sy

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

Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch zij, from Middle Dutch si.

Pronoun[edit]

sy (object haar, possessive haar)

  1. she (subject)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch zijn.

Alternative forms[edit]

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]

Verb[edit]

sy

  1. present subjunctive of wees

Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *asī, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ókʷih₁ (dual), from singular *h₃okʷ- (compare Irish súil, 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

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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]

Romanization[edit]

sy

  1. Alternative transliteration of zy.

Guaraní[edit]

Noun[edit]

sy

  1. mother

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sy

  1. second-person singular present of byś

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

sy

  1. Alternative form of siȝe

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sýja

Verb[edit]

sy (imperative sy, present tense syr, simple past sydde, past participle sydd)

  1. to sew
  2. to stitch

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sýja

Verb[edit]

sy (present tense syr, past tense sydde, past participle sydd or sytt, passive infinitive syast, present participle syande, imperative sy)

  1. to sew
  2. to stitch

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Old Tupi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sy

  1. mother (one's female parent)

References[edit]

  • LEMOS BARBOSA, A. Curso de Tupi antigo. Rio de Janeiro: Livraria São José, 1956.
  • NAVARRO, E. A. Dicionário de tupi antigo: a língua indígena clássica do Brasil. São Paulo. Global. 2013.

Portuguese[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

sy (reflexive)

  1. Obsolete spelling of si

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sýja.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

sy

  1. to sew

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Tupinambá[edit]

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]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

sy

  1. she (third-person singular feminine pronoun)
    Synonym: hja
    Sy die.
    She did.
Inflection[edit]
Further reading[edit]
  • sy (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Etymology 2[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

sy

  1. they (third-person plural pronoun)
    Synonym: hja
    Sy dienen.
    They did.
Inflection[edit]
Further reading[edit]
  • sy (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011