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Webster 1913 Edition


Kami


Ka′mi

,
Noun.
pl.
[Japanese,
god
.]
A title given to the celestial gods of the first mythical dynasty of Japan and extended to the demigods of the second dynasty, and then to the long line of spiritual princes still represented by the mikado.

Definition 2022


Kami

Kami

See also: kami

English

Noun

Kami pl (plural only)

  1. An ethnic and linguistic group in Morogoro Region, Tanzania.

Proper noun

Kami

  1. A Bantu language of Tanzania.
  2. A Niger-Congo language of Nigeria.

Anagrams

kami

kami

See also: Kami

English

Noun

kami (plural kami)

  1. An animistic God or spirit in the Shinto religion of Japan.
  2. A basic origami paper, usually printed with a colour or pattern on one side.

Translations

Anagrams


Indonesian

Etymology

From Malay kami, from Proto-Malayic *kami, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kami, from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kami/

Pronoun

kami

  1. we (exclusive); I and other(s) but not those I am addressing
    "Kami sudah pergi ke pasar": "We have been to the market"
  2. us (exclusive); me and other(s) but not those I am addressing
    Ibu: "Kamu sekalian sudah di mandi?" Mother: "Have you all bathed yet?"
    Anak-anak: "Kami?" Children: "Us?"
  3. our (exclusive); my and of other(s) but not of those I am addressing
    "Adalah cicak besar di dinding kamar hotel kami: tolong bantu di ambil ": "There is a big gecko in our hotel room: please help have it removed."
  4. ours (if used with milik, kepunyaan, etc.)
    "Hak Milik tanah bangsa Indonesia hanya untuk kami sekalian": "It is only we [Indonesians] who have the right to own this Indonesian land"

Related terms


Japanese

Romanization

kami

  1. rōmaji reading of かみ

Malay

Etymology

From Proto-Malayic *kami, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kami, from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kami/
  • Rhymes: -ami, -mi, -i

Pronoun

kami

  1. we, us, our (exclusive)
  2. I, me, my

Related terms

  • kita (inclusive)

See also


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *kamy, preserving the reflex of word-final */y/, which was lost in standard words kȃm and kȁmēn.

Noun

kami m (Cyrillic spelling ками)

  1. (regional, obsolete) stone

References

  • Skok, Petar (1972) Etimologijski rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika (in Serbo-Croatian), volume 2, Zagreb: JAZU, page 26

Tagalog

Etymology

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kami, from Proto-Austronesian *kami.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kaˈmɪ/ or IPA(key): /kaˈmɛ/ (colloquial)

Pronoun

kami

  1. we; us (exclusive of the person spoken to)
    Nagtatrabaho kami sa isang kumpanya. Ikaw?
    We work at a company. You?

Related terms

See also