Shi'i

noun

shē-ˈē How to pronounce Shi'i (audio)
ˈshē-ē
: shiite
Shi'i adjective

Word History

Etymology

Arabic shīʽī, from shīʽa

First Known Use

1728, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Shi'i was in 1728

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Cite this Entry

“Shi'i.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Shi%27i. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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