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3 letters words from 'tee'

TEE 3 

2 letters words from 'tee'

EE 2ET 2
TE 2 

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Definitions and meaning of tee

tee

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tiː/
  • Rhymes: -iː
  • Homophones: T, te, tea, ti

Etymology 1

From Middle English [Term?], from Old English te, from Latin te (the name of the letter T).

Noun

tee (plural tees)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter T.
  2. Something shaped like the letter T.
    Hyponyms: tee-shirt, tee-beam, tee-frame, tee-iron, tee-headed
  3. (clothing) T-shirt.
Derived terms
  • teevee
Translations
See also
  • (Latin-script letter names) letter; a, bee, cee, dee, e, ef, gee, aitch, i, jay, kay, el, em, en, o, pee, cue, ar, ess, tee, u, vee, double-u, ex, wye, zee / zed

Etymology 2

From Middle English teen, from Old English tēon (to pull, tug, draw, drag, entice, allure, induce, lead, bring, rear, educate, attract, arrogate, bring forth, produce, restrain, betake oneself to, go, roam), from Proto-Germanic *teuhaną (to draw, lead, bring, pull, help), from Proto-Indo-European *dewk- (to pull, lead). Cognate with Saterland Frisian tja (to pull, draw), Low German teen (to draw, pull), German ziehen (to draw, pull, drag), Latin dūcō (draw, pull, lead) and Albanian nduk (to draw (out), pull up, pluck).

Verb

tee (third-person singular simple present tees, present participle teeing, simple past teed or tow, past participle teed or town)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To draw; lead.
  2. (intransitive, obsolete) To draw away; go; proceed.
Derived terms
  • betee
  • fortee
Related terms
  • tow
  • tug
  • wanton

Etymology 3

First attested in the 17th century with the form teaz.

Noun

tee (plural tees)

  1. (golf) A flat area of ground from which players hit their first shots on a golf hole.
  2. (golf, baseball) A usually wooden or plastic peg from which a ball is hit.
  3. (curling) The target area of a curling rink
  4. The mark at which players aim in quoits.
Derived terms
  • tee ball
  • tee off
  • tee on
  • tee up
Translations

Verb

tee (third-person singular simple present tees, present participle teeing, simple past and past participle teed)

  1. (golf) To place a ball on a tee
Synonyms
  • tee up

Etymology 4

Noun

tee (plural tees)

  1. A finial resembling an umbrella, crowning a dagoba in Indochinese countries.

Anagrams

  • EET

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch thee.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɪə̯/

Noun

tee (uncountable)

  1. tea

Derived terms

  • rooibostee
  • teekoppie

Estonian

Etymology 1

From Proto-Finnic *tee. Cognate with Finnish tie.

Noun

tee (genitive tee, partitive teed)

  1. road, way
Declension
Derived terms
  • kiirtee
  • maantee
  • raudtee
  • umbtee

Etymology 2

From German Tee, ultimately from Min Nan ().

Noun

tee (genitive tee, partitive teed)

  1. tea
Declension
Derived terms
  • liivatee

Etymology 3

Noun

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

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

Etymology 4

Verb

tee

  1. Second-person singular imperative form of tegema.
  2. Present connegative form of tegema.

Finnish

Etymology 1

From Swedish te, from Dutch thee, from Min Nan () (Amoy dialect), from Old Chinese, ultimately from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-la (leaf, tea).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈteː/, [ˈt̪e̞ː]
  • Rhymes: -eː
  • Syllabification: tee

Noun

tee

  1. (uncountable) tea (dried leaves or buds of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis)
    Mene kauppaan ja osta teetä.
    Go to the supermarket and buy some tea.
  2. (uncountable) tea (drink made by infusing these dried leaves or buds in hot water)
    Haluaisitko teetä?
    Would you like some tea?
  3. (countable) tea (variety of the tea plant)
    Darjeeling on intialainen tee.
    Darjeeling is a tea from India.
  4. (uncountable, by extension) tea (any drink made by infusing parts of various other plants)
    yrttitee, kamomillatee, minttutee
    herb tea, camomile tea, mint tea
  5. (countable) tea, cup of tea (cup of any one of these drinks)
Usage notes

As the plural forms are quite rarely used and as they, with the exception of nominative, look the same as the plural forms of tie (road), it may be advisable to substitute a synonym for the word tee in those cases.

Declension
Synonyms
  • (drink made of Camella sinensis): saikka, tsaju, tsaiju (dialectal)
  • (variety of the tea plant): teelaatu
  • (cup of tea): teekupillinen, kuppi teetä
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Latin .

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈteː/, [ˈt̪e̞ː]
  • Rhymes: -eː
  • Syllabification: tee

Noun

tee

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter T.
Declension

Etymology 3

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈteːˣ/, [ˈt̪e̞ː(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -eː
  • Syllabification: tee

Verb

tee

  1. Present indicative connegative form of tehdä.
  2. Second-person singular imperative form of tehdä.
  3. Second-person singular imperative connegative form of tehdä.

Anagrams

  • eet

Ingrian

Noun

tee

  1. way

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *tēa, from Proto-Germanic *taihwǭ.

Noun

têe f

  1. toe

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants

  • Dutch: teen (plural reanalysed as singular)
  • Limburgish: tieën (plural reanalysed as singular)

Further reading

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

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /iː/
  • Rhymes: -iː
  • Homophone: ti

Etymology

From English tee.

Noun

tee m (definite singular tee-en, indefinite plural tee-er, definite plural tee-ene)

  1. (golf) tee
  2. (golf) peg

References

  • “tee” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /iː/
  • Rhymes: -iː
  • Homophone: ti

Etymology

From English tee.

Noun

tee m (definite singular tee-en, indefinite plural tee-ar, definite plural tee-ane)

  1. (golf) tee
  2. (golf) peg

References

  • “tee” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • ete

Old Irish

Adjective

teë

  1. Alternative spelling of

Mutation


Tetum

Verb

tee

  1. to defecate

Tiri

Noun

tee

  1. tea

References

  • Midori Osumi, Tinrin Grammar

Votic

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *tee.

Noun

tee (genitive tee, partitive [please provide])

  1. way, road

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References

  • "tee" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat

Võro

Noun

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

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

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


West Frisian

Etymology

Borrowing from Dutch thee, from Malay teh, from Min Nan ().

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /teː/

Noun

tee c (no plural)

  1. tea

Further reading

  • “tee”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Source: wiktionary.org
  • TEDIUM, the state of being tedious.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)