Last modified on 22 August 2014, at 21:01

TranslingualEdit

LetterQ.svg
Unicode name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Q
Codepoint U+0051
P ← Basic Latin → R
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Q upper case (lower case q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
    Queen, Qualen, Qatarien

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SymbolEdit

Q

  1. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for glutamine

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Other representations of Q:


EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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Q (upper case, lower case q)

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

Q (upper case, lower case q)

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

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

AbbreviationEdit

Q

  1. question or questions
    Q and A
  2. quarter
  3. the supposed common source (protogospel) of the Gospels of Mark and Luke (from German Quelle, source)
  4. the Q factor in electronics
  5. (astronomy) quasar
  6. (sports) qualified
  7. American Library Association Abbreviation for quarto, book size (25-30cm).
  8. (chess) queen
AntonymsEdit
  • (sports): DNQ
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Proper nounEdit

Q

  1. The pseudonym of Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch

American Sign LanguageEdit

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Q (Stokoe Q)

  1. The letter Q

AzeriEdit

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Q upper case (lower case q)

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

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CantoneseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Q

  1. Used in a euphemistic way to replace a swear word.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Q (capital, lowercase q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

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  • Previous letter: P
  • Next letter: R

FinnishEdit

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Q (upper case, lower case q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called kuu and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

  • Used only in loanwords. In more established loanwords qu is replaced with kv.

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Q (upper case, lower case q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the German alphabet.

ItalianEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): /ku/
  • (phoneme, always found before U) IPA(key): /kw/

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Q m, f (invariable, lower case q)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Italian alphabet, called cu and written in the Latin script.

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LatinEdit

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Q

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Latin alphabet

MalayEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [kiu], [kju]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [q], [k]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [k̚]

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Q

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

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MandarinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Q

  1. (slang) fucking; bloody; damn
  2. (slang) cute
  3. (slang) chewy

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NounEdit

Q

  1. (slang) penis
  2. (slang) (snooker) cue
  3. (slang) quinella

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EtymologyEdit

VerbEdit

Q

  1. (slang) to use QQ, the popular Chinese instant messaging program

SomaliEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ɢ/
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ɢɑːf/

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Q upper case (lower case q)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Somali alphabet, called qaaf and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

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

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SpanishEdit

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Q (upper case, lower case q)

  1. The 18th letter of the Spanish alphabet.

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Q (upper case, lower case q)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called cu, quy or quờ and written in the Latin script.

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