Other definitions for ae (2 of 9)
a digraph or ligature appearing in Latin and Latinized Greek words. In English words of Latin or Greek origin, ae is now usually represented by e, except generally in proper names (Caesar), in words belonging to Roman or Greek antiquities (aegis), and in modern words of scientific or technical use (aecium).
Other definitions for AE (3 of 9)
Other definitions for ae- (4 of 9)
for words with initial ae-, see their variant spelling with initial e-.
Other definitions for æ (5 of 9)
the ash, an early English ligature representing a vowel sound like that of a in modern bad. The long ǣ continued in use until about 1250, but was finally replaced by e. The short æ was given up by 1150, being replaced usually by a but sometimes by e.
Other definitions for Æ (6 of 9)
pen name of George William Russell.
Other definitions for ae. (7 of 9)
at the age of; aged.
Other definitions for a.e. (8 of 9)
Mathematics. almost everywhere.
Other definitions for A.E. (9 of 9)
Associate in Education.
Associate in Engineering.
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British Dictionary definitions for ae (1 of 5)
United Arab Emirates
British Dictionary definitions for ae (2 of 5)
Scot one; a single
British Dictionary definitions for æ (3 of 5)
a digraph in Latin representing either a native diphthong, as in æquus, or a Greek αι (ai) in Latinized spellings, as in æschylus : now usually written ae, or e in some words, such as demon
a ligature used in Old and early Middle English to represent the vowel sound of a in cat
a ligature used in modern phonetic transcription also representing the vowel sound a in cat
British Dictionary definitions for ae. (4 of 5)
British Dictionary definitions for A.E. (5 of 5)
the pen name of (George William) Russell
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