polisi

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

polisi

  1. second-person singular possessive of poli

Declension[edit]

Inflection of polisi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative polisi polisi
genitive polisi poliesi
partitive poliasi polejasi
illative poliisi poleihisi
singular plural
nominative polisi polisi
accusative nom. polisi polisi
gen. polisi
genitive polisi poliesi
partitive poliasi polejasi
inessive polissasi poleissasi
elative polistasi poleistasi
illative poliisi poleihisi
adessive polillasi poleillasi
ablative poliltasi poleiltasi
allative polillesi poleillesi
essive polinasi poleinasi
translative poliksesi poleiksesi
instructive poleisi
abessive polittasi poleittasi
comitative poleinesi

Anagrams[edit]


Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

polisi

  1. plural of poliso

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch politie (police), from Middle Dutch policie, from Middle French policie, from Latin politia (state, government), from Ancient Greek πολιτεία (politeía). Cognate of Afrikaans polisie.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [poˈlisi]
  • Hyphenation: po‧li‧si

Noun[edit]

polisi (plural, first-person possessive polisiku, second-person possessive polisimu, third-person possessive polisinya)

  1. police, a civil force granted the legal authority for law enforcement and maintaining public order.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • polis (Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore)

Usage notes[edit]

The word is part of false friends between Standard Malay and Indonesian due to shared etymology. The Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore usage can be seen in Malay polisi.

Derived terms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English policy, from Middle French policie, from Late Latin politia (citizenship; government), classical Latin polītīa (in Cicero), from Ancient Greek πολιτεία (politeía, citizenship; polis, (city) state; government), from πολίτης (polítēs, citizen).

Noun[edit]

polisi (plural polisi-polisi, informal 1st possessive polisiku, impolite 2nd possessive polisimu, 3rd possessive polisinya)

  1. policy.

Usage notes[edit]

The word is part of false friends between Standard Malay and Indonesian due to shared etymology. The Indonesian usage can be seen in Indonesian polisi.


Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English police.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

polisi (n class, plural polisi)

  1. police (an organisation that enforces the law)

polisi (ma class, plural mapolisi)

  1. police officer

Synonyms[edit]


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English policy.

Noun[edit]

polisi

  1. policy

Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /poliˈsi/
  • Hyphenation: po‧li‧si

Noun[edit]

polisi

  1. accusative singular of polis
  2. third-person singular possessive of polis