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See also: Sy, SY, Sỹ, .sy, s'y, and sy.

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AfrikaansEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Dutch zij, from Middle Dutch si.

PronounEdit

sy (object haar, possessive haar)

  1. she (subject)
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch zijn.

Alternative formsEdit

DeterminerEdit

sy

  1. his
  2. its
See alsoEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Dutch zijde, zij, from Middle Dutch side, from Old Dutch *sīda, from Proto-Germanic *sīdǭ.

NounEdit

sy (plural sye)

  1. side

Etymology 4Edit

From Dutch zijde, zij, from Middle Dutch side, from Old Dutch *sīda, from Latin sēda.

NounEdit

sy (uncountable)

  1. silk

Etymology 5Edit

VerbEdit

sy

  1. present subjunctive of wees

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *asī, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ókʷih₁ (dual), from singular *h₃okʷ- (compare Irish súil, Lithuanian akìs, Ancient Greek ὄσσε (ósse, eyes), English eye).

NounEdit

sy m (indefinite plural sy, definite singular syri, definite plural sytë)

  1. (anatomy) eye

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sýja, from Proto-Germanic, from Proto-Indo-European *syuh₁- (to sew).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sy (imperative sy, present syr or syer, past syede, past participle syet)

  1. sew
  2. stitch

EgyptianEdit

RomanizationEdit

sy

  1. Alternative transliteration of zy.

GuaraníEdit

NounEdit

sy

  1. mother

Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sy

  1. second-person singular present of byś

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

sy

  1. Alternative form of siȝe

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sýja

VerbEdit

sy (imperative sy, present tense syr, simple past sydde, past participle sydd)

  1. to sew
  2. to stitch

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sýja

VerbEdit

sy (present tense syr, past tense sydde, past participle sydd or sytt, passive infinitive syast, present participle syande, imperative sy)

  1. to sew
  2. to stitch

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old TupiEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sy

  1. mother

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

PronounEdit

sy (reflexive)

  1. Obsolete spelling of si

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sýja.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

sy

  1. to sew

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit


TupinambáEdit

NounEdit

sy

  1. mother (one's female parent)

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /sɨː/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /siː/

VerbEdit

sy

  1. Alternative form of sydd

West FrisianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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PronounEdit

sy

  1. she (third-person singular feminine pronoun)
    Synonym: hja
    Sy die.
    She did.
InflectionEdit
Further readingEdit
  • sy (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Etymology 2Edit

  This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.

PronounEdit

sy

  1. they (third-person plural pronoun)
    Synonym: hja
    Sy dienen.
    They did.
InflectionEdit
Further readingEdit
  • sy (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011