lani

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *laŋi, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *laŋit, from Proto-Austronesian *laŋiC.

Noun[edit]

lani

  1. sky, heavens, firmament
    uhi mai ka lani
    the night sky spreads forth; said of ignorance
  2. heaven
    mai ka lani nō ā ka honua
    from heaven to earth; said of something done quickly, without rhyme or reason
  3. air
    māewa lani
    swinging in the air
  4. majesty, very high chief, king
    ua kapauʻu ka lani
    the high chief is greatly disturbed
  5. host

Verb[edit]

lani

  1. (stative) to be heavenly, celestial
    palapala mahola lani
    celestial projection map
  2. (stative) to be divine
    mana weu lani
    branch with divine foliage; said of a chief
  3. (stative) to be spiritual
    ʻai lani
    spiritual food
  4. (stative) to be royal, exalted, highborn, noble, aristocratic
    e lulu hiwa lani ana ʻoe
    you are sheltering the royal favorite

Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

lani

  1. plural of lano

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *olni, from Proto-Indo-European *ol-ney, from *h₂el- (beyond, other). Cognate with Slovene láni, Czech loni, vloni, Slovak vlani, Russian лони (loní), and Latin ōlim (once).

Adverb[edit]

lȃni (Cyrillic spelling ла̑ни)

  1. last year

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *olni, from Proto-Indo-European *ol-ney, from *h₂el- (beyond, other). Cognate with Serbo-Croatian lȃni, Czech loni, vloni, Russian лони (loní), and Latin ōlim (once).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

láni

  1. last year