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Meaning of te by Wiktionary Dictionary

te


    Alternative forms

    • ( North America ) ti

    Etymology

    Altered from si in the 19th century to prevent having two notes of the musical scale starting with the same letter .

    Pronunciation

    • X-SAMPA: /ti:/
    • Rhymes: -iː
    • Homophone: T, tea, tee, ti

    Noun

    te ( uncountable )

    1. ( music ) In solfège, the seventh note of a major scale ( the note B in the fixed-do system ): si .

    Anagrams


    te-

    By Wiktionary ( 2010/08/25 16:08 UTC Version )

    Preposition

    te- ( unstressed prefix )

    1. Alternative form of to- .


Explanation of te by Wordnet Dictionary

te


    Noun
    1. the syllable naming the seventh ( subtonic ) note of any musical scale in solmization

    2. a brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur