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sa·ki 1

 (sä′kē, -kĕ)
Variant of sake2.

sa·ki 2

n. pl. sa·kis
Any of several small omnivorous arboreal monkeys of the genera Pithecia and Chiropotes of northern and central South America, having long legs and a long bushy nonprehensile tail.

[French, shortening (given as a name to a species of saki by Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon) of English sakee winkee, sakiwinki, ultimately from Tupí sagui or a kindred Tupí-Guaraní source.]


1. (Animals) any of several small mostly arboreal New World monkeys of the genera Pithecia and Chiropotes, having long hair and a long bushy tail
2. (Brewing) another name for sake2
[sense 1: C20: French, from Tupi saqi]


(Biography) pen name of (Hector Hugh) Munro1



1. benefit or well-being; interest; advantage: for the sake of all students.
2. purpose; end: art for art's sake, not for any other cause.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English sacu lawsuit, cause; c. Old Frisian sake, Old Saxon saka, Old High German sahha (German Sache), Old Norse sǫk; akin to seek]



(ˈsɑ ki)

a mildly alcoholic Japanese beverage made from fermented rice.
[1680–90; < Japanese sake(y)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Saki - British writer of short stories (1870-1916)
2.saki - Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
rice - annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper
3.saki - small arboreal monkey of tropical South America with long hair and bushy nonprehensile tail
New World monkey, platyrrhine, platyrrhinian - hairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails
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Shaki Ullah beat Majid Khan by 3-0, the score was 11-3, 11-7 and 11-9, and Yaseen Khattak beat Saboor Khan by 3-0, the score was 11-2, 11-7 and 11-5 In the Under-15 category Waleed Khan beat Sheraz Akbar by 3-0 in another thrilling match, the score was 11-4, 11-8 and 11-7.
The police wanted to speak to her, and Kush and his partner Denise tried to comfort her with cups of tea and kind words, but she said she "just needed to call Shaki" to hear his voice, as she could not believe it was true.
Ace Indian cueist Advani and Chandra made a shaki start to their match as they went 0-2 down in the best-of-five final before founding themselves in trouble at 0-30 down in the third frame.
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Afghanistan Natural Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) head for Badakhshan province, Syed Abdullah Dehqan told media that 16 people were killed due to flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Nasi, Shaki and Kufab districts of Badakhshan.
Rohaid Asghar beat Shaki Ullah and Saif Ullah in straight sets and second seed Yaseen Khattak beat Hussian Zahid and Mohammad Rashid in straight set and moved to the quarter-finals on the opening day.
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Abdullah bin Shaki Al-Ghalib Al-Shareef, chief of the Makkah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has said that the chamber was making all efforts to create suitable jobs for national manpower as its contribution to provide job opportunities for those who are interested in working in the private sector.
FOUR valiant volunteers from Erdington, Kingstanding and Handsworth - Jane Jones, Shaki McFarland, Jenny Reynolds and Andy Hill - have abseiled down the cliffs of Bristol's Avon Gorge for charity - and raised around PS700 for needy cats and kittens in north Birmingham.