shi

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See also: shī, shí, shǐ, shì, and shį́

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃaɪ] - expressly not [ʃi]

Pronoun[edit]

shi

  1. (rare, furry fandom) Alternative form of sie (gender-neutral pronoun)
    • 1999 november 20, "Chakat Goldfur" (username), Furry Art on Ebay...horrible shameless plug, alt.fan.furry, Usenet:
      The mother was Chakat Goldfur and the sire was Garrek Redfox (foxtaur) so she[sic] has the same red fur but cougar-like markings. Of course shi’s still only a cub yet, but if shi grows up to look anything like the your Jaguar-Vixen, shi’s going to be a heartbreaker!
    • 2001 January 25, "Achowth Keciyl" (username), quoting "A. Seraph" (username), Fur: The one and only Herm Gengimal, in fur.artwork.erotica, Usenet:
      > Unlike most Furry Hermaphrodites I've seen, Clash is fairly
      > androgynous. Shi is remarkable in hir modesty.
      >
      > But shi IS rather naughty, as you can see.
    • 2006, Kenneth Fox, Joined in Mind and Body, Kenneth Fox (→ISBN), page 230:
      Dropping hir forebody down just a little, shi bent over double at the waist. Andrew's eyes blinked open as whiskers met his cheeks just before feline lips. He purred to hir and reached up to caress hir back as shi kissed him ...

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *śūh, from Proto-Indo-European *suh₂-s < *sh₂ew- (to rain). Compare Ancient Greek ὕει (húei, it rains), Hittite [script needed] (ishuwāi, (s)he pours out, spills), Tocharian B [Term?] (suwaṃ, it rains).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

shi m (indefinite plural shira, definite singular shiu, definite plural shirat)

  1. rain

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stefan Schumacher & Joachim Matzinger, Die Verben des Altalbanischen: Belegwörterbuch, Vorgeschichte und Etymologie (Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 2013), 226.

Aromanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sic. Compare to Daco-Romanian și.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

shi

  1. and
  2. also

Dena'ina[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

shi

  1. I, me (first-person singular)

Related terms[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

shi

  1. H-system spelling of ŝi

Hausa[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

shi

  1. he (3rd person singular pronoun)

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

shi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of
  3. Rōmaji transcription of しっ

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

shi (Zhuyin ˙ㄕ)

  1. Pinyin transcription of
  2. Pinyin transcription of
  3. Pinyin transcription of 𥫽

shi

  1. Nonstandard spelling of shī.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of shí.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of shǐ.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of shì.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

shi

  1. (South Scots, personal) she

Usage notes[edit]

Used alongside the English she (/ʃiː/).

See also[edit]