ea

See also: êa, EA, Ea, ea., and éa-

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ˈiːə/

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English, from Old English ēa ‎(running water, water, stream, river), from Proto-Germanic *ahwō ‎(waters, river), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂ ‎(water, flowing water). Cognate with North Frisian ia ‎(river), Saterland Frisian Äi ‎(river), West Frisian ie ‎(water, stream), Dutch aa ‎(water, stream), German Ache ‎(water, stream, river, flood), Swedish å ‎(stream, creek), Icelandic á ‎(stream, river), Latin aqua ‎(water).

NounEdit

ea ‎(plural eas)

  1. (dialectal) A river or watercourse.

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation.

AbbreviationEdit

ea

  1. Alternative form of ea.

AnagramsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “ea” in OED Online, Oxford University Press, 1989.

AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin illa, feminine of ille. Compare Daco-Romanian ea.

PronounEdit

ea f

  1. (third-person feminine singular pronoun) she

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit


HawaiianEdit

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ed ‎(it). Ultimately akin to English it, Latin id, etc.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ea

  1. it

Usage notesEdit

  • This pronoun is used only with the copula, in constructions that do not reference any noun.

Derived termsEdit


KoreanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English ea. (each), wrongly understood as a counter.

CounterEdit

ea

  1. symbol of . item, piece, general counter for objects.
    총 10ea.
    5ea 정도.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inflected form of is

Pronunciation 1Edit

PronounEdit

ea

  1. Nominative feminine singular of is: "she"
  2. Nominative neuter plural of is: "those (things)".
  3. Accusative neuter plural of is: "them (things)".

Pronunciation 2Edit

PronounEdit

 f

  1. Ablative feminine singular of is

AdverbEdit

(not comparable)

  1. there
  2. that way
  3. on that side
Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ahwō ‎(waters, river), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂ ‎(water). Akin to Old Frisian ā, ē, Old Saxon aha, Old High German aha, awa, Gothic 𐌰𐍈𐌰 ‎(ahwa) "river, waters". Also related to Icelandic á, Old English īeg "island".

NounEdit

ēa f

  1. water
  2. running water, river, stream

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: ea

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin illa, feminine of ille.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ea f ‎(plural ele)

  1. she (third person, ea refers to a female other)

DeclensionEdit

Nominative
ea
Accusative
stressed unstressed
ea o
Genitive
ei
Singular Plural
m & n f m f & n
său sa săi sale
Dative
stressed unstressed
ei îi
Reflexive
Accusative Dative
stressed unstressed stressed unstressed
sine se sieși își

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • el (third-person masculine singular)
  • ei (third-person masculine plural)
  • ele (third-person feminine plural)

See alsoEdit


RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) gea
  • (Sursilvan) gie
  • (Puter, Vallader) schi

AdverbEdit

ea

  1. (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) yes (used to indicate agreement with a positive statement)

Related termsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ēia.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

ea

  1. come on!, come now! (expressing encouragement)
  2. so, and so, now (expressing resolution, preceding a willful resolution)

ReferencesEdit


West FrisianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ea

  1. ever, at any time
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