or Teh

  1. (in philosophical Taoism) the virtue or power inherent in a person or thing existing in harmony with the Tao.

Origin of Te

< Chinese (Wade-Giles) te2, (pinyin)
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Contemporary Examples of teh

Historical Examples of teh

  • Abe's action followed that of the twig, in teh suddenness of his upspringing.

    The Red Acorn

    John McElroy

  • Spending Fridays at school was teh suck anyway, and I was glad of the excuse to make my escape.

    Little Brother

    Cory Doctorow

  • Dtere udt iss, Toctor; I put udt town on teh schlate; ovver, I hope you ugscooce te hayndtwriding.

    Dr. Sevier

    George W. Cable

  • "I ain't never knowed one teh make me sick t' my stommick yet," confessed the native.

    Wanted: A Husband

    Samuel Hopkins Adams

  • Undt I sendts vert to Mr. Richlun tat he shouldt come into teh offuss.

    Dr. Sevier

    George W. Cable

British Dictionary definitions for teh


the chemical symbol for
  1. tellurium



  1. music (in tonic sol-fa) the syllable used for the seventh note or subtonic of any scale

Word Origin for te

see gamut
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teh in Medicine


  1. The symbol for the elementtellurium
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teh in Science


  1. The symbol for tellurium.
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