sy

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See also: Sy, SY, .sy, and s'y

Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch zij, from Middle Dutch si.

Pronoun[edit]

sy (object haar, possessive haar)

  1. she (subject)
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch zijn.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • syn (obsolete)

Determiner[edit]

sy

  1. his
  2. its
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Dutch zijde, zij, from Middle Dutch side, from Old Dutch *sīda, from Proto-Germanic *sīdǭ.

Noun[edit]

sy (plural sye)

  1. side

Etymology 4[edit]

From Dutch zijde, zij, from Middle Dutch side, from Old Dutch *sīda, from Latin sēda.

Noun[edit]

sy (uncountable)

  1. silk

Etymology 5[edit]

From Dutch zij.

Verb[edit]

sy

  1. Present subjunctive of wees

Albanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *asī, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃okʷih₁ (dual), from singular *h₃okʷ- (compare Lithuanian akìs, Ancient Greek ὄσσε (ósse, eyes), English eye).

Noun[edit]

sy m (indefinite plural sy, definite singular syri, definite plural sytë)

  1. (anatomy) eye

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sýja, from Proto-Germanic, from Proto-Indo-European *syuh₁- (to sew).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sy (imperative sy, present syr or syer, past syede, past participle syet)

  1. sew
  2. stitch

Egyptian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pw (this, that) and tr (interrogative particle)

Pronoun[edit]

O35 i i
  1. which?

Usage notes[edit]

This pronoun can either stand alone, or before a noun.

There are a number of alternative hieroglyphic writings:

O35 Z4
Y1
O35
sy sy

References[edit]

Allen, Middle Egyptian
Faulkner, A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian


Lojban[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

sy

  1. The letteral for s.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sy

  1. second-person singular present of byś

Old Tupi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sy

  1. mother

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sy

  1. to sew

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Tupinambá[edit]

Noun[edit]

sy

  1. mother (One's female parent)

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): [sɨː]
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): [siː]

Verb[edit]

sy

  1. Alternative form of sydd.

West Frisian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

sy

  1. she
    Sy die -- She did
  2. they
    Sy dienen -- They did

Synonyms[edit]