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The many meanings of Ari

This is what the word ari means in the world's languages:


Abaza: ари [ʔarəj] = this
Abkhaz: ари [ʔarəj] = this
Ainu: アリ [ʔaɾi] = with; to burn
Alabama: àaɬi [ʔaːɬi] = to wear on the hand; aɬi [ʔaɬi] = to put in, pour; to bear fruit or nuts, to be fruitful; fruit, berry, kernel
Albanian: ari [ʔaɾi] = bear
Arabic: أري [ʔæriː] = I kindled, I lighted
Aramaic, Judaic: ארי [ʔariː] = lion
Ari: ari [ʔaɾi] = Ari (language)
Armenian: արի [ʔaɹɪ] = Come!
Aymará: ari [ʔaɾ̪i] = keen, sharp, cutting
Azeri: arı [ʔɑːrɯ] = bee; clean, pure
Barok: ari [ʔari] = water
Basque: ari [ʔaɾi] = doing; task, work
Berbice Creole Dutch: ari [ʔari] = obeah (folk magic)
Brahui: اڑى [ʔɑɽiː] = obstacle, obstruction
Bru, Western: — [ʔari] = a kind of basket
Budukh: Iари [ʕari] = good
Catalan: ari [ʔaɾi] = Arian
Cebuano: ari [ʔariʔ] = of this
Dargwa: ари [ʔari] = power, authority, monopoly, will
Demotic: — [ʕari] = to go up
Esperanto: ari [ʔari] = to form a group
Fataluku: ari [ʔari] = liver
Finnish: aari [ʔaːri] = are; pair, par
Gagauz: ары [ʔaːɾɯ] = bee, wasp
Guaraní: ári [ʔaːɾi] = over, on top of; ary [ʔaɾɨ] = year
Hawaiian: ʻali [ʔali] = scar, depression, groove; dig
Hebrew: ארי [ʔaʁi] = lion
Hiligaynon: ari [ʔari] = here is, present
Hindi: अरि [ʔəri] = enemy, adversary, antagonist; अरी [ʔəriː] = interj. addressed to females; आरी [ʔariː] = a small saw, a shoe-maker's awl; a woman's female friend, dear, darling; dike; bank of a river; अड़ी [ʔəɽiː] = difficulty, hardship, trouble; need, poverty, distress, adversity, misfortune; exigency, critical situation; आड़ी [ʔaɽiː] = protector, supporter; backer; partner; kind of musical mode, tune
Hungarian: ari [ʔɒri] = short form of aranyos [ʔɒrɒɲɔʃ] (cute, pretty)
Ilokano: ari [ʔaːri] = king
Indonesian: ari [ʔari] = poisonous snake, viper
Iñupiatun: ᐊᕐᕆ [ʔaʀːi] = likeness, parable
Iraqw: ari [ʔari] = goat
Irish: airí [ʔarʲiː] = character trait; airigh [ʔarʲiː] = hear, feel, perceive; áirigh [ʔaːrʲiː] = count, calculate; araí [ʔariː] = appearance; rein
Italian: arri [ʔarːi] = gee, gee up
Japanese: 蟻 [ʔaɾi] = ant
Japanese, Middle: 蟻 [ʔari] = ant
Japanese, Old: — [ʔari] = ant
Juǀ'hoã: àrì [ʔari] = guinea fowl
Kafa: ariy [ʔariː] = to know
Kannada: ಅರಿ [ʔʌri] = enemy, foe; cut off, lop off, fell
Kapampangan: ari [ʔaːriʔ] = king
Kara-Khanid: arɨ [ʔaɾɯ] = pure, clean; bee
Katu, Eastern: — [ʔariː] = banyan tree
Kirghiz: ары [ʔaːɾɯ] = bee, wasp
Kiribati: ari [ʔaːri] = coconut spathe; eyebrow; gall, gall-bladder; ari [ʔæri] = put forth as coconut buds
Kui: ଆରି [ʔaːri] = that woman or thing
Latvian: arī [ʔariː] = also, as well as, likewise, too, not either
Luwian: ari [ʔari] = long
Majang: — [ʔaːri] = hand
Makasae: ari [ʔari] = liver
Malagasy: àry [ʔari] = and; made, created, brought into being; be thrown away; arỳ [ʔari] = there far away (not in sight)
Malay: ari [ʔari] = abdomen
Malayalam: അരി [ʔar̪i] = cut into small peaces; sift; rice; enemy; small; ആഴി [ʔaːɹi] = the sea
Manchu: ᠠᠷᠢ [ʔari] = evil spirit
Marathi: अरी [ʔəriː] = cobbler's awl; iron spike, goad; आरी [ʔariː] = painful tumor in the anus
Maori: ari [ʔari] = guise, appearance, visible; excuse
Matukar: ari [ʔaɾi] = two
Nama: árì [ʔaɾɪ] = hesitate, arrest one's movements
Nepali: आरी [ʔariː] = dish, course
Nyindrou: ari [ʔari] = one
Ossetian: ари [ʔari] = aria
Pali: अरि [ʔari] = enemy
Pampangan: ari [ʔari] = king
Pangasinan: ari [ʔaːri] = king
Persian: آرى [ʔæːri] = yes; ارى [ʔæri] = making honey; honey; pouring forth rain; copious rain; bearing malice; آرى [ʔæːriː] = the root of Arum Colocasia
Proto-Altaic: *àŕi [ʔari] = thorn, fang
Proto-Chukchee-Koryak: *arɨ" [ʔaɹɨʔ] = groin; internal side of the hip; pubic hair
Proto-Dravidian: *ari [ʔari] = tax, tribute; rice; *arí- [ʔari] =to fall; to cut, to chip; to sift, to strain
Proto-Gondi-Kui: *ari- [ʔari] = to fall; *aṛi- [ʔaɽi] = to weep
Proto-Japanese: *àrí- [ʔari] = dawn; *ari [ʔari] = ant
Proto-Khoe: *àri [ʔari] = dog
Proto-Khoekhoe: *ari [ʔari] = dog
Proto-Mongolian: *ari- [ari] = to be tired, to be exhausted
Proto-Nilgiri: *aṛĭ [ʔaɽĭ] = to spend; *arĭ [ʔarĭ] = to burn (of mouth); to divide in small pieces
Proto-Pengo-Manda: *aṛi- [ʔaɽi] = to cry
Proto-South-Cushitic: *ʔari [ʔari] = goat
Proto-South-Dravidian: *ari [ʔari] = tax, tribute; rice; paddy; pebble; beauty; beautiful woman; eye disease; toddy to cut, to chip; to sift, to strain; to itch
Proto-Telugu: *ari [ʔari] = tax, tribute; *aṛi- [ʔaɽi] = damage, harm, injury, loss
Proto-Turkic: *ārɨ [ʔaːrɯ] = bee, wasp
Proto-Zhu: *àri [ʔari] = guinea fowl
Proto-ǂHoan: *a̯ri [ʔari] = man
Quechua: ari [ʔari] = certainly, really; then, well; sharpness
Quenya:  [ʔari] = days
Sanskrit: अरि [ʔʌri] = enemy, hostile; faithful, pious; wheel
Shekkacho: ari [ʔari] = to know
Somali: ari [ʔari] = goat
Sranan: ari [ʔari] = to drag, to pull, to haul, to tug, to draw
Swahili: ari [ʔari] = eagerness
Tagalog: ari [ʔariʔ] = property; ari [ʔaːri] = this one
Tamil: அரி [ʔʌɾi] = rice, reaped handful of paddy; gold, pon; lines in the white of the eye; pebbles in ankle-rings of dancers; beetle; weapons; grove; line; eye; bamboo; enemy; horse; lion; Vishnu; Yama; Indra; snake; sight; sun; moon; parrot; fire; air; slice, cut, reap; sift with the hand, sieve; gnaw, nibble; rinse, wash rice; itch; ஆரி [ʔaːɾi] = difficulty; excellence; beauty; the Chola line of kings; Durga, Parvathi
Tarahumara: arí [ʔari] = late
Telugu: అరి [ʔʌri] = tax, tribute; bowstring; enemy, foe
Thai: อารี [ʔaːriː] = generous
Tharaka: ari [ʔaːri] = refuse, say no
Tibetan: ཨ་རིག་ [ʔaɹ̝iː] = name of a country of nomad herdsmen situated to the west of Amdo
Toda: அரி [ʔʌɾi] = rice
Toki Pona: ali [ʔali] = all, everything, complete, universe, life
Tulu: ಅರಿ [ʔʌɾi] = rice
Turkish: arı [ʔaɾɯ] = pure, clean; bee
Turkmen: ary [ʔarɯ] = bee, wasp
Tuvin: ары [ʔaɾɯ] = bee, wasp
Urdu: آرى [ʔɑri] = bent, bereft, oblique
Uzbek: ари [ʔari] = bee, wasp
Vedic: अरि [ʔari] = enemy
Waima: ari [ʔari] = to die
ǁAuǁen: ári [ʔari] = guinea fowl
ǂHoan: 'ǎ"ri [ʔari] = man
ǃKung: ắrī [ʔăriː] = guinea fowl; ári [ʔari] = guinea fowl; ắrī [ʔări] = guinea fowl
ǃOǃkung: àṙi [ʔaɾi] = guinea fowl


Quite many of them refer to animals... ant, bear, bee, beetle, dog, goat, guinea fowl, horse, lion, man, parrot, snake, viper. Interesting. Anyone got more meanings of ari?
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