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xi

 (zī, sī, ksē)
n.
The 14th letter of the Greek alphabet. See Table at alphabet.

[Greek xei, xī.]

xi

(zaɪ; saɪ; ksaɪ; ksiː)
n, pl xis
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the 14th letter in the Greek alphabet (Ξ, ξ), a composite consonant, transliterated as x

Xi

(ʃiː) ,

Hsi

or

Si

n
(Placename) 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)

xi

(zaɪ, saɪ; Gk. ksi)

n., pl. xis.
the 14th letter of the Greek alphabet (Ξ, ξ).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.xi - the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and oneXI - the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and one
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
2.xi - the 14th letter of the Greek alphabet
Greek alphabet - the alphabet used by ancient Greeks
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
Adj.1.xi - being one more than tenxi - being one more than ten    
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Translations
ksi
ksii
xi
csixi
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