TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

Es

  1. (chemistry) Symbol for einsteinium.
  2. (metrology) Symbol for exasecond, an SI unit of time equal to 1018 seconds.

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

Es

  1. plural of E

Usage notesEdit

  • There is some difference of opinion regarding the use of apostrophes in the pluralization of references to letters as symbols. New Fowler's Modern English Usage, after noting that the usage has changed, states on page 602 that "after letters an apostrophe is obligatory." The 15th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style states in paragraph 7.16, "To avoid confusion, lowercase letters ... form the plural with an apostrophe and an s". The Oxford Style Manual on page 116 advocates the use of common sense.

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Etymology 1Edit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Es n (genitive Es, plural Es)

  1. (music) E-flat

Etymology 2Edit

Nominalisation of the pronoun es (it). Coined by Sigmund Freud.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Es n (genitive Es, plural Es)

  1. (psychology) id
DescendantsEdit
  • New Latin: id
    • Czech: id
    • Danish: id
    • English: id

DeclensionEdit