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See also: I [U+0049 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER I], 1 [U+0031 DIGIT ONE], ӏ [U+04CF CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER PALOCHKA], Ӏ [U+04C0 CYRILLIC LETTER PALOCHKA], and Appendix:Variations of "l"
Letter l.svg
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LATIN SMALL LETTER L
k
[U+006B]
Basic Latin m
[U+006D]
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FULLWIDTH LATIN SMALL LETTER L

[U+FF4B]
Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
[U+FF4D]


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SMALL ROMAN NUMERAL FIFTY

[U+217B]
Number Forms
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TranslingualEdit

 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
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l (upper case L)

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

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:l.

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Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

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SymbolEdit

l

  1. (IPA) alveolar lateral approximant.
  2. litre or liter
  3. The Roman numeral representing 50.
  4. (linear) length (arclength is often denoted with a cursive l)

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:l.

SynonymsEdit

  • (litre): L

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

SymbolEdit

l

  1. , the Roman numeral fifty (50)

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GalleryEdit

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Other representations of L:


EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

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  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /l/
  • (main allophones) IPA(key): [l], [ɫ], [w]

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l (lower case, upper case L, plural l's)

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

l (lower case, upper case L)

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

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation.

NounEdit

l

  1. litre, liter
  2. pound (sterling) (from Latin libra)
    • 1837, Joseph Chitty, The Practice of the Law in All Its Principal Departments (page 116)
      And where a barrister, in summing up the items proved before him as arbitrator, misadded them, and thereby by mistake omitted 23l. in favour of the plaintiff, the Court, even at the instance of the barrister, would not allow an amendment, the defendant's counsel objecting.

Etymology 3Edit

InterjectionEdit

l

  1. (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): (Internet slang) Clipping of lol.

AzerbaijaniEdit

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l lower case (upper case L)

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

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BasqueEdit

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l (lower case, upper case L)

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

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DutchEdit

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l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

NounEdit

l m (plural l'en, diminutive l'etje n)

  1. (euphemistic) Short for lul or any other word starting with an l.

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  • Previous letter: k
  • Next letter: m

EsperantoEdit

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l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called lo and written in the Latin script.

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EstonianEdit

 
Estonian Wikipedia has an article on:
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PronunciationEdit

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l (lower case, upper case L)

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

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FaroeseEdit

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l (upper case L)

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

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FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈæl/, [ˈæl] (letter name)
  • IPA(key): /ˈælːæ/, [ˈælːæ] (letter name)
  • (file)

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l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called äl or el and written in the Latin script.

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FulaEdit

PronunciationEdit

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l (lower case, upper case L)

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

Usage notesEdit

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GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

l

  1. Romanization of 𐌻

Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

Contraction of li, from French lui.

PronounEdit

l

  1. Contraction of li.

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): [ ˈl]
  • (letter name): IPA(key): [ ˈɛlː]

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l (lower case, upper case L)

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

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative l l-ek
accusative l-et l-eket
dative l-nek l-eknek
instrumental l-lel l-ekkel
causal-final l-ért l-ekért
translative l-lé l-ekké
terminative l-ig l-ekig
essive-formal l-ként l-ekként
essive-modal
inessive l-ben l-ekben
superessive l-en l-eken
adessive l-nél l-eknél
illative l-be l-ekbe
sublative l-re l-ekre
allative l-hez l-ekhez
elative l-ből l-ekből
delative l-ről l-ekről
ablative l-től l-ektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
l-é l-eké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
l-éi l-ekéi
Possessive forms of l
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. l-em l-jeim
2nd person sing. l-ed l-jeid
3rd person sing. l-je l-jei
1st person plural l-ünk l-jeink
2nd person plural l-etek l-jeitek
3rd person plural l-jük l-jeik

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IdoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (context pronunciation) IPA(key): /l/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /le/

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l (upper case L)

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

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

l m or f (invariable)

  1. See under L

LadinEdit

ArticleEdit

l m (singular)

  1. the

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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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L

l (lower case, upper case L)

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

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LivonianEdit

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l (upper case L)

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

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MalayEdit

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l (lower case, upper case L)

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

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MirandeseEdit

ArticleEdit

l

  1. the (definite article)

NorwegianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /elː/, /ɛlː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /l/, /ɭ/, /ɽ/
  • (file)

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l

  1. The 12th letter of the Norwegian alphabet.

Usage notesEdit

  • /ɭ/ Retroflex, merge of rl.
  • /ɽ/ Tjukk L (thick L), a phenomemon found in the eastern part of Norway, around Oslo and north.

PolishEdit

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l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Polish alphabet, called el and written in the Latin script.

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PortugueseEdit

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l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Portuguese alphabet, written in the Latin script.
    1. (humorous, possibly offensive) Sometimes, the consonant r is changed to l when depicting stereotypical speech of a Chinese person.
      • 1989, "O estranho que veio da China", Ranma ½, episode 1, Brazilian dub
        Chinese man: [speaking in broken Portuguese] Vocês, senholes, muito estlanhos, não? Este lugar muito peligoso! Ninguém usa agola, tem mais de cem fontes aqui. E cada uma delas tem uma lenda telivelmente tlágica!
        Chinese man: [speaking in broken Portuguese] You, gentlemen, are very weird, no? This place is very dangerous! Nobody uses it nowadays, it has more than one hundred springs here. And each one has a terribly tragic legend.

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RomanianEdit

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l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Romanian alphabet, called el, le, or and written in the Latin script.

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (uppercase) L

PronunciationEdit

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l (Cyrillic spelling л)

  1. The 16th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Latin alphabet (gajica), preceded by k and followed by lj.

Skolt SamiEdit

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l (upper case L)

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

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SpanishEdit

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l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The 12th letter of the Spanish alphabet.

TurkishEdit

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l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called le and written in the Latin script.

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TurkmenEdit

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l (upper case L)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Turkmen alphabet, called el and written in the Latin script.

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ZuluEdit

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l (lower case, upper case L)

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

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