nini

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English[edit]

Interjection[edit]

nini

  1. (usually even more childish) Alternative form of night night

Brunei Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Malay nenek.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nini/
  • Hyphenation: ni‧ni

Noun[edit]

nini

  1. grandparent; grandfather or grandmother

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ni +‎ ni[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈnini]
  • Hyphenation: ni‧ni
  • Rhymes: -ni

Interjection[edit]

nini

  1. (colloquial) lo!, look!
    Nini, egy madár!Look! A bird!

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN   (See also its second, revised, expanded edition published in 2021: →ISBN)

Further reading[edit]

  • nini in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

nini m

  1. plural of nino

Anagrams[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *snisni (compare Welsh nini).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nini (emphatic)

  1. we
    • c. 800–825, Diarmait, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 43d5
      Is nini fo·rálaig.
      It is we that it had prostrated.
    Synonyms: sinni, sisni, snisni

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

A shortening of ni estudia ni trabaja (meaning “neither studies nor works”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nini m or f (plural ninis)

  1. (informal) NEET, neet

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Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

nini

  1. what (interrogative pronoun)

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