Linguistically, this word has a complex origin. In simplest terms, "ese" is derived from the Greek "es" meaning "is" and "e" meaning one of Spanish-American heritage. In more complex terms, the word is derived from the Latin "E", meaning "referencing one who is believed to be spanish" and "se" meaning "american".
"You're going down, ese." - Pearl
Ricardo: "Yo ese, good to see you made it 'cross the border."
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