E (ex)

Preposition used with Ablative only.
The circumflected accents are used to mark the vowels' length.



The form e is used before consonants, and the form ex before vowels, but sometimes before consonants also.

Non figurative usage

1. Space (ablativus separationis): out of, from (the interior)

2. Time: since

Figurative usage

1. Origin, substance: of

2. Cause: by reason of, because of, as a result of


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