ui

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch ui.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ui (plural uie, diminutive uitjie)

  1. onion
    Synonym: uintjie

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a reinterpretation as a plural of Middle Dutch uyen, from Old French oignon (whence also Southern Dutch ajuin), from Latin ūniō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /œy̯/
  • (Belgium)
    (file)
  • Hyphenation: ui
  • Rhymes: -œy̯

Noun[edit]

ui m (plural uien, diminutive uitje n)

  1. onion
  2. (informal) Nickname for someone from Rijnsburg.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: ui

Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈui̯/, [ˈui̯]
  • Rhymes: -ui
  • Syllabification: ui

Verb[edit]

ui

  1. Third-person singular indicative present form of uida., to swim
  2. Third-person singular indicative past form of uida., (s)he swam

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈui̯ˣ/, [ˈui̯(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ui
  • Syllabification: ui

Verb[edit]

ui

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

Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Inuit *ụ(v)ǝ̊, from Proto-Eskimo *uɣi.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /u.ʷi/

Noun[edit]

ui (plural uit)

  1. husband
    • 2002, Stephen Hammeken, Harry Potter Ujarallu Inuunartoq, Nuuk: Atuakkiorfik, translation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling, →ISBN, page 4-5:
      Potterip nulia Dursleyp nulia qatannigutigaa ukiorpassuarni takusimanngisaa. Dursleyp nulia qatannguteqanngitsutut pissusilersortarpoq, qatanngutaami taanna uialu atorsinnaanngitsoq ilaqutariit Dursleykkunnut nallersuussinnaanngillat.
      Mrs Potter was Mrs Dursley's sister, but they hadn't met for several years; in fact, Mrs Dursley pretended she didn't have a sister, because her sister and her good-for-nothing husband were as unDursleyish as it was possible to be.

Declension[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An onomatopoeia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈuji]
  • Hyphenation: ui
  • Rhymes: -ji

Interjection[edit]

ui

  1. oink (representing the sound made by a piglet)

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ui

  1. Rōmaji transcription of うい

Khumi Chin[edit]

Ui.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *ʔuy, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *kwiy. Cognates include Zou ui and Burmese ခွေး (hkwe:).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ui

  1. dog

References[edit]

  • K. E. Herr (2011) The phonological interpretation of minor syllables, applied to Lemi Chin[1], Payap University, page 47

Min Nan[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of ui – see (“pomp; power; etc.”).
(This character, ui, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

Portuguese[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ui!

  1. used to comment on a close call

Pumé[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ui

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Čestmír Loukotka, ‎Johannes Wilbert (editor), Classification of South American Indian Languages (1968, Los Angeles: Latin American Studies Center, University of California), page(s) 234
  • Anuario (1964), volume 1, page 340: en yaruro ui 'agua'

Sinacantán[edit]

Noun[edit]

ui

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Vocabularios de la lengua xinca de Sinacantan (1868, D. Juan Gavarrete)

Tarao[edit]

Noun[edit]

ui

  1. Alternative spelling of uy (dog).

References[edit]

  • 2001, Encyclopaedia of northeast India, volume 3 →ISBN

Wauja[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ui

  1. snake, serpent
    Punupa ui outsa!
    Look out for the snake!

References[edit]

  • E. Ireland field notes. Needs to be checked by native speaker.

Zou[edit]

Ui.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Kuki-Chin [Term?], from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *kwiy. Cognates include Khumi Chin ui and Burmese ခွေး (hkwe:).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ui

  1. dog (Canis familiaris)

References[edit]

  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 41