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It Has 3 letters ( s i e )         2 vowels ( i e )         1 consonants ( s )         Word on the contrary eis

Which the Definition/Meaning of sie in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

ALTERNATIVE FORMS * shi PRONUNCIATION * Homophones: c, cee, sea, see PRONOUN SIE (_third person singular, gender-neutral, nominative case_, _accusative_ HIR, _possessive adjective_ HIR, _possessive noun_ HIRS, _reflexive_ HIRSELF) * (neologism) Gender-neutral (or multigendered) subject pronoun, grammatically equivalent to the gendered pronouns he and she, or singular they * 1993 September 24, Alex Martelli, "punishment vs ethics (was Re: Discipline my daughters)", in alt.sex.bondage, _Usenet_: If the child is about the intellectual equal of the parent, sie will eventually start holding hir own in discussions, […] SYNONYMS * (gender-neutral): he or she, he/she, s/he, (s)he * (gender-neutral): (singular) they * (gender-neutral): (neologism) e, ey, shi, ze, per

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sie (third person singular, gender-neutral, nominative case, accusative hir, possessive adjective hir, possessive noun hirs, reflexive hirself)

  1. (neologism) Gender-neutral (or multigendered) subject pronoun, grammatically equivalent to the gendered pronouns he and she, or singular they
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Which the Definition/Meaning of sie in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _sien_, from Old English _sīgan_ (“to pass from a higher to a lower position, sink, descend, decline, fall, fall down, move towards a point, advance, go, go to, approach, ooze, run as matter, strain, filter, act as a filter”), from Proto-Germanic _*sīganą_, _*sīhwaną_ (“to strain, drop”), from Proto-Indo-European _*seik-_ (“to pour, strain”). Cognate with Dutch _zijgen_ (“to filter”), German _seihen_ (“to strain, sieve”), Icelandic _síga_ (“to lower”). ALTERNATIVE FORMS * sigh * sey, sye (Scotland) PRONUNCIATION * IPA(key): /saɪ/ * Rhymes: -aɪ VERB SIE (_third-person singular simple present_ SIES, _present participle_ SYING, _simple past and past participle_ SIED) * (intransitive) To sink; fall; drop. * (intransitive) To fall, as in a swoon; faint. * (intransitive, dialectal) To drop, as water; trickle. * (transitive) To sift. * (transitive, dialectal) To strain, as milk; filter. NOUN SIE (_plural_ SIES) * A drop. RELATED TERMS * sile

From Middle English sien, from Old English sīgan (to pass from a higher to a lower position, sink, descend, decline, fall, fall down, move towards a point, advance, go, go to, approach, ooze, run as matter, strain, filter, act as a filter), from Proto-Germanic *sīganą, *sīhwaną (to strain, drop), from Proto-Indo-European *seik- (to pour, strain). Cognate with Dutch zijgen (to filter), German seihen (to strain, sieve), Icelandic síga (to lower).

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  • IPA(key): /saɪ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ

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sie (third-person singular simple present sies, present participle sying, simple past and past participle sied)

  1. (intransitive) To sink; fall; drop.
  2. (intransitive) To fall, as in a swoon; faint.
  3. (intransitive, dialectal) To drop, as water; trickle.
  4. (transitive) To sift.
  5. (transitive, dialectal) To strain, as milk; filter.

Noun

sie (plural sies)

  1. A drop.
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Which the Definition/Meaning of sie in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* I'se

  • I'se

Which the Definition/Meaning of sie in categoryENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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English - See Also

* other attested and proposed gender-neutral pronouns

Which the Definition/Meaning of sie in categoryFINNISH - PRONOUN
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Finnish - Pronoun

SIE (stem SIU-) * (personal, dialectal) you (_singular; in archaic English:_ thou). SYNONYMS * sinä (standard Finnish) * sä (colloquial) * sää (dialectal)

sie (stem siu-)

  1. (personal, dialectal) you (singular; in archaic English: thou).

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Which the Definition/Meaning of sie in categoryFINNISH - ANAGRAMS
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Finnish - Anagrams

* ies, sei

Which the Definition/Meaning of sie in categoryGERMAN - PRONUNCIATION
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German - Pronunciation

* (standard) IPA(key): /ziː/ * Rhymes: -iː * (colloquially in unstressed position) IPA(key): /zə/

  • Rhymes: -iː

Which the Definition/Meaning of sie in categoryGERMAN - ETYMOLOGY 1
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German - Etymology 1

From Old High German _siu_; cognate with Gothic

From Old High German siu; cognate with Gothic

Which the Definition/Meaning of sie in categoryGERMAN - ETYMOLOGY 2
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German - Etymology 2

From Old High German _sie_ (masculine plural), _sio_ (feminine plural), _siu_ (neuter plural). PRONOUN SIE

From Old High German sie (masculine plural), sio (feminine plural), siu (neuter plural).

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sie

Which the Definition/Meaning of sie in categoryGERMAN - ANAGRAMS
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German - Anagrams

* Eis

Which the Definition/Meaning of sie in categoryGERMAN - EXTERNAL LINKS
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German - External Links

* sie in _Duden_ online

Which the Definition/Meaning of sie in categoryKARELIAN - PRONOUN
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Karelian - Pronoun

SIE (Stem: si-) * (personal) you (singular) SYNONYMS * sinä

sie

(Stem: si-)

  1. (personal) you (singular)

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  • sinä

Which the Definition/Meaning of sie in categoryKVEN - PRONOUN
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Kven - Pronoun

SIE * (personal) you (singular)

sie

  1. (personal) you (singular)

Which the Definition/Meaning of sie in categoryMIDDLE DUTCH - PRONUNCIATION
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Middle Dutch - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /siə/, /si/

  • IPA(key): /siə/, /si/

Which the Definition/Meaning of sie in categoryMIDDLE DUTCH - PRONOUN
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Middle Dutch - Pronoun

SIE * alternative form of _si_ (both feminine singular and all plural)

sie

  1. alternative form of si (both feminine singular and all plural)

Which the Definition/Meaning of sie in categoryOLD SAXON - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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Old Saxon - Alternative Forms

* sia

Which the Definition/Meaning of sie in categoryOLD SAXON - PRONOUN
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Old Saxon - Pronoun

SIE

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