English Online Dictionary. What means ie? What does ie mean?
- (international standards) ISO 639-1 language code for Interlingue.
- Alternative form of i.e.
Compare Indonesian air (“water”).
- ie bit — real water
- Mark Durie, A Grammar of Acehnese: On the Basis of a Dialect of North Aceh (1985)
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Likely from earlier Middle Dutch hi. Doublet of hij.
- IPA(key): /i/
- (Netherlands, colloquial) Third-person singular, masculine, subjective, mute form: he.
- Hoe doet ie dat? ― How does he do that?
- 'ie (obsolete)
Likely from unstressed je.
- IPA(key): /i/
- (Holland, colloquial) Second-person singular, mute form: you.
- Heb ie de krant al gelezen? ― Have you already read the newspaper?
- 'ie (obsolete)
Ultimately from Old Dutch io.
- (obsolete) always, every time, continuously
- (obsolete) ever, sometime, at some point
Was entirely replaced by words like altijd ("always, every time") and ooit ("ever, sometime, at some point") by the late 16th century.
- ieder, iedereen, iederman
- ergens, iemand, iewers, immer, ooit
- nergens, niemand, niewers, nimmer, nooit
From i- (indeterminate correlative prefix) + -e (correlative suffix of place).
ie (accusative ien)
- somewhere (indeterminate correlative of place)
- ie ajn (“anywhere”)
- Rōmaji transcription of いえ
- (Val Gardena) third-person singular present indicative of ester - is
- IPA(key): /ɪː/
- IPA(key): /ɛː/ (before vowelised għ/h + consonant)
ie (upper case Ie)
- The thirteenth letter of the Maltese alphabet, written in the Latin script.
- Ie was made a letter in its own right only in the 1990s. In older dictionaries, lists, etc., it is treated as i + e.
- Ie is used in stressed syllables only. When unstressed, it is reduced to e or i. In closed syllables, the reduction is generally e; in open syllables it is predominantly i, but both may be possible.
- Before the letters għ, ħ, h, q, the long vowel phonemes i and ie merge. The orthographic distinction is based on etymology and morphological analogy, which causes rather frequent spelling errors even in edited texts.
- (Latin-script letters) ittra; A a, B b, Ċ ċ, D d, E e, F f, Ġ ġ, G g, Għ għ, H h, Ħ ħ, I i, Ie ie, J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o, P p, Q q, R r, S s, T t, U u, V v, W w, X x, Ż ż, Z z
- je, i', j' (elided)
- I (first-person singular subject pronoun)
- French: je, j'
- Alternative form of eu
- iie (nonstandard)
- IPA(key): /ˈije/
Inherited from Latin (vestis) līnea (“linen garment”). Doublet of linie (“line”), a later borrowing.
ie f (plural ii)
- traditional Romanian embroidered blouse
Inherited from Latin īlia, plural of īle.
ie f (plural ii) (rare, archaic)
- the lower part of the abdomen or belly, especially in animals such as livestock
- the skin that hangs down from the belly of an ox
- the pastern on a horse
- Synonym: chișiță
- guts, bowels, or entrails
- Synonyms: măruntaie, viscere
- pântece, vintre
Borrowed from German ja (yes), or perhaps from Latin est ((it) is).
- (regional, Transylvania) yes
- Synonym: da
From Middle Welsh ief, ieu, from Proto-Brythonic *ī semos (“that is so”).
- yes, yea, aye