Æ

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Character  Æ 
Unicode name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER AE
Unicode block Latin-1 Supplement
Codepoint U+00C6

Translingual[edit]

Letter[edit]

Æ upper case (lower case æ)

  1. A ligature from the letters A and E.

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English[edit]

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Symbol[edit]

Æ upper case (lower case æ)

  1. (chiefly dated or linguistic) Ligature of vowels A and E, called ash.
  2. (archaic) aevum; formerly used on gravestones to indicate the deceased's age at time of death

Usage notes[edit]

  • Mostly used for words of either Ancient Greek or Latin origin, though also used when referencing Old English texts or using recently derived Old English loanwords.
  • Uncommon in modern times mainly due to its absence in some typographical equipment.

Proper noun[edit]

Æ

  1. The pseudonym of the Irish writer George William Russell.

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Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

Æ (lower case æ)

  1. The antepenultimate letter of the Danish alphabet.

Inflection[edit]

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

Æ (lower case æ)

  1. The twenty-eighth letter of the Faroese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Norwegian[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Letter[edit]

Æ (lower case æ)

  1. The antepenultimate letter of the Norwegian alphabet.

Old English[edit]

Letter[edit]

Æ (lower case æ)

  1. Uppercase ash, letter of the Old English (Anglo-Saxon) alphabet, listed in 24th and final position by Byrhtferð (1011). Called æsc "ash tree" after the Anglo-Saxon rune.