xi

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SMALL ROMAN NUMERAL ELEVEN

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xi

  1. , the Roman numeral eleven (11)

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English[edit]

Ancient Greek Alphabet

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Greek uc xi.pngGreek lc xi.png
omicron
Ξ ξ
Ancient Greek: ξεῖ
Wikipedia article on xi

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ξεῖ (xeî), ξῖ ().

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ksaɪ/, /zaɪ/, /saɪ/, /ksiː/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪ

Noun[edit]

xi (plural xis)

  1. The 14th letter of Classical and Modern Greek. The 15th in Ancient and Old Greek.
  2. (physics) Either of a pair of hyperons having spin 1/2, which decay into a lambda particle and a pion.

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

xi m (plural xi or xis)

  1. xi (Greek letter)

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Italian[edit]

Alternative spellings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ξεῖ (xeî), ξῖ ().

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ksi/, [ks̪i]
  • Rhymes: -i
  • Hyphenation: xi

Noun[edit]

xi m, f (invariable)

  1. The name of the Greek-script letter Ξ/ξ.
    1. xi (all senses)

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

xi

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

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.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Interjection[edit]

xi

  1. indicates that something has failed
  2. indicates that someone is in trouble

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

xi m (plural xis)

  1. Alternative spelling of csi

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

xi f (plural xíes)

  1. xi; the Greek letter Ξ, ξ

Takelma[edit]

Noun[edit]

xi

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Victor Golla, Takelma Texts and Grammar