See also: vêe and Vee

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /viː/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iː

NounEdit

vee (plural vees)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter V.
  2. Something with the shape of the letter V.
    • 1989, Grant Naylor, Red Dwarf:
      One of [the men] took up both spaces on the pink sofa, while the other two drew up chairs from a nearby table and squeezed into them. The armrests were forced out into a tired vee, to the accompaniment of an uneasy creaking sound.
    • 2013, Nancy Springer, We Don't Know Why
      The river leapt and rippled like a lizard. Geese flew over in a vee, crying to the sky.
    • 2019 December 4, Philip Haigh, “Trains, tickets and tests: LNER outlines its targets”, in Rail, page 62:
      York's new railway offices are rather smart, tucked into the vee of York South Junction where the freight lines diverge to avoid the station.
  3. (cricket) The arc of the field, forward of the batsman, from cover to midwicket, in which drives are played
  4. A polyamorous relationship between three people, in which one person has two partners who are not themselves romantically or sexually involved.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch vêe, from Old Dutch , from Proto-Germanic *fehu, from Proto-Indo-European *peḱu- (livestock).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vee n (uncountable)

  1. (collective) livestock, cattle

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: vee

EstonianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

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

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter V.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

vee

  1. genitive singular of vesi

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋeː/, [ˈʋe̞ː]
  • Rhymes: -eː
  • Syllabification: vee

NounEdit

vee

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter V.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of vee (Kotus type 18/maa, no gradation)
nominative vee veet
genitive veen veiden
veitten
partitive veetä veitä
illative veehen veihin
singular plural
nominative vee veet
accusative nom. vee veet
gen. veen
genitive veen veiden
veitten
partitive veetä veitä
inessive veessä veissä
elative veestä veistä
illative veehen veihin
adessive veellä veillä
ablative veeltä veiltä
allative veelle veille
essive veenä veinä
translative veeksi veiksi
instructive vein
abessive veettä veittä
comitative veineen
Possessive forms of vee (type maa)
possessor singular plural
1st person veeni veemme
2nd person veesi veenne
3rd person veensä

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch , from Proto-Germanic *fehu, from Proto-Indo-European *peḱu- (livestock).

NounEdit

vêe f or n

  1. livestock (collectively)
  2. animal of livestock

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Further readingEdit

  • vee”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “vee”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN

VõroEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter V.

InflectionEdit

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