ve

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proposed by writer Keri Hulme.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ve ‎(third-person singular, epicene, nominative case, accusative ver, possessive adjective vis, possessive noun vers, reflexive verself)

  1. (neologism) they (singular). Gender-neutral third-person singular subject pronoun.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Tosk *vae, from Old Albanian voe (compare Gheg vo), from Latin ōvum, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm(egg).

Noun[edit]

ve f

  1. egg

Etymology 2[edit]

Vowel shortened from dialectal (identical to plural), from dialectal vejë, from Proto-Albanian *widewā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁widʰéwh₂ (compare English widow, Latin vidua).

Noun[edit]

ve f

  1. widow

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

ve f ‎(plural ves)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter V/v.
Derived terms[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

In some dialects of Catalan, the sounds associated with the letter b and the letter v are the same: [β]. In order to differentiate the names be and ve in those dialects, the letters are often called be alta(high B) and ve baixa(low V).

Verb[edit]

ve

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of venir

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ve

  1. in

Usage notes[edit]

  • The more usual form is v, while ve is used before words starting with f, v, w and certain consonant clusters.

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ve

  1. alas

Faroese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately, from Latin .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ve n (genitive singular ves, plural ve)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter V/v.

Declension[edit]

n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ve veið ve veini
Accusative ve veið ve veini
Dative vei veinum veum veunum
Genitive ves vesins vea veanna

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

ve

  1. inflection of ver:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Ido[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ve ‎(plural ve-i)

  1. The name of the Latin script letter V/v.

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -e

Pronoun[edit]

ve

  1. (to) you

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ve

  1. Romaji transcription of ゔぇ
  2. Romaji transcription of ヴェ

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

ve ‎(rafsi vel)

  1. exchanges the x1 sumti with the x4 sumti of the following word
  2. indicates that the object of a preposition fills sumti x4 of the preposition's corresponding brivla

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Neapolitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ve

  1. you (formal or plural, reflexive or dative or accusative)

Coordinate terms[edit]

Number Person Nominative Accusative Dative Reflexive Possessive Prepositional
singular first-person io (i') me mìo, mìa, mieje, meje me, méne
second-person, familiar tu te tùjo, tòja, tùoje, tòje te, téne
second-person, formal vuje ve vuósto, vósta, vuóste, vóste vuje
third-person, masculine ìsso 'o, 'u (lo, lu) 'i, 'e (li, le) se sùjo, sòja, sùoje, sòje ìsso
third-person, feminine éssa 'a (la) 'e (le) éssa
plural first-person nuje ce nuósto, nòsta, nuóste, nòste nuje
second-person, plural vuje ve vuósto, vòsta, vuóste, vòste vuje
third-person, masculine ìsse 'i, 'e (li, le) llòro se llòro (invariable) llòro
third-person, feminine llòro 'e (le)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ve ‎(Cyrillic spelling ве)

  1. (Kajkavian) now

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

  1. you (feminine and neuter plural, more than two)
  2. (formal) you (feminine and neuter singular)

Declension[edit]

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

ve

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of ver.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of ver.
  3. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of ver.
  4. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of ir.
  5. (Latin America) Informal second-person singular (voseo) affirmative imperative form of ir.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The voseo imperative of ir is typically replaced with the imperative of andar, that is andá.[1]

Noun[edit]

ve f ‎(plural ves)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter V/v.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Spanish from Argentina: That Voseo Thing”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed 9 October 2015

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish ve, from Old Norse vei, , from Proto-Germanic *wai, from Proto-Indo-European *wai. Cognate with Danish ve, Icelandic vei, Old Saxon and Middle High German , German weh, Dutch wee, Old English , English woe, and also Latin vae. The interjection is original in Old Swedish. The noun might have appeared from that interjection or by loan from Middle Low German.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /veː/
  • Homophone: V (the letter)
  • Rhymes: -eː

Interjection[edit]

ve

  1. woe, pity you!
    ve dig!
    ack och ve!

Noun[edit]

ve n

  1. woe, misery
    ditt väl och ve
    your weal and woe, your fortune and misery

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian وَ(wa-).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Conjunction[edit]

ve

  1. and

Noun[edit]

ve

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter V/v.

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *sw(e)r

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier con) ve ‎()

  1. cicada