See also: Ե, ե-, and

ե U+0565, ե
ARMENIAN SMALL LETTER ECH
դ
[U+0564]
Armenian զ
[U+0566]

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ե

ե lowercase (uppercase Ե)

  1. The 5th letter of Armenian alphabet, called եչ (ečʿ). Transliterated as e. Represents an open-mid front unrounded vowel: [ɛ] (but [jɛ] word-initially)
  2. A letter used in Armenian dialectology. Represents the diphthong [i͡e]. Transliterated as ie.

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References edit

  • Dum-Tragut, Jasmine (2009) Armenian: Modern Eastern Armenian (London Oriental and African Language Library; 14), Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, § 1.1.1
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1911) Hay barbaṙagitutʿiwn. Uruagic ew dasaworutʿiwn hay barbaṙneri (barbaṙagitakan kʿartēsov) [Armenian dialectology: A sketch and classification of Armenian dialects (with a dialect map)] (Ēminean azgagrakan žoġovacu; 8) (in Armenian), Moscow and Nor Nakhichevan: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages, page 10
  • Ovsepjan, L. S.; Gevorkjan, G. G. (2013), “Армянские диалекты (общий обзор) [Armenian dialects (general overview)]”, in Yuri B.Koryakov and Andrej A. Kibrik, editors, Языки мира: Реликтовые индоевропейские языки Передней и Центральной Азии [Languages of the World: Relict Indo-European languages of Western and Central Asia]‎[1] (in Russian), Moscow: Academia, page 324