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Vi

Vi

See also: vi, VI, .vi, , vị, v.i., v. i., V.I., and V. I.

English

Proper noun

Vi

  1. A diminutive of the female given names Violet and Viola.
    • 1967, Samuel Beckett, Come and Go
      FLO: What do you think of Vi?
      RU: I see little change.

Anagrams

vi

vi

See also: .vi, V. I., V.I., VI, Vi, v. i., v.i., , and vị

Translingual

Alternative forms

Number

vi

  1. Roman numeral for six.

English

Alternative forms

Abbreviation

vi

  1. (grammar) verb intransitive or intransitive verb (often appears in dual language dictionaries)
  2. (Britain, colloquial, pejorative) village idiot
    • 2012, a Religious Studies teacher
      Stupid boy...he's such a vi, isn't he?

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Breton

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *āuyom (compare Welsh ŵy, Cornish oy), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm (egg).

Noun

vi m

  1. egg

Catalan

Etymology

From Old Provençal, from Latin vīnum, from Proto-Italic *wīnom, from Proto-Indo-European *wóyh₁nom.

Noun

vi m (plural vins)

  1. wine (alcoholic beverage)
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Dalmatian

Etymology

From Latin vīvus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): βi

Adjective

vi m (plural vei)

  1. alive, living

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse vér, from Proto-Germanic *wīz, from Proto-Indo-European *wéy, plural of *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -i

Pronoun

vi (first-person plural nominative, accusative os, genitive vores, c vor, n vort, pl vore)

  1. we

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Esperanto

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vi/

Etymology

From Italian voi, French vous, or Russian вы (vy), plus the i of personal pronouns.

Pronoun

vi (accusative vin, possessive via)

  1. (second-person personal pronoun, singular or plural): you
    Vi batis min.
    You hit me.
  2. yourself, yourselves
    Vi diras al vi.
    You say to yourself (yourselves).

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Ewe

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /viː/

Adjective

vi

  1. little
  2. small

Noun

vi

  1. child (A son or daughter)
  2. descendant

Ido

Etymology

vu (you) + -i (-s; plural)

Pronoun

vi pl

  1. you (plural)

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Italian

Etymology 1

See voi.

Pronoun

vi

  1. (second-person personal plural object pronoun): you, to you
    (noi) vi amiamo - we love you
  2. (second-person reflexive plural): yourselves
    (voi) vi ricordate
  3. it (often not translated); about it, of it, on it

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Etymology 2

From Latin ibi.

Adverb

vi

  1. there
  2. here

Japanese

Romanization

vi

  1. rōmaji reading of ゔぃ
  2. rōmaji reading of ヴィ

Latin

Noun

  1. ablative singular of vīs
  2. dative singular of vīs (rare)


References

  • vi in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Lojban

Cmavo

vi (rafsi viz, selma'o VA VA)

  1. (modifying a selbri) here; nearby
  2. (preposition) near
  3. (sumti modifier) this
    levi jufra cu tordu
    This sentence is short.

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Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʋiː/

Pronoun

vi

  1. we
    Hvordan kommer vi dit?
    How do we get there?

Etymology 2

Verb

vi

  1. imperative of vie

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

Probably with influence from Swedish and Danish, from Old Norse vér, from Proto-Germanic *wīz, from Proto-Indo-European *wéy, plural of *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʋiː/

Pronoun

vi

  1. Alternative form of me

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Etymology 2

Verb

vi

  1. imperative of via and vie

References


Portuguese

Pronunciation

Verb

vi

  1. first-person singular (eu) preterite indicative of ver
    Eu vi um pássaro uma vez.
    I saw a bird once.
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 135:
      Não vi o tempo passar.
      I didn't notice the time passing.

Romanian

Pronoun

vi (dative form of voi; form of )

  1. to you

Usage notes

This word is used when (which is dative) is combined with the following accusatives:

  • îl (the accusative of el, contracted as vi-l)
  • îi (the accusative of ei, contracted as vi-i)
  • le (the accusative of ele)
  • se (the reflexive accusative of all third-person pronouns)

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Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʋîː/

Pronoun

(Cyrillic spelling ви̑)

  1. you (nominative plural of (you))
  2. you (vocative plural of (you))

Declension


Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *vy.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋíː/
  • Tonal orthography:

Pronoun

  1. you (masculine plural, more than two)
  2. (formal) you (masculine singular)

Declension

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Spanish

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -i

Verb

vi

  1. First-person singular (yo) preterite indicative form of ver.

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Swedish vīr, from Old Norse vér, from Proto-Germanic *wīz, from Proto-Indo-European *wéy, plural of *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /viː/
  • Rhymes: -iː

Pronoun

vi

  1. we (first-person personal plural subject pronoun)
    • 1791, Carl Michael Bellman, Fredmans sånger, N:o 21
      Så lunka vi så småningom från Bacchi buller och tumult
      We'll walk away eventually from the noise and tumult of Bacchus

Declension


Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Noun

vi

  1. (anatomy, dated) fin

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