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8 U+0038, 8
Basic Latin 9

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  1. The cardinal number eight.
  2. A digit in the decimal system of numbering, and also hexadecimal.
  3. (phonetics, Sinosphere, often superscript) tone number 8, typically identified with light entering yang ru (陽入)

Alternative forms Edit

The following are equivalent forms as digits:

The following are only equivalent as representations of the cardinal number:

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Other representations of 8:

English Edit

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /eɪt/
    • (file)
    • Rhymes: -eɪt

Verb Edit


  1. (text messaging, Internet slang) abbreviation of ate
    i 8 it — I ate it.

Usage notes Edit

  • Used in the formation of several text messaging slang forms of words with IPA(key): /eɪt/ in them, due to it being the pronunciation of eight in English. See also h8, m8, gr8.

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