What does saki mean?

Definitions for sakiˈsɑ ki

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Munro, H. H. Munro, Hector Hugh Munro, Saki(noun)

    British writer of short stories (1870-1916)

  2. sake, saki, rice beer(noun)

    Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot

  3. saki(noun)

    small arboreal monkey of tropical South America with long hair and bushy nonprehensile tail


  1. Saki(n.)

    The alcoholic drink of Japan. It is made from rice; it is usually spelled sake.


  1. saki(Noun)

    (rice wine)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saki(noun)

    any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus Pithecia. They have large ears, and a long hairy tail which is not prehensile

  2. Saki(noun)

    the alcoholic drink of Japan. It is made from rice

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. & Pg. saki; probably from the native name.]


  1. Saki

    Hector Hugh Munro, better known by the pen name Saki, and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirised Edwardian society and culture. He is considered a master of the short story and often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. Influenced by Oscar Wilde, Lewis Carroll, and Kipling, he himself influenced A. A. Milne, Noël Coward, and P. G. Wodehouse. Beside his short stories, he wrote a full-length play, The Watched Pot, in collaboration with Charles Maude; two one-act plays; a historical study, The Rise of the Russian Empire, the only book published under his own name; a short novel, The Unbearable Bassington; the episodic The Westminster Alice, and When William Came, subtitled A Story of London Under the Hohenzollerns, a fantasy about a future German invasion of Britain.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Saki

    sak′i, n. a genus of long-tailed South American monkeys.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Saki

    a beer of alcoholic quality made in Japan from rice by fermentation. It is drunk hot at meals, and is in a small way intoxicating.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saki in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saki in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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