wili

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Afar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /wiˈli/
  • Hyphenation: wi‧li

Determiner[edit]

wilí

  1. (Northern Afar) a certain; some

Synonyms[edit]

  • ulí (Southern Afar)

References[edit]

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

wili

  1. Romanization of 𐍅𐌹𐌻𐌹

Hausa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English wheel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /wíː.lìː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [wíː.lìː]

Noun[edit]

wīlī̀ m (plural wīlōlī or wīlunā̀ or wīlukā̀, possessed form wīlìn)

  1. wheel

Mapudungun[edit]

Noun[edit]

wili (Raguileo spelling)

  1. (anatomy) nail

References[edit]

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvi.li/
  • Rhymes: -ili
  • Syllabification: wi‧li

Verb[edit]

wili

  1. third-person plural virile past of wić

Sambali[edit]

Adjective[edit]

wilí

  1. left (direction)

Swahili[edit]

Swahili numbers (edit)
20
[a], [b] ←  1 2 3  → 
    Cardinal: -wili, pili
    Ordinal: -a pili

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-bàdɪ́.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Numeral[edit]

-wili (declinable)

  1. two

Usage notes[edit]

Used as an adjective; when the number is being used as an abstract value, use pili.

Inflection[edit]


Yao[edit]

Yao cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : wili

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-bàdɪ́. Cognates include Swahili wili.

Numeral[edit]

wili

  1. two

Usage notes[edit]

This number follows a noun and takes the noun class characteristic prefix, e.g. mabweta gawili (two boxes). See the Yao language article on Wikipedia for details on noun class prefixes.