ix

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: IX and ix-


U+2178.svg
U+2178, ⅸ
SMALL ROMAN NUMERAL NINE

[U+2177]
Number Forms
[U+2179]

Translingual[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Symbol[edit]

ix

  1. , the Roman numeral nine (9)

See also[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ix

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of eixir
  2. second-person singular imperative form of eixir

Chuj[edit]

Chuj drawing of a woman

Noun[edit]

ix

  1. woman

References[edit]


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ix or īx f (indeclinable)

  1. A name of the letter X.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Multiple Latin names for the letter X, x have been suggested. The most common are ix or īx, ex, or a syllabic x, although there is some evidence which also supports, as names for the letter, and .

Synonyms[edit]

  • (name of the letter X): ex

Coordinate terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Arthur E. Gordon, The Letter Names of the Latin Alphabet (University of California Press, 1973; volume 9 of University of California Publications: Classical Studies), especially pages 30–31, 42–44, and 63

Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

ix

  1. Alternative form of axen (to ask)

Pipil[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nahuan *iːx-, from Proto-Uto-Aztecan *pusi. Compare Classical Nahuatl īxtli (eye). Cognate with Yaqui puusim, Hopi poosi'(at), Comanche pui, Shoshone buih, Cahuilla púchill, and Cora hɨʔɨsi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

-ix (plural -ihix)

  1. eye (also "face" and "surface" in compounds)
    Xictzahtzacua ne moix!
    Close your eyes!
  2. seed, grain
    Tiquichcuat ne tal ipal tictocat ne iix ne cacahuat
    We plough the land to plant the cacao seed
  3. eyehole, hole, opening
  4. (Huitzapan) bead

Zaniza Zapotec[edit]

Noun[edit]

ix

  1. head