psi

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See also: Psi, PSI, psí, and pśi

English[edit]

Ancient Greek Alphabet

chi
Greek uc psi.svg Greek lc psi.svg
omega
Ψ ψ
Ancient Greek: ψεῖ
Wikipedia article on psi

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek ψῖ (psî), the name for the twenty-third letter of the alphabet (Ψ, ψ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Greek letter

  • enPR: psī, , IPA(key): /psaɪ/, /saɪ/
  • (file)
  • Homophones: xi, sigh, scye, sai, Si (all for the latter pronunciation only)
  • Rhymes: -aɪ

Psychic energy

Noun[edit]

psi (countable and uncountable, plural psis)

  1. (countable) The twenty-third letter of Classical and Modern Greek and the twenty-fifth letter of Old and Ancient Greek.
  2. (uncountable, parapsychology) A form of psychic energy.
    • 1993, Will Self, My Idea of Fun:
      ‘Come, lad,’ he said. ‘We will take tea together and speak of the noumenon, the psi and other more heterogenous phenomena.’
Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

  • (Greek letter): Previous: chi, Next: omega

Etymology 2[edit]

Initialism of pounds per square inch.

Alternative forms[edit]

Symbol[edit]

psi

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  1. Pounds per square inch (an imperial unit of pressure)
Related terms[edit]

psia

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Catalan[edit]

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Noun[edit]

psi f (plural psis)

  1. Psi; the Greek letter Ψ (lowercase ψ).

Czech[edit]

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Noun[edit]

psi

  1. nominative/vocative plural of pes

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

psi m (plural psi)

  1. psi (Greek letter)

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Italian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpsi/*
  • Rhymes: -i
  • Hyphenation: psì

Noun[edit]

psi m or f (invariable)

  1. psi (Greek letter)

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *pьsьjь. By surface analysis, pies +‎ -i.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɕi/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -i
  • Syllabification: psi

Adjective[edit]

psi (not comparable)

  1. (relational) canine, dog
    Synonyms: pieski, (archaic) sobaczy
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verb
nouns

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ψῖ (psî).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /psi/
  • Rhymes: -i
  • Syllabification: psi

Noun[edit]

psi n (indeclinable)

  1. psi (Greek letter Ψ, ψ)

Further reading[edit]

  • psi in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • psi in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -i

Noun[edit]

psi m (plural psis)

  1. (countable) psi (name of the Greek letter Ψ)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Greek ψι (psi).

Noun[edit]

psi m (plural psi)

  1. psi

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Slovak[edit]

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Noun[edit]

psi m anim

  1. nominative plural of pes

Spanish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

psi f (plural psíes)

  1. psi; the Greek letter Ψ, ψ

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