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- The name of 𐤄 (h), “‘hē’”), the fifth letter of the Phoenician alphabet ().
- The fifth letter of the Aramaic alphabet ().
- The name of ה (h), “‘he’”), the fifth letter of the Hebrew alphabet ().
- 1658: The same number in the Hebrew mysteries and Cabalistical accounts was the character of Generation; declared by the Letter He, the fifth in their Alphabet — Sir Thomas Browne, The Garden of Cyrus (Folio Society 2007, p. 210)
- The name of ܗ (h), “‘hē’”), the fifth letter of the Syriac alphabet ().
|Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.|
- (UK) enPR: hē, IPA: /hiː/, SAMPA: /hi:/
- (US) enPR: hē, IPA: /hi/, SAMPA: /hi/
- help, file
- Rhymes: -iː
he third-person singular, masculine, nominative case (accusative him, reflexive himself, possessive his)
- (personal) A male other; the previously mentioned male; himself.
- (personal) That (when referring to a man).
- Bob, he of Poughkeepsie.
- (personal) Another (person or animal) whose gender is unknown (with animals this includes dogs, rodents; see she).
- See Dictionary:English inflection for other personal pronouns.
- The third usage is considered sexist by some.
- (personal, another person or animal whose gender is unknown): he/she, s/he, his ass, her ass, (informal) they
- For examples of the usage of this word see the citations page.
- Said when surprised or when objecting to something.
- (personal) they (only of people).
- Irregular. The comitative and instructive forms don't exist; the abessive is hardly used.
- In addition to the standard set of cases, he and other personal pronouns have a specific accusative form; heidät.
Declension of he
- In standard Finnish, he can practically never be omitted, despite the verb showing both the person and the number. (compare the usage of hän, "she" / "he")
he (hiragana へ)
he (Pinyin hē)
he (Pinyin hé)
- 和: and
- A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, hē, hé, hě, or hè.
English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.
- IPA: /he:/
hē (accusative hine, genitive his, dative him)
- English: he
- First-person singular indicative present of haber.
- (with acute accent) hé
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