He

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Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

He

  1. (chemistry) helium.

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From he (pronoun).

Pronoun[edit]

He (third-person singular masculine pronoun, oblique Him, reflexive Himself, possessive His)

  1. Honorific alternative letter-case form of he, sometimes used when referring to God or another important figure who is understood from context.
    I love the Lord for He is Great and Holy.

Etymology 2[edit]

From several Chinese surnames, especially () and ().

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhi/, /ˈhə/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

He (plural Hes)

  1. A surname from Mandarin.
    • 2014 January 20, Didi Kirsten Tatlow, “‘She. Herself. Naked.': The Art of He Chengyao”, in The New York Times[1], →ISSN, →OCLC, archived from the original on 16 August 2023, Sinosphere‎[2]:
      The story of Ms. He and her mother began in the early 1960s, shortly before the Cultural Revolution shook China.

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