ee

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See also: EE, Ee, -ee, -ée, .ee, ééʼ, ʻée, её, and өө

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ee (plural een)

  1. (Scotland, Northern England and archaic) An eye.
References[edit]
  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, ISBN 1904794165

Etymology 2[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ee

  1. (Northern England) eh
    • 1975, R. Chetwynd-Hayes, The Werewolf and the Vampire
      Father advanced with outstretched hand and announced in a loud, very hearty voice: "Ee, I'm pleased to meet ye, lad. []
    • 2008, Mavis Crawley, The Rolling Stone: Based on the True Story of My Life
      'Ee by gum lass we've seen nought of thee this many a long year, thou's a sight for sore eyes,' he said planting a kiss firmly on Mum's cheek...

Dutch[edit]

Noun[edit]

ee f (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) a law or rule
  2. (obsolete) the bond of marriage

Related terms[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ee

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter E/e.

Declension[edit]


Luo[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ee

  1. yes

Manx[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish í

Pronoun[edit]

ee (emphatic eeish or ish)

  1. she, her
    As ta'n chooid share jeh nagh vel ee ny ben Vanninagh.
    The beauty of it is that she is not Manx.
    Ben vie thie ee. — She is a good housekeeper.
    Cha dooar ee eh. — She didn't find it.
    Cha nel ee agh ny lhiannoo. — She is but a child.
    Er leshyn dy row ee nane jeh e chaarjyn.
    He counted her among his friends.
    Hug eh fo obbeeys ee. — He bewitched her.
    Ren eh smeidey stiagh ee. — He beckoned her in.
  2. it (referring to a feminine noun)
    Cha jargym fakin ee. — I can't see it.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish ithid, from Proto-Celtic *ed-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ed-.

Verb[edit]

ee (future independent eeee)

  1. to eat

Scots[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Old English (Anglian) ēġe.

Noun[edit]

ee (plural een)

  1. eye

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English ġē.

Pronoun[edit]

ee personal, non-emphatic

  1. (South Scots) you

See also[edit]


Swahili[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ee

  1. o; oh

Tswana[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ee

  1. yes

Tukudede[edit]

ee

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

Noun[edit]

ee

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)