tei

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See also: Téi, tēi, te'i, and tʼéí

Chang[edit]

Noun[edit]

tei

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Walter Thomas French, Northern Naga: A Tibeto-Burman Mesolanguage, volume 2 (1983), page 567: Ph yuŋ le, Ch tei la 'thirsty' (Ph yuŋ/Ch tei = 'water')

Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tilia, changed into a masculine. Compare Italian tiglio, Romanian tei, Catalan tell.

Noun[edit]

tei m

  1. lime tree, linden

Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

tei

  1. plural of teo

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

tei

  1. Romaji transcription of てい

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

tei

  1. rafsi of temci.

Old French[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tei

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of toi
    • circa 1170, Wace, Le Roman de Rou:
      Li Angles Dex li respundi: Tais tei
      The Angel of God said to him: shut up

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tilia, turned masculine in assimilation to other tree names, or through a Vulgar Latin root *tilius. Compare Italian tiglio.

Noun[edit]

tei m ‎(plural tei)

  1. lime tree
  2. linden

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Samoan[edit]

Noun[edit]

tei

  1. younger relative

Scots[edit]

Noun[edit]

tei ‎(plural teis)

  1. (South Scots) tea

Tobati[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tei

  1. one

Reference[edit]

  • Mark Donohue, Tobati, in John Lynch, Malcolm Ross, Terry Crowley, The Oceanic Languages (Curzon Press, Londres, 2002)

Tolomako[edit]

Noun[edit]

tei

  1. water

Reference[edit]

  • Darrell T. Tryon, New Hebrides languages: an internal classification (1976), page 311