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Definitions and meaning of ef

ef

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛf/
  • Homophone: eff

Noun

ef (plural efs)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter F.

Derived terms

  • eff

Translations

See also

  • (Latin-script letter names) letter; a, bee, cee, dee, e, ef, gee, aitch, i, jay, kay, el, em, en, o, pee, cue, ar, ess, tee, u, vee, double-u, ex, wye, zee / zed

Conjunction

ef

  1. (nonstandard) Pronunciation spelling of if, representing dialectal English.
    • 1882, James Jackson, Tom Terror, the Outlaw:
      Captain Tom would have hired him to hunt down his own child, ef Rosebud hadn’t interfered.

Anagrams

  • F&E, FE, Fe, f.e.

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛf]

Noun

ef n

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter F.

Further reading

  • ef in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • ef in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse ef, from Proto-Germanic *jabai.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛːv/
  • Rhymes: -ɛːv

Conjunction

ef

  1. if

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ef/, [ɛf]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ef/, [ɛf]

Noun

ef f (indeclinable)

  1. The name of the letter F.

Usage notes

  • Multiple Latin names for the letter F, f have been suggested. The most common is ef or a syllabic f, although there is some evidence which also supports, as names for the letter, , əf, , and even (in the fourth- or fifth-century first Antinoë papyrus, which gives Greek transliterations of the Latin names of the Roman alphabet’s letters) ιφφε (iphphe).

Coordinate terms

  • (Latin-script letter names) littera; ā, bē, cē, dē, ē, ef, gē, hā, ī, kā, el, em, en, ō, pē, kū, er, es, tē, ū, ix / īx / ex, ȳ / ī graeca / ȳpsīlon, zēta

References

  • Arthur E. Gordon, The Letter Names of the Latin Alphabet (University of California Press, 1973; volume 9 of University of California Publications: Classical Studies), especially pages 30–31, 42–44, and 63

Latvian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɛf]

Noun

ef m (invariable)

  1. The Latvian name of the Latin script letter F/f.

See also

  • Latvian letter names:
    a (A), garais ā (Ā), (B), (C), čē (Č), (D), e (E), garais ē (Ē), ef (F), (G), ģē (Ģ), (H), i (I), garais ī (Ī), (J), (K), ķē (Ķ), el (L), (Ļ), em (M), en (N), (Ņ), o (O), (P), er (R), es (S), (Š), (T), u (U), garais ū (Ū), (V), (Z), žē (Ž)

Old French

Alternative forms

  • e
  • ep

Etymology

From Latin apem, accusative singular of apis.

Noun

ef m (oblique plural es, nominative singular es, nominative plural ef)

  1. bee

References

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (ef)

Old Norse

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *jabai.

Conjunction

ef

  1. if

Descendants

  • Icelandic: ef
  • Norwegian: om
  • Old Swedish: em (um)
    • Swedish: om
  • Old Danish: æm (um)
    • Danish: om

Old Saxon

Conjunction

ef

  1. if, when

Welsh

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *éy.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /eːv/

Pronoun

ef

  1. (literary) he; him

Synonyms

  • e, o (colloquial)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • the letter F.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)