ès

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French es, contraction of en + les. The grave accent is both to indicate the pronunciation and to disambiguate with es.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ès

  1. (archaic) in (the)

Usage notes[edit]

Now used mainly in the names of academic degrees, and preserved in placenames.

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Preposition[edit]

ès

  1. (Guernsey) to the, at the