d

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d U+0064, d
LATIN SMALL LETTER D
c
[U+0063]
Basic Latin e
[U+0065]

TranslingualEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

  Modification of capital letter D, from Ancient Greek letter Δ (D, Delta).

LetterEdit

d (upper case D)

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

Usage notesEdit

The letter d is used in the alphabets of many languages, and in several romanization systems of non-Latin scripts to represent the voiced alveolar or dental plosive (/d/). In some languages and transcription systems, d may also represent other sounds, such as /t/ or /ð/.

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Etymology 2Edit

Lower case form of upper case roman numeral D, a standardization of D or Ð, from tally stick markings resembling a superimposed Ɔ and , from the practice of encircling each hundredth notch.

Alternative formsEdit

NumeralEdit

d (lower case Roman numeral, upper case D)

  1. cardinal number five hundred (500).
Usage notesEdit

With a bar over the numeral, i.e., as d, it represents five hundred thousand (500,000).

See alsoEdit
  • Lesser roman numeral symbol: c (100)
  • Greater roman numeral symbol: m (1000)
  • Roman numerals

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

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SymbolEdit

 
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d

  1. (mathematics) the (path-independent, exact) differential of a quantity
  2. (IPA) voiced alveolar plosive

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

  • (IPA): t (voiceless alveolar plosive)
  • (mathematics): δ

Other representations of D:


EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Old English lower case letter d, from 7th century replacement by Latin lower case d of the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc letter .

PronunciationEdit

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LetterEdit

d (lower case, upper case D, plural d's)

  1. The fourth letter of the English alphabet, called dee and written in the Latin script.

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Derived termsEdit

NumberEdit

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

Etymology 2Edit

  • (died, death): abbreviation
  • (British penny; old penny): abbreviation of Latin denarii, the name of the corresponding Roman coin.
  • (dice): abbreviation of dice

VerbEdit

d

  1. Abbreviation of died (or death)
    William Shakespeare, d 1616

AdjectiveEdit

d

  1. (cricket) Abbreviation of declared.
    Synonym: dec

AdverbEdit

d

  1. (crosswords) Abbreviation of down.
    Do you have the answer for 23d?

SymbolEdit

d

  1. (until February 1971) a British penny; an old penny (the modern decimal penny being abbreviated p).
    £sd — “pounds, shillings and pence”
  2. (dice games) Die or dice
    d20 — a specialized die with twenty sides
    2d6 — the sum of the roll of two six-sided dice
  3. penny, a measure of the size of nails

AlbanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

d (d) (upper case D, lower case d)

  1. The 5th letter of the Standard Albanian Latin-script alphabet.
  2. The 7th letter of the Arvanitic Albanian Greek-script alphabet.

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Alemannic GermanEdit

ArticleEdit

d f

  1. (definite) the
    • 1978, Rolf Lyssey and Christa Maerker, Die Schweizermacher (transcript):
      Di nöchscht rächts. Mir fared i d’Fäldschtrass.
      The next right. We'll drive down Feldstrasse.

d pl

  1. (definite) the

DeclensionEdit

Alemannic German definite articles
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative/Accusative de
dr (Bern)
d s
ds (Bern)
d
Dative em der em de
  • Masculine nominative/accusative singular de has the form der before a vowel, e.g. der alt Maa ‘the old man’
  • Dative plural de has the form den before a vowel, e.g. den alte Fraue ‘(to) the old women’
  • Feminine singular d and plural d have the variant di before an adjective, e.g. di jung Mueter ‘the young mother’

AzerbaijaniEdit

PronunciationEdit

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d lower case (upper case D)

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

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BasqueEdit

PronunciationEdit

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d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Basque alphabet, called de and written in the Latin script.

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ChineseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From .

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

d

  1. (Cantonese, nonstandard) Alternative spelling of

SuffixEdit

d

  1. (Cantonese, nonstandard) Alternative spelling of

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from the first letter of the English differentiate.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

d

  1. (Cantonese, mathematics, nonstandard) to differentiate

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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d (lower case, upper case D)

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

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  • Previous letter: c
  • Next letter: e

EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

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d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fifth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called do and written in the Latin script.

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EstonianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

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d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Estonian alphabet, called dee and written in the Latin script.

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FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

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d (upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Faroese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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FijianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Fijian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdeː/, [ˈde̞ː] (name of letter)
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LetterEdit

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called dee and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

  • Used only in loanwords except for the weak grade of t.

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NounEdit

d

  1. (music) D (note)

Usage notesEdit

Capitalized for the great octave or any octave below that, or in names of major keys; not capitalized for the small octave or any octave above that, or in names of minor keys.

DeclensionEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the French alphabet, written in the Latin script.
    • 1837, Louis Viardot, L’Ingénieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manchefr.Wikisource, translation of El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Volume I, Chapter II:
      [À] peine les petits oiseaux nuancés de mille couleurs avaient-ils salué des harpes de leurs langues, dans une douce et mielleuse harmonie, la venue de l’aurore au teint de rose, ... que le fameux chevalier don Quichotte de la Manche ... prit sa route à travers l’antique et célèbre plaine de Montiel.
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      [S]carce had the little birds shaded of a thousand colours hailed from the harps of their tongues, in a soft and mellifluous harmony, the coming of the pink-tinted dawn, ... when the famous knight Don Quixote of La Mancha ... took his route across the ancient and famous Campo de Montiel.

FulaEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. A letter of the Fula alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

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GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

d

  1. Romanization of 𐌳

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

Derived termsEdit

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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (letter name) IPA(key): /tjɛː/

LetterEdit

d (upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Icelandic alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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IdoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (context pronunciation) IPA(key): /d/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /de/

LetterEdit

d (upper case D)

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

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

d m or f (invariable)

  1. See under D

KabyleEdit

ParticleEdit

d

  1. (copula) to be
    D tidett!
    It's true!
    Nekk d anelmad.
    I am a student.

ParticleEdit

d

  1. proximal particle; suffixed onto verbs to indicate a direction towards an inferred reference point

ConjunctionEdit

d

  1. and
    Nekk d gma neggan.
    Me and my brother were sleeping.

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.

PronunciationEdit

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LetterEdit

 
D

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

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LivonianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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d (upper case D)

  1. The sixth letter of the Livonian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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LushootseedEdit

LetterEdit

d

  1. The ninth letter of the Lushootseed alphabet, pronounced as a voiced alveolar stop.

MalayEdit

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d (lower case, upper case D)

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

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MalteseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /d/
  • IPA(key): /t/ (per final devoicing or assimilation to a following voiceless obstruent)

LetterEdit

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Maltese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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NorwegianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /deː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /d/, (in rd) /ɖ/
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LetterEdit

d

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

Norwegian BokmålEdit

PronunciationEdit

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d (upper case D, definite singular d-en, indefinite plural d-er, definite plural d-ene)

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

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

d (upper case D, definite singular d-en, indefinite plural d-ar, definite plural d-ane)

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

Etymology 2Edit

  • (det): abbreviation
  • (død): abbreviation

PronounEdit

d

  1. Abbreviation of det.

ArticleEdit

d

  1. Abbreviation of det.

AdjectiveEdit

d

  1. Abbreviation of død.

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

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d (lower case, upper case D)

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

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NounEdit

d m

  1. Abbreviation of dom. (as a title)

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The sixth letter of the Romanian alphabet, called de or and written in the Latin script.

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (uppercase): D

PronunciationEdit

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d (Cyrillic spelling д)

  1. The 6th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Latin alphabet (gajica), preceded by ć and followed by .


Skolt SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

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d (upper case D)

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

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

SwedishEdit

PronounEdit

d

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Pronunciation spelling of det (it).

ArticleEdit

d

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Pronunciation spelling of det (it).

TurkishEdit

LetterEdit

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fifth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called de and written in the Latin script.

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TurkmenEdit

PronunciationEdit

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d (upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Turkmen alphabet, called de and written in the Latin script.

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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

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d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The sixth letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fifth letter of the Welsh alphabet, called di and written in the Latin script. It is preceded by ch and followed by dd.

MutationEdit

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

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

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

ZuluEdit

LetterEdit

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

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