wei

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See also: wēi, wéi, wěi, and wèi

Anakalangu[edit]

Noun[edit]

wei

  1. water

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Baluan-Pam[edit]

wei

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *waiʀ, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

Noun[edit]

wei

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch wei, from Old Dutch *wei, from Proto-Germanic *hwają.

Cognate with English whey, West Frisian waai.

Noun[edit]

wei f (uncountable)

  1. a product obtained from milk; whey

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

wei f (plural weiden, diminutive weitje n)

  1. Alternative form of weide

Anagrams[edit]


Folopa[edit]

Noun[edit]

wẹị or węi

  1. (Boro, Tebera) water

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Kedang[edit]

Noun[edit]

wei

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

References[edit]

  • Ursula Samely, Robert H. Barnes, A Dictionary of the Kedang Language: Kedang-Indonesian-English

Lou[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *waiʀ, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

Noun[edit]

wei

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

wei

  1. second-person singular imperative of weien

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

wei

  1. Nonstandard spelling of wēi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of wéi.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of wěi.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of wèi.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian, from Proto-Germanic *wegaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-. Compare North Frisian wey, English way, Low German Weg, Dutch weg, German Weg, Danish vej.

Noun[edit]

wei c (plural wegen)

  1. way
  2. road