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SMALL ROMAN NUMERAL ELEVEN

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Number Forms
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TranslingualEdit

Alternative formsEdit

SymbolEdit

xi

  1. , the Roman numeral eleven (11)

See alsoEdit


EnglishEdit

Ancient Greek Alphabet

nu
  
omicron
Ξ ξ
Ancient Greek: ξεῖ
Wikipedia article on xi

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ξεῖ (xeî), ξῖ ().

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ksaɪ/, /zaɪ/, /saɪ/, /ksiː/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪ

NounEdit

xi (plural xis)

  1. The 14th letter of Classical and Modern Greek. The 15th in Ancient and Old Greek.
  2. (physics) Either of a pair of hyperons having spin 1/2, which decay into a lambda particle and a pion.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

xi m (plural xi or xis)

  1. xi (Greek letter)

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

Alternative spellingsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ξεῖ (xeî), ξῖ ().

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ksi/, [ks̪i]
  • Rhymes: -i
  • Hyphenation: xi

NounEdit

xi m, f (invariable)

  1. The name of the Greek-script letter Ξ/ξ.
    1. xi (all senses)

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

xi

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

InterjectionEdit

xi

  1. indicates that something has failed
  2. indicates that someone is in trouble

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

xi m (plural xis)

  1. Alternative spelling of csi

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -i

NounEdit

xi f (plural xíes)

  1. xi; the Greek letter Ξ, ξ

TakelmaEdit

NounEdit

xi

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Victor Golla, Takelma Texts and Grammar