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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Proposed by writer Keri Hulme.

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PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ve (third-person singular, nominative case, accusative ver, possessive adjective vis, possessive noun vers, reflexive verself)

  1. (neologism, epicene) they (singular). Gender-neutral third-person singular subject pronoun.

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AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Tosk *vae, from Old Albanian voe (compare Gheg vo), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm (egg).

NounEdit

ve f

  1. egg

Etymology 2Edit

Vowel shortened from dialectal (identical to plural), from dialectal vejë, from Proto-Albanian *widewā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁widʰéwh₂ (compare English widow, Latin vidua).

NounEdit

ve f

  1. widow

CatalanEdit

NounEdit

ve f (plural ves)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter V/v.
Derived termsEdit
Usage notesEdit

In some dialects of Catalan, the sounds associated with the letter b and the letter v are the same: [β]. In order to differentiate the names be and ve in those dialects, the letters are often called be alta (high B) and ve baixa (low V).

VerbEdit

ve

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of venir

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vɛ/
  • (file)

PrepositionEdit

ve

  1. in

Usage notesEdit

  • The more usual form is v, while ve is used before words starting with f, v, w and certain consonant clusters.

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vei, from Proto-Germanic *wai.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ve (singular definite veen, plural indefinite veer)

  1. pain
  2. contraction of labour, birth pang

DeclensionEdit


East MaselaEdit

NounEdit

ve

  1. water

ReferencesEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German weh. Compare also Latin vae.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

ve

  1. alas, woe

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately, from Latin .

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ve n (genitive singular ves, plural ve)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter V/v.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of ve
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative ve veið ve veini
accusative ve veið ve veini
dative vei veinum veum veunum
genitive ves vesins vea veanna

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit


GalicianEdit

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Esperanto ve, from English woe and German weh.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ve (plural ve-i)

  1. The name of the Latin script letter V/v.

See alsoEdit

InterjectionEdit

ve

  1. alas, oh dear
    Ve! Me obliviis la furnelo acendite!
    Oh dear! I forgot the stove on!

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -e

PronounEdit

ve

  1. Alternative form of vi (to you)
    Ve lo consiglioI recommend it (to you)

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

ve

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ゔぇ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ヴェ

Middle EnglishEdit

PronounEdit

ve

  1. Alternative form of we

ReferencesEdit


NeapolitanEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ve

  1. you (formal or plural, reflexive or dative or accusative)

Coordinate termsEdit

Number Person Nominative Accusative Dative Reflexive Possessive Prepositional
singular first-person io (i') me mìo, mìa, mieje, meje me, méne
second-person, familiar tu te tùjo, tòja, tùoje, tòje te, téne
second-person, formal vuje ve vuósto, vósta, vuóste, vóste vuje
third-person, masculine ìsso 'o, 'u (lo, lu) 'i, 'e (li, le) se sùjo, sòja, sùoje, sòje ìsso
third-person, feminine éssa 'a (la) 'e (le) éssa
plural first-person nuje ce nuósto, nòsta, nuóste, nòste nuje
second-person, plural vuje ve vuósto, vòsta, vuóste, vòste vuje
third-person, masculine ìsse 'i, 'e (li, le) llòro se llòro (invariable) llòro
third-person, feminine llòro 'e (le)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

AdverbEdit

ve (Cyrillic spelling ве)

  1. (Kajkavian) now

SynonymsEdit


SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

  1. you (feminine and neuter plural, more than two)
  2. (formal) you (feminine and neuter singular)

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ve

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of ver.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of ver.
  3. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of ver.
  4. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of ir.
  5. (Latin America) Informal second-person singular (voseo) affirmative imperative form of ir.

Usage notesEdit

  • The voseo imperative of ir is typically replaced with the imperative of andar, that is andá.[1]

NounEdit

ve f (plural ves)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter V/v.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “Spanish from Argentina: That Voseo Thing”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed 9 October 2015

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish ve, from Old Norse vei, , from Proto-Germanic *wai, from Proto-Indo-European *wai. Cognate with Danish ve, Icelandic vei, Old Saxon and Middle High German , German weh, Dutch wee, Old English , English woe, and also Latin vae. The interjection is original in Old Swedish. The noun might have appeared from that interjection or by loan from Middle Low German.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /veː/
  • Homophone: V (the letter)
  • Rhymes: -eː

InterjectionEdit

ve

  1. woe, pity you!
    ve dig!
    ack och ve!

NounEdit

ve n

  1. woe, misery
    ditt väl och ve
    your weal and woe, your fortune and misery

DeclensionEdit

Declension of ve 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ve ve ve ve
Genitive ves ves ves ves

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian وَ (wa-).

PronunciationEdit

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ConjunctionEdit

ve

  1. and

NounEdit

ve

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter V/v.

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VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *sw(e)r.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(classifier con) ve ()

  1. cicada

WestrobothnianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse vér, from Proto-Germanic *wīz, from Proto-Indo-European *wéy, plural of *éǵh₂.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ve

  1. First person plural pronoun; we (singular jig, jeg).
DeclensionEdit


Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PrepositionEdit

ve

  1. Alternative form of