Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See ky.

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  • noun archaic or dialectal Plural form of cow.
  • noun A Korean fundraising meeting.

Etymologies

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From Middle English ky, kye, from Old English  ("cows"), plural of  ("cow"). Cognate with Dutch koeien ("cows"), German Kühe ("cows"), Danish køer ("cows"), Icelandic kýr ("cows"). More at cow.

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From Korean.

Examples

  • However, pronouns are rare in normal speech with the exception of certain pronouns such as kye (a 3rd person singular pronoun used to refer to an individual with the same or lower social rank) and kukes (it).

    languagehat.com: MALAY PRONOUNS.

  • Once, in a passion, he drove two of his father's "kye," or cattle, down a steep hill to their death.

    The Junior Classics — Volume 6 Old-Fashioned Tales

  • Randal and Jean thought it was very likely there were "kye," or cattle, in the water.

    The Gold Of Fairnilee

  • Once, in a passion, he drove two of his father's "kye," or cattle, down a steep hill to their death.

    Fairy Book

  • What binds Jin and her “Sisters of Ky? ngsang” together, other than the kye?

    Honolulu by Alan Brennert: Questions

  • Jade Moon collected some modest interest on her investment in the shop, and with that and the two hundred and thirty dollars from the kye, she and Mr. Ha were able to purchase another rooming house, smaller than the one in Makiki, this one in

    Excerpt: Honolulu by Alan Brennert

  • Jade Moon collected some modest interest on her investment in the shop, and with that and the two hundred and thirty dollars from the kye, she and Mr. Ha were able to purchase another rooming house, smaller than the one in Makiki, this one in

    Excerpt: Honolulu by Alan Brennert

  • What binds Jin and her “Sisters of Ky? ngsang” together, other than the kye?

    Honolulu by Alan Brennert: Questions

  • “Xing qiao bu kai” pronounced shing chee-yow boo kye means the tunnel of the heart is not open.

    Tao II

  • “Tian di kai hua” pronounced tyen dee kye hwah means Heaven and Mother Earth are formed and start to function.

    Tao II

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  • Scots - cattle. Plural of coo.

    December 26, 2007