"any" meaning in English

Adverb

IPA: /ˈɛnɪ/ [Received-Pronunciation], /ˈɛni/ [UK], /ˈæni/ [UK], /ˈæni/ [Ireland], /ˈɛni/ [US], /ˈɪni/ [pin-pen-merger] Audio: en-us-any.ogg [US]
  1. To even the slightest extent, at all. Tags: not-comparable Synonyms: anie [obsolete] Translations (at all): enig (Dutch), enkel (Dutch), iom ajn (Esperanto), eĉ iomete (Esperanto), yhtään (Finnish), du tout (French), affatto (Italian), 不再 (buzai) (Mandarin), 一点 (yidian) (Mandarin), mais (Portuguese), onie (Scots), ony (Scots), ešte (Slovak), algo (Spanish)
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: English determiners, English indefinite pronouns, English pronouns

Determiner

IPA: /ˈɛnɪ/ [Received-Pronunciation], /ˈɛni/ [UK], /ˈæni/ [UK], /ˈæni/ [Ireland], /ˈɛni/ [US], /ˈɪni/ [pin-pen-merger] Audio: en-us-any.ogg [US]
  1. At least one; of at least one kind. One at all. Tags: chiefly, in the, negative Categories: English negative polarity items Translations (at least one (kind)): أَيّ‎ (ʾayy) (Arabic), որևէ (orewē) (Armenian), які́сьці (jakísʹci) (Belarusian), які́сь (jakísʹ) (Belarusian), які-не́будзь (jaki-njébudzʹ) (Belarusian), не́йкі (njéjki) (Belarusian), жа́дны (žádny) (note: with negative) (Belarusian), някакъв (njakakǎv) (Bulgarian), никакъв (nikakǎv) (Bulgarian), какъв да е (kakǎv da e) (Bulgarian), какъвто и да е (kakǎvto i da e) (Bulgarian), всякакъв (vsjakakǎv) (Bulgarian), малко (malko) (Bulgarian), algun (Catalan), enig (Dutch), أي‎ (ʾay) (Egyptian Arabic), iu (Esperanto), iom da (Esperanto), iga (Estonian), mistahes (Estonian), suvaline (Estonian), ükskõik milline (Estonian), keegi (Estonian), yhtään (Finnish), jotakin (Finnish), mitään (Finnish), (note: (with a negative particle) aucun) (French), irgendein [conditional, interrogative, singular] (German), irgendwelche [conditional, interrogative, plural] (German), kein [negative] (German), überhaupt kein (German), καθένας (kathénas) (Greek), όποιος (ópoios) (Greek), אַף‎ (af) (Hebrew), שׁוּם‎ (shum) (Hebrew), कोई (koī) (Hindi), कोई भी (koī bhī) (Hindi), irga (english: at all) (Ido), ula (english: some) (Ido), ulle (Interlingua), qualche (Italian), 어떤 (eotteon) (Korean), ullus (Latin), некаков (nekakov) (Macedonian), никаков (nikakov) (note: with negative) (Macedonian), 任意 (rènyì) (Mandarin), 任何 (rènhé) (Mandarin), ata [in a, negative, verb, with a] (Maore Comorian), कोणतेही (koṇtehī) (Marathi), hata [in a, negative, verb, with a] (Ngazidja Comorian), ايا‎ (ayya) (North Levantine Arabic), حيلا‎ (ḥayalla) (North Levantine Arabic), شي‎ (ši) (english: some) (North Levantine Arabic), qualque (Occitan), ǣniġ (Old English), einag (Old High German), jakiś [masculine] (Polish), żaden (note: with negative) [masculine] (Polish), algum (Portuguese), како́й-нибудь (kakój-nibudʹ) (Russian), никако́й (nikakój) (note: with negative) (Russian), onie (Scots), ony (Scots), nejaký [masculine] (Slovak), ksa (Tocharian B), яки́йсь (uk) (Ukrainian), жо́дний (note: with negative) (Ukrainian), کوئی‎ (koī) (Urdu), seimik (Volapük)
  2. No matter what kind. Translations (no matter what kind): любы́ (ljubý) [masculine] (Belarusian), уся́кі (usjáki) (Belarusian), ко́жны (kóžny) (Belarusian), qualsevol [feminine, masculine] (Catalan), qualssevol m pl or [feminine, plural] (Catalan), kterýkoliv (Czech), ia (Esperanto), iu ajn (Esperanto), mikä tahansa (Finnish), kuka tahansa (Finnish), n'importe quel (French), quelconque (French), ნებისმიერი (nebismieri) (Georgian), რაც არ უნდა იყოს (rac ar unda iq̇os) (Georgian), irgendein [singular] (German), jeder (German), jeglicher (German), jeder beliebige (German), jeder mögliche (German), welcher auch immer (German), egal welcher [informal] (German), irgendwelche [plural] (German), alle (German), jeed (German Low German), all (German Low German), aon (Irish), qualsiasi (Italian), 任意 (nin'i) (alt: にんい) (Japanese), било кој (bilo koj) (Macedonian), секој (sekoj) (Macedonian), حيلا‎ (ḥayalla) (North Levantine Arabic), ايا‎ (ayya) (North Levantine Arabic), ǣniġ (Old English), którykolwiek [masculine] (Polish), jakikolwiek [masculine] (Polish), każdy [masculine] (Polish), qualquer (Portuguese), orice (Romanian), oricare (Romanian), nici un (Romanian), nici o (Romanian), любо́й (ljubój) (Russian), -нибу́дь (-nibúdʹ) (Russian), вся́кий (vsjákij) (Russian), ка́ждый (káždyj) (Russian), onie (Scots), ony (Scots), aon (Scottish Gaelic), sam bith (Scottish Gaelic), akýkoľvek (Slovak), ktorýkoľvek (Slovak), cualquier (Spanish), cualquiera (Spanish), yoyote (Swahili), будь-яки́й (budʹ-jakýj) [masculine] (Ukrainian), ко́жний (kóžnyj) (Ukrainian), уся́кий (usjákyj) (Ukrainian), tolminme ké [masculine] (Walloon), nimpôrtu ké [masculine] (Walloon)
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: English determiners, English indefinite pronouns, English pronouns Synonyms: anie [obsolete] Derived forms: any and all, any old, any press is good press, any time, anybody, anyhow, anymore, anyone, anyplace, anyroad, anything, anytime, Anytown, anyway, anywhen, anywhence, anywhere, anywhither, anywho, anywhom, in any case, just any Related terms: some

Pronoun

IPA: /ˈɛnɪ/ [Received-Pronunciation], /ˈɛni/ [UK], /ˈæni/ [UK], /ˈæni/ [Ireland], /ˈɛni/ [US], /ˈɪni/ [pin-pen-merger] Audio: en-us-any.ogg [US]
  1. Any thing(s) or person(s). Synonyms: anie [obsolete] Translations (Any things or persons): أَيّ‎ (ʾayy) (Arabic), كُلّ‎ (kull) (Arabic), أَيَّة‎ (ʾayya) [feminine] (Arabic), أَيْمَا‎ (ʾaymā) (Arabic), кой да е (koj da e) (Bulgarian), който и да е (kojto i da e) (Bulgarian), всеки (vseki) (Bulgarian), някой (njakoj) (Bulgarian), никой (nikoj) (Bulgarian), algun (Catalan), qualque (Catalan), kdokoliv (english: anyone) (Czech), cokoliv (english: anything) (Czech), elk (Dutch), iu ajn (Esperanto), ĉiu (Esperanto), ĉiuj (Esperanto), mikä tahansa (Finnish), ნებისმიერი (nebismieri) (Georgian), jeder [masculine] (German), jeed (German Low German), elk (German Low German), どれも (doremo) (Japanese), どれでも (doredemo) (Japanese), ūllus (Latin), 誰 (Mandarin), 谁 (shuí, shéi) (Mandarin), ktokolwiek (Polish), qualquer um (Portuguese), orice (english: anything) (Romanian), oricare (Romanian), oricine (english: anyone) (Romanian), любо́й (ljubój) (Russian), вся́кий (vsjákij) (Russian), свак [Cyrillic, masculine] (Serbo-Croatian), svak [Roman, masculine] (Serbo-Croatian), ktokoľvek (english: anyone) (Slovak), čokoľvek (english: anything) (Slovak), alguno [masculine] (Spanish), alguna [feminine] (Spanish), будь-хто́ (budʹ-xtó) (Ukrainian)
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: English determiners, English indefinite pronouns, English pronouns

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