See also: EA, Ea, ea., and éa-

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English, 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), Eastern Frisian äi (river), Dutch aa (water, stream), German Ache (water, stream, river, flood), Swedish å (stream, creek), Icelandic á (stream, river), Latin aqua (water).

NounEdit

ea (plural eas)

  1. (dialectal) A river or watercourse.

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation.

AbbreviationEdit

ea

  1. Alternative form of ea.

AnagramsEdit


AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronounEdit

ea f

  1. (third-person feminine singular pronoun) she

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit


HawaiianEdit

NounEdit

ea

  1. sovereignty, rule
  2. air, breath, gas, vapor
  3. life, life force

VerbEdit

ea

  1. (intransitive) to rise, go up
  2. (intransitive) to smell

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • eadh (obsolete)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ed (it). Ultimately akin to English it, Latin id, etc.

PronounEdit

ea

  1. it

Usage notesEdit

  • This pronoun is used only with the copula, in constructions that do not reference any noun.

Derived termsEdit


KoreanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English ea. (each), wrongly understood as a counter.

CounterEdit

ea

  1. symbol of . item, piece, general counter for objects.
    총 10ea.
    5ea 정도.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inflected form of is

Pronunciation 1Edit

PronounEdit

ea f

  1. (personal) "She": feminine of is.
  2. Nominative neuter plural pronoun: "those (things)".
  3. Accusative neuter plural pronoun: "them (things)".

Pronunciation 2Edit

PronounEdit

  1. ablative feminine singular of is

AdverbEdit

(not comparable)

  1. there
  2. that way
  3. on that side
Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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".

NounEdit

ēa f

  1. water
  2. running water, river, stream

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: ea

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin illa, feminine of ille.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ea f (third-person singular) (plural ele)

  1. she (third person, ea refers to a female other)

DeclensionEdit

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

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • el (third-person masculine singular)
  • ei (third-person masculine plural)
  • ele (third-person feminine plural)

See alsoEdit


RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) gea
  • (Sursilvan) gie
  • (Puter, Vallader) schi

AdverbEdit

ea

  1. (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) yes (used to indicate agreement with a positive statement)

Related termsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ēia.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

ea

  1. come on!, come now! (expressing encouragement)
  2. so, and so, now (expressing resolution, preceding a willful resolution)

ReferencesEdit


West FrisianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ea

  1. ever, at any time
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