ė U+0117, ė
LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH DOT ABOVE
Composition:e [U+0065] + ◌̇ [U+0307]
Ė
[U+0116]
Latin Extended-A Ę
[U+0118]

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ė

  1. (lexicography) Indicates the HAPPY vowel (final vowel of happy).
  2. (lexicography, dated) An element of the digraph ⟨ėr⟩, indicating the NURSE vowel.

Synonyms edit

(NURSE vowel): ûr, ʉr

Cheyenne edit

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ė (upper case Ė)

  1. A letter of the Cheyenne alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Lithuanian edit

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ė (upper case Ė)

  1. The ninth letter of the Lithuanian alphabet, called ė and written in the Latin script.

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Lower Sorbian edit

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ė (upper case Ė)

  1. (obsolete) A letter formerly used to represent the sound /ɪ/, now replaced by the letter ě.

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Slovene edit

Etymology 1 edit

Letter e with dot above (◌̇) to signify a lot more close vowel.

Pronunciation edit

  • (sound, unofficial): IPA(key): [ɪ͈]

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ė

  1. (dialectal transcription) Phonetic transcription of tense sound between [e] and [i].
Usage notes edit

Although by the description, the corresponding IPA representation should be approximately [ɪ͈], no equivalent IPA representation is given in the source.

Etymology 2 edit

Letter e with dot above (◌̇) to signify an extra short vowel.

Pronunciation edit

  • (Natisone Valley dialect, phoneme): IPA(key): /ĕ/

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ė (lower case, usually not in upper case)

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

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References edit

  • Kenda-Jež, Karmen (February 27, 2017) Fonetična trankripcija [Phonetic transcription]‎[1] (in Slovene), Znanstvenoraziskovalni center SAZU, Inštitut za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša, retrieved March 19, 2022, pages 27–30
  • Špehonja, Nino (2012) Nediška gramatika[2] (in Italian), Poligrafice San Marco