ê U+00EA, ê
LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH CIRCUMFLEX
Composition:e [U+0065] + ◌̂ [U+0302]
é
[U+00E9]
Latin-1 Supplement ë
[U+00EB]

TranslingualEdit

LetterEdit

ê (upper case Ê)

  1. The letter e with a circumflex.

See alsoEdit


AfrikaansEdit

NounEdit

ê

  1. plural of eg

NounEdit

ê (plural êe or êens)

  1. (regional, agriculture) harrow

VerbEdit

ê (present ê, present participle êende, past participle geê)

  1. Alternative form of eg

LigurianEdit

VerbEdit

ê

  1. second-person singular present indicative of êse; “[​you​] are

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

ê

  1. Nonstandard spelling of ê̄.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of ế.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of ê̌.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Min NanEdit

trad. and simpl.

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

ParticleEdit

ê (POJ, traditional and simplified )

  1. Possessive particle, used after an attribute
SynonymsEdit
  • (Mandarin) (de)

Further readingEdit

Etymology 2Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of ê – see (“piece; item; individual”).
(This character, ê, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

NeapolitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare French aux, Italian ai, agli, alle.

ContractionEdit

ê (used with plural nouns)

  1. Contraction of a 'e (to the).

Related termsEdit


PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

ê m (plural ês)

  1. Alternative form of é

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Portuguese ê.

NounEdit

ê

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Ê.

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

InterjectionEdit

ê (𠲖)

  1. hey (exclamation to get attention)
  2. hey (protest or reprimand)

VerbEdit

ê (𠲖)

  1. to read loudly and unceasingly

Etymology 3Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

AdjectiveEdit

ê (𤷴) (phonemic reduplicative ê ê)

  1. be numb
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms

ZazakiEdit

PronounEdit

ê

  1. they

See alsoEdit