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See also cuī, cuí, cuǐ, and cuì

Classical Nahuatl

Pronunciation

Verb

cui

  1. (transitive) To take.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To have sex with.

Synonyms

Derived terms

References

  • Andrews, J. Richard (2003). Workbook for Introduction to Classical Nahuatl, rev. ed., p. 220, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.
  • Karttunen, Frances (1983). An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, p. 71, Austin: University of Texas Press.
  • Lockhart, James (2001). Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, p. 216, Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Italian

Pronoun

cui (relative)

  1. whom
  2. which
  3. whose

Derived terms


Latin

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈkʊi/

Pronoun

cui c.

  1. to whom? (interrogative); dative singular of quis
  2. to whom, to which (relative); dative singular of quī

Adjective

cui c.

  1. to what?, to which? (interrogative); dative singular of quī

Related terms

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  • cui bono - who benefits
  • cui malo - who suffers

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

cui

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, cuī, cuí, cuǐ, or cuì.

Usage notes

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


Romanian

Etymology

Latin cuneus

Noun

cui n. (plural cuiuri)

  1. nail, pin

Declension


Pronoun

cui (genitive/dative form of cine)

  1. whose
  2. to whom

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