oe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish ø.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

oe ‎(plural oes)

  1. (literary or poetic, rare) A small island.
    • 1817, Sir Walter Scott, Harold the Dauntless, canto III:
      I love my father's northern land, / Where the dark pine-trees grow, / And the bold Baltic's echoing strand / Looks o'er each grassy oe.

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

oe

  1. third-person singular present indicative of oír
  2. second-person singular imperative of oír

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish úa, from Primitive Irish ᚐᚃᚔ(avi), from Proto-Celtic *awyos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewh₂yos.

Noun[edit]

oe m, f ‎(genitive singular oe, plural oeghyn)

  1. grandchild

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • úa, óa, ó” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Muna[edit]

Noun[edit]

oe

  1. water

References[edit]

  • René Van Den Berg, A Grammar of the Muna Language (1989)

Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hodiē.

Adverb[edit]

oe

  1. today

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Scottish Gaelic ogha, odha.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

oe ‎(plural oes)

  1. (archaic) grandchild (especially illegitimate)
    • 1833, John Galt, The Howdie: An Autobiography,
      She told me that she was afraid her oe had brought home her wark, and that she didna doubt they would need the sleight of my hand.