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LATIN CAPITAL LETTER G
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TranslingualEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From a modification of the Latin letter C (ce), from the Etruscan letter 𐌂 (c, ce), from the Ancient Greek letter Γ (G, gamma), derived from the Phoenician letter 𐤂(g, giml), from the Egyptian hieroglyph 𓌙.

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G (lower case g)

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

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G

  1. (metrology) giga-.
  2. gauss.
  3. (biochemistry) glycine, a natural amino acid.
  4. (biochemistry) Any of 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.
  6. (linguistics) A wildcard for a glide or semivowel
  7. (clothing) Bra cup size.

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dʒiː/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iː

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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.
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NumberEdit

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.

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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. gravity
  8. (slang, chiefly US) Grand (thousand dollars).
    • 1994, Juicy[1] (Hip Hop), spoken by The Notorious B.I.G., 2:40 from the start:
      Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis
      When I was dead broke, man, I couldn't picture this
      50-inch screen, money-green leather sofa
      Got two rides, a limousine with a chauffeur
      Phone bill about two G's flat
      No need to worry, my accountant handles that
      And my whole crew is loungin'
      Celebratin' every day, no more public housin'
    • 2005, Jordan Houston, Darnell Carlton, Paul Beauregard, Premro Smith, Marlon Goodwin, David Brown, and Willie Hutchinson (lyrics), “Stay Fly”, in Most Known Unknown[2], Sony BMG, performed by Three 6 Mafia (featuring Young Buck, 8 Ball, and MJG):
      Just really want to smoke my weed, fuck these hoes, and stack my Gs.
  9. (grammar) Abbreviation of genitive case.
  10. (UK, education) The academic grade that comes next below F.
  11. (slang) A gangster, gangsta.
  12. (economics) Abbreviation for Government Spending.
  13. Alternative letter-case form of g (unit of gravitational acceleration).
  14. (drug slang) Short for gamma-hydroxybutyrate.
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AfarEdit

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G

  1. The fourteenth letter in the Afar alphabet.

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AfrikaansEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /χɪə/

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G (upper case, lower case g)

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

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NounEdit

G (plural G's, diminutive G'tjie)

  1. G

AngamiEdit

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G

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Angami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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AzerbaijaniEdit

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G upper case (lower case g)

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

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BasqueEdit

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G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The seventh letter of the Basque alphabet, called ge and written in the Latin script.

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ChineseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English G (gigabyte) and English gig (gigabyte).

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  • (Hong Kong Cantonese) ()

PronunciationEdit

  This entry needs pronunciation information. If you are familiar with the IPA then please add some!
Particularly: “Mandarin (?)”
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G

  1. (computing, informal) gigabyte

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  • M (megabyte)

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Etymology 2Edit

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Note:
  • zyu1 - Guangzhou;
  • zi1 - Hong Kong, often realised as /t͡ʃiː⁵⁵/ by younger speakers.
  • Wu
  • Note: Often realised as 1jji.

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    G

    1. The seventh letter of the Latin alphabet.

    DutchEdit

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    G (capital, lowercase g)

    1. The seventh letter of the Dutch alphabet.

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    EsperantoEdit

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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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    EstonianEdit

     
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    G (upper case, lower case g)

    1. The seventh letter of the Estonian alphabet, called gee 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

     
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    PronunciationEdit

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    G (upper case, lower case g)

    1. The seventh letter of the German alphabet.

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    HungarianEdit

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    G (upper case, lower case g)

    1. The twelfth letter of the Hungarian alphabet, called and written in the Latin script.

    DeclensionEdit

    Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
    singular plural
    nominative G G-k
    accusative G-t G-ket
    dative G-nek G-knek
    instrumental G-vel G-kkel
    causal-final G-ért G-kért
    translative G-vé G-kké
    terminative G-ig G-kig
    essive-formal G-ként G-kként
    essive-modal
    inessive G-ben G-kben
    superessive G-n G-ken
    adessive G-nél G-knél
    illative G-be G-kbe
    sublative G-re G-kre
    allative G-hez G-khez
    elative G-ből G-kből
    delative G-ről G-kről
    ablative G-től G-ktől
    non-attributive
    possessive - singular
    G-é G-ké
    non-attributive
    possessive - plural
    G-éi G-kéi
    Possessive forms of G
    possessor single possession multiple possessions
    1st person sing. G-m G-im
    2nd person sing. G-d G-id
    3rd person sing. G-je G-i
    1st person plural G-nk G-ink
    2nd person plural G-tek G-itek
    3rd person plural G-jük G-ik

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    IdoEdit

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    G (lower case g)

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

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    IndonesianEdit

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    G (upper case, lower case g)

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

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    ItalianEdit

     
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    PronunciationEdit

    • (letter name) IPA(key): **/ˈd͡ʒi/*
      • Rhymes: -i
    • (phonemic realization) IPA(key): /ɡ/
    • (phonemic realization before e or i) IPA(key): /d͡ʒ/

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    G f or m (invariable, upper case, lower case g)

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

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    JapaneseEdit

     
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    Etymology 1Edit

    From English G.

    NounEdit

    G(ジー) (

    1. G, gravity

    Etymology 2Edit

    Initial of ゴキブリ (gokiburi).

    NounEdit

    G(ジー) (

    1. (slang, euphemistic) cockroach
      G(ジー)との格闘(かくとう)
      to no kakutō
      fight with a cockroach

    LatvianEdit

     
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    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.

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    (file)

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    G

    G (upper case, lower case g)

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

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    MalayEdit

     
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    PronunciationEdit

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

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    G

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

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    Norwegian BokmålEdit

    NounEdit

    G

    1. (pensions) Initialism of grunnbeløp.

    Norwegian NynorskEdit

    NounEdit

    G

    1. (pensions) Initialism of grunnbeløp.

    NupeEdit

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    G (upper case, lower case g)

    1. The eighth letter of the Nupe alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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    PolishEdit

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    G (upper case, lower case g)

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

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    Further readingEdit

    • G in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
    • G in Polish dictionaries at PWN

    PortugueseEdit

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    G (upper case, lower case g)

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

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    RomaniEdit

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    G (upper case, lower case g)

    1. (International Standard) The ninth letter of the Romani alphabet, written in the Latin script.
    2. (Pan-Vlax) The tenth letter of the Romani alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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    RomanianEdit

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    G (upper case, lower case g)

    1. The ninth letter of the Romanian alphabet, called ge, ghe, or and written in the Latin script.

    Usage notesEdit

    When followed by an i or e, this letter represents the phoneme /dʒ/, as in plângi (/plɨndʒʲ/) and înger (/ɨn.dʒer/). When followed by hi or he (ghi and ghe) and in all other cases, it represents /ɡ/.

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    Skolt SamiEdit

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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

     
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    G (capital, lowercase g)

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

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    SomaliEdit

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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

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    G (upper case, lower case g)

    1. the seventh letter of the Spanish alphabet

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    TurkishEdit

    PronunciationEdit

    • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ɡ/, /ɟ/
    • (letter name): IPA(key): /ɟeː/

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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

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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

    PronunciationEdit

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    G (upper case, lower case g)

    1. The tenth letter of the Welsh alphabet, called èg and written in the Latin script. It is preceded by Ff and followed by Ng.

    MutationEdit

    Welsh mutation
    radical soft nasal aspirate
    Gwynedd Wynedd Ngwynedd unchanged
    Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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    Further readingEdit

    • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “G”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

    YorubaEdit

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    G (upper case, lower case g)

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

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    ZuluEdit

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    G (upper case, lower case g)

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

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