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Marketing coinage: homophone for we, with the two i characters supposed to represent two people, suggesting players gathering together.

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Wii (plural Wiis)

  1. (video games) A video game system released worldwide by Nintendo in 2006, noted for its unique motion-based control system.

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From Middle High German wīn, from Old High German wīn, from Proto-Germanic *wīną, from Latin vīnum. Cognate with German Wein, Dutch wijn, English wine, Gothic 𐍅𐌴𐌹𐌽 (wein).

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Wii m (plural Wii)

  1. wine
    • 1902, Robert Walser, Der Teich:
      I will de ine cho und ech öppis z'Abed bringe. E chli Wi und Brot.
      I'll come in later and bring you something for supper. A little wine and bread.
    • 1978, Rolf Lyssey and Christa Maerker, Die Schweizermacher (transcript):
      Wän er am Morge chunt, chan ich äm doch sicher kchai Wii aabüte, sus dänkcht de no: Ah, Alkchoholikcherin…
      If he's coming n the morning, I surely can't offer him wine', otherwise he'll think: Aha, an alcoholic…