zuri

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See also: Zuri, Züri, žüri, and žuri

Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /s̻uɾi/, [s̻u.ɾi]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Basque *zuri, perhaps from *zuŕ (wood) +‎ *-i. The change from a fortis consonant to a lenis one when the suffix *-i is added is comparable to that of gatz (salt) versus gazi (salty).

Adjective[edit]

zuri (comparative zuriago, superlative zurien, excessive zuriegi)

  1. white
  2. white (of or relating to Caucasians, people of European descent with light-coloured skin)
  3. bright
  4. false, hypocrite
  5. lazy, loafing
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

zuri inan or anim

  1. (inanimate) white
  2. (animate) a white person
  3. (animate) a lazy person, a loafer
  4. (inanimate, music) minim
  5. (inanimate) white wine
    Synonym: ardo zuri
Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Basque · koloreak (layout · text)
     zuri      gris      beltz
             gorri              laranja; marroi              hori
                          berde             
                          oztin              urdin
             ubel              more              arrosa

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

zuri

  1. dative of zu (to you)

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

-zuri (declinable)

  1. good, kind
  2. nice
  3. pretty, beautiful

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