tey

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from Middle English teies, teyse, taken as a plural, from Anglo-Norman teice, from Old French teise, toise.

Noun[edit]

tey (plural teys)

  1. (historical) An English measure of length for rope, perhaps equivalent to the fathom.
    • 1866, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, volume 1, page 171:
      The tey or toise, the modern fathom, is employed as a measure of rope.

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Faroese[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

tey n pl

  1. they

Declension[edit]

Demonstrative pronoun - ávísingarfornavn
Singular (eintal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) tann ()† tann ()† tað
Accusative (hvønnfall) tann ta ()
Dative (hvørjumfall) (tann) / teirri
Genitive (hvørsfall) tess teirrar tess
Plural (fleirtal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) teir tær tey
Accusative (hvønnfall) teir ()†
Dative (hvørjumfall) teimum
Genitive (hvørsfall) teirra

Kayapó[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [tɛˈɯx]

Noun[edit]

tey

  1. stinger
  2. bird tail

Yurok[edit]

Noun[edit]

tey

  1. brother-in-law

Zaghawa[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tey

  1. One without a mother and father; an orphan or a bastard (illegitimate child)
  2. (archaic) life

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