What does HI mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hello, hullo, hi, howdy, how-do-you-do(noun)

    an expression of greeting

    "every morning they exchanged polite hellos"

  2. Hawaii, Hawai'i, Aloha State, HI(noun)

    a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands


  1. hi(Interjection)

    A friendly, informal, casual greeting said when meeting someone.

    Etymology: : American English (first recorded reference is to speech of a Kansas Indian), originally to attract attention, probably a variant of Middle English hy, hey (circa 1475) also an exclamation to call attention.

  2. hi(Adjective)

    Informal spelling of high, often hyphenated.

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    Etymology: From high.


  1. Hi

    ひ, in hiragana, or ヒ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora. Both can be written in two strokes, sometimes one for hiragana, and both are phonemically although for phonological reasons, the actual pronunciation is. The pronunciation of the voiceless palatal fricative [ç] is similar to that of the English word hue [çuː] for some speakers. In the Sakhalin dialect of the Ainu language, ヒ can be written as small ㇶ to represent a final h sound after an i sound. Along with other extended katakana, this was developed to represent sounds in Ainu that are not present in standard Japanese katakana.

Editors Contribution

  1. hi

    somthing that you say

    Submitted by justin on August 29, 2020  

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    Rank popularity for the word 'HI' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1768

How to pronounce HI?

  1. Alex
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How to say HI in sign language?

  1. hi


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of HI in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of HI in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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