è U+00E8, è
LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH GRAVE
Composition:e [U+0065] + ◌̀ [U+0300]
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Translingual edit

Letter edit

è (upper case È)

  1. In French, Italian, Occitan and Catalan the è is pronounced /ɛ/ as opposed to é which is pronounced /e/.
  2. In Italian it is used to indicate a stressed e, /ɛ/, at the end of a word.
  3. In older writings on Old Icelandic or Old (West) Norse (e.g. A grammar of the Icelandic or Old Norse tongue) è is used instead of the modern é to denote that the phoneme is different in character (a rising diphthong) compared to á, í, ó, ú and ý (falling diphthongs or monophthongs).

English edit

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è (lower case, upper case È, plural ès or è's)

  1. Found in words borrowed from other languages.
  2. Used poetically instead of e in order to indicate that it is pronounced, as opposed to mute.
    • (Can we date this quote?)
      My wingèd helmet and my wingèd heel

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Corsican edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Latin et, from Proto-Indo-European *éti. Cognates include Italian e and Portuguese e.

Pronunciation edit

Conjunction edit

è

  1. and

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French edit

Etymology edit

From a, a distinctly Quebec contracted form of elle, + est.

Pronunciation edit

Phrase edit

è

  1. (Quebec) she's, it's: contraction of elle est.

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Italian edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

è (upper case È)

  1. The letter ⟨e⟩ in a stressed final syllable when pronounced /ɛ/.

Etymology 2 edit

From Latin est, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésti.

Alternative forms edit

  • e' (misspelling)

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ/*
  • Rhymes:
  • Hyphenation: è

Verb edit

è

  1. third-person singular present indicative of essere; is
    Se non è vero, è ben trovato
    If it is not true, it is a good story.
Usage notes edit

The uppercase form (È) is often written as E', especially in print.

Mandarin edit

Alternative forms edit

  • enonstandard

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

Romanization edit

è (e4, Zhuyin ㄜˋ)

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Min Nan edit

For pronunciation and definitions of è – see (“to belch; to hiccup; to hiccough; etc.”).
(This term, è, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of ).
For pronunciation and definitions of è – see (“to drag; to pull; to float in the wind; to sway; etc.”).
(This term, è, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of ).
For pronunciation and definitions of è – see (“dirty; filthy; unclean; immoral; obscene; etc.”).
(This term, è, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of ).
For pronunciation and definitions of è – see (“shade; screen; nebula; etc.”).
(This term, è, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of ).
For pronunciation and definitions of è – see (“descendant; posterity; edge; brim; margin; etc.”).
(This term, è, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of ).

Neapolitan edit

Alternative forms edit

Verb edit

è

  1. third-person singular present indicative of èssere

Rawang edit

Adverb edit

è

  1. well, see.

Romagnol edit

Alternative forms edit

  • ē (Ville Unite)

Adverb edit

è

  1. yes
    Synonym:

Slovene edit

Etymology 1 edit

Letter e with grave (◌̀) to signify short stressed vowel.

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

è (lower case, upper case È)

  1. Additional letter, used in some words to denote the short stress on e.

Symbol edit

è

  1. (non-tonal SNPT) Phonetic transcription of sound [ɛ].

Etymology 2 edit

Letter e with grave (◌̀) to signify long stressed vowel.

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

è (lower case, upper case È)

  1. (Natisone Valley dialect) Additional letter, used in some words to denote the long stress on e.

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References edit

  • Toporišič, Jože (2000) Slovenska slovnica / Jože Toporišič. - 4. prenovljena in razširjena izd. (in Slovene), Obzorja, →ISBN
  • Špehonja, Nino (2012) Nediška gramatika[1] (in Italian), Poligrafice San Marco

Welsh edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

è (upper case È)

  1. The letter E, marked for its short pronunciation in monosyllabic words.