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BashkirEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *čɨj (wet, moist; raw).

Cognate with Karakhanid [script needed] (či, damp, moist); Tatar чи (çi), Khakas чіг (çíg, raw, half-baked), Turkish çiy (dew), etc.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [sɪ̞j]
  • Hyphenation: сей (one syllable)

AdjectiveEdit

сей (sey)

  1. wet, damp, soggy
    Сей утын насар яна.
    Sey utïn nasar yana.
    Damp firewood won't burn well.
    Сей бесән.
    Sey besän.
    Damp hay.
  2. half-baked (of bread, pastry)
  3. raw

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RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [sʲej]
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *sь (this). Doublet of сий (sij), a borrowing from Old Church Slavonic.

PronounEdit

сей (sej) (demonstrative)

  1. (archaic, poetic, literary, humorous) this, this here
    Прочита́л я сей докуме́нт, ну и где там упомина́ется сто́имость?
    Pročitál ja sej dokumént, nu i gde tam upominájetsja stóimostʹ?
    I've read this document, well, where is the cost mentioned there?
Usage notesEdit
  • Сей is an archaic form that is seldom used in speech or in prose unless compounded with other words or in certain set phrases:
  • сего́дняsevódnjatoday
  • сейча́сsejčásimmediately
  • сию́ мину́туsijú minútuthis very minute
  • до сих по́рdo six póruntil now
  • по сей деньpo sej denʹuntil this day
  • и то́ и сёi tó i sjóboth this and the other
  • то да сёto da sjóone thing and another
  • ни то́ ни сёni tó ni sjóneither the one nor the other
  • It can also be used in a stilted or jocular style.
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Etymology 2Edit

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VerbEdit

сей (sej)

  1. second-person singular imperative imperfective of се́ять (séjatʹ)

Tundra NenetsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uralic *śüdäme.

NounEdit

сей (syey°)

  1. heart