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Ancient Greek: ψεῖ
Wikipedia article on psi

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek ψῖ (psî), the name for the twenty-third letter of the alphabet (Ψ, ψ).

PronunciationEdit

Greek letter

  • enPR: psī, , IPA(key): /psaɪ/, /saɪ/
  • (file)
  • Homophones: xi, sigh, scye, sai, Si (all for the latter pronunciation only)
  • Rhymes: -aɪ

Psychic energy

NounEdit

psi (countable and uncountable, plural psis)

  1. (countable) The twenty-third letter of Classical and Modern Greek and the twenty-fifth letter of Old and Ancient Greek.
  2. (uncountable, parapsychology) A form of psychic energy.
    • 1993, Will Self, My Idea of Fun:
      ‘Come, lad,’ he said. ‘We will take tea together and speak of the noumenon, the psi and other more heterogenous phenomena.’
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See alsoEdit

  • (Greek letter): Previous: chi, Next: omega

Etymology 2Edit

Initialism

Alternative formsEdit

InitialismEdit

psi

  1. Pounds per square inch (an imperial unit of pressure)

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NounEdit

psi f (plural psis)

  1. Psi; the Greek letter Ψ (lowercase ψ).

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

psi

  1. nominative/vocative plural of pes

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

psi m (plural psi)

  1. psi (Greek letter)

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ItalianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -i

NounEdit

psi m or f (invariable)

  1. psi (Greek letter)

PolishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From pies.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

psi (not comparable)

  1. canine, dog-
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Ancient Greek ψῖ (psî), the name for the twenty-third letter of the alphabet (Ψ, ψ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

psi n (indeclinable)

  1. psi; the Greek letter Ψ, ψ

Further readingEdit

  • psi in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

psi m (plural psis)

  1. (countable) psi (name of the Greek letter Ψ)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

psi f (plural psíes)

  1. psi; the Greek letter Ψ, ψ