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E U+0045, E
LATIN CAPITAL LETTER E
D
[U+0044]
Basic Latin F
[U+0046]
U+FF25, E
FULLWIDTH LATIN CAPITAL LETTER E

[U+FF24]
Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
[U+FF26]
 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin E, from Ancient Greek Ε (E, Epsilon).

LetterEdit

E (lower case e)

  1. The fifth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.

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SymbolEdit

E

  1. Representing × 10x in floating-point notation.
    2E5 = 2 × 105
  2. (computing) Hexadecimal symbol for 14.
  3. (physics) Energy.
  4. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for glutamic acid
  5. (mathematics) expectation function

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Other representations of E:


EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme, usually): IPA(key): /ɛ/, /iː/, or silent
  • (file)
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /iː/
  • Rhymes: -iː
  • (Chinese state): IPA(key): /ə/
  • Rhymes:

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English and Old English upper case letter E and split of Æ, EA, EO, and Œ, from five 7th century replacements of Anglo-Saxon Futhorcs by Latin letters:

  •   Old English letter E, from replacement by Latin letter E of the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc letter (e).
  •   Old English letter Æ from replacement by Latin ligature Æ of the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc letter (æ).
  •   Old English digraph EA, from replacement by Latin digraph EA of the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc letter (ea).
  •   Old English digraph EO from replacement by Latin digraph EO of Anglo-Saxon Futhorc (ēo).
  •   Old English letter Œ from replacement by Latin ligature Œ of the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc letter (œ).

LetterEdit

E (upper case, lower case e, plural Es or E's)

  1. The fifth letter of the English alphabet, called e and written in the Latin script.

NumberEdit

E (upper case, lower case e)

  1. The ordinal number fifth, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called e and written in the Latin script.

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Etymology 2Edit

  • (ESRB rating, everyone): Abbreviation of everyone
  • (East): Abbreviation of east
  • (slang, ecstasy): Abbreviation of ecstacy
  • (grade): From the position of the letter E in the English alphabet

SymbolEdit

E

  1. (ESRB rating) Everyone.
  2. East.

NounEdit

E (plural Es)

  1. (street slang) The illicit drug ecstasy (MDMA).
  2. The grade below D in some grading systems. In most such systems, it is a failing grade.
    • 1999, Julian Stallabrass, High Art Lite: British Art in the 1990s, Verso, ISBN 1859843182, page 25,
      In line with this, he is marketed not only as a mental innocent, but as a class primitive, someone who only got an E in A-level art […]
    • a2003, Rick, quoted in Linda MacDowell, Redundant Masculinities?: Employment Change and White Working Class Youth, Blackwell Publishing (2003), ISBN 1405105860, page 198,
      My results weren’t that great, to be honest. I weren’t right happy with them; I got an E in Maths and that were a surprise, but I did get a B in Technology – that were all right.
    • 2005, S. J. Smith, Joe Public, Virtualbookworm Publishing, ISBN 1589397681, page 125,
      Not really, but perhaps I’d have got an ‘E’ in Tech Drawing no matter how much I’d asserted myself. Maybe Mr. Pinkerton would have seen to it that my exam paper was tampered with. A spot of teacher to student revenge.
    • 2005, Craig Taylor, Light, Reverb, ISBN 1905315007, page 103,
      But she didn’t get the bit about my accidental artistic career, “But you can’t draw love. You got an E in your exam. I remember that. You drew that onion that looked like a boil.”
  3. Abbreviation of episode. (installment of a series)
    The pilot episode is S01E01.
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Etymology 3Edit

 
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From Mandarin (È), formed as a phono-semantic character from ("beat a drum", reconstructed Old Chinese pronunciation *Ngˤak) + , the combinatorial form of ("area", "place").

Proper nounEdit

E

  1. (historical) A state in ancient China of varying location in present-day Shanxi, Henan, and Hubei
  2. (historical) Its capital, also known as Echeng and Ezhou
  3. A surname​.

Etymology 4Edit

From (the pinyin romanization of) Mandarin , from E , which is both the language's autonym and an expression of affirmation in the language.

Proper nounEdit

E

  1. A Tai-Chinese mixed language spoken primarily in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, Guangxi, China; Kjang E.

Etymology 5Edit

 
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Unknown.

Proper nounEdit

E

  1. A river in the Highlands of Scotland.

AfarEdit

LetterEdit

E

  1. The fifth letter of the Afar alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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American Sign LanguageEdit

LetterEdit

  (transliteration needed) (Stokoe E)

  1. The letter E

AzeriEdit

LetterEdit

E upper case (lower case e)

  1. The sixth letter of the Azeri alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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E (capital, lowercase e)

  1. The fifth letter of the Dutch alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

E (upper case, lower case e)

  1. The sixth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called e and written in the Latin script.

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AbbreviationEdit

E

  1. Abbreviation of eosto.

FinnishEdit

LetterEdit

E (upper case, lower case e)

  1. The fifth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called ee and written in the Latin script.

See alsoEdit

AbbreviationEdit

E

  1. eximia cum laude approbatur

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AbbreviationEdit

E

  1. Abbreviation of est; east

LetterEdit

E

  1. The fifth letter of the French alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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GalicianEdit

AbbreviationEdit

E

  1. leste (east)

SynonymsEdit

  • (east): L

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

E (upper case, lower case e)

  1. The fifth letter of the German alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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German Sign LanguageEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to the French Sign Language sign for "E".

ProductionEdit

This one-handed GSL sign is produced as follows:

  • Posture the dominant hand in the “E” shape.

LetterEdit

  (transliteration needed)

  1. the letter E

ItalianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): /e/
  • Homophone: e
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /e/, /ɛ/
  • Homophones: e, è

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E m, f (lower case e)

  1. The fifth letter of the Italian alphabet, called e and written in the Latin script.

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LatvianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Proposed in 1908 as part of the new Latvian spelling by the scientific commission headed by K. Mīlenbahs, which was accepted and began to be taught in schools in 1909. Prior to that, Latvian had been written in German Fraktur, and sporadically in Cyrillic.

PronunciationEdit

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LetterEdit

 
E

E (upper case, lower case e)

  1. The seventh letter of the Latvian alphabet, called e and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

The letter E/e (like its long counterpart Ē/ē) represent two sounds, [ɛ] — šaurais e (narrow e) — and [æ] — platais e (broad e). In principle, [ɛ] is used when there is a palatal element (the vowels i, ī, e, ē, the diphthongs ie, ei, and the palatal consonants j, ķ, ģ, ļ, ņ, š, ž, č, , and, in the old spelling, ŗ) either in the same or in the following syllable; otherwise, [æ] is used. Unfortunately, some historical changes have obscured this pattern by removing some previously existing palatal elements; as a result of that, for a number of words the actual pronunciation of the letter e — [ɛ] or [æ] — must be memorized.

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MalayEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [i]
  • (Phoneme 1) IPA(key): [e], [ɛ]
  • (Phoneme 2) IPA(key): [ə]

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E

  1. The fifth letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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PortugueseEdit

LetterEdit

E (upper case, lower case e)

  1. The fifth letter of the Portuguese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

E (upper case, lower case e)

  1. The seventh letter of the Romanian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

At the beginnings of many words, this letter takes on the sound of /je/ as in este (he/she/it is) /ˈje.ste/. This does not happen when the preceding word ends in a consonant, as in el este (he is) /jelˈes.te/.

The digraph ea represents the diphthong /e̯a/ or a the monophthong /æ/, as in prea /præ/.

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SaanichEdit

PronunciationEdit

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E

  1. The ninth letter of the Saanich alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Skolt SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /e/, /ɛ/

LetterEdit

E (lower case e)

  1. The tenth letter of the Skolt Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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SloveneEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

E (capital, lowercase e)

  1. The sixth letter of the Slovene alphabet, written in the Latin script. Preceded by D and followed by F.

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SomaliEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ɛ/, /e/
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ʔɛ/

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E upper case (lower case e)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Somali alphabet, called e and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by A and followed by I.

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SpanishEdit

LetterEdit

E (upper case, lower case e)

  1. The fifth letter of the Spanish alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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AbbreviationEdit

E

  1. Abbreviation of este; east

TurkishEdit

LetterEdit

E (upper case, lower case e)

  1. The sixth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called e and written in the Latin script.

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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

E (upper case, lower case e)

  1. The eighth letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called e and written in the Latin script.

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ZuluEdit

LetterEdit

E (upper case, lower case e)

  1. The fifth letter of the Zulu alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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