What does the word pi mean?

Usage examples for pi

  1. Among the Ilokano words common in the language of commerce are the following: Ma'- no, how much; a- sin', salt; ba'- ag, breechcloth; bu- ya'- ang, black; con- di'- man, red; fan- cha'- la, blanket, white, with end stripes; pas- li- o', Chinese bar iron from which axes, spears, and bolos are made; ba- rot', brass wire; pi- nag- pa'- gan, a woman's blanket of distinctive design. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  2. The " pi," a mere chaos, is afterwards sorted and distributed, preparatory to being built up into fresh combinations. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner