See also: EE, Ee, -ee, -ée, .ee, ééʼ, ʻée, её, and өө

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

ee (plural een)

  1. (Scotland, Northern England and archaic) An eye.
ReferencesEdit
  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, ISBN 1904794165

Etymology 2Edit

InterjectionEdit

ee

  1. (Northern England) eh
    • 1975, R. Chetwynd-Hayes, The Werewolf and the Vampire
      Father advanced with outstretched hand and announced in a loud, very hearty voice: "Ee, I'm pleased to meet ye, lad. []
    • 2008, Mavis Crawley, The Rolling Stone: Based on the True Story of My Life
      'Ee by gum lass we've seen nought of thee this many a long year, thou's a sight for sore eyes,' he said planting a kiss firmly on Mum's cheek...

DutchEdit

NounEdit

ee f (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) a law or rule
  2. (obsolete) the bond of marriage

Related termsEdit


FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ee

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter E/e.

DeclensionEdit


LuoEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

ee

  1. yes

ManxEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish í

PronounEdit

ee (emphatic eeish or ish)

  1. she, her
    As ta'n chooid share jeh nagh vel ee ny ben Vanninagh.
    The beauty of it is that she is not Manx.
    Ben vie thie ee. — She is a good housekeeper.
    Cha dooar ee eh. — She didn't find it.
    Cha nel ee agh ny lhiannoo. — She is but a child.
    Er leshyn dy row ee nane jeh e chaarjyn.
    He counted her among his friends.
    Hug eh fo obbeeys ee. — He bewitched her.
    Ren eh smeidey stiagh ee. — He beckoned her in.
  2. it (referring to a feminine noun)
    Cha jargym fakin ee. — I can't see it.

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish ithid, from Proto-Celtic *ed-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ed-.

VerbEdit

ee (future independent eeee)

  1. to eat

ScotsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Old English (Anglian) ēġe.

NounEdit

ee (plural een)

  1. eye

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English ġē.

PronounEdit

ee personal, non-emphatic

  1. (South Scots) you

See alsoEdit


SwahiliEdit

InterjectionEdit

ee

  1. o; oh

TswanaEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

ee

  1. yes

TukudedeEdit

ee

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Central Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

NounEdit

ee

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)
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