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See also: Tee, teè, and têe

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English [Term?], from Old English te, from Latin te (the name of the letter T).

NounEdit

tee (plural tees)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter T/t.
  2. Something shaped like the letter T. Found in compounds such as tee-shirt, tee-beam, tee-frame, tee-iron, tee-headed, tee pipe fitting (T-splitter), tee computing command...
    angles and tees
  3. T-shirt
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English teen, from Old English tēon (to pull, tug, draw, drag, entice, allure, induce, lead, bring, rear, educate, attract, arrogate, bring forth, produce, restrain, betake oneself to, go, roam), from Proto-Germanic *teuhaną (to draw, lead, bring, pull, help), from Proto-Indo-European *dewk- (to pull, lead). Cognate with Saterland Frisian tja (to pull, draw), Low German teen (to draw, pull), German ziehen (to draw, pull, drag), Latin dūcō (draw, pull, lead) and Albanian nduk (to draw (out), pull up, pluck).

VerbEdit

tee (third-person singular simple present tees, present participle teeing, simple past teed or tow, past participle teed or town)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To draw; lead.
  2. (intransitive, obsolete) To draw away; go; proceed.
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Etymology 3Edit

First attested in the 17th century with the form teaz.

NounEdit

tee (plural tees)

  1. (golf) A flat area of ground from which players hit their first shots on a golf hole.
  2. (golf, baseball) A usually wooden or plastic peg from which a ball is hit.
  3. (curling) The target area of a curling rink
  4. The mark at which players aim in quoits.
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit
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VerbEdit

tee (third-person singular simple present tees, present participle teeing, simple past and past participle teed)

  1. (golf) To place a ball on a tee
    • 1909, Walter J. Travis, Practical Golf[1]:
      If at any hole a competitor play his first stroke from outside the limits of the teeing-ground, he shall count that stroke, tee a ball, and play his second stroke from within these limits.
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EstonianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Finnic *tee. Cognate with Finnish tie.

NounEdit

tee (genitive tee, partitive teed)

  1. road, way
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

tee (genitive tee, partitive teed)

  1. tea
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

tee (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter T/t.

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

tee

  1. Second-person singular imperative form of tegema.
  2. Present connegative form of tegema.

FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tee

  1. (uncountable) tea (dried leaves or buds of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis)
    Mene kauppaan ja osta teetä.
    Go to the supermarket and buy some tea.
  2. (uncountable) tea (drink made by infusing these dried leaves or buds in hot water)
    Haluaisitko teetä?
    Would you like some tea?
  3. (countable) tea (variety of the tea plant)
    Darjeeling on intialainen tee.
    Darjeeling is a tea from India.
  4. (uncountable, by extension) tea (any drink made by infusing parts of various other plants)
    yrttitee, kamomillatee, minttutee
    herb tea, camomile tea, mint tea
  5. (countable) tea, cup of tea (cup of any one of these drinks)
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of tee (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
nominative tee teet
genitive teen teiden
teitten
partitive teetä teitä
illative teehen teihin
singular plural
nominative tee teet
accusative nom. tee teet
gen. teen
genitive teen teiden
teitten
partitive teetä teitä
inessive teessä teissä
elative teestä teistä
illative teehen teihin
adessive teellä teillä
ablative teeltä teiltä
allative teelle teille
essive teenä teinä
translative teeksi teiksi
instructive tein
abessive teettä teittä
comitative teineen
Usage notesEdit

As the plural forms are quite rarely used and as they, with the exception of nominative, look the same as the plural forms of tie (road), it may be advisable to substitute a synonym for the word tee in those cases.

SynonymsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈteː/
  • Hyphenation: tee

NounEdit

tee

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter T/t.
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of tee (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
nominative tee teet
genitive teen teiden
teitten
partitive teetä teitä
illative teehen teihin
singular plural
nominative tee teet
accusative nom. tee teet
gen. teen
genitive teen teiden
teitten
partitive teetä teitä
inessive teessä teissä
elative teestä teistä
illative teehen teihin
adessive teellä teillä
ablative teeltä teiltä
allative teelle teille
essive teenä teinä
translative teeksi teiksi
instructive tein
abessive teettä teittä
comitative teineen

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈteːˣ/
  • Hyphenation: tee

VerbEdit

tee

  1. Present indicative connegative form of tehdä.
  2. Second-person singular imperative form of tehdä.
  3. Second-person singular imperative connegative form of tehdä.

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *tēa, from Proto-Germanic *taihwǭ.

NounEdit

têe f

  1. toe

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: teen (plural reanalysed as singular)
  • Limburgish: tieën (plural reanalysed as singular)

Further readingEdit

  • tee”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • tee”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Old IrishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

teë

  1. Alternative spelling of

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
teë theë teë
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

TetumEdit

VerbEdit

tee

  1. to defecate

TiriEdit

NounEdit

tee

  1. tea

ReferencesEdit

  • Midori Osumi, Tinrin Grammar

VoticEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *tee.

NounEdit

tee (genitive tee, partitive [please provide])

  1. way, road

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

ReferencesEdit

  • "tee" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat

VõroEdit

NounEdit

tee (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter T/t.

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


West FrisianEdit

NounEdit

tee c

  1. tea