zee

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See also: zée and žee

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

zee (plural zees) (chiefly US, Newfoundland)

  1. (US) The name of the Latin-script letter Z/z.
  2. Something Z-shaped. Found in compounds such as zee-bar.
  3. (colloquial) (usually plural) Sleep (as in "get some zeds").
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Synonyms[edit]
  • zed (outside the US and South Asia),
  • izzard (Scotland, South Asia)
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Verb[edit]

zee (third-person singular simple present zees, present participle zeeing, simple past and past participle zeed) (chiefly US, Newfoundland)

  1. (intransitive, informal) To sleep or nap. (Compare zzz, catch some z's.)
  2. (intransitive, rare) To zigzag; to move with sharp alternating turns.

Etymology 2[edit]

Article[edit]

zee

  1. Eye dialect spelling of the, representing primarily French-accented English.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch see, from Old Dutch sēo, from Proto-Germanic *saiwiz. Compare Low German See, West Frisian see, German See, English sea, Danish .

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Noun[edit]

zee f (plural zeeën, diminutive zeetje n)

  1. sea
    De oude man en de zee.
    The Old Man and the Sea.

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

zee (??? please provide the genitive and partitive!)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Z/z.

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

zee

  1. vocative singular of zeus

Swahili[edit]

Adjective[edit]

-zee (declinable)

  1. old

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