uni

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See also: Uni, úni, uní, unì, unî, ũni, and uni-

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Clipping of university.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uni (plural unis)

  1. (colloquial, chiefly Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada) University.
    I'm going to uni after I leave school.
    Turn left when you reach the uni.
Usage notes[edit]

Canadian usage is limited to prepositional phrases like to uni or at uni and cannot be used as a countable noun (as in *the uni or *unis).

Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 雲丹.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uni (uncountable)

  1. Sea urchin eaten as sushi.
    • 2013 July 16, Ken Belson, “In Japan, Searching for Prized Sea Urchins”, in The New York Times[1]:
      The ikura popped in my mouth, the hotate was buttery soft and the uni was creamy and sweet without a seafood aftertaste, the kind of freshness I was hoping we would encounter when we left Tokyo.

Anagrams[edit]


Anauyá[edit]

Noun[edit]

uni

  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) ?
  • native-languages.org

Baniwa[edit]

Noun[edit]

uni

  1. water
  2. river

References[edit]

  • Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, Robert M. W. Dixon, Areal Diffusion and Genetic Inheritance (2006, →ISBN

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French uni.

Adjective[edit]

uni (not comparable)

  1. plain, monocoloured

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *uni, from Proto-Finno-Permic *une, cognate to Finnish uni, Votic uni, Ludian uńi, and Erzya он (on, dream).

Noun[edit]

uni (genitive une, partitive und)

  1. sleep
    Mul ei tule und.I can't sleep. (literally, “Sleep is not coming on me.”)
  2. dream
    Ma nägin unes suurt põtra.I saw a big elk in my dream.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *uni, from Proto-Finno-Permic *une. Cognates include Erzya он (on).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈuni/, [ˈuni]
  • Rhymes: -uni
  • Syllabification(key): u‧ni

Noun[edit]

uni

  1. dream (imaginary events seen in the mind while sleeping; neutral term, not implied positive)
    Synonym: unennäkö
  2. sleep (state of reduced consciousness)
    Synonym: unitila

Declension[edit]

Inflection of uni (Kotus type 24/uni, no gradation)
nominative uni unet
genitive unen unien
unten
partitive unta unia
illative uneen uniin
singular plural
nominative uni unet
accusative nom. uni unet
gen. unen
genitive unen unien
unten
partitive unta unia
inessive unessa unissa
elative unesta unista
illative uneen uniin
adessive unella unilla
ablative unelta unilta
allative unelle unille
essive unena unina
translative uneksi uniksi
instructive unin
abessive unetta unitta
comitative unineen
Possessive forms of uni (type uni)
possessor singular plural
1st person uneni unemme
2nd person unesi unenne
3rd person unensa

Derived terms[edit]

  • nähdä unta (to have a dream)
  • olla unten mailla (to be in the Land of Nod, in sleepland)
  • saada unen päästä kiinni (can get to sleep, literally to be able to catch sleep)
    En saanut unen päästä kiinni.
    I could not get sleep.
  • syvässä unessa (sound asleep)
  • unien selittäminen, unista ennustaminen (oneiromancy)
  • Compounds[edit]

    See also[edit]

    Anagrams[edit]


    French[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Etymology 1[edit]

    Participle[edit]

    uni (feminine unie, masculine plural unis, feminine plural unies)

    1. past participle of unir

    Adjective[edit]

    uni (feminine unie, masculine plural unis, feminine plural unies)

    1. united

    Derived terms[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Clipping of université. Compare standard French univ.

    Noun[edit]

    uni f (plural unis)

    1. (Switzerland, informal) university
      Synonyms: univ, fac

    Further reading[edit]

    Anagrams[edit]


    German[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    18th century, from French uni.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • IPA(key): /ˈʏni/, /ˈyːni/, (unusual) /yˈniː/

    Adjective[edit]

    uni (indeclinable)

    1. (of clothes, fabrics, chiefly predicative) unicolour, single-colour
      Synonym: einfarbig

    Ilocano[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    uni

    1. sound; noise; voice

    Indonesian[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Dutch unie, from French union, from Latin ūniō f.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • IPA(key): [ˈʊni]
    • Hyphenation: uni

    Noun[edit]

    uni

    1. union,
      1. the act of uniting or joining two or more things into one.
      2. that which is united; something formed by a combination of parts or members.
        Uni EropaEuropean Union
        Uni SovietSoviet Union
        Synonyms: perserikatan, persatuan, ikatan

    Further reading[edit]


    Ingrian[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Proto-Finnic *uni. Cognate with Finnish uni and Estonian uni.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    uni

    1. dream
    2. sleep

    Declension[edit]

    Declension of uni (type 5/keeli, no gradation, gemination)
    singular plural
    nominative uni unet
    genitive unen unniin, uniloin
    partitive unta, unt unnia, uniloja
    illative unnee unnii, uniloihe
    inessive unes unis, unilois
    elative unest unist, uniloist
    allative unelle unille, uniloille
    adessive unel unil, uniloil
    ablative unelt unilt, uniloilt
    translative uneks uniks, uniloiks
    essive unenna, unneen uninna, uniloinna, unniin, uniloin
    exessive1) unent unint, uniloint
    1) obsolete
    *) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
    **) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka? or -kä? to the genitive.

    Derived terms[edit]

    References[edit]

    • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 623

    Italian[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • IPA(key): /ˈu.ni/
    • Rhymes: -uni
    • Hyphenation: ù‧ni

    Etymology 1[edit]

    See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

    Numeral[edit]

    uni

    1. masculine plural of uno

    Pronoun[edit]

    uni m pl

    1. plural of uno

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Clipping of università.

    Noun[edit]

    uni f (invariable)

    1. (Switzerland, informal) university

    Further reading[edit]

    • uni in Collins Italian-English Dictionary
    • uni in Dizionario di Italiano online - La Repubblica
    • uni in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
    • uni in Aldo Gabrielli, Grandi Dizionario Italiano (Hoepli)
    • uni in garzantilinguistica.it – Garzanti Linguistica, De Agostini Scuola Spa
    • uni in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication
    • uni in sapere.it – De Agostini Editore
    • uni in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

    Japanese[edit]

    Romanization[edit]

    uni

    1. Rōmaji transcription of うに
    2. Rōmaji transcription of ウニ

    Javanese[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Old Javanese uni.

    Noun[edit]

    uni

    1. sound

    Karelian[edit]

    Regional variants of uni
    North Karelian
    (Viena)
    uni
    South Karelian
    (Tver)
    uni

    Etymology[edit]

    From Proto-Finnic *uni. Cognates include Finnish uni and Estonian uni.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • IPA(key): /ˈunʲi/
    • Hyphenation: u‧ni

    Noun[edit]

    uni (genitive unen, partitive unta or unda)

    1. sleep
    2. dream

    Declension[edit]

    Viena Karelian declension of uni (type 8/uni, no gradation)
    singular plural
    nominative uni unet
    genitive unen unien
    partitive unta unija
    illative unih uniloih
    inessive unešša uniloissa
    elative unešta uniloista
    adessive unella uniloilla
    ablative unelta uniloilta
    translative unekši uniloiksi
    essive unina uniloina
    comitative uniloineh
    comitative unetta uniloitta
    Tver Karelian declension of uni (type 8/uni, no gradation)
    singular plural
    nominative uni unet
    genitive unen uniloin
    partitive unda uniloida
    illative unih uniloih
    inessive unešša uniloissa
    elative unešta uniloista
    adessive unella uniloilla
    ablative unelda uniloilda
    translative unekši uniloiksi
    essive unina uniloina
    comitative unenke uniloinke
    comitative unetta uniloitta
    Possessive forms of uni
    1st person uneni
    2nd person uneš
    3rd person uneh
    *) Possessive forms are very rare for adjectives and only used in substantivised clauses.

    References[edit]

    • P. M. Zaykov et al. (2015), “сон”, in Venäjä-Viena Šanakirja [Russian-Viena Karelian Dictionary], →ISBN
    • A. V. Punzhina (1994), “un'i”, in Словарь карельского языка (тверские говоры) [Dictionary of the Karelian language (Tver dialects)], →ISBN

    Ladin[edit]

    Adjective[edit]

    uni (invariable)

    1. every

    Latin[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Numeral[edit]

    ūnī

    1. inflection of ūnus:
      1. nominative/vocative masculine plural
      2. dative masculine/feminine/neuter singular

    Livvi[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Proto-Finnic *uni. Cognates include Finnish uni and Estonian uni.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    uni (genitive unen, partitive undu)

    1. sleep
    2. dream

    Declension[edit]

    Declension of uni (Type 24/kieli, no gradation)
    singular plural
    nominative uni unet
    genitive unen uniin
    partitive undu unii
    illative uneh uniih
    inessive unes uniis
    elative unespäi uniispäi
    allative unele uniile
    adessive unel uniil
    ablative unelpäi uniilpäi
    translative unekse uniikse
    essive unennu uniinnu
    abessive unettah uniittah
    comitative unenke uniinke
    instructive uniiči
    prolative uneči

    References[edit]

    • Tatjana Boiko (2019), “uni”, in Suuri Karjal-Venʹalaine Sanakniigu (livvin murreh) [The Big Karelian-Russian dictionary (Livvi dialect)], 2nd edition, →ISBN

    Old Javanese[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    Akin to Malay bunyi.

    Noun[edit]

    uni

    1. sound

    Omagua[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    uni

    1. water

    References[edit]

    • Robert Gordon Latham, Elements of Comparative Philology

    Piapoco[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    uni

    1. water
    2. river

    References[edit]

    • Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, Robert M. W. Dixon, Areal Diffusion and Genetic Inheritance (2006, →ISBN
    • Lińguas arawak da Amazônia setentrional (2001), page 570 (úuni)

    Portuguese[edit]

    Verb[edit]

    uni

    1. inflection of unir:
      1. first-person singular preterite indicative
      2. second-person plural imperative

    Romanian[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From un, or from Latin ūnīre, present active infinitive of ūniō.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Verb[edit]

    a uni (third-person singular present unește, past participle unit4th conj.

    1. to unite, merge, join
      Antonym: dezuni

    Conjugation[edit]

    Derived terms[edit]

    Related terms[edit]


    Spanish[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • IPA(key): /ˈuni/ [ˈu.ni]
    • Rhymes: -uni
    • Hyphenation: u‧ni

    Noun[edit]

    uni f (plural unis)

    1. Clipping of universidad (university); uni

    Tariana[edit]

    Alternative forms[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    uni

    1. water
    2. waterway, river; body of water, lake; anything watery

    Usage notes[edit]

    • The precise meaning of the word is clarified by using classifiers.

    References[edit]

    • Languages of the Amazon (2012, →ISBN
    • Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, Robert M. W. Dixon, Areal Diffusion and Genetic Inheritance (2006, →ISBN

    Ternate[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Verb[edit]

    uni

    1. (transitive) alternative form of wuni (to watch)

    Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of uni
    Singular Plural
    Inclusive Exclusive
    1st touni founi miuni
    2nd nouni niuni
    3rd Masculine ouni iuni, youni
    Feminine mouni
    Neuter iuni
    - archaic

    References[edit]

    • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

    Veps[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Proto-Finnic *uni.

    Noun[edit]

    uni

    1. sleep
    2. dream

    Inflection[edit]

    Inflection of uni (inflection type 4/meri)
    nominative sing. uni
    genitive sing. unen
    partitive sing. unt
    partitive plur. unid
    singular plural
    nominative uni uned
    accusative unen uned
    genitive unen uniden
    partitive unt unid
    essive-instructive unen unin
    translative uneks unikš
    inessive unes uniš
    elative unespäi unišpäi
    illative unehe unihe
    adessive unel unil
    ablative unelpäi unilpäi
    allative unele unile
    abessive uneta unita
    comitative unenke unidenke
    prolative untme unidme
    approximative I unenno unidenno
    approximative II unennoks unidennoks
    egressive unennopäi unidennopäi
    terminative I unehesai unihesai
    terminative II unelesai unilesai
    terminative III unessai
    additive I unehepäi unihepäi
    additive II unelepäi unilepäi

    References[edit]

    • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “сон”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

    Welsh[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Verb[edit]

    uni

    1. second-person singular present/future of uno

    West Makian[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    Cognate with Ternate au (blood).

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    uni

    1. blood

    Alternative forms[edit]

    References[edit]

    • James Collins (1982) Further Notes Towards a West Makian Vocabulary[2], Pacific linguistics
    • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[3], Pacific linguistics