"anyone" meaning in English

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Pronoun

IPA: /ˈɛniˌwʌn/, /ˈæniˌwʌn/ Audio: en-us-anyone.ogg [US]
Etymology: any + one Etymology templates: {{compound|en|any|one}} any + one Head templates: {{head|en|pronoun|||||||||||||||||||head=}} anyone, {{en-pron}} anyone
  1. Any person; anybody.
    Sense id: anyone-en-pron-5d6jS0ol Categories (other): English compound determinatives, English compound words, English indefinite pronouns, English pronouns, English third person pronouns Synonyms: anybody, any one Related terms: anything, anywhere, no one, nobody, everybody, everyone, somebody, someone Translations (anybody): أي واحد (ʔayy wāḥed) [Moroccan-Arabic] (Arabic), أي حد (ʔayy ḥadd) [Moroccan-Arabic] (Arabic), ամեն մեկը (amen mekə) (Armenian), որևէ մեկը (orewē mekə) (Armenian), хто-не́будзь (xto-njébudzʹ) (Belarusian), ніхто́ (nixtó) [with-negation] (Belarusian), абы-хто́ (aby-xtó) (Belarusian), все́ки (vséki) (Bulgarian), ня́кой (njákoj) (Bulgarian), ко́йто и да е (kójto i da e) (Bulgarian), qualsevol (Catalan), tothom (Catalan), algú (english: questions) (Catalan), ningú [negative] (Catalan), ana'shanaye (Chamicuro), 何人 (hérén) [Mandarin] (Chinese), kdokoliv (Czech), nogen (Danish), hvemsomhelst (Danish), iemand (Dutch), iu (Esperanto), iu ajn (Esperanto), keegi (Estonian), igaüks (Estonian), joku (Finnish), kuka tahansa [affirmative] (Finnish), ketään [interrogative] (Finnish), quelqu'un [masculine] (French), quelqu'une [feminine] (French), n'importe qui (French), personne (French), ვინმე (vinme) (Georgian), ნებისმიერი (nebismieri) (Georgian), jemand (German), wer [colloquial] (German), irgendjemand (German), irgendwer (German), אף אחד (áf ekhád) [negative] (Hebrew), מישהו (mishehú) [positive] (Hebrew), bárki (Hungarian), akárki (Hungarian), irgu (Ido), aon duine (Irish), chiunque (Italian), 誰も 誰でも (dare de mo) (note: used with affirmative verbs) (alt: だれも, dare mo) (Japanese), 아무 (amu) (Korean), کەس (kes) [Central-Kurdish] (Kurdish), ھەرچیکەس (herçîkes) [Central-Kurdish] (Kurdish), ھەرکەس (herkes) [Central-Kurdish] (Kurdish), quisquam (Latin), سياڤا٢ [Jawi] (Malay), سسياڤا [Jawi] (Malay), siapa-siapa [Rumi] (Malay), sesiapa [Rumi] (Malay), ata mutru [with-negation] (Maore Comorian), mndru [class-1] (Ngazidja Comorian), mdzima [class-1, with-negation] (Ngazidja Comorian), noen (Norwegian), enhver (Norwegian), hvem som helst (Norwegian), ǣniġ mann (Old English), ǣniġ (Old English), hwā (Old English), man (Old English), کسی (kasi) (Persian), ktokolwiek (Polish), kto bądź (Polish), byle kto (Polish), alguém [masculine] (Portuguese), alguma [feminine] (Portuguese), qualquer [feminine, masculine] (Portuguese), quaisquer [feminine, masculine, plural] (Portuguese), qualquer um (Portuguese), oricine (Romanian), вся́кий (vsjákij) [masculine] (Russian), любо́й (ljubój) (Russian), кто уго́дно (kto ugódno) (Russian), кто бы то ни́ было (kto by to ní bylo) (Russian), никто́ (niktó) [with-negation] (Russian), кто́-нибу́дь (któ-nibúdʹ) [interrogative] (Russian), кто́-либо (któ-libo) (Russian), bilotko (Serbo-Croatian), itko (Serbo-Croatian), tkogod (Serbo-Croatian), kdorkoli (Slovene), cualquiera (Spanish), quien (Spanish), alguien (Spanish), någon (Swedish), vem som helst (Swedish), sinuman (Tagalog), balana (Tagalog), ఎవరైనా (evarainā) (Telugu), хто-не́будь (xto-nébudʹ) (Ukrainian), ніхто́ (nixtó) [with-negation] (Ukrainian), будь-хто (budʹ-xto) (Ukrainian), будь-яки́й (budʹ-jakýj) (Ukrainian), ai (Vietnamese), người ta (Vietnamese), immen (West Frisian), ẹnikẹ́ni (Yoruba)

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        {
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          "sense": "anybody",
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          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
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          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "anybody",
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          "lang": "French",
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          "code": "ka",
          "lang": "Georgian",
          "roman": "vinme",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "ვინმე"
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          "lang": "Georgian",
          "roman": "nebismieri",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "ნებისმიერი"
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          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "jemand"
        },
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          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
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          "word": "wer"
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          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "anybody",
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        },
        {
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "irgendwer"
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        {
          "code": "he",
          "lang": "Hebrew",
          "roman": "áf ekhád",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "negative"
          ],
          "word": "אף אחד"
        },
        {
          "code": "he",
          "lang": "Hebrew",
          "roman": "mishehú",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "positive"
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          "word": "מישהו"
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        {
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "bárki"
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        {
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "akárki"
        },
        {
          "code": "io",
          "lang": "Ido",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "irgu"
        },
        {
          "code": "ga",
          "lang": "Irish",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "aon duine"
        },
        {
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "chiunque"
        },
        {
          "alt": "だれも, dare mo",
          "code": "ja",
          "lang": "Japanese",
          "note": "used with affirmative verbs",
          "roman": "dare de mo",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "誰も 誰でも"
        },
        {
          "code": "ko",
          "lang": "Korean",
          "roman": "amu",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "아무"
        },
        {
          "code": "ckb",
          "lang": "Kurdish",
          "roman": "kes",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "Central-Kurdish"
          ],
          "word": "کەس"
        },
        {
          "code": "ckb",
          "lang": "Kurdish",
          "roman": "herçîkes",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "Central-Kurdish"
          ],
          "word": "ھەرچیکەس"
        },
        {
          "code": "ckb",
          "lang": "Kurdish",
          "roman": "herkes",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "Central-Kurdish"
          ],
          "word": "ھەرکەس"
        },
        {
          "code": "la",
          "lang": "Latin",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "quisquam"
        },
        {
          "code": "ms",
          "lang": "Malay",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "Jawi"
          ],
          "word": "سياڤا٢"
        },
        {
          "code": "ms",
          "lang": "Malay",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "Jawi"
          ],
          "word": "سسياڤا"
        },
        {
          "code": "ms",
          "lang": "Malay",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "Rumi"
          ],
          "word": "siapa-siapa"
        },
        {
          "code": "ms",
          "lang": "Malay",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "Rumi"
          ],
          "word": "sesiapa"
        },
        {
          "code": "swb",
          "lang": "Maore Comorian",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "with-negation"
          ],
          "word": "ata mutru"
        },
        {
          "code": "zdj",
          "lang": "Ngazidja Comorian",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "class-1"
          ],
          "word": "mndru"
        },
        {
          "code": "zdj",
          "lang": "Ngazidja Comorian",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "class-1",
            "with-negation"
          ],
          "word": "mdzima"
        },
        {
          "code": "no",
          "lang": "Norwegian",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "noen"
        },
        {
          "code": "no",
          "lang": "Norwegian",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "enhver"
        },
        {
          "code": "no",
          "lang": "Norwegian",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "hvem som helst"
        },
        {
          "code": "ang",
          "lang": "Old English",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "ǣniġ mann"
        },
        {
          "code": "ang",
          "lang": "Old English",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "ǣniġ"
        },
        {
          "code": "ang",
          "lang": "Old English",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "hwā"
        },
        {
          "code": "ang",
          "lang": "Old English",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "man"
        },
        {
          "code": "fa",
          "lang": "Persian",
          "roman": "kasi",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "کسی"
        },
        {
          "code": "pl",
          "lang": "Polish",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "ktokolwiek"
        },
        {
          "code": "pl",
          "lang": "Polish",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "kto bądź"
        },
        {
          "code": "pl",
          "lang": "Polish",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "byle kto"
        },
        {
          "code": "pt",
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          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
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        },
        {
          "code": "pt",
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          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "alguma"
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          "tags": [
            "feminine",
            "masculine"
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          "code": "pt",
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          "tags": [
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            "masculine",
            "plural"
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        {
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          "code": "ro",
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          "word": "oricine"
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          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
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          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
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          "word": "вся́кий"
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        {
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "ljubój",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "любо́й"
        },
        {
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "kto ugódno",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "кто уго́дно"
        },
        {
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "kto by to ní bylo",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "кто бы то ни́ было"
        },
        {
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "niktó",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "with-negation"
          ],
          "word": "никто́"
        },
        {
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "któ-nibúdʹ",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "interrogative"
          ],
          "word": "кто́-нибу́дь"
        },
        {
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "któ-libo",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "кто́-либо"
        },
        {
          "code": "sh",
          "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "bilotko"
        },
        {
          "code": "sh",
          "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "itko"
        },
        {
          "code": "sh",
          "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "tkogod"
        },
        {
          "code": "sl",
          "lang": "Slovene",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "kdorkoli"
        },
        {
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "cualquiera"
        },
        {
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "quien"
        },
        {
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "alguien"
        },
        {
          "code": "sv",
          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "någon"
        },
        {
          "code": "sv",
          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "vem som helst"
        },
        {
          "code": "tl",
          "lang": "Tagalog",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "sinuman"
        },
        {
          "code": "tl",
          "lang": "Tagalog",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "balana"
        },
        {
          "code": "te",
          "lang": "Telugu",
          "roman": "evarainā",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "ఎవరైనా"
        },
        {
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "xto-nébudʹ",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "хто-не́будь"
        },
        {
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "nixtó",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "tags": [
            "with-negation"
          ],
          "word": "ніхто́"
        },
        {
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "budʹ-xto",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "будь-хто"
        },
        {
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "budʹ-jakýj",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "будь-яки́й"
        },
        {
          "code": "vi",
          "lang": "Vietnamese",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "ai"
        },
        {
          "code": "vi",
          "lang": "Vietnamese",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "người ta"
        },
        {
          "code": "fy",
          "lang": "West Frisian",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "immen"
        },
        {
          "code": "yo",
          "lang": "Yoruba",
          "sense": "anybody",
          "word": "ẹnikẹ́ni"
        }
      ]
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/ˈɛniˌwʌn/"
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/ˈæniˌwʌn/"
    },
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      "tags": [
        "US"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (US)"
    }
  ],
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}
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    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "any",
        "3": "one"
      },
      "expansion": "any + one",
      "name": "compound"
    }
  ],
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    {
      "args": {
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        "10": "",
        "11": "",
        "12": "",
        "13": "",
        "14": "",
        "15": "",
        "16": "",
        "17": "",
        "18": "",
        "19": "",
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        "20": "",
        "3": "",
        "4": "",
        "5": "",
        "6": "",
        "7": "",
        "8": "",
        "9": "",
        "head": ""
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      "args": {},
      "expansion": "anyone",
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    }
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  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "pron",
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    {
      "word": "anything"
    },
    {
      "word": "anywhere"
    },
    {
      "word": "no one"
    },
    {
      "word": "nobody"
    },
    {
      "word": "everybody"
    },
    {
      "word": "everyone"
    },
    {
      "word": "somebody"
    },
    {
      "word": "someone"
    }
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        "English 3-syllable words",
        "English compound determinatives",
        "English compound words",
        "English indefinite pronouns",
        "English lemmas",
        "English pronouns",
        "English terms with IPA pronunciation",
        "English terms with audio links",
        "English terms with quotations",
        "English third person pronouns",
        "Old English redlinks",
        "Old English redlinks/t",
        "Telugu redlinks",
        "Telugu redlinks/t+"
      ],
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        {
          "text": "Almost anyone can change a light bulb."
        },
        {
          "ref": "1891, George Bernard Shaw, Quintessence of Ibsenism",
          "text": "The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else."
        },
        {
          "ref": "1935, George Goodchild, chapter 8, in Death on the Centre Court",
          "text": "“[…] Anyone who knows me will tell you I'm straight, but this time I had six thousand quid at stake. […] I laid 'em long odds because it wasn't in the nature of things that Wynbolt could beat all of them champs. Then—then he smashed one after another, until I got windy—nervous as you might say. […]”",
          "type": "quotation"
        },
        {
          "ref": "2013-06-07, David Simpson, “Fantasy of navigation”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 188, number 26, page 36",
          "text": "It is tempting to speculate about the incentives or compulsions that might explain why anyone would take to the skies in [the] basket [of a balloon]: perhaps out of a desire to escape the gravity of this world or to get a preview of the next; […].",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Any person; anybody."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "Any person; anybody."
      ]
    }
  ],
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    {
      "ipa": "/ˈɛniˌwʌn/"
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/ˈæniˌwʌn/"
    },
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      "audio": "en-us-anyone.ogg",
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      "ogg_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/62/En-us-anyone.ogg",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (US)"
    }
  ],
  "synonyms": [
    {
      "word": "anybody"
    },
    {
      "word": "any one"
    }
  ],
  "translations": [
    {
      "code": "ary",
      "lang": "Arabic",
      "roman": "ʔayy wāḥed",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "Moroccan-Arabic"
      ],
      "word": "أي واحد"
    },
    {
      "code": "ary",
      "lang": "Arabic",
      "roman": "ʔayy ḥadd",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "Moroccan-Arabic"
      ],
      "word": "أي حد"
    },
    {
      "code": "hy",
      "lang": "Armenian",
      "roman": "amen mekə",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "ամեն մեկը"
    },
    {
      "code": "hy",
      "lang": "Armenian",
      "roman": "orewē mekə",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "որևէ մեկը"
    },
    {
      "code": "be",
      "lang": "Belarusian",
      "roman": "xto-njébudzʹ",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "хто-не́будзь"
    },
    {
      "code": "be",
      "lang": "Belarusian",
      "roman": "nixtó",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "with-negation"
      ],
      "word": "ніхто́"
    },
    {
      "code": "be",
      "lang": "Belarusian",
      "roman": "aby-xtó",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "абы-хто́"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "vséki",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "все́ки"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "njákoj",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "ня́кой"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "kójto i da e",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "ко́йто и да е"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "qualsevol"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "tothom"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "english": "questions",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "algú"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "negative"
      ],
      "word": "ningú"
    },
    {
      "code": "ccc",
      "lang": "Chamicuro",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "ana'shanaye"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "hérén",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "何人"
    },
    {
      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "kdokoliv"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "nogen"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "hvemsomhelst"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "iemand"
    },
    {
      "code": "eo",
      "lang": "Esperanto",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "iu"
    },
    {
      "code": "eo",
      "lang": "Esperanto",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "iu ajn"
    },
    {
      "code": "et",
      "lang": "Estonian",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "keegi"
    },
    {
      "code": "et",
      "lang": "Estonian",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "igaüks"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "joku"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "affirmative"
      ],
      "word": "kuka tahansa"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "interrogative"
      ],
      "word": "ketään"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "quelqu'un"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "quelqu'une"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "n'importe qui"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "personne"
    },
    {
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "vinme",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "ვინმე"
    },
    {
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "nebismieri",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "ნებისმიერი"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "jemand"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "colloquial"
      ],
      "word": "wer"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "irgendjemand"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "irgendwer"
    },
    {
      "code": "he",
      "lang": "Hebrew",
      "roman": "áf ekhád",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "negative"
      ],
      "word": "אף אחד"
    },
    {
      "code": "he",
      "lang": "Hebrew",
      "roman": "mishehú",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "positive"
      ],
      "word": "מישהו"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "bárki"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "akárki"
    },
    {
      "code": "io",
      "lang": "Ido",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "irgu"
    },
    {
      "code": "ga",
      "lang": "Irish",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "aon duine"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "chiunque"
    },
    {
      "alt": "だれも, dare mo",
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "note": "used with affirmative verbs",
      "roman": "dare de mo",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "誰も 誰でも"
    },
    {
      "code": "ko",
      "lang": "Korean",
      "roman": "amu",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "아무"
    },
    {
      "code": "ckb",
      "lang": "Kurdish",
      "roman": "kes",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "Central-Kurdish"
      ],
      "word": "کەس"
    },
    {
      "code": "ckb",
      "lang": "Kurdish",
      "roman": "herçîkes",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "Central-Kurdish"
      ],
      "word": "ھەرچیکەس"
    },
    {
      "code": "ckb",
      "lang": "Kurdish",
      "roman": "herkes",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "Central-Kurdish"
      ],
      "word": "ھەرکەس"
    },
    {
      "code": "la",
      "lang": "Latin",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "quisquam"
    },
    {
      "code": "ms",
      "lang": "Malay",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "Jawi"
      ],
      "word": "سياڤا٢"
    },
    {
      "code": "ms",
      "lang": "Malay",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "Jawi"
      ],
      "word": "سسياڤا"
    },
    {
      "code": "ms",
      "lang": "Malay",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "Rumi"
      ],
      "word": "siapa-siapa"
    },
    {
      "code": "ms",
      "lang": "Malay",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "Rumi"
      ],
      "word": "sesiapa"
    },
    {
      "code": "swb",
      "lang": "Maore Comorian",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "with-negation"
      ],
      "word": "ata mutru"
    },
    {
      "code": "zdj",
      "lang": "Ngazidja Comorian",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "class-1"
      ],
      "word": "mndru"
    },
    {
      "code": "zdj",
      "lang": "Ngazidja Comorian",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "class-1",
        "with-negation"
      ],
      "word": "mdzima"
    },
    {
      "code": "no",
      "lang": "Norwegian",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "noen"
    },
    {
      "code": "no",
      "lang": "Norwegian",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "enhver"
    },
    {
      "code": "no",
      "lang": "Norwegian",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "hvem som helst"
    },
    {
      "code": "ang",
      "lang": "Old English",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "ǣniġ mann"
    },
    {
      "code": "ang",
      "lang": "Old English",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "ǣniġ"
    },
    {
      "code": "ang",
      "lang": "Old English",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "hwā"
    },
    {
      "code": "ang",
      "lang": "Old English",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "man"
    },
    {
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
      "roman": "kasi",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "کسی"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "ktokolwiek"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "kto bądź"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "byle kto"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "alguém"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "alguma"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "feminine",
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "qualquer"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "feminine",
        "masculine",
        "plural"
      ],
      "word": "quaisquer"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "qualquer um"
    },
    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "oricine"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "vsjákij",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "вся́кий"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "ljubój",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "любо́й"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "kto ugódno",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "кто уго́дно"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "kto by to ní bylo",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "кто бы то ни́ было"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "niktó",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "with-negation"
      ],
      "word": "никто́"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "któ-nibúdʹ",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "interrogative"
      ],
      "word": "кто́-нибу́дь"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "któ-libo",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "кто́-либо"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "kto ugódno",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "кто уго́дно"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "bilotko"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "itko"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "tkogod"
    },
    {
      "code": "sl",
      "lang": "Slovene",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "kdorkoli"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "cualquiera"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "quien"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "alguien"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "någon"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "vem som helst"
    },
    {
      "code": "tl",
      "lang": "Tagalog",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "sinuman"
    },
    {
      "code": "tl",
      "lang": "Tagalog",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "balana"
    },
    {
      "code": "te",
      "lang": "Telugu",
      "roman": "evarainā",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "ఎవరైనా"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "xto-nébudʹ",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "хто-не́будь"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "nixtó",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "tags": [
        "with-negation"
      ],
      "word": "ніхто́"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "budʹ-xto",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "будь-хто"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "budʹ-jakýj",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "будь-яки́й"
    },
    {
      "code": "vi",
      "lang": "Vietnamese",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "ai"
    },
    {
      "code": "vi",
      "lang": "Vietnamese",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "người ta"
    },
    {
      "code": "fy",
      "lang": "West Frisian",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "immen"
    },
    {
      "code": "yo",
      "lang": "Yoruba",
      "sense": "anybody",
      "word": "ẹnikẹ́ni"
    }
  ],
  "word": "anyone"
}

This page is a part of the kaikki.org machine-readable English dictionary. This dictionary is based on structured data extracted on 2022-06-25 from the enwiktionary dump dated 2022-06-20 using wiktextract.

If you use this data in academic research, please cite Tatu Ylonen: Wiktextract: Wiktionary as Machine-Readable Structured Data, Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), pp. 1317-1325, Marseille, 20-25 June 2022. Linking to the relevant page(s) under https://kaikki.org would also be greatly appreciated.

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