Sike vs Psyche - What's the difference?

sike | psyche |


As a verb sike

is 3rd-person dual si-perfective neuter of .

As a noun psyche is

psyche.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

sike

English

Alternative forms

* syke

Etymology 1

From the northern form of (etyl) (see (sitch)), from (etyl). Cognate with Norwegian sik. Compare (m).

Noun

(en noun)
  • A gutter or ditch; a small stream that frequently dries up in the summer.
  • The wind made wave the red weed on the dike. bedoven in dank deep was every sike . — A Scotch Winter Evening in 1512

    Etymology 2

    Variant of (siche).

    Verb

  • (archaic) To sigh or sob.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) A sigh.
  • Etymology 3

    Variant of (psych).

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • (slang) Indicating that one's preceding statement was false and that one has successfully fooled ("psyched out") one's interlocutor.
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    psyche

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The human soul, mind, or spirit.
  • (chiefly psychology) The human mind as the central force in thought, emotion, and behavior of an individual.
  • Etymology 2

    Shortened form of (psychology), from (etyl) psychologie, from (etyl) psychologia, from (etyl)

    Alternative forms

    * psych

    Abbreviation

    (Abbreviation) (head)
  • psychology
  • Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • Verb

    (psych)
  • To put (someone) into a required psychological frame of mind.
  • To intimidate (someone) emotionally using psychology.
  • (informal) To treat (someone) using psychoanalysis.