Definitions for SHEʃi
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
she*ʃi(pron.)(sing.)she; her; hers
(pron.)the female person or animal being discussed or last mentioned; that female.
She who listens learns.
anything considered, as by personification, to be feminine:
spring, with all the memories she conjures up.
(n.)a female person or animal.
an object or device considered as female or feminine.
* nom.. Usage: See he1, me, they.
Origin of she:
1125–75; ME, alter. of OE sēo, sīo, sīe, fem. of sethe1; cf. her
s/he*ˈʃi ərˈhi, ˈʃiˈhi(pron.)
she or he: used as an orthographic device to avoid he when the sex of the antecedent is unknown or irrelevant.
Category: Usage Note
Ref: Compare she/he.
* Usage: See he1.
Origin of s/he:
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
indicates a female who has already been mentioned
"Did you see Kim?" "No, she wasn't there."
And yet, by heaven, I think my love as rare / As any she belied with false compare uE00017021uE001 Shakespeare.
A female person or animal.
A ship or country.
Machinery such as cars and steam engines.
She is a beautiful boat, isn't she?
he/she. used arbitrarily with he for an indefinite person in order to be gender-neutral.
He or she
He or she; singular of they, used as a gender-neutral reference to the third person singular.
Origin: From sche, hye, from earlier scho, hyo, ȝho, a phonetic development of heo, hio, from hijō, from k'e-. Cognate with dialectal hoo, scho, shu, hja, jü, hun, hon. More at he.
this or that female; the woman understood or referred to; the animal of the female sex, or object personified as feminine, which was spoken of
a woman; a female; -- used substantively
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'SHE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #31
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'SHE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #43
Translations for SHE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a female person or animal already spoken about
When the girl saw us, she asked the time.
- هي: ضَمير الغائِبَهArabic
- elaPortuguese (BR)
- tema (naissoost)Estonian
- او؛آن دختر يا زنFarsi
- वह स्त्रीHindi
- ő (nőnemű)Hungarian
- dia (perempuan)Indonesian
- lei, ela, essaItalian
- 그 여자Korean
- او؛آن دختر يا زنPersian
- هغه، دا(ښځهPashto
- (dişil) oTurkish
- 她Chinese (Trad.)
- مؤنث فرد یا جانور جس کا ذکر آ چکا ہوUrdu
- nó, bà, chị, cô ấy...Vietnamese
- 她Chinese (Simp.)
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