See also: see, SEE, se, Se, sée, seë, and

EnglishEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

See (plural Sees)

  1. A surname.
    1. An English surname.
    2. A surname from German.
    3. A surname from Chinese.

AnagramsEdit


Alemannic GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Middle High German , from Old High German . Cognate with German See.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

See m (plural Seee, diminutive Seeli)

  1. lake

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative forms.

NounEdit

See m

  1. (Uri) Alternative form of Se

ReferencesEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German , sēo m (sea), from Proto-West Germanic *saiwi m (sea), from Proto-Germanic *saiwiz m (sea). Compare Low German See (sea, lake), Dutch zee f (sea), English sea, Danish  c (sea, lake).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /zeː/
  • Rhymes: -eː
  • (file)

NounEdit

See m (mixed, genitive Sees, plural Seen)

  1. lake
    Dieser See ist sehr klein.
    This lake is very small.
    • "Görlitzer Park", Berliner Zeitung, November 11, 2013.
      Auf 14 Hektar gibt es unter anderem einen Kinderbauernhof, mehrere Sport-, Spiel- und Bolzplätze, zwei Aussichtsberge und einen kleinen See.
      There are, among other things, a petting zoo, multiple sporting facilities, playing grounds and soccer fields, two overlooks and a small lake on 14 hectares.

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

See f (genitive See, plural Seen)

  1. (uncountable, singular only) sea, ocean
    Synonyms: Meer, Ozean
    Mein Großvater ist als Fischer zur See gefahren.
    My grandfather went to sea as a fisherman.
    • Giorgos Christides, "Griechenland empört über Kritik aus Österreich: "Sollen wir die Flüchtlingsboote vielleicht versenken?"", Der Spiegel, January 26, 2016.
      Wenn man ein Boot auf See sichte, gebe es nur eine Handlungsoption.
      When one spots a boat at sea, there would only be one way to act.
  2. (nautical) sea, sea condition, swell
    Die See ist heute sehr ruhig.
    The sea is very calm today.

Usage notesEdit

  • (sea, ocean): This sense is normal in compounds and fixed expressions (as above). Otherwise, See is elevated and usually replaced by the synonym Meer.
  • (swell): This sense is very common in nautical parlance but also familiar to ordinary people.

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

See n (proper noun, genitive Sees or (optionally with an article) See)

  1. A municipality of Tyrol, Austria

Further readingEdit


German Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German , from Old Saxon sēo, from Proto-Germanic *saiwiz. Compare standard German See, Dutch zee, English sea, Swedish sjö.

NounEdit

See m (plural Seen)

  1. a lake

NounEdit

See f (plural Seen)

  1. sea, ocean
    Mien Grootvader föhr as Fischer to de See.
    My grandfather went to sea as a fisherman.
  2. sea, sea condition, swell
    De See is vundaag bannig rohig.
    The sea is very calm today.

Usage notesEdit

  • (sea, ocean): Contrary to its German counterpart, See in Low German is the most common word for sea and is never replaced by Meer as it is in standard German.
  • (swell): This sense is very common in nautical parlance but also familiar to ordinary people.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

See m (plural See)

  1. lake

Further readingEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

 
eng See

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German saga, from Proto-Germanic *sagō. Cognate with German Säge, English saw, Dutch zaag, Icelandic sög, Danish sav.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

See f (plural Seeën)

  1. saw

Related termsEdit


Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German sēo, from Proto-Germanic *saiwiz. Compare German See, Dutch zee, English sea, Swedish sjö.

NounEdit

See m

  1. lake

NounEdit

See n

  1. sea, ocean

Saterland FrisianEdit

 
n See.

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Form Old Frisian , from Proto-West Germanic *saiwi. Cognates include German See and West Frisian see.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

See f (plural Seeë)

  1. sea

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “See”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English See, from Hokkien (Si) or (Sih). Doublet of Sy, Siy, Sze, and Shi.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

See

  1. a surname from Min Nan of Chinese origin