Capital Letter E with Macron (Ē)
Codes for the "Capital-Letter-E-with-Macron" SymbolClick on a to copy its contents.
"E" with Macron ExplainedThe letter E with macron (ē) is a letter of the Latin alphabet used in several languages, including Hawaiian, Maori, and Latin itself. It is a modified form of the letter E, with a horizontal line called a macron (¯) placed above it. The macron indicates a long vowel sound. Here are ten examples of words that use the letter E with macron:
- kēpau (Hawaiian) - feverfew
- māhele (Hawaiian) - portion, share
- hēra (Maori) - error
- tēnei (Maori) - this
- fēmina (Latin) - woman
- rēctus (Latin) - straight
- mēnsis (Latin) - month
- mēl (Latin) - honey
- tēmpestās (Latin) - storm
- tēla (Latin) - web, net
Alternative NamesAlternative names for the letter E with macron include:
- E-long (because the macron indicates a long vowel sound)
- E-bar (because the macron is a horizontal line that looks like a bar)
- E-overline (because the macron is a line that goes over the letter)
Test Your Knowledge of the Accented LettersHere is a quick quiz to test your knowledge of the accented letters.
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How To Insert the Ē Symbol
(Method 1) Copy and paste the symbol.Click on the Ē symbol from the table above. Press the "Copy" button, and then paste the symbol into your document.
(Method 2) Use the "Alt Code."The Alt Code for Ē is Alt 274. If you have a keyboard with a numeric pad, you can use this method. Simply hold down the Alt Key and type 274. When you lift the Alt Key, Ē appears. ("Num Lock" must be on.)
(Method 3) Use the HTML Decimal Code (for webpages).
(Method 4) Use the HTML Entity Code (for webpages).
(Method 5) Use the CSS Code (for webpages).
|CSS and HTML Text||Output|
(Method 6) Use the HTML Hex Code (for webpages and HTML canvas).
const x = "0x"+"112"|
ctx.fillText(String.fromCodePoint(x), 5, 5);
[Hold down Alt]
(Note that you can omit any leading zeros.)
|let str = "\u0112"|
document.write("My symbol: " + str)
|My symbol: Ē|
(Method 8) Use an Image (for various).
|<img src = "myImg.png"/>||Ē|
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