kui

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See also: kuí, kuì, kuī, kuǐ, ku'i, kúi, and kùi

'Are'are[edit]

Noun[edit]

kui

  1. dog

References[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

kui

  1. when, as, while
  2. if, whether
  3. than
  4. how
  5. as soon as, just as

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From kuinka, ultimately from Proto-Finnic *ku.

Adverb[edit]

kui

  1. (colloquial) how
  2. (colloquial) why
    Joo muistan... kui?
    Yeah I remember... why?

Synonyms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Finnic *ku. Akin to Estonian kui.

References[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

kui

  1. if
  2. than

References[edit]

  • Vitalij Chernyavskij (2005) Ižoran keel (Ittseopastaja)[1]

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kui

  1. Rōmaji transcription of くい

Javanese[edit]

Determiner[edit]

kui

  1. Nonstandard spelling of kuwi.

Karelian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

kui

  1. how

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kui

  1. Nonstandard spelling of kuī.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of kuí.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of kuǐ.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of kuì.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.