ky

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See also: -ký, .ky, KY, , kỳ, and Ky.

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English ky, from Old English (cows), plural of (cow). Cognate with West Frisian kij (cows), Dutch koeien (cows), German Kühe (cows), Danish køer (cows), Icelandic kýr (cows). More at cow.

Noun[edit]

ky

  1. (dialectal and Scotland) plural of cow

Abbreviation[edit]

ky or kyr

  1. (metrology) Symbol for the kiloyear (kiloyear), an SI unit of time equal to 103 years (years).

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *k̂(e)i, *k̂(i)i̯o 'this'. Cognate to Ancient Greek (Lesb.) κῆνος (kênos, that), Latin cis (this side, this way), Old Norse hann (he), English he.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ky m

  1. this
    Ky është libri im.Ky libër është imi.
    This is my book. — This book is mine.

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Cornish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ky m (plural keun)

  1. Alternative form of ki

Mutation[edit]


Egyptian[edit]

Noun[edit]

k i i
  1. other

Usage notes[edit]

Though a noun in Egyptian, this frequently describes another noun, standing before it in apposition, and it is therefore often best translated into English as an adjective.

Inflection[edit]

Masculine Feminine
Singular ky kt / kty
Plural kjwj

References[edit]

  • Allen, James (2000) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-77483-7

Lojban[edit]

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Cmavo[edit]

ky (selma'o BY2 )

  1. letter for k