xi

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of xi in English

English Online Dictionary. What means xi‎? What does xi mean?

Translingual

Alternative forms

  • XI, xi, Ⅺ, VVI, vvi

Symbol

xi

  1. , the Roman numeral eleven (11)

See also

  • Previous: ⅹ (ten, 10)
  • Next: ⅻ (twelve, 12)

English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ξεῖ (xeî), ξῖ ().

Pronunciation

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

Noun

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 terms

  • xi baryon

Translations

Anagrams

  • Ix

French

Alternative forms

  • ksi

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ksi/

Noun

xi m (plural xi or xis)

  1. xi (Greek letter)

Further reading

  • “xi” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Italian

Alternative forms

  • csi
  • ksi

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ξεῖ (xeî), ξῖ ().

Pronunciation

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

Noun

xi m or f (invariable)

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

Maltese

Etymology

From Arabic شَيْء(šayʾ), through diminutive back-formation essentially meaning "little things"; cf Egyptian Arabic شوية‎, whence also all other variants across most/all modern Arabic varieties.

Adjective

xi m

  1. some
  2. any

Related terms

  • b'xi

Derived terms

  • xi mkien
  • xi ħadd

Mandarin

Romanization

xi

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

Usage notes

  • 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.

Portuguese

Etymology 1

Alternative forms

  • xii, xiii, etc.

Interjection

xi

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

Etymology 2

Noun

xi m (plural xis)

  1. Alternative spelling of csi

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈksi/
  • Rhymes: -i

Noun

xi f (plural xíes)

  1. xi; the Greek letter Ξ, ξ

Takelma

Noun

xi

  1. water

References

  • Victor Golla, Takelma Texts and Grammar

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