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G

LetterG.svg
Unicode name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER G
Unicode block Basic Latin
Codepoint U+0047
F ← Basic Latin → H

TranslingualEdit

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LetterEdit

G upper case (lower case g)

  1. The seventh letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.

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SymbolEdit

G

  1. (metrology) Symbol for the prefix giga-.
  2. Symbol for gauss.
  3. (biochemistry) One-letter symbol for glycine, a natural amino acid.
  4. (biochemistry) One-letter symbol for the nucleotides guanodine, nucleoside guanosine, or nucleobase guanine, which are components of DNA.
  5. (physics) The gravitational constant in the formula F = Gm1m2/r2; sometimes called "big G" to distinguish from g for the acceleration of gravity.

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Other representations of G:


EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

G (upper case, lower case g, plural Gs or G's)

  1. The seventh letter of the English alphabet, called gee and written in the Latin script.
    • 1945, George Orwell, Animal Farm, chapter 3
      On several occasions, indeed, he did learn E, F, G, H, but by the time he knew them, it was always discovered that he had forgotten A, B, C, and D.
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NumeralEdit

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The ordinal number seventh, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called gee and written in the Latin script.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

G (countable and uncountable, plural Gs)

  1. (sports, baseball) Games (the statistic reporting the number of games that a player has participated in).
  2. (US politics) Green.
  3. (US, of a movie) General (suitable for a general audience).
  4. (sports) Goals (a sports statistic).
  5. Ground floor (of a building).
  6. A galaxy.
  7. (slang, chiefly US) Grand (thousand dollars).
    I dropped a G in Vegas.I spent / lost a thousand dollars in Las Vegas.
  8. (grammar) Abbreviation of genitive case.
Derived termsEdit
  • (astronomy): ClG
  • (sports): GF, GA
Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

G (plural Gs)

  1. (slang) A gangster, gangsta.
  2. (economics) Abbreviation for Government Spending.
  3. alternative case form of g (unit of gravitational acceleration).

American Sign LanguageEdit

LetterEdit

G (Stokoe G)

  1. The letter G

AzeriEdit

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G upper case (lower case g)

  1. The ninth letter of the Azeri alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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G (capital, lowercase g)

  1. The seventh letter of the Dutch alphabet.

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  • Previous letter: F
  • Next letter: H

EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

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G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The eighth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called go and written in the Latin script.

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FinnishEdit

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G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The seventh letter of the Finnish alphabet, called gee and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

  • Used only in loanwords expect for ng [ŋː].

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GermanEdit

German Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia de

PronunciationEdit

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G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The seventh letter of the German alphabet.

ItalianEdit

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia it

PronunciationEdit

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): /dʒi/
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /ɡ/
  • (phoneme, before e or i) IPA(key): /dʒ/

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G m, f (invariable, lower case g)

  1. The seventh letter of the Italian alphabet, called gi and written in the Latin script.

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LatvianEdit

Latvian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia lv

EtymologyEdit

Proposed in 1908 as part of the new Latvian spelling by the scientific commission headed by K. Mīlenbahs, which was accepted and began to be taught in schools in 1909. Prior to that, Latvian had been written in German Fraktur, and sporadically in Cyrillic.

PronunciationEdit

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G

G (upper case F, lower case f)

  1. The tenth letter of the Latvian alphabet, called and written in the Latin script.

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MalayEdit

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia ms

PronunciationEdit

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): /[d͡ʒi]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [ɡ]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [k̚]

LetterEdit

G

  1. The seventh letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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G (capital, lowercase g)

  1. The ninth letter of the Romanian alphabet representing the phonemes /g/ and /dʒ/. Preceded by F and followed by H.

Usage notesEdit

When followed by the letters i or e, this letter represents the phoneme /dʒ/, as in plângi /plɨndʒʲ/ (you cry) and înger /ɨn.dʒer/ (angel). When followed by "hi" or "he" (ghi & ghe) and in all other cases, it represents /g/.


Skolt SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

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G (lower case g)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Skolt Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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SloveneEdit

Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia sl

PronunciationEdit

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G (capital, lowercase g)

  1. The 8th letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by F and followed by H.

SomaliEdit

PronunciationEdit

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G upper case (lower case g)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Somali alphabet, called ga and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by C and followed by F.

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SpanishEdit

LetterEdit

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The seventh letter of the Spanish alphabet.

TurkishEdit

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G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The eighth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called ge and written in the Latin script.

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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

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G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The tenth letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called gờ or giê and written in the Latin script.

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WelshEdit

LetterEdit

G

  1. The 10th letter of the alphabet, preceded by Ff and followed by Ng

MutationEdit

  • G at the beginning of words is omitted in a soft mutation, mutates to Ng in a nasal mutation and is unchanged in an aspirate mutation, for example with the word gorsaf (station):
Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gorsaf orsaf ngorsaf unchanged