e.g.
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˌiːˈdʒiː/, /fɔː(ɹ) ɪɡˈzɑːmpəl/ (See Usage notes, below)
  • (America) IPA: /ˌiˈdʒi/, /fɔɹ ɪɡˈzæmpəl/ (See Usage notes, below)
Adverb

e.g.

  1. "for example" or "for the sake of an example": used to introduce an illustrative example or short list of examples.
    Continents (e.g. Asia) contain many large bodies of water (e.g. lakes and inland seas) and many large flowing streams of water (i.e., rivers).
Translations
  • French: par ex. (par exemple)
  • German: (zum Beispiel) z. B. (dated: (zum Exempel) z. E.), (beispielsweise) bspw.
  • Italian: (ad esempio) ad es.
  • Portuguese: p. ex., (por exemplo) ex.
  • Russian: напр.
  • Spanish: p. ej. (por ejemplo)
Noun

e.g.

  1. (informal, nonstandard, proscribed) An example.
    Lemurs are an e.g. of a non-simian primate.



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