multi

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See also: multi- and mulți

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortening of multituberculate.

Noun[edit]

multi ‎(plural multis)

  1. (informal, paleontology) A multituberculate.
    • 1996, Michael Novacek, Dinosaurs of the Flaming Cliffs, p. 316:
      Our Mesozoic antecedents are typified by small size; even the largest of the multis are not larger than a groundhog.

Etymology 2[edit]

< multifasciatus

Noun[edit]

multi ‎(plural multis)

  1. (informal) Neolamprologus multifasciatus (small shell-dwelling cichlid endemic to Lake Tanganyika, popular as aquarium fish)

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From multe ‎(a lot) +‎ -i.

Verb[edit]

multi ‎(present multas, past multis, future multos, conditional multus, volitive multu)

  1. to be many, be numerous

Conjugation[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened from multinacionális vállalat ‎(multinational company).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmulti]
  • Hyphenation: mul‧ti

Noun[edit]

multi ‎(plural multik)

  1. (colloquial) multinational (a multinational company)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative multi multik
accusative multit multikat
dative multinak multiknak
instrumental multival multikkal
causal-final multiért multikért
translative multivá multikká
terminative multiig multikig
essive-formal multiként multikként
essive-modal
inessive multiban multikban
superessive multin multikon
adessive multinál multiknál
illative multiba multikba
sublative multira multikra
allative multihoz multikhoz
elative multiból multikból
delative multiról multikról
ablative multitól multiktól
Possessive forms of multi
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. multim multijaim
2nd person sing. multid multijaid
3rd person sing. multija multijai
1st person plural multink multijaink
2nd person plural multitok multijaitok
3rd person plural multijuk multijaik

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

multi

  1. second-person singular present indicative of multare
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of multare
  3. second-person singular present subjunctive of multare
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of multare
  5. third-person singular imperative of multare

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

multī

  1. many

Adjective[edit]

multī m ‎(feminine multa, neuter multum); first/second declension

  1. much, many

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension, no singular.

Number Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative multī multae multa
genitive multōrum multārum multōrum
dative multīs
accusative multōs multās multa
ablative multīs
vocative multī multae multa

References[edit]

  • multi” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the matter involves much labour and fatigue: res est multi laboris et sudoris
    • many learned men; many scholars: multi viri docti, or multi et ii docti (not multi docti)
    • to be a great eater: multi cibi esse, edacem esse