é

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Character  é 
Unicode name LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH ACUTE
Unicode block Latin-1 Supplement
Codepoint U+00E9

Translingual[edit]

Letter[edit]

é lower case (upper case É)

  1. The letter e with an acute accent.

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Czech[edit]

Letter[edit]

é (lower case, upper case É)

  1. The ninth letter of the Czech alphabet, after e and before ě

Fala[edit]

Verb[edit]

é

  1. Third-person singular present indicative of verb sel.

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin est, inflected form of sum.

Verb[edit]

é

  1. is; third-person singular present indicative of ser

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The standard Latin letter e with the addition of the acute accent which indicates both modified sound and extended length.

Letter[edit]

é

  1. A letter of the Hungarian alphabet, long e.

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish é, from Proto-Indo-European *éy.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

é (disjunctive)

  1. he, him; (referring to a masculine noun) it

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
é n-é t-é
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanization[edit]

é (Zhuyin ㄜˊ)

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Min Nan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

é (POJ, traditional and simplified )

  1. short (not tall)

References[edit]

  • "" (in Taiwanese/English), On-line Taiwanese/Mandarin Dictionary (台文/華文線頂辭典). URL accessed on 2011-01-29.

Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *es or Proto-Celtic *ēs, from Proto-Indo-European *éy.

Pronoun[edit]

é

  1. he
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 4c3
      Is as airchinnech inna n-uile.
      It is he who is the chief of all.
  2. it (referring to a masculine noun)
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 5b28
      Ní tú nod·n-ail, acht is not·ail.
      It is not you that nourishes it, but it that nourishes you.
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Irish: é
  • Scottish Gaelic: e
  • Manx: eh

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ēs (compare Middle Welsh wy), from nominative *eyes or accusative *ens, from Proto-Indo-European *éy.

Pronoun[edit]

é

  1. they
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 4a8
      Nitat pecthi collnidi híccatar and ind echt so cebtar riam.
      It is not fleshly sins that are paid for there now, though it was they before.

Old Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

é

  1. Third-person singular present indicative of verb seer.

Old Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin et.

Conjunction[edit]

é

  1. and

Descendants[edit]

  • Ladino: i
  • Spanish: y

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • he (obsolete)
  • eh (Internet)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

é

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of ser

Noun[edit]

é m (plural és)

  1. e (name of the letter E, e)

Interjection[edit]

é

  1. that’s right; yes; indicates agreement
  2. erm; um; used in hesitant speech

Spanish[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

é

  1. obsolete spelling of e