vi

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See also: .vi, V. I., V.I., VI, Vi, v. i., v.i., , and vị

Translingual[edit]

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Number[edit]

vi

  1. Roman numeral for six.

English[edit]

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Abbreviation[edit]

vi

  1. (grammar) verb intransitive or intransitive verb (often appears in dual language dictionaries)
  2. (Britain, colloquial, pejorative) village idiot
    • 2012, a Religious Studies teacher
      Stupid boy...he's such a vi, isn't he?

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *āuyom (compare Welsh ŵy, Cornish oy), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm(egg).

Noun[edit]

vi m

  1. egg

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal, from Latin vīnum, from Proto-Italic *wīnom, from Proto-Indo-European *wóyh₁nom.

Noun[edit]

vi m ‎(plural vins)

  1. wine (alcoholic beverage)
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Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vīvus.

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Adjective[edit]

vi m (plural vei)

  1. alive, living

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vér, from Proto-Germanic *wīz, from Proto-Indo-European *wéy, plural of *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -i

Pronoun[edit]

vi ‎(first-person plural nominative, accusative os, genitive vores, c vor, n vort, pl vore)

  1. we

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Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian voi, French vous, or Russian вы(vy), plus the i of personal pronouns.

Pronoun[edit]

vi ‎(accusative vin, possessive via)

  1. (second-person personal pronoun, singular or plural): you
    Vi batis min.
    You hit me.
  2. yourself, yourselves
    Vi diras al vi.
    You say to yourself (yourselves).

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Ewe[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vi

  1. little
  2. small

Noun[edit]

vi

  1. child (A son or daughter)
  2. descendant

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

vu(you) +‎ -i(-s; plural)

Pronoun[edit]

vi pl

  1. you (plural)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See voi.

Pronoun[edit]

vi

  1. (second-person personal plural object pronoun): you, to you
    (noi) vi amiamo - we love you
  2. (second-person reflexive plural): yourselves
    (voi) vi ricordate
  3. it (often not translated); about it, of it, on it

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin ibi.

Adverb[edit]

vi

  1. there
  2. here

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

vi

  1. Romaji transcription of ゔぃ
  2. Romaji transcription of ヴィ

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. ablative singular of vīs
  2. dative singular of vīs (rare)

References[edit]

  • vi in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

vi ‎(rafsi viz, selma'o VA )

  1. (modifying a selbri) here; nearby
  2. (preposition) near
  3. (sumti modifier) this
    levi jufra cu tordu
    This sentence is short.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

vi

  1. we
    Hvordan kommer vi dit?
    How do we get there?

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

vi

  1. imperative of vie

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably with influence from Swedish and Danish, from Old Norse vér, from Proto-Germanic *wīz, from Proto-Indo-European *wéy, plural of *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

vi

  1. Alternative form of me

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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

vi

  1. imperative of via and vie

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vi

  1. first-person singular (eu) preterite indicative of ver
    Eu vi um pássaro uma vez.
    I saw a bird once.
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 135:
      Não vi o tempo passar.
      I didn't notice the time passing.

Romanian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

vi (dative form of voi; form of )

  1. to you

Usage notes[edit]

This word is used when (which is dative) is combined with the following accusatives:

  • îl (the accusative of el, contracted as vi-l)
  • îi (the accusative of ei, contracted as vi-i)
  • le (the accusative of ele)
  • se (the reflexive accusative of all third-person pronouns)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

‎(Cyrillic spelling ви̑)

  1. you (nominative plural of (you))
  2. you (vocative plural of (you))

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vy.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

  1. you (masculine plural, more than two)
  2. (formal) you (masculine singular)

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Quotations[edit]

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -i

Verb[edit]

vi

  1. First-person singular (yo) preterite indicative form of ver.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish vīr, from Old Norse vér, from Proto-Germanic *wīz, from Proto-Indo-European *wéy, plural of *éǵh₂.

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Pronoun[edit]

vi

  1. we (first-person personal plural subject pronoun)
    • 1791, Carl Michael Bellman, Fredmans sånger, N:o 21
      Så lunka vi så småningom från Bacchi buller och tumult
      We'll walk away eventually from the noise and tumult of Bacchus

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vi

  1. (anatomy, dated) fin

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