Last modified on 25 May 2014, at 15:44

TranslingualEdit

Letter q.svg
Unicode name LATIN SMALL LETTER Q
Codepoint U+0071
p ← Basic Latin → r
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q lower case (upper case Q)

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

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Wikipedia

q

  1. (IPA) voiceless uvular plosive.
  2. (physics) electrical charge
  3. (physics) heat

SynonymsEdit

  • (electrical charge): Q
  • (heat): Q

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Other representations of Q:


EnglishEdit

The name of this letter is spelled cue or formerly cu

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

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q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the English alphabet, called cue and written in the Latin script.
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q (lower case, upper 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

AbbreviationEdit

q

  1. (sports) conditional qualification
  2. question
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AzeriEdit

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q lower case (upper case Q)

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

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -y
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ky/

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q (lower case, upper case Q)

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

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  • Previous letter: p
  • Next letter: r

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NounEdit

q m, f (invariable)

  1. lowercase form of Q

LatinEdit

AbbreviationEdit

q

  1. Quintus

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q

  1. A letter of the Latin alphabet.

MalayEdit

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q

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

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NorwegianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /kʉː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /k/
  • Homophone: ku

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q

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

Usage notesEdit

  • Rare in written Norwegian, only used in a limited number of loanwords.

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

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q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Portuguese alphabet, called quê and written in the Latin script.
    • 2000, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Cálice de Fogo (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire), Rocco, page 514:
      E quantos serão bastante tolos para ficar longe de mim?
      And how many will be foolish enough to stay away from me?

SpanishEdit

AbbreviationEdit

q

  1. Used in SMS for que and qué

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q (lower case, upper case Q)

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