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  • enPR: , IPA(No language code specified.): /wiː/, X-SAMPA: /wi:/
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  • Homophones: we, whee (in accents with the wine-whine merger)

Etymology 1 edit

From Middle Inglis Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist. < Old English Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist., related to Old English Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist. (15c).

Adjective edit

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  1. Template:Wt/sco/Scottish small, little
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  • Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary: Tenth Edition (1997)

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  1. (Template:Context 1) urine
  2. Template:Wt/sco/Colloquial An act of urination.
    to have a wee
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Verb edit

wee (third-person singular semple praisent wees, praisent pairteeciple weeing, simple past and past participle weed)

  1. Template:Wt/sco/Colloquial To urinate.
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From Template:Wt/sco/Proto. Compare Old English (English woe), Old High German (German weh), Old Norse vei.

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wee (not comparable)

  1. nauseating

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  1. Contraction during labour or childbirth.
    De weeën beginnen!
    The baby’s coming!
  2. Sorrow, sadness, pain, woe; archaic unless used as an interjection of despair or annoyance.
    O wee, wat zal er van ons worden.
    Oh my, what’s going to happen with us.

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Wt/sco/wee (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

  1. small, little

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Used in both the standard Scots and Ulster Scots dialect.