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  • XI, xi, Ⅺ, VVI, vvi


  1. , the Roman numeral eleven (11)
  • Previous: ⅹ (ten, 10)
  • Next: ⅻ (twelve, 12)

From Ancient Greek ξεῖ (xeî), ξῖ ().

  • enPR: , , ksī, ksē, IPA(key): /zaɪ/, /saɪ/, /ksaɪ/, /ksiː/
  • (nonstandard) IPA(key): /ʃiː/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ

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.
  • xi baryon
  • Ix

From Ancient Greek ξῖ ().

  • IPA(key): /ksi/

xi m or f (plural xi's, diminutive xi'tje n)

  1. xi (letter of the Greek alphabet)
  • xi on the Dutch Wikipedia.Wikipedia nl
  • ksi
  • IPA(key): /ksi/

xi m (plural xi or xis)

  1. xi (Greek letter)
  • chapter XI, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
  • csi, ksi

From Ancient Greek ξεῖ (xeî), ξῖ ().

  • IPA(key): /ˈksi/
  • Rhymes: -i
  • Hyphenation:

xi m or f (invariable)

  1. the name of the Greek-script letter Ξ/ξ
    1. xi (all senses)
  • IPA(key): /ʃɪ/

From Arabic شَيْء (šayʔ, thing, a thing, something). Compare the same use as a determiner in Moroccan Arabic شي (ši) and North Levantine Arabic شي (ši).


  1. some
    xi mkiensomewhere
    xi ħaddsomeone
    xi ħaġasomething
  2. any

See the lemma.


  1. Alternative form of x’ (used before a consonant cluster)


  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .
  • Transcriptions of Mandarin into the Latin script often do not distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without indication of tone.
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈʃi/

  • Rhymes: -i
  • xii, xiii, etc.


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

xi m (plural xis)

  1. Alternative spelling of csi
  • IPA(key): /ˈsi/ [ˈsi]
  • Rhymes: -i
  • Syllabification: xi

xi f (plural xíes)

  1. xi; the Greek letter Ξ, ξ
  • chapter XI, in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014


  1. water
  • Victor Golla, Takelma Texts and Grammar

Perhaps from French cirage

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [si˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [sɪj˧˧]
  • (Saigon) IPA(key): [sɪj˧˧]


  1. shoe polish

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