[ zahy, sahy; Greek ksee ]
/ zaɪ, saɪ; Greek ksi /
noun, plural xis.
the 14th letter of the Greek alphabet (Ξ, ξ).
the group of consonant sounds represented by this letter.
Words nearby xi
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It is not thinkable, and yet the like of it happened to xis in Seville from our manager.Familiar Spanish Travels|W. D. Howells
British Dictionary definitions for xis (1 of 2)
/ (zaɪ, saɪ, ksaɪ, ksiː) /
noun plural xis
the 14th letter in the Greek alphabet (Ξ, ξ), a composite consonant, transliterated as x
British Dictionary definitions for xis (2 of 2)
Hsi or Si
/ (ʃiː) /
a river in S China, rising in Yunnan province and flowing east to the Canton delta on the South China Sea: the main river system of S China. Length: about 1900 km (1200 miles)
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Medical definitions for xis
[ zī, sī, ksē ]
The 14th letter of the Greek alphabet.
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