See

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See also: see, SEE, se, Se, sée, seë, and

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Proper noun[edit]

See (plural Sees)

  1. A surname​.
    1. A English surname​.
    2. A surname, from German​.
    3. A surname, from Chinese​.

Anagrams[edit]


Alemannic German[edit]

Noun[edit]

See m

  1. (Uri) Alternative form of Se

References[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German , sēo m (sea), from Proto-West Germanic *saiwi m (sea), from Proto-Germanic *saiwiz m (sea). Compare Low German See (sea, lake), Dutch zee f (sea), English sea, Danish  c (sea, lake).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /zeː/
  • Rhymes: -eː
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

See m (genitive Sees, plural Seen)

  1. lake
    Dieser See ist sehr klein.
    This lake is very small.
    • "Görlitzer Park", Berliner Zeitung, November 11, 2013.
      Auf 14 Hektar gibt es unter anderem einen Kinderbauernhof, mehrere Sport-, Spiel- und Bolzplätze, zwei Aussichtsberge und einen kleinen See.
      There are, among other things, a petting zoo, multiple sporting facilities, playing grounds and soccer fields, two overlooks and a small lake on 14 hectares.

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

See f (genitive See, plural Seen)

  1. (uncountable, singular only) sea, ocean
    Synonyms: Meer, Ozean
    Mein Großvater ist als Fischer zur See gefahren.
    My grandfather went to sea as a fisherman.
    • Giorgos Christides, "Griechenland empört über Kritik aus Österreich: "Sollen wir die Flüchtlingsboote vielleicht versenken?"", Der Spiegel, January 26, 2016.
      Wenn man ein Boot auf See sichte, gebe es nur eine Handlungsoption.
      When one spots a boat at sea, there would only be one way to act.
  2. (nautical) sea, sea condition, swell
    Die See ist heute sehr ruhig.
    The sea is very calm today.

Usage notes[edit]

  • (sea, ocean): This sense is normal in compounds and fixed expressions (as above). Otherwise, See is elevated and usually replaced by the synonym Meer.
  • (swell): This sense is very common in nautical parlance but also familiar to ordinary people.

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

See n (genitive Sees)

  1. A municipality of Tyrol, Austria

Further reading[edit]


German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German , from Old Saxon sēo, from Proto-Germanic *saiwiz. Compare standard German See, Dutch zee, English sea, Swedish sjö.

Noun[edit]

See m (plural Seen)

  1. a lake

Noun[edit]

See f (plural Seen)

  1. sea, ocean
    Mien Grootvader föhr as Fischer to de See.
    My grandfather went to sea as a fisherman.
  2. sea, sea condition, swell
    De See is vundaag bannig rohig.
    The sea is very calm today.

Usage notes[edit]

  • (sea, ocean): Contrary to its German counterpart, See in Low German is the most common word for sea and is never replaced by Meer as it is in standard German.
  • (swell): This sense is very common in nautical parlance but also familiar to ordinary people.

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Derived terms[edit]


Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

See m (plural See)

  1. lake

Further reading[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

eng See

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German saga, from Proto-Germanic *sagō. Cognate with German Säge, English saw, Dutch zaag, Icelandic sög, Danish sav.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

See f (plural Seeën)

  1. saw

Related terms[edit]


Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German sēo, from Proto-Germanic *saiwiz. Compare German See, Dutch zee, English sea, Swedish sjö.

Noun[edit]

See m

  1. lake

Noun[edit]

See n

  1. sea, ocean

Saterland Frisian[edit]

n See.

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Form Old Frisian , from Proto-West Germanic *saiwi. Cognates include German See and West Frisian see.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

See f (plural Seeë)

  1. sea

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “See”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hokkien (Si) or (Sih).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

See

  1. A surname, from Min Nan of Chinese origin.

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