sech

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See also: sec'h

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

sech

  1. (mathematics) The symbol of the hyperbolic function hyperbolic secant.

Usage notes[edit]

The symbol sech is prescribed by the ISO 80000-2:2019 standard. The symbol sch is also in use, and is especially favoured in French- and Russian-language texts.

See also[edit]


English[edit]

Determiner[edit]

sech

  1. (Southern US) Pronunciation spelling of such.

Anagrams[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

sech

  1. third-person masculine singular, reflexive: himself
  2. third-person feminine singular, reflexive: herself
  3. third-person neuter singular, reflexive: itself
  4. third-person plural, reflexive: themselves

Declension[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *sekʷo- (besides, without), from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ- (to follow) or *sek- (to cut).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

sech (with accusative)

  1. past, beyond
  2. different from
    • c. 800–825, Diarmait, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 73d7
      Ná eiplet húan bás coitchen húa n‑epil cách, acht foircniter húa sain-bás sech cách.
      Let them not die by the common death by which everyone dies, but let them be ended by a special death different from everyone.

Inflection[edit]

Forms combined with the definite article:

  • sechin (different from the m sg or f sg)
  • secha (different from the n sg)
  • sechna (different from the pl)

Forms combined with a possessive determiner:

  • sechmo (different from my)

Forms combined with the relative pronoun:

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: seach
  • Manx: shagh
  • Scottish Gaelic: seach

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranko Matasović (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 328

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin siccus.

Adjective[edit]

sech m (feminine singular secha, masculine plural sechs, feminine plural sechas)

  1. (Puter, Vallader) dry

Welsh[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sech (not mutable)

  1. feminine singular of sych

Verb[edit]

sech (not mutable)

  1. Contraction of basech.