See also: Soe, SOE, sôe, so'e, and s.ö.

English edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Middle English (large tub, vat), from Old English (a tub, pail, vessel) and/or Old Norse sár (large cask) (acc. s.), both from Proto-Germanic *saihaz (bucket, vat), from Proto-Indo-European *seyk- (to reach, grasp). Cognate with Swedish (large wooden water vessel).

Noun edit

soe (plural soes)

  1. (obsolete) a large wooden vessel for carrying water, especially one to be carried on a pole between two people.
    • 1662, Henry More, An Antidote Against Atheism, Book II, A Collection of Several Philosophical Writings of Dr. Henry More, p. 55:
      "... no more then a Pump grown dry will yield any water, unless you pour a little water into it first, and then for one Bason-ful you may fetch up so many Soe-fuls".

Etymology 2 edit

Conjunction edit

soe

  1. Obsolete form of so.
    • 1830, Christopher Merrett, letter to Thomas Browne:
      Many of the lupus piscis I have seen, and have bin informed by the king's fishmonger they are taken on our coast, but was not satisfied for some reasons of his relation soe as to enter it into my Pinax []

Anagrams edit

Afrikaans edit

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit

soe

  1. (Western Cape) Alternative form of so

Estonian edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Finnic *sooja, borrowed from an Iranian language (compare Persian سایه (sâya, shadow, shelter)). Komi-Zyrian сай (saj, shelter) and Eastern Mari шойылч (šojylč, from behind) may have the same origin. Cognate to Finnish suoja and Votic soojõ (warm, warmth).

Adjective edit

soe (genitive sooja, partitive sooja, comparative soojem, superlative kõige soojem)

  1. warm
Declension edit
Declension of soe (ÕS type 24e/tühi, length gradation)
singular plural
nominative soe soojad
accusative nom.
gen. sooja
genitive soojade
partitive sooja sooje
soojasid
illative sooja
soojasse
soojadesse
soojesse
inessive soojas soojades
soojes
elative soojast soojadest
soojest
allative soojale soojadele
soojele
adessive soojal soojadel
soojel
ablative soojalt soojadelt
soojelt
translative soojaks soojadeks
soojeks
terminative soojani soojadeni
essive soojana soojadena
abessive soojata soojadeta
comitative soojaga soojadega

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

soe

  1. genitive singular of susi

Friulian edit

Etymology edit

From Vulgar Latin, Late Latin soca, of Celtic origin, from Gaulish *soucā, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *sew- (to bend, to cut, to drive), see also Sanskrit सुवति (suvati).[1]

Compare Romansch suga, suja, soua, sua, Venetian soga, Albanian shokë, French suage, Portuguese and Spanish soga.

Noun edit

soe f (plural sois)

  1. (strong or thick) rope
    Synonym: cuarde
  2. (nautical) stay

References edit

  1. ^ Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN, p. 558

Galician edit

Verb edit

soe

  1. inflection of soar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative
  2. inflection of soer:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Indonesian edit

Etymology edit

From Hokkien (soe, “to have poor luck”).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈsoe]
  • Hyphenation: soé

Adjective edit

soé

  1. (colloquial) bad luck.
    Synonym: sial

Further reading edit

Middle Dutch edit

Etymology 1 edit

Adverb edit

soe

  1. Alternative spelling of

Conjunction edit

soe

  1. Alternative spelling of

Etymology 2 edit

From Old Dutch *suo, from Proto-Germanic *sō, originally the feminine demonstrative pronoun.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

soe

  1. (Flemish) Alternative form of si (feminine singular)

Portuguese edit

Verb edit

soe

  1. inflection of soar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Sardinian edit

Verb edit

soe

  1. Variant first-person singular present indicative of èssere

Ternate edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

soe

  1. (stative) to be unlucky

Conjugation edit

Conjugation of soe
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st tosoe fosoe misoe
2nd nosoe nisoe
3rd Masculine osoe isoe, yosoe
Feminine mosoe
Neuter isoe
- archaic

References edit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Tetum edit

Verb edit

soe

  1. to throw

West Frisian edit

Verb edit

soe

  1. would (modal verb) (see sille)
    Ik soe it mar dwaan as ik dy wie.
    I would have done it if I were you.