Last modified on 22 August 2014, at 21:00

TranslingualEdit

LetterL.svg
Unicode name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER L
Unicode block Basic Latin
Codepoint U+004C
K ← Basic Latin → M
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LetterEdit

L upper case (lower case l)

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

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SymbolEdit

L or l

  1. Symbol for liter or litre.
  2. Symbol for the Roman numeral 50; Previous XLIX 49, Next LI 51
  3. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for leucine

SynonymsEdit

  • (Roman numeral): (obsolete)

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Other representations of L:


EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

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L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The twelfth letter of the English alphabet, called el and written in the Latin script.
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NumberEdit

L (upper case, lower case l)

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

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

L

  1. (sports) The statistic for the number of losses by a team or player limited by some criteria (e.g. this season, at home, on turf)
  2. Alternative spelling of el (elevated train).
    • 1925 February 21, "Co-operation" (cartoon), The New Yorker, page 2,
      PLEASE! HELP US KEEP THE "L" AND SUBWAY CLEAN
Derived termsEdit
  • (sports): OTL
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AbbreviationEdit

L

  1. (US politics) Libertarian.

American Sign LanguageEdit

LetterEdit

L (Stokoe L)

  1. The letter L

AzeriEdit

LetterEdit

L upper case (lower case l)

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

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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L (capital, lowercase l)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

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  • Previous: K
  • Next: M

EsperantoEdit

LetterEdit

L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called lo and written in the Latin script.

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AbbreviationEdit

L

  1. (text messaging) Abbreviation of li (he).

FinnishEdit

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L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called äl or el and written in the Latin script.

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AbbreviationEdit

L

  1. laudatur

GalicianEdit

AbbreviationEdit

L

  1. leste (east)

SynonymsEdit

  • (east): E

GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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PronunciationEdit

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L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The twelth letter of the German alphabet.

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation.

NounEdit

L m

  1. Abbreviation of Liter.

German Sign LanguageEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to the French Sign Language sign for "L".

ProductionEdit

This one-handed GSL sign is produced as follows:

  • Posture the dominant hand in the “L” shape.

LetterEdit

L

  1. the letter L

ItalianEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): /ˈɛlle/
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /l/

LetterEdit

L m, f (invariable, lower case l)

  1. The tenth letter of the Italian alphabet, called elle 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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LetterEdit

L

L (upper case, lower case l)

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

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MalayEdit

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia ms

PronunciationEdit

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L

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

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RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

L (capital, lowercase l)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Romanian alphabet representing the phoneme /l/. Preceded by K and followed by M.

Skolt SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

L (lower case l)

  1. The twentieth 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

LetterEdit

L (capital, lowercase l)

  1. The 13th letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by K and followed by M.

SomaliEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /l/
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /læːn/

LetterEdit

L upper case (lower case l)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Somali alphabet, called laan and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by K and followed by M.

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SpanishEdit

LetterEdit

L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The 12th letter of the Spanish alphabet.

TurkishEdit

LetterEdit

L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called le and written in the Latin script.

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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Hà Nội) IPA (key): /ʔɛ˧˧ l̪əːɰ˨˩/, /l̪əːɰ˨˩ kaːw˧˧/, /l̪əːɰ˨˩/
  • (Huế) IPA (key): /ʔɛ˧˧ ləːɰ˧˧/, /ləːɰ˧˧ kaːw˧˧/, /ləːɰ˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA (key): /ʔɛ˧˥ l̻ʲəːɰ˨˩/, /l̻ʲəːɰ˨˩ kaːw˧˥/, /l̻ʲəːɰ˨˩/
  • Phonetic: e lờ, lờ cao, lờ

LetterEdit

L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called e-lờ, lờ cao or lờ and written in the Latin script.

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