"E" meaning in English

Character

Forms: e [lower-case], Es [plural], E's [plural] IPA: /ɛ/ [phoneme, usually], /iː/ [phoneme, usually], /iː/ [letter, name], /ə/ [Chinese] Audio: en-us-e.ogg [UK]
  1. The fifth letter of the English alphabet, called e and written in the Latin script. Tags: letter, upper-case
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Categories: Academic grades, Compass points, English heteronyms, English numeral symbols, Languages, Recreational drugs, Rivers in Scotland

Proper name

IPA: /ɛ/ [phoneme, usually], /iː/ [phoneme, usually], /iː/ [letter, name], /ə/ [Chinese] Audio: en-us-e.ogg [UK]
  1. A state in ancient China of varying location in present-day Shanxi, Henan, and Hubei. Tags: historical
  2. Its capital, also known as Echeng and Ezhou. Tags: historical
  3. A surname, from Chinese​. Categories: English surnames
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Categories: Academic grades, Compass points, English heteronyms, Languages, Recreational drugs, Rivers in Scotland Translations (ancient nation): 鄂 (È) (Mandarin)

Proper name

IPA: /ɛ/ [phoneme, usually], /iː/ [phoneme, usually], /iː/ [letter, name], /ə/ [Chinese] Audio: en-us-e.ogg [UK]
  1. A Tai-Chinese mixed language spoken primarily in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, Guangxi, China; Kjang E. Related terms: Wiktionary's coverage of E terms
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Categories: Academic grades, Compass points, English heteronyms, Languages, Recreational drugs, Rivers in Scotland

Proper name

IPA: /ɛ/ [phoneme, usually], /iː/ [phoneme, usually], /iː/ [letter, name], /ə/ [Chinese] Audio: en-us-e.ogg [UK]
  1. A river in the Highlands of Scotland.
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Categories: Academic grades, Compass points, English heteronyms, Languages, Recreational drugs, Rivers in Scotland

Noun

Forms: Es [plural] IPA: /ɛ/ [phoneme, usually], /iː/ [phoneme, usually], /iː/ [letter, name], /ə/ [Chinese] Audio: en-us-e.ogg [UK]
  1. The drug ecstasy (MDMA), particularly in pill form. Tags: slang
  2. The hormone estrogen/estradiol. (Contrast T, testosterone.) Tags: contexts, especially, in Topics: LGBT Categories: LGBT, Transgender
  3. The grade below D in some grading systems. In most such systems, it is a failing grade.
  4. Abbreviation of episode. (installment of a series) Tags: abbreviation, alt-of Alternative form of: episode
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: Academic grades, Compass points, English heteronyms, English symbols, Languages, Recreational drugs, Rivers in Scotland Translations (grade below D): 戊 (Mandarin) Translations (slang: ecstasy): E仔 (Cantonese), éčko [neuter] (Czech), Hebrew (French), ยาอี (Thai) Translations (slang: estrogen/estradiol): 補 (Mandarin), 补 (bǔ) (Mandarin)

Numeral

Forms: E [upper-case], e [lower-case] IPA: /ɛ/ [phoneme, usually], /iː/ [phoneme, usually], /iː/ [letter, name], /ə/ [Chinese] Audio: en-us-e.ogg [UK]
  1. The ordinal number fifth, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called e and written in the Latin script. Tags: number, upper-case Categories: English ordinal numbers
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Categories: Academic grades, Compass points, English heteronyms, English numeral symbols, Languages, Recreational drugs, Rivers in Scotland

Symbol

IPA: /ɛ/ [phoneme, usually], /iː/ [phoneme, usually], /iː/ [letter, name], /ə/ [Chinese] Audio: en-us-e.ogg [UK]
  1. Abbreviation of everyone. Tags: ESRB rating, abbreviation, alt-of Alternative form of: everyone
  2. East.
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Categories: Academic grades, Compass points, English heteronyms, English symbols, Languages, Recreational drugs, Rivers in Scotland

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This page is a part of the kaikki.org machine-readable English dictionary. The data was extracted on 2021-06-09 from the enwiktionary dump dated 2021-06-01 using wiktextract. The machine-readable data formats are described on that page.