nai

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See also: n'ai, nái, nǎi, nài, ναι, and näi

Aromanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

nai f (plural nãi)

  1. region, province, county

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin nāvis. Compare archaic Romanian naie.

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Noun[edit]

nai f (plural nãi)

  1. vessel, boat (especially with sails)

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Etymology 3[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nai

  1. the most

Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nix, nivem. Compare Romanian nea, Italian neve, Romansch naiv, Catalan neu.

Noun[edit]

nai f

  1. snow

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: nai
  • Rhymes: -ɑi
  • IPA(key): /ˈnɑi̯/

Verb[edit]

nai

  1. Third-person singular indicative present form of naida.
  2. Third-person singular indicative past form of naida.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: nai
  • IPA(key): [nɑi(ʔ)]

Verb[edit]

nai

  1. Indicative present connegative form of naida.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of naida.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of naida.

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Galician[edit]

nai e fillo ("mother and son")

Etymology[edit]

From mai (mother), influenced by the archaic nana (mother),[1] from Latin mater. Cognate of Portuguese mãe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nai f (plural nais)

  1. mother
    • 2016, Xurxo Sierra Veloso, Os fíos, Editorial Galaxia (ISBN 9788498657722)
      Apuntamentos para axenda mental de hoxe: rifa coa miña nai. A ver por que lle ten que ir contando ela a ninguén que precisei psiquiatra despois da miña separación?
      Appointment in today's TODO mental schedule: arguing with my mother. Why she has to go around telling anyone that I needed a psychiatrist after my separation?

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References[edit]

  • nai” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • nai” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • nai” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. padre.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

nai

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ない

Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Finnish nainen.

Noun[edit]

nai

  1. wife

Lojban[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

nai (selma'o NAI NAI)

  1. can be suffixed to another cmavo in order to negate its meaning [1]

Usage notes[edit]

  • This can be useful with attitudinal indicators.

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Rafsi[edit]

nai (or alternate rafsi nat )

  1. rafsi of natmi (nation).

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

nai

  1. Nonstandard spelling of nái.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of nǎi.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of nài.

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.

Ngazidja Comorian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nai

  1. badly

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown etymology.

Noun[edit]

nai n (plural naiuri)

  1. a type of pan flute

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *k-ɗeː

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Noun[edit]

(classifier con) nai

  1. sambar deer

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh nei, from Proto-Brythonic *nei, from Proto-Celtic *neɸūss, from Proto-Indo-European *népōts.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nai m (plural neiaint)

  1. nephew