Andi edit

Etymology edit

Akin to Avar ци (ci).

Noun edit

сей (sej)

  1. bear

Bashkir edit

Etymology edit

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

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

Pronunciation edit

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

Adjective edit

сей (sey)

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

Synonyms edit

Antonyms edit

Derived terms edit

Russian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [sʲej]
  • (file)

Etymology 1 edit

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

Determiner edit

сей (sejm (demonstrative)

  1. (archaic, poetic, literary, humorous) this, this here
    Synonyms: э́тот (étot), да́нный (dánnyj)
    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?

Pronoun edit

сей (sejm (demonstrative)

  1. (archaic, poetic, literary, humorous) this one, this one here
    Synonyms: э́тот (étot), да́нный (dánnyj)

Usage notes edit

  • Сей is an archaic form that is seldom used in speech or in prose unless compounded with other words or in certain set phrases:
  • It can also be used in a stilted or jocular style.

Declension edit

See also edit

Etymology 2 edit

Alternative forms edit

Verb edit

сей (sej)

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

Tundra Nenets edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Samoyedic *säjə, from Proto-Uralic *śüdäme. Cognates include Finnish sydän and Hungarian szív.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [sʲej(ə̥)]
  • Hyphenation: сей

Noun edit

сей (syey°)

  1. heart

References edit

  • Pyrerka, A. P.; Tereščenko, N. M. (1948) Русско-ненецкий словарь [Russian–Nenets Dictionary], Moscow: Огиз, page 256
  • N. M. Tereschenko (2005), “сей”, in Словарь ненецко-русский и русско-ненецкий, 3rd edition, Saint Petersburg: Просвещение, →ISBN
  • Irina Nikolaeva (2014) A Grammar of Tundra Nenets, Walter de Gruyter GmbH, →ISBN, page 35

Ukrainian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *sь (this).

Pronunciation edit

Determiner edit

сей (sejm (demonstrative)

  1. (archaic, poetic) this, this here
    Synonym: цей (cej)

Pronoun edit

сей (sejm (demonstrative)

  1. (archaic, poetic) this one, this one here
    Synonym: цей (cej)

Declension edit