сей

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Bashkir[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *čɨj (wet, moist; raw).

Cognate with Karakhanid [script needed] (či, damp, moist); Tatar чи (çi), Khakas чіг (çíg, raw, half-baked), Turkish çiy (dew), etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sɪ̞j]
  • Hyphenation: сей (one syllable)

Adjective[edit]

сей (sey)

  1. wet, damp, soggy
    Сей утын насар яна.
    Sey utïn nasar yana.
    Damp firewood won't burn well.
    Сей бесән.
    Sey besän.
    Damp hay.
  2. half-baked (of bread, pastry)
  3. raw

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sʲej]
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *sь (this). Doublet of сий (sij), a borrowing from Old Church Slavonic.

Pronoun[edit]

сей (sej) (demonstrative)

  1. (archaic, poetic, literary, humorous) this, this here
    Прочита́л я сей докуме́нт, ну и где там упомина́ется сто́имость?
    Pročitál ja sej dokumént, nu i gde tam upominájetsja stóimostʹ?
    I've read this document, well, where is the cost mentioned there?
Usage notes[edit]
  • Сей is an archaic form that is seldom used in speech or in prose unless compounded with other words or in certain set phrases:
  • сего́дняsevódnjatoday
  • сейча́сsejčásimmediately
  • сию́ мину́туsijú minútuthis very minute
  • до сих по́рdo six póruntil now
  • по сей деньpo sej denʹuntil this day
  • при сёмpri sjómherewith
  • и то́ и сёi tó i sjóboth this and the other
  • то да сёto da sjóone thing and another
  • ни то́ ни сёni tó ni sjóneither the one nor the other
  • It can also be used in a stilted or jocular style.
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Verb[edit]

сей (sej)

  1. second-person singular imperative imperfective of се́ять (séjatʹ)

Tundra Nenets[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *śüdäme.

Noun[edit]

сей (syey°)

  1. heart