Complete Definition of "eye"

wikipedia|Eye (disambiguation)
English

rank|nearly|miles|real|494|eye|sun|cut|everything

Pronunciation
Image:Eye_iris.jpg|thumb|A human eye.
IPA|/aɪ/
audio|en-us-eye.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|aɪ
Homophones: I, aye, ay

Etymology
From ME., from the OE. ēaġe.

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun|plural eyes or (archaic) eyen

  1. An organ that is sensitive to light, which it converts to electrical signals passed to the brain, by which means animals see.
  2. A hole at the blunt end of a needle through which thread is passed.
  3. A fitting consisting of a loop of metal or other material, suitable for receiving a hook.
  4. The center/centre of a hurricane.
  5. A mark on an animal, such as a peacock or butterfly, resembling an eye.
  6. A reproductive bud in a potato.
  7. The ability to notice what others might miss.

#: He has a good eye for talent.

Synonyms
(loop of metal): eyelet
(ability to notice what others might miss): perceptiveness

Translations
trans-top|organ
Afrikaans: oog
Ainu: シク|シ<small>ク</small> (sik)
Albanian: sy
Arabic: ARchar|عين|عَين unicode|(ʕain) f
Aramaic:
Aragonese: güello m
Armenian: աչք (ačq)
Basque: begi
Bosnian: oko n
Breton: lagad m, daoulagad p
Bulgarian: око (oko) n
Catalan: ull m :ca:ull|^ [1]
Chinese: 眼睛 (yǎnjīng)
Croatian: oko n
Czech: oko#Czech|oko n
Danish: øje n
Dutch: oog n, kijker
Erzya: сельме (selme)
Esperanto: okulo
Estonian: silm
Faroese: eyga n
Finnish: silmä
French: œil m, yeux p
Frisian: each#Frisian|each
Gamilaraay: mil
German: Auge n :de:Auge|^ [1]
Gilbertese: mata
Greek, Ancient: ὀφθαλμός (ophthalmos) m
Greek, Modern: μάτι (máti) n (colloquial), οφθαλμός (ofthalmós) m (medical), όμμα (óma) n (poetic), ομμάτιον (omátion) n (folk & poetic)
Guaraní: resa, tesa
Guugu Yimidhirr: miil, walgul
Hawaiian: maka
Hebrew: עַיִן (ʕayin) f
Hindi: आँख (ā.nkh), नयन (nayan)
Hungarian: szem
Icelandic: auga n
Ido: okulo
Igbo: anya
Ilocano: mata
Indonesian: mata
Interlingua: oculo
Inuktitut: ᐃᔨ
Inupiak: iri
Italian: occhio m
Japanese: 目 (め, me)
trans-mid
Kannada: (kannu)
Korean: 눈 (nun)
Kurdish: KUchar|چاو
Latin: oculus m
Malayalam: കണ്ണ് (kaNNu), നേത്രം (nethram)
Malay: mata
Maltese: għajn f
Maori: mata
Marathi: डोळा (dolā), नयन (nayan)
Martuthunira: paniya, thurla
Northern Sami: čalbmi
Norwegian: øye n
Old Norse: øgha (Eastern dialect), auga (Western dialect)
Persian: FAchar|چشم|چِشم (čašm)
Polish: oko n
Powhatan: meskinsek; neskinsek (my e.); keskinsek (your e.)
Portuguese: olho m
Quechua: ñawi
Rohingya: suk
Romanian: ochi m
Romany: yak
Russian: глаз (glaz) m :ru:глаз|^
Sanskrit: नयनम् (nayanam)
Sardinian (Campidanese): ogu m
Scottish Gaelic: sùil f
Serbian

Slovak: oko n
Slovene: oko n
Spanish: ojo m
Sumerian: igi
Swahili: jicho
Swedish: öga n
Tagalog: mata
Thai: THchar|ตา
Tibetan: མིག་ (mig), སྤྱན་ (spyan)
Telugu: కన్ను (kannu), నేత్రం (netram)
Tupinambá: esá (t-)
Turkish: göz
Ukrainian: око (óko) n
Urdu: URchar|انکھ|آنکھ (ā.nkh), URchar|نین (nayan)
Warlpiri: milpa
Welsh: llygad
Yiddish: oig
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trans-top|hole in needle
Aramaic:

Breton: krao m, toull an nadoz m
Czech: ucho n, ouško n
Danish: nåleøje
Dutch: oog n
Faroese: eyga n
Finnish: neulansilmä, silmä
French: chas#French|chas m, trou m
German: Öhr n, Nadelöhr n
Greek: οπή (opí) f, μάτι (máti) n, ματάκι (matáci) n, τρύπα (trípa) f, τρυπίτσα (tripítsa) f
Hebrew: quf (קוּף) m
Italian: cruna f
trans-mid
Korean: 귀 (gwi), 바늘귀 (baneul-gwi)
Latin: foramen n
Maltese: għajn f
Polish: ucho n
Russian: ушко (uškó) n
Slovene: uho n
Spanish: ojo m
Swedish: öga n, nålsöga n
Telugu: రంధ్రము (ramdhramu)
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trans-top|loop of metal
Finnish: silmukka, korvake
German: Öse f
trans-mid
Maltese: ħolqa f, annella f
Russian: глазок (glazók) m
Swedish: hyska c, ögla c
Telugu: చిల్లి(chilli)
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trans-top|of a hurricane
Dutch: oog n
Finnish: myrskynsilmä, silmä
French: œil m
German: Auge n
Greek: μάτι (mati) n
Italian: occhio m
trans-mid
Korean: 눈 (nun)
Maltese: għajn
Polish; oko n
Portuguese: olho
Russian: глаз (glaz) m
Swedish: öga n, centrum#Swedish|centrum n
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trans-top|mark on an animal resembling an eye
Finnish: silmäkuvio, silmä
French: œil m
German: (on a peacock) Pfauenauge n
trans-mid
Korean: 눈 (nun)
Latin: oculus m
Russian: глазок (glazók) m
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trans-top|of a potato
Czech: očko n
Dutch: oog n
Faroese: eyga n
Finnish: silmä
French: œil m
German: Knospe f, Trieb m
Greek: μάτι (máti) n, ματάκι (matáci) n, οφθαλμίδιο (ofthalmíðio) n
trans-mid
Korean: 눈 (nun)
Latin: gemma f
Maltese: għajn
Polish: oczko n
Portuguese: olho
Russian: глазок (glazók) m
Swedish: öga n
Telugu: కణుపు (kanupu)
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trans-top|ability to notice what others might miss
Dutch: oog
Faroese: eyga n
Finnish: silmä
Greek: μάτι (máti) n
German: Auge n
trans-mid
Italian: occhio m
Korean: 눈 (nun)
Maltese: għajn
Russian: нюх (n'uχ) m
Telugu: దృష్టి(drushti)
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Bulgarian: око (óko) n, очи (óči) p (4,5), ухо (úkho) n (2), усет (uset) m (6)
ttbc|Sanskrit: नेत्र

Verb
en-verb|eyes|eyeing or eying|eyed

  1. To look at someone or something as if with the intent to do something with that person or thing.

Translations

Dutch: onderzoeken, bekijken
Finnish: silmäillä, tarkastella
French: examiner
German: beäugen
mid
Hungarian: szemez
Portuguese: olhar
Romanian: ochi
Swedish: ögna
Turkish: göz

Derived terms
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bird's-eye view
black eye
black-eyed bean
black-eyed Susan
blue-eyed boy
boss-eyed
bugeyed
bull's-eye
cat's eye
cock-eyed
cross-eyed
dewy-eyed
eagle-eyed
electric eye
evil eye
eyeball
eyebrow
eyebrow pencil
eye-catching
eyeful
eyeglass
eyelash
eyeless
eyelet
eye lever
eyelid
eyeliner
eye of the beholder
eye-opener
eye patch
eye pencil
eyepiece
mid2
eye shadow
eyesight
eye socket
eyesore
eye strain
eye tooth
eye up
eye wash
eyewitness
fish-eye lens
for your eyes only
glassy-eyed
goggle-eyed
goo-goo eyes
hand-eye co-ordination
hawk-eyed
hook and eye
lazy eye
magic eye
one in the eye for
open-eyed
ox-eye
pie-eyed
pop-eyed
private eye
red eye
seeing eye dog
shut-eye
sight for sore eyes
wall-eyed
wide-eyed

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