See also: œ, Oe, OE, 'oe, , ọe, and ỏe

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Swedish ö and Danish ø. Doublet of ea.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oe (plural oes)

  1. (literary or poetic, rare) A small island.
    • 1817, Sir Walter Scott, Harold the Dauntless, canto III:
      I love my father's northern land, / Where the dark pine-trees grow, / And the bold Baltic's echoing strand / Looks o'er each grassy oe.

Etymology 2Edit

From Scottish Gaelic ogha.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oe (plural oes)

  1. A grandchild.

AnagramsEdit


GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

oe

  1. third-person singular present indicative of oír
  2. second-person singular imperative of oír

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish úa, from Primitive Irish ᚐᚃᚔ (avi), from Proto-Celtic *awyos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewh₂yos (grandfather).

NounEdit

oe m or f (genitive singular oe, plural oeghyn)

  1. grandchild

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


MunaEdit

NounEdit

oe

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • René Van Den Berg, A Grammar of the Muna Language (1989)

NungonEdit

NounEdit

oe

  1. woman

Further readingEdit

  • Hannah Sarvasy, A Grammar of Nungon: A Papuan Language of Northeast New Guinea (2017, →ISBN

SardinianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin hodiē.

AdverbEdit

oe

  1. today

ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Scottish Gaelic ogha, odha.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oe (plural oes)

  1. (archaic) grandchild (especially illegitimate)
    • 1833, John Galt, The Howdie: An Autobiography,
      She told me that she was afraid her oe had brought home her wark, and that she didna doubt they would need the sleight of my hand.

Uab MetoEdit

NounEdit

oe

  1. water

Further readingEdit

  • James J. Fox, The Poetic Power of Place: Comparative Perspectives on Austronesian (→ISBN, 2006): "Many carry the affix “oe” as part of the name. Oe is a Meto word meaning water."; cf ABVD