ea

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See also: EA, Ea, ea., and éa-

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English, from Old English ēa (running water, water, stream, river), from Proto-Germanic *ahwō (waters, river), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂ (water, flowing water). Cognate with North Frisian ia (river), Eastern Frisian äi (river), Dutch aa (water, stream), German Ache (water, stream, river, flood), Swedish å (stream, creek), Icelandic á (stream, river), Latin aqua (water).

Noun[edit]

ea (plural eas)

  1. (dialectal) A river or watercourse.

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation.

Abbreviation[edit]

ea

  1. Alternative form of ea.

Anagrams[edit]


Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illa, feminine of ille. Compare Daco-Romanian ea.

Pronoun[edit]

ea f

  1. (third-person feminine singular pronoun) she

Synonyms[edit]

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Hawaiian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ea

  1. sovereignty, rule
  2. air, breath, gas, vapor
  3. life, life force

Verb[edit]

ea

  1. (intransitive) to rise, go up
  2. (intransitive) to smell

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ed (it). Ultimately akin to English it, Latin id, etc.

Pronoun[edit]

ea

  1. it

Usage notes[edit]

  • This pronoun is used only with the copula, in constructions that do not reference any noun.

Derived terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English ea. (each), wrongly understood as a counter.

Counter[edit]

ea

  1. symbol of . item, piece, general counter for objects.
    총 10ea.
    5ea 정도.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inflected form of is

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ea f

  1. (personal) "She": feminine of is.
  2. Nominative neuter plural pronoun: "those (things)".
  3. Accusative neuter plural pronoun: "them (things)".

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

  1. ablative feminine singular of is

Adverb[edit]

(not comparable)

  1. there
  2. that way
  3. on that side
Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ahwō (waters, river), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂ (water). Akin to Old Frisian ā, ē, Old Saxon aha, Old High German aha, awa, Gothic 𐌰𐍈𐌰 (ahwa) "river, waters". Also related to Icelandic á, Old English īeg "island".

Noun[edit]

ēa f

  1. water
  2. running water, river, stream

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: ea

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin illa, feminine of ille.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ea f (third-person singular) (plural ele)

  1. she (third person, ea refers to a female other)

Declension[edit]

Nominative
ea
Accusative
stressed unstressed
ea o
Genitive
ei
Singular Plural
m & n f m f & n
său sa săi sale
Dative
stressed unstressed
ei îi
Reflexive
Accusative Dative
stressed unstressed stressed unstressed
sine se sieși își

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • el (third-person masculine singular)
  • ei (third-person masculine plural)
  • ele (third-person feminine plural)

See also[edit]


Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) gea
  • (Sursilvan) gie
  • (Puter, Vallader) schi

Adverb[edit]

ea

  1. (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) yes (used to indicate agreement with a positive statement)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ea

  1. come on!, come now! (expressing encouragement)
  2. so, and so, now (expressing resolution, preceding a willful resolution)

References[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ea

  1. ever, at any time