צי

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Hebrew[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

צִי (tsim (plural indefinite צִיִים, singular construct צִי־, plural construct צִיֵי־)

  1. a navy
  2. a fleet
  3. a marine corps

Yiddish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from a Slavic language. Cognate to Polish czy (if, or).

Particle[edit]

צי (tsi)

  1. used to introduce a yes-no question

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

צי (tsi)

  1. First-person singular form of ציִען (tsien)
  2. Imperative singular form of ציִען (tsien)