ee

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

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ee (plural een)

  1. (Scotland, Northern England and archaic) An eye.
    • 1815, Sir Walter Scott, Guy Mannering:
      [] and he never took his ee aff them, or said another word []
References[edit]
  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, →ISBN

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...

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ee (plural ees)

  1. (chemistry) Enantiomeric excess.

Dibabawon Manobo[edit]

Interjection[edit]

èe

  1. yes

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch êe, from Old Dutch ēwa, from Proto-West Germanic *aiw.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ee f (uncountable)

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

Related terms[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ee (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

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

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ē.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈeː/, [ˈe̞ː]
  • Rhymes: -eː
  • Syllabification: ee

Noun[edit]

ee

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

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ee (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
nominative ee eet
genitive een eiden
eitten
partitive eetä eitä
illative eehen eihin
singular plural
nominative ee eet
accusative nom. ee eet
gen. een
genitive een eiden
eitten
partitive eetä eitä
inessive eessä eissä
elative eestä eistä
illative eehen eihin
adessive eellä eillä
ablative eeltä eiltä
allative eelle eille
essive eenä einä
translative eeksi eiksi
instructive ein
abessive eettä eittä
comitative eineen
Possessive forms of ee (type maa)
possessor singular plural
1st person eeni eemme
2nd person eesi eenne
3rd person eensä

Luo[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ee

  1. yes

Manx[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish í.

Pronoun[edit]

ee (emphatic eeish or ish)

  1. she
    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.
  2. her
    Hug eh fo obbeeys ee.
    He bewitched her.
    Ren eh smeidey stiagh ee.
    He beckoned her in.
  3. it (referring to a feminine noun)
    Cha jargym fakin ee.
    I can't see it.

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish ithid, from Proto-Celtic *ɸiteti, from Proto-Indo-European *peyt-.

Verb[edit]

ee (past dee, future independent eeee, verbal noun ee, present participle gee, past participle eeit)

  1. to eat, consume, feed

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ee

  1. Alternative form of æ

Phalura[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

ee (modal, Perso-Arabic spelling اے)

  1. Utterance final question clitic
Alternative forms[edit]
  • aa (Biori)

References[edit]

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[1], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ee (conjunction, Perso-Arabic spelling اے)

  1. Conjoining marker cliticized to the first constituent

References[edit]

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[2], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

Scots[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From (Anglian) Old English ēġe.

Noun[edit]

ee (plural een)

  1. eye
    • 1789, Robert Burns, Willie Brew'd A Peck O' Maut:
      We are na fou, we're nae that fou, / But just a drappie in our ee (We are not full, we're not that full, / but just a drop (of liquor) in our eye.);
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English ġē.

Pronoun[edit]

ee (personal, non-emphatic)

  1. (South Scots) you

See also[edit]


Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Interjection[edit]

ee

  1. o; oh

Teposcolula Mixtec[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Mixtec *ɨ́ɨ̨́.

Numeral[edit]

ee

  1. one

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Mixtec *ɨ̀ɨ̨̀.

Numeral[edit]

ee

  1. nine

References[edit]

  • Alvarado, Francisco de (1593) Vocabulario en lengua misteca (in Spanish), Mexico: En casa de Pedro Balli, page 203v

Tswana[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ee

  1. yes

Tukudede[edit]

ee

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ee

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

Võro[edit]

Noun[edit]

ee (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

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

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Yola[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English þe, from Old English þe.

Article[edit]

ee

  1. the, a

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith