ⓘ Ë

                                     

ⓘ E

E, e is a letter in the Albanian, Kashubian, Emilian-Romagnol and Ladin alphabets. As a variant of the letter e, it also appears in Acehnese, Afrikaans, Dutch, Filipino, French, Luxembourgish, the Abruzzese dialect of the Neapolitan language, and the Ascolano dialect. The letter is also used in Seneca, Taiwanese Hokkien, Turoyo and Uyghur when written in Latin script.

                                     

1. Usage in various languages

Acehnese

In Acehnese, e is used to represent /ə/ schwa, a mid central vowel.

Afrikaans

In Afrikaans, the trema or a monophthong in traditional English pronunciations. Examples: aer "air", poeta "poet", coercere "to coerce".

Mayan languages

In the modern orthography of Mayan languages, the letter E represents /ə/.

Seneca

In Seneca, the letter E is used to represent /ẽ, a close-mid front unrounded nasalized vowel.

Uyghur

E is the 6th letter of the Uyghur Latin alphabet and represents close-mid front unrounded vowel /e/.

                                     

1.1. Usage in various languages Afrikaans

In Afrikaans, the trema or a monophthong in traditional English pronunciations. Examples: aer "air", poeta "poet", coercere "to coerce".

                                     

1.2. Usage in various languages Luxembourgish

In Luxembourgish, ⟨e⟩ is used for stressed schwa /ə/ like in the word emmer "always". It is also used to indicate a morphological plural ending after two ⟨ee⟩ such as in eeer "eggs" or leeen "lay".

                                     

1.3. Usage in various languages Mayan languages

In the modern orthography of Mayan languages, the letter E represents /ə/.

                                     

1.4. Usage in various languages Russian

In some Latin transliterations of Russian, e is used for its homoglyph ё, representing a /jo, as in Potemkin to render the Cyrillic Потёмкин. Other translations use yo, jo or ambiguously simply e.

                                     

1.5. Usage in various languages Syriac

In the romanization of Syriac, the letter E gives a schwa. In some grammatical constructions, it is a replacement for the other, original vowels a, o, e, i, u. Example words that have E: knoter "he is waiting", krehti "they are running", kreqdo "she is dancing", sxerla "she has closed", gfoleh "he will work", madenho "east", men "what", aser "believe". Turoyo and Assyrian languages may utilize this diacritic, albeit rarely.



                                     

1.6. Usage in various languages Seneca

In Seneca, the letter E is used to represent /ẽ, a close-mid front unrounded nasalized vowel.

                                     

1.7. Usage in various languages Tagalog

In Tagalog and its standardized form Filipino, E is used to represent the schwa, particularly in words originating from other Philippine languages, for instance Maranao Meranaw, Pangasinan, Ilocano, and Ibaloi. Before introduction of this letter, schwa was ambiguously represented by A or E.

                                     

1.8. Usage in various languages Uyghur

E is the 6th letter of the Uyghur Latin alphabet and represents close-mid front unrounded vowel /e/.