puni

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See also: puní, punì, pȕnī, and -puni

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from Latin pūniō (I punish), from poena (punishment, penalty), from Ancient Greek ποινή (poinḗ, penalty, fine, bloodmoney), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷoynéh₂, from the root *kʷey- (to pay).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpuni]
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  • Rhymes: -uni
  • Hyphenation: pu‧ni

Verb[edit]

puni (present punas, past punis, future punos, conditional punus, volitive punu)

  1. to punish
    • 1990, H. C. Andersen, Knabino, kiu paŝis sur panon [The Girl Who Trod on the Loaf], translation of Pigen, som traadte paa Brødet by L. L. Zamenhof:
      Ŝi estis tiel malbona, oni devis ŝin dece puni!
      She was so bad, she had to be properly punished!

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French[edit]

Participle[edit]

puni (feminine punie, masculine plural punis, feminine plural punies)

  1. past participle of punir

Further reading[edit]


Kholosi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पानीय (pānīya).

Noun[edit]

puni ?

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Eric Anonby; Hassan Mohebi Bahmani (2014), “Shipwrecked and Landlocked: Kholosi, an Indo-Aryan Language in South-west Iran”, in Cahier de Studia Iranica xx[1], pages 13-36

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pūnī

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of pūniō

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pu‧ni

Verb[edit]

puni

  1. first-person singular (eu) preterite indicative of punir
  2. second-person plural (vós, sometimes used with vocês) affirmative imperative of punir

Rapa Nui[edit]

Adjective[edit]

puni

  1. dull

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

puni

  1. inflection of pun:
    1. masculine nominative/vocative plural
    2. definite masculine nominative/vocative singular
    3. definite inanimate masculine accusative singular