ea

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See also: Ea, EA, êa, ea., -ea, E/A, éa-, and ę-ą

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈiːə/

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English [Term?], 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), Saterland Frisian Äi(river), West Frisian ie(water, stream), 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]

References[edit]


Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronoun[edit]

ea f ‎(plural eali)

  1. (third-person feminine singular pronoun, nominative form) she

Synonyms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ea f

  1. (long/stressed accusative form) her

Related terms[edit]

  • el/elu (masculine equivalent (third-person singular nominative))
  • eali (feminine plural), elj (masculine or mixed plural)
  • u (feminine singular accusative- short/unstressed form)
  • (a) ljei (feminine singular genitive and feminine singular dative- long/stressed form)
  • ãlj/ilj/lji (feminine singular dative- short/unstressed form)

See also[edit]

  • io/iou, mini (first-person singular)
  • tu, tini (second-person singular)
  • noi (first-person plural)
  • voi (second-person plural)
  • nãsh, elj (third-person (masculine or mixed) plural)

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

  1. Nominative feminine singular of is: "she"
  2. Nominative neuter plural of is: "those (things)".
  3. Accusative neuter plural of is: "them (things)".

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

 f

  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]

  • ea in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ea in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.ea”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the vegetable kingdom: ea, quae terra gignit
    • the vegetable kingdom: ea, quae e terra gignuntur
    • the vegetable kingdom: ea, quae a terra stirpibus continentur
    • the vegetable kingdom: ea quorum stirpes terra continentur (N. D. 2. 10. 26)
    • eastern, western Germany: Germania quae or Germaniae ea pars quae, ad orientem, occidentem vergit
    • to be of such and such an age: ea aetate, id aetatis esse
    • this is our natural tendency, our destiny; nature compels us: ita (ea lege, ea condicione) nati sumus
    • all depends on this; this is the decisive point: in ea re omnia vertuntur
    • with the intention of..: eo consilio, ea mente, ut
    • on condition of..: ea lege, ut
    • what is your opinion: quid de ea re fieri placet?
    • (ambiguous) I blame this in you; I censure you for this: hoc in te reprehendo (not ob eam rem)
    • (ambiguous) to happen to think of..: in eam cogitationem incidere
    • (ambiguous) to induce a person to think that..: aliquem ad eam cogitationem adducere ut
    • (ambiguous) to discuss a subject more fully on the same lines: plura in eam sententiam disputare
    • (ambiguous) peace is concluded on condition that..: pax convenit in eam condicionem, ut...
  • 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. (nominative form) she

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]

Pronoun[edit]

ea f ‎(stressed accusative form of ea)

  1. (direct object, preceded by preposition, such as "pe", "cu", "la", or "pentru") her

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)

Related terms[edit]


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