uvi

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See also: uvĭ and uvi'

Esmeralda[edit]

Noun[edit]

uvi

  1. Alternative form of uvve

References[edit]

  • Jacinto Jijón y Caamaño, El Ecuador Interandino y Occidental, antes de la Conquista ... (1941): uvve; uvi; "en este idioma uivi, uvvi, uvoi, uvve es agua y río"; "uvvi en Esmeraldeño"
  • América (1934), volume 9, page 336: "en la lengua Esmeralda agua es uvi o uivi"

Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic [Term?] (compare Hawaiian uhi, Maori uhi, Samoan ufi), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qubi (compare Indonesian ubi, Malay ubi).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

uvi

  1. yam (any Dioscorea vine)

Venetian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

uvi

  1. plural of óvo