Last modified on 3 September 2014, at 20:20
LetterV.svg
Unicode name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER V
Unicode block Basic Latin
Codepoint U+0056
U ← Basic Latin → W
See also: v [U+0076 LATIN SMALL LETTER V], ٧ [U+0667 ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT SEVEN], and Appendix:Variations of "v"

TranslingualEdit

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V upper case (lower case v)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.

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SymbolEdit

V

  1. The volt in the International System of Units.
  2. (chemistry) Symbol for vanadium.
  3. The Roman numeral for 5.
  4. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for valine
  5. (geometry) volume

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Other representations of V:


EnglishEdit

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V (upper case, lower case v)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the English alphabet, called vee and written in the Latin script.

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InitialismEdit

V

  1. (organic chemistry) The resin identification code for polyvinyl chloride, also PVC

AbbreviationEdit

V

  1. (grammar) Abbreviation of vocative case.

SymbolEdit

V

  1. (titular) Viscount
  2. (titular) Viscountess

ReferencesEdit

  • The New Penguin Dictionary of Abbreviations: from A to zz, Rosalind Fergusson. (Penguin Books, 2000), page 390/1

American Sign LanguageEdit

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V (Stokoe V)

  1. The letter V

AzeriEdit

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V upper case (lower case v)

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

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DutchEdit

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V (capital, lowercase v)

  1. The twenth-second letter of the Dutch alphabet.

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  • Previous letter: U
  • Next letter: W

EsperantoEdit

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V (upper case, lower case v)

  1. The twenty-seventh letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called vo and written in the Latin script.

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AbbreviationEdit

V

  1. (text messaging) Abbreviation of vi (you).

FinnishEdit

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V (upper case, lower case v)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Finnish alphabet, called vee and written in the Latin script.

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -aʊ
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /faʊ̯/
  • (file)
  • (words of Germanic origin and German place names) IPA(key): [f]
  • (words of Romanic origin) IPA(key): [v]

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V (upper case, lower case v)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the German alphabet.

German Sign LanguageEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

ProductionEdit

This one-handed GSL sign is produced as follows:

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

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V

  1. the letter V

ItalianEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): /vu/, /vi/
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /v/

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V m, f (invariable, lower case v)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Italian alphabet, called vu or vi 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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V

V (upper case, lower case v)

  1. The thirty-first 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): [vi]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [v]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [f]

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V

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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RomanianEdit

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V (capital, lowercase v)

  1. The twenty-sixth letter of the Romanian alphabet representing the phoneme /v/. Preceded by U and followed by X.

Skolt SamiEdit

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V (lower case v)

  1. The thirty-second letter of the Skolt Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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SloveneEdit

Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:

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V (capital, lowercase v)

  1. The 23rd letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by U and followed by Z.

SpanishEdit

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V (upper case, lower case v)

  1. The 23rd letter of the Spanish alphabet.

TurkishEdit

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V (upper case, lower case v)

  1. The twenty-seventh letter of the Turkish alphabet, called ve and written in the Latin script.

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VietnameseEdit

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V (upper case, lower case v)

  1. The twenty-seventh letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called or vờ and written in the Latin script.

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