
orọ̑dnik
krvjọ́, kŕvijo krvẹ̄ma krvmí
(vocative)
(ogȏvorni imenovȃlnik)
krȋ, kȓv krvȋ krvȋ
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

krȋ

  1. sound of a cricket: chirp

Further reading[edit]

  • kri”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran
  • kri”, in Termania, Amebis
  • See also the general references

Tocharian A[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian *käryā- (whence also Tocharian B *käryā- (will)), from Proto-Indo-European *kṛd(i)yeh₂-, from *ḱḗr. Cognate with English heart, Old Irish cride, Latin cor, and Lithuanian širdis.

Noun[edit]

kri

  1. will