ea

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English

Etymology 1

From Middle English ea, e, æ, 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).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈiː/, /ˈiːə/
  • Rhymes: -iː, -iːə

Noun

ea (plural eas)

  1. (dialectal) A river or watercourse.
Derived terms
  • eddy

Etymology 2

Abbreviation.

Abbreviation

ea

  1. Alternative form of ea.

References

  • “ea”, in OED Online ⁠, Oxford: Oxford University Press, launched 2000.

Anagrams

  • -ae, , A & E, A&E, AE, a**e, a.e., ae, æ

Aiwoo

Adjective

ea

  1. bad, evil

References

  • Greenhill, S.J., Blust. R, & Gray, R.D. (2008). The Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database: From Bioinformatics to Lexomics. Evolutionary Bioinformatics, 4:271-283.

Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • ia

Etymology

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

Pronoun

ea f (plural eali)

  1. (third-person feminine singular pronoun, nominative form) she

Synonyms

  • nãsã/nãsa

Pronoun

ea f

  1. (long/stressed accusative form) her

Related terms

  • el/elu (masculine equivalent (third-person singular nominative))
  • eali (feminine plural), elj (masculine or mixed plural)
  • u (feminine singular accusative- short/unstressed form)
  • (a) ljei (feminine singular genitive and feminine singular dative- long/stressed form)
  • ãlj/ilj/lji (feminine singular dative- short/unstressed form)

See also

  • io/iou, mini (first-person singular)
  • tu, tini (second-person singular)
  • noi (first-person plural)
  • voi (second-person plural)
  • nãsh, elj (third-person (masculine or mixed) plural)

Hawaiian

Noun

ea

  1. sovereignty, rule
  2. air, breath, gas, vapor
  3. life, life force

Verb

ea

  1. (intransitive) to rise, go up
  2. (intransitive) to smell

Irish

Alternative forms

  • eadh (obsolete)

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /a/

Pronoun

ea

  1. it

Usage notes

  • Only used with the copula, in constructions that do not reference any noun.

Derived terms

  • mar ea
  • ní hea
  • sea

Korean

Alternative forms

  • (gae), and other unitary bound nouns (, 자루, 켤레, etc)

Etymology

From English ea. (whole piece)

Symbol

ea

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

Latin

Etymology

Inflected forms.

Pronunciation 1

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈe.a/

Pronoun

ea

  1. Nominative feminine singular of is: "she", "it" (referring to feminine nouns), or demonstratively (as a demonstrative pronoun) "this", "that" (likewise referring to feminine nouns)
  2. Nominative neuter plural of is: "they (things)"
  3. Accusative neuter plural of is: "them (things)"

Pronunciation 2

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈe.aː/

Pronoun

 f

  1. Ablative feminine singular of is

Adverb

(not comparable)

  1. there
  2. that way
  3. on that side
Related terms
  • eāpropter
  • eātenus

See also

References

  • ea in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ea in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ea in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)

Lindu

Adjective

ea

  1. shy; ashamed

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • æ
  • e
  • ee

Etymology

From Old English ēa, ǣ.

Noun

ea

  1. Alternative form of æ

Descendants

  • English: ea

Old English

Alternative forms

  • ǣ

Etymology

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 (aƕa, river, waters), Old Norse á.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /æːɑ̯/

Noun

ēa f

  1. river
  2. running water, stream

Declension

Descendants

  • English: ea, eau, yeo, eddy

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin illa, feminine of ille.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /e̯a/
  • Rhymes: -a

Pronoun

ea f (third-person singular, plural ele)

  1. (nominative form) she

Declension

Synonyms

  • dumneaei (polite form)

Pronoun

ea f (stressed accusative form of ea)

  1. (direct object, preceded by preposition, such as "pe", "cu", "la", or "pentru") her

Related terms

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

See also


Romansch

Alternative forms

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

Adverb

ea

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

Related terms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Vallader) bain
  • (Sursilvan) bein
  • (Sutsilvan) bagn
  • (Surmiran) gea bagn
  • (Puter, Vallader) bainschi, hei, bainschi hei
  • (Vallader) hai, bainschi hai

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin ēia.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈea/

Interjection

ea

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

References

  • “ea” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

West Frisian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jɛ/

Adverb

ea

  1. ever, at any time

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