â

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â U+00E2, â
LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH CIRCUMFLEX
Composition:a [U+0061] + ◌̂ [U+0302]
á
[U+00E1]
Latin-1 Supplement ã
[U+00E3]

Translingual[edit]

Letter[edit]

â (upper case Â)

  1. The letter a with a circumflex.

See also[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

â

  1. (Gheg) (it) is (third-person singular present indicative of jam)
    short for âsht (Standard: është); common among northwestern- and northeastern Gheg

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] "Albanisches Bauerleben im oberen Rekatal bei Dibra (Makedonien)" (german, "Albanian Peasant Life in the Upper Reka Valley near Dibra (Macedonia)") - Bajazid Elmaz Doda, 2007, Vienna (Austria), Page: 192
  2. ^ [2] Christus Rex website - The Lord's prayer in Arvanitic/Arvanitika

French[edit]

Letter[edit]

â (lower case, upper case Â)

  1. A with circumflex, a letter used in French spelling, originally representing the sound /ɑ/.

Namuyi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

â

  1. we

Synonyms[edit]


Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian alla.

Contraction[edit]

â (used with feminine singular nouns)

  1. Contraction of a 'a (to the).

Related terms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The letter a with a circumflex.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɐ/, [ɐ], [ɜ], [ə]
  • (preceding coda ‘n’ or ‘m’) IPA(key): /ɐ̃/, [ɐ̃], [ɜ̃], [ə̃]
  • Always stressed.

Letter[edit]

â

  1. A letter "a" which is stressed and close.

Contraction[edit]

â

  1. Obsolete spelling of à

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

â (lower case, upper case Â)

  1. The third letter of the Romanian alphabet, called î or î din a and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes[edit]

See also[edit]


Sicilian[edit]

Article[edit]

â f sg (plural î)

  1. (definite article, spoken only) the, colloquial form of la

See also[edit]

Sicilian articles
Masculine Feminine
indefinite singular un, nu na
definite singular lu, û la, â
definite plural li, î li, î

Skolt Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

â (upper case Â)

  1. The second letter of the Skolt Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

See also[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /əː˧˥/

Letter[edit]

â (upper case Â)

  1. The third letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called and written in the Latin script.

See also[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

The circumflex is used to distinguish the word from a (and) rather than to indicate vowel length.

Etymology 1[edit]

In origin a specialised prepositional use of a (and).[1] (The distinction in spelling and pronunciation between the two prevocalic forms ag and ac is artificial.)

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ag (used before vowels)

Preposition[edit]

â

  1. with, by means of
Usage notes[edit]

 traditionally triggers the aspirate mutation, but in speech this may be absent. Before vowels, ag is used instead, except in some colloquial versions of the language where it remains â.

In the colloquial language â meaning “with” is mostly used after verbs such as cwrdd (meet), priodi (marry), ymweld (visit). The synonyms gyda or efo are used more generally.

Inflection[edit]

No personal inflections.

See also[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

â

  1. as (in equative constructions mor...â, cyn...â)
    mor hen â phechod ei hunas old as sin itself
Usage notes[edit]

 traditionally triggers the aspirate mutation, but in speech this may be absent. Before vowels, ag is used instead.

See also[edit]
  • fel (as, like)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

â

  1. (literary) third-person singular present indicative/future of mynd
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “â”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Xavante[edit]

Alternative spelling of ö (Protestant spelling)