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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK, US) enPR: wā, IPA(key): /weɪ/ * Rhymes: -eɪ * Homophones: weigh, wey, whey (in accents with the wine-whine merger)

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _wei_, _wai_, _weighe_, from Old English _weġ_, from Proto-Germanic _*wegaz_, from Proto-Indo-European _*weǵʰ-_. Cognate with West Frisian _wei_, Low German _Weg_, Dutch _weg_, German _Weg_, Danish _vej_, Swedish _väg_, Latin _vehō_, Albanian _udhë_. ALTERNATIVE FORMS * waye (obsolete) NOUN WAY (_plural_ WAYS) * (heading) _To do with a place or places._ * A road, a direction, a (physical or conceptual) path from one place to another. _Do you know the WAY to the airport?  Come this WAY and I'll show you a shortcut.  It's a long WAY from here._ * John Milton (1608-1674) The WAY seems difficult, and steep to scale. * John Evelyn (1620-1706) The season and WAYS were very improper for his majesty's forces to march so great a distance. * A means to enter or leave a place. _We got into the cinema through the back WAY._ * A roughly-defined geographical area. _If you're ever 'round this WAY, come over and visit me._ * A method or manner of doing something; a mannerism. _You're going about it the wrong WAY.  He's known for his quirky WAYS.  I don't like the WAY she looks at me._ * (heading) _Personal interaction._ * Possibility (usually in the phrases 'any way' and 'no way'). _There's no WAY I'm going to clean up after you._ * Determined course; resolved mode of action or conduct. _My little sister always whines until she gets her WAY._ * (paganism) A tradition within the modern pagan faith of Heathenry, dedication to a specific deity or craft, Way of wyrd, Way of runes, Way of Thor etc. * (nautical) Speed, progress, momentum. * 1977, Richard O'Kane, _Clear the Bridge: The War Patrols of the U.S.S. Tang_, Ballantine Books (2003), p.343: Ten minutes into the run _Tang_ slowed, Welch calling out her speed as she lost WAY. * A degree, an amount, a sense. _In a large WAY, crocodiles and alligators are similar._ * (As the head of an interjectory clause) Acknowledges that a task has been done well, chiefly in expressions of sarcastic congratulation. _WAY to ruin the moment, guys._ QUOTATIONS * (path or direction): "Do you know the way to San Jose?" [song title and lyrics, Bacharach and David] "It's a long way to Tipperary, / it's a long way to go." [_It’s a Long Way to Tipperary_, a marching and music hall song by Jack Judge and Henry "Harry" James Williams, popularized especially by British troops in World War One] * (a tradition within Heathenry): To walk the Way of the Runes, you must experience the runes as they manifest both in the part of Midgard that lies outside yourself and the worlds within. (Diana Paxson) HYPONYMS * See also Wikisaurus:way DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS INTERJECTION WAY * (only in reply to _no way_) It is true. VERB WAY (_third-person singular simple present_ WAYS, _present participle_ WAYING, _simple past and past participle_ WAYED) * (obsolete) To travel. * 1596, Edmund Spenser, _The Faerie Queene_, IV.ii: on a time as they together WAY'D, / He made him open chalenge [...]. STATISTICS

From Middle English wei, wai, weighe, from Old English weġ, from Proto-Germanic *wegaz, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-. Cognate with West Frisian wei, Low German Weg, Dutch weg, German Weg, Danish vej, Swedish väg, Latin vehō, Albanian udhë.

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Noun

way (plural ways)

  1. (heading) To do with a place or places.
    1. A road, a direction, a (physical or conceptual) path from one place to another.
      Do you know the way to the airport?Come this way and I'll show you a shortcut.It's a long way from here.
    2. A means to enter or leave a place.
      We got into the cinema through the back way.
    3. A roughly-defined geographical area.
      If you're ever 'round this way, come over and visit me.
  2. A method or manner of doing something; a mannerism.
    You're going about it the wrong way.He's known for his quirky ways.I don't like the way she looks at me.
  3. (heading) Personal interaction.
    1. Possibility (usually in the phrases 'any way' and 'no way').
      There's no way I'm going to clean up after you.
    2. Determined course; resolved mode of action or conduct.
      My little sister always whines until she gets her way.
  4. (paganism) A tradition within the modern pagan faith of Heathenry, dedication to a specific deity or craft, Way of wyrd, Way of runes, Way of Thor etc.
  5. (nautical) Speed, progress, momentum.
  6. A degree, an amount, a sense.
    In a large way, crocodiles and alligators are similar.
  7. (As the head of an interjectory clause) Acknowledges that a task has been done well, chiefly in expressions of sarcastic congratulation.
    Way to ruin the moment, guys.
Quotations
"It's a long way to Tipperary, / it's a long way to go." [It’s a Long Way to Tipperary, a marching and music hall song by Jack Judge and Henry "Harry" James Williams, popularized especially by British troops in World War One]
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Interjection

way

  1. (only in reply to no way) It is true.

Verb

way (third-person singular simple present ways, present participle waying, simple past and past participle wayed)

  1. (obsolete) To travel.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

Apheresis of _away_. ALTERNATIVE FORMS * ’way (dated) ADVERB WAY (_not comparable_) * (informal, with comparative or modified adjective) Much. _I'm WAY too tired to do that._ _I'm a WAY better singer than she._ * 2006, _Keyboard_, Volume 32, Issues 1-6, page 132, It turns out that's WAY more gain than you need for a keyboard, but you don't have to use all of it to benefit from the sonic characteristics. * (slang, with positive adjective) Very. _I'm WAY tired_ _String theory is WAY cool, except for the math._ * 2005, Erika V. Shearin Karres, _Crushes, Flirts, & Friends: A Real Girl's Guide to Boy Smarts_, page 16, With all the WAY cool boys out there, what if you don't recognize them because you don't know what to look for? Or, what if you have a chance to pick a perfect Prince and you end up with a yucky Frog instead? * (informal) Far. _I used to live WAY over there._ _The farmhouse is WAY down the bottom of the hill._ SYNONYMS * (much): far, much, loads * (very): so, very TRANSLATIONS

Apheresis of away.

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Adverb

way (not comparable)

  1. (informal, with comparative or modified adjective) Much.
    I'm way too tired to do that.
    I'm a way better singer than she.
  2. (slang, with positive adjective) Very.
    I'm way tired
    String theory is way cool, except for the math.
  3. (informal) Far.
    I used to live way over there.
    The farmhouse is way down the bottom of the hill.
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

From the sound it represents, by analogy with other velar letters such as _kay_ and _gay_. NOUN WAY (_plural_ WAYS) * The name of the letter for the _w_ sound in Pitman shorthand. RELATED TERMS * double-u, the name of the Latin letter for this sound

From the sound it represents, by analogy with other velar letters such as kay and gay.

Noun

way (plural ways)

  1. The name of the letter for the w sound in Pitman shorthand.
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* yaw

Que a categoria em LAMPUNG API - ETYMOLOGY
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Lampung Api - Etymology

From Proto-Lampungic, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi _*wair_, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian _*wahiʀ_.

From Proto-Lampungic, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *wair, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

Que a categoria em LAMPUNG API - NOUN
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Lampung Api - Noun

WAY * water (clear liquid H₂O)

way

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

Que a categoria em TZ'UTUJIL - NOUN
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Tz'utujil - Noun

WAY * tortilla SYNONYMS * away

way

  1. tortilla

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Que a categoria em UJIR - NOUN
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Ujir - Noun

WAY * water

way

  1. water

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Ujir - References

* Blust's Austronesian Comparative Dictionary


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