ê

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ê U+00EA, ê
LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH CIRCUMFLEX
Composition:e [U+0065] + ◌̂ [U+0302]
é
[U+00E9]
Latin-1 Supplement ë
[U+00EB]

Translingual[edit]

Letter[edit]

ê (upper case Ê)

  1. The letter e with a circumflex.

See also[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

ê

  1. plural of eg

Noun[edit]

ê (plural êe or êens)

  1. (regional, agriculture) harrow

Verb[edit]

ê (present ê, present participle êende, past participle geê)

  1. Alternative form of eg

Ligurian[edit]

Verb[edit]

ê

  1. second-person singular present indicative of êse; “[​you​] are

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ê

  1. Nonstandard spelling of ê̄.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of ế.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of ê̌.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Min Nan[edit]

trad. and simpl.

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Particle[edit]

ê (POJ, traditional and simplified )

  1. Possessive particle, used after an attribute
Synonyms[edit]
  • (Mandarin) (de)

Further reading[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of ê – see (“piece; item; individual”).
(This character, ê, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare French aux, Italian ai, agli, alle.

Contraction[edit]

ê (used with plural nouns)

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

Related terms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

ê m (plural ês)

  1. Alternative form of é

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese ê.

Noun[edit]

ê

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Ê.

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Interjection[edit]

ê (𠲖)

  1. hey (exclamation to get attention)
  2. hey (protest or reprimand)

Verb[edit]

ê (𠲖)

  1. to read loudly and unceasingly

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Adjective[edit]

ê (𤷴) (phonemic reduplicative ê ê)

  1. be numb
Derived terms[edit]
Derived terms

Zazaki[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ê

  1. they

See also[edit]