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See also Kai, käi, και, καί, kāi, kǎi, and kài

Estonian

Noun

kai

  1. quay

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [kɑi]
  • Rhymes: -ɑi
  • Hyphenation: kai

Adverb

kai

  1. probably
  2. maybe, perhaps

Hawaiian

Etymology

Originally tai

Noun

kai

  1. salt water

See also


Japanese

Noun

kai (hiragana かい)

  1. : shell
  2. : story, floor
  3. : world

Particle

kai (hiragana かい)

  1. かい: variant of question particle (ka).

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

kai

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of three tones, kāi, kǎi, or kài.

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.


Maori

Etymology

Common Oceanian, compare Indonesian makan

Noun

kai

  1. food

Verb

kai (used in the form kai-nga)

  1. to eat

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Norwegian

Noun

kai

  1. dock

Tok Pisin

Verb

kaikai (transitive, though it lacks -im)

  1. to eat

Noun

kai

  1. food

Turkish

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  • kai (kayi)
  • kai-lar (-lar makes pulural) can be used like: Kaylar used by (Necati Cumalı) or Kayalarthat used by others or Kayılar
  • kain peder :father in law
  • kain brader: brother in law
  • kainana: mother in law

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