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The best may slip, and even the most cautious fall; but he is more than human who errors not at all.
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English

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Wikipedia

Etymology

Abbreviated from WikiWikiWeb (first wiki software), from Hawaiian wikiwiki (quick) + English web. The first part is the Hawaiian pronunciation of the English word quick, duplicated for emphasis, and borrowed back into English.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
wiki

Plural
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wiki ({{{1}}})
  1. A collaborative website which can be directly edited by anyone with access to it.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to wiki

Third person singular
wiki

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to wiki (third-person singular simple present wiki, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To research a topic on Wikipedia or some similar wiki.
    To get an understanding of the topics, he quickly went online and wikied each one.
  2. (intransitive) To contribute to a wiki.

Translations

Derived terms

References

  • wiki” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • "wiki" in the Webster's New Millennium Dictionary of English, Preview Edition (v 0.9.6), Lexico Publishing Group, 2003-2005.

Anagrams


Dutch

Etymology

From English wiki.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈwiki/

Noun

wiki m. (plural ’s, diminutive etje)

  1. wiki

Derived terms

Anagrams


Limburgish

Etymology

From English wiki.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈwi˦kə˧/, /ˈwi˦ki˨/

Noun

wiki

  1. wiki

Swahili

Etymology

From English week.

Noun

wiki

  1. a week

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /viːkɪ/, /vɪkɪ/, /wiːkɪ/, /wɪkɪ

Noun

wiki

  1. wiki.

Inflection

Inflection for wiki Singular Plural
Common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative wiki wikin wikier wikierna
Genitive wikis wikins wikiers wikiernas

The plurals are not agreed upon, other words for the indefinite plural nominative presently in use include wikier, wikis, wikisar, wikior, wikiar, wiki etc.

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