A U+0041, A
LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A
@
[U+0040]
Basic Latin B
[U+0042]
U+FF21, A
FULLWIDTH LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A

[U+FF20]
Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
[U+FF22]

Translingual edit

Etymology 1 edit

From the Etruscan letter 𐌀 (a), from the Ancient Greek letter Α (A, alpha), derived from the Phoenician letter ⁧𐤀(ʾ, aleph), from the Egyptian hieroglyph 𓃾.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /a/ (most languages)

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
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Symbol edit

A

  1. Marks the first item in a list.
    A. Go to the store. B. Get some food. C. Return home. D. Eat.
  2. A hypothetical item or person designated the first, usually when there are more than one.
    Person A had 5 apples, and person B...
  3. Ten, especially used in bases above ten, such as duodecimal, hexadecimal, vigesimal and so on.
    Decimal 270 can be converted as duodecimal 1A6 or vigesimal DA.
    (computing) The variable was a byte with value A0, or 160 in decimal.
  4. A standard size of dry cell battery, slightly larger than AA.[1]
  5. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) A system of paper sizes with similar proportions, as A0, A1, A2, etc.[2]
  6. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) An academic grade lower than A+ but greater than A-.
  7. (linguistics) A wildcard for an open vowel
  8. (finance) Long-term bond credit rating by S&P Global Ratings and Fitch Ratings, indicating that a bond is upper-medium grade with low risk of default.
  9. (clothing) Bra cup size.
Related terms edit
See also edit
  • (previous) 9, (next) B

Etymology 2 edit

The abbreviation of a variety of terms.

Symbol edit

A

  1. (chemistry, obsolete) Symbol for the element Argon, changed after 1956 to Ar.
  2. (chemistry, physics) Symbol for mass number (nucleon number). Abbreviation of English atomic mass number..
  3. (geometry) Area.
  4. (international standards) A category of vehicle licence under the Vienna Convention on Road Traffic, referring to motorcycles.

Noun edit

A

  1. (physics, International System of Units) Ampere, a unit of electrical current.
  2. (genetics) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for adenine in genetic code.
  3. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter symbol for alanine in proteins.
    Synonym: Ala
  4. (music) Alto.

Proper noun edit

A

  1. (vehicle-distinguishing signs) Austria.

Gallery edit

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Other representations of A:

Further reading edit

References edit

  1. ^ Christine A. Lindberg, editor (2002), “A”, in The Oxford College Dictionary, 2nd edition, New York, N.Y.: Spark Publishing, →ISBN, page 1.
  2. ^ Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors (2002), “A”, in The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 1.

English edit

 
Runic letter (a, ansuz), source for Anglo-Saxon Futhorc letters replaced by A

Etymology 1 edit

From Middle English and Old English upper case letter A and split of Middle English and Old English upper case letter Æ.

  • The Old English letters A and Æ replaced the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc letters (a, āc) and (æ, æsc), derived from the Runic letter (a, Ansuz), in the 7th century.

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (letter name)
  • Rhymes: -eɪ
    The current pronunciation is a comparatively modern sound, and has taken the place of what, till about the early part of the 15th century, was similar to that in other languages.

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a, plural As or A's)

  1. The first letter of the English alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.
    Apple starts with A.
    • 1943 November – 1944 February (date written; published 1945 August 17), George Orwell [pseudonym; Eric Arthur Blair], Animal Farm [], London: Secker & Warburg, published May 1962, →OCLC:
      Boxer could not get beyond the letter D. He would trace out A, B, C, D, in the dust with his great hoof []
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Related terms edit
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Number edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The ordinal number first, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.
    Item A is "foods", item B is "drinks".

Etymology 2 edit

  • (highest rank, grade, music): From the initial position of the letter A in the English alphabet.
  • (blood type): From A antigen

Symbol edit

A

  1. A rank, normally the highest rank, on any of various scales that assign letters.
    We assign each item inspected a rating from A through G, depending on various factors.
    In the UK, the highest social grade is Aupper middle class.
    The only standard brassiere cup size smaller than the A cup is the AA cup.
  2. (education) The highest letter grade assigned (disregarding plusses and minuses).
    I was so happy to get an A on that test.
  3. (music) A tone three fifths above C in the cycle of fifths; the sixth tone of the C major scale; the first note of the minor scale of A minor; the reference tone that occurs at exactly 440 Hz; the printed or written note A; the scale with A as its keynote.[1][2]
    Orchestras traditionally tune to a concert A.
  4. (medicine) A blood type that has a specific antigen that aggravates the immune response in people with type B antigen in their blood. People with this blood type may receive blood from type A or type O but cannot receive blood from AB or B.
    My blood type is A negative.
  5. (chemistry) Mass number.
  6. (logic) A universal affirmative suggestion.[1]
  7. (historical) Abbreviation of adulterer, adulteress, used as a human brand.
    • 1966 July 30, Ralph McGill, “Today's students aim for humanistic values”, in Latrobe Bulletin, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, page 6:
      Hester Prynne, the historical character in The Scarlet Letter, was exposed and convicted by neighborhood gossip. [...] Gossip continues to brand some young ladies in small towns with this symbolic letter, but in our larger cities one rarely sees young ladies branded with an "A".
  8. Allele dominant.
  9. (chiefly US) Alternative spelling of A.M. (ante meridiem) or AM
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Noun edit

A

  1. Ace. (including in card games)
  2. Acre.
  3. Adult; as used in film rating.
  4. Ammeter.
  5. (physics) Angstrom.
  6. Answer.
  7. (sports) An assist.
  8. (sexuality) Asexual.
  9. (UK, chiefly London) Arsehole.
  10. (weaponry) Atom.
    A-bomb
Synonyms edit
  • (physics, angstrom): Å
Translations edit

Adjective edit

A

  1. (weaponry) Atom; atomic.
Derived terms edit

References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors (2002), “A”, in The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 1.
  2. ^ Christine A. Lindberg, editor (2002), “A”, in The Oxford College Dictionary, 2nd edition, New York, N.Y.: Spark Publishing, →ISBN, page 1.

Further reading edit

Acehnese edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Acehnese alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Acheron edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Acheron alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Adzera edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Adzera alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Afar edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Afar alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Afrikaans edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

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

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Noun edit

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

  1. A

Albanian edit

Pronunciation edit

IPA(key): /a/, /ɑ/

Letter edit

A (upper case A, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Albanian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Alekano edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Alekano alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Alemannic German edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Alemannic German alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Aleut edit

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A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Aleut alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Amaimon edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Amaimon alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Amarasi edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Amarasi alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Ambrak edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Ambrak alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Anal edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Anal alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Angami edit

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A

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

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Ankave edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Ankave alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Anuki edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Anuki alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Araki edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Araki alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Aromanian edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Aromanian alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Ashéninka Pajonal edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Ashéninka Pajonal alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Assiniboine edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Assiniboine alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Atsahuaca edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Atsahuaca alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Auhelawa edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Auhelawa alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Avokaya edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Avokaya alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Awara edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Awara alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Azerbaijani edit

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A (upper case, lower case a)

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

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Balanta-Kentohe edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Balanta-Kentohe alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Barai edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Barai alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Bari edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Bari alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Basque edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Basque alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Bavarian edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Bavarian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Beja edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Beja alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Bemba edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Bemba alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Blagar edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Blagar alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Blin edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Blin alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Brahui edit

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A

  1. The thirty-second letter of the Brahui alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Breton edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Breton alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Busa edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Busa alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Catalan edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Catalan alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Central Franconian edit

Etymology edit

  • /a/ is from Middle High German a in most closed syllables.
  • /aː/ is from a before certain clusters, in most dialects also in open syllables; in southern Moselle Franconian from ou.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): (short) /a/, (long) /aː/

Letter edit

A

  1. A letter in the German-based alphabet of Central Franconian.
  2. A letter in the Dutch-based alphabet of Central Franconian.

Usage notes edit

Ch'orti' edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Ch'orti' alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Chachi edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Chachi alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Chamorro edit

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A

  1. The second letter of the Chamorro alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Chechen edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a, Cyrillic А)

  1. The first letter of the Chechen alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Cheyenne edit

Letter edit

A (upper case)

  1. The first letter of the Cheyenne alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Chinese edit

Etymology 1 edit

From the hotkey in many video games associated with the command "attack".

Pronunciation edit


Verb edit

A

  1. (slang, neologism) to attack; to assault
  2. (slang, neologism) to pursue romantically

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Etymology 2 edit

Initialism of English available.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

A

  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese, slang) single, open to a relationship
Derived terms edit

Etymology 3 edit

From the letter A of the English pattern playing cards. Various names exist for this symbol in the spoken language.

Mandarin jiān
From (jiān, “tip”), because the letter A has an upward tip.
Cantonese jin1
Clipping of 煙士烟士 (jin1 si6-2), from English ace.

Pronunciation edit


Noun edit

A

  1. (card games) ace (Classifier: ; )
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Etymology 4 edit

Pronunciation 1 edit


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A

  1. The first letter of the Latin alphabet.

Pronunciation 2 edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter used in Pinyin.
Usage notes edit
  • The pronunciation above are only used while referring to letters in Pinyin. They are not used in other context (such as English).

Chiwere edit

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A (upper case)

  1. The first letter of the Chiwere alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Choctaw edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Choctaw alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Cofán edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Cofán alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Comanche edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Comanche alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Comox edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Comox alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Corsican edit

Pronunciation edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Corsican alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Crimean Tatar edit

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A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Crimean Tatar alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Cypriot Arabic edit

Letter edit

A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Cypriot Arabic alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Czech edit

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A

  1. A (the 1st letter in the Czech alphabet)

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Dagbani edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Dagbani alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Danish edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Danish alphabet, written in the Latin script.
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Etymology 2 edit

Alternative forms edit

Noun edit

A n (singular definite A'et, plural indefinite A'er)

  1. The first letter of the Danish alphabet, written in the Latin script.
Inflection edit

Dinka edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Dinka alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Domari edit

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A

  1. The second letter of the Domari alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Dutch edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

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

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Duun edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Duun alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Further reading edit

Egyptian edit

Romanization edit

A

  1. Manuel de Codage transliteration of .

Elfdalian edit

Alternative forms edit

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A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Elfdalian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Esan edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Esan alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Esperanto edit

Pronunciation edit

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A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Estonian edit

Pronunciation edit

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A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Estonian alphabet, called aa and written in the Latin script.

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Ewe edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Ewe alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Faroese edit

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A (lower case a)

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

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Fe'fe' edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Fe'fe' alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Fijian edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

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

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Finnish edit

Etymology edit

The Finnish orthography using the Latin script was based on those of Swedish, German and Latin, and was first used in the mid-16th century. No earlier script is known. See the Wikipedia article on Finnish for more information, and A for information on the development of the glyph itself.

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Finnish alphabet, called aa and written in the Latin script.

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Noun edit

A

  1. Abbreviation of approbatur.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of a (A (musical note))

Symbol edit

A

  1. (linguistics) Either the vowel a /ɑ/ or ä /æ/, depending on vowel harmony.

Usage notes edit

Used in linguistic descriptions in Finnish. For example, a Finnish grammar could use -mA to refer to the suffix -ma (in e.g. osuma) or -mä (in e.g. elämä).

Fon edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Fon alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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French edit

Pronunciation edit

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A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the French alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Derived terms edit

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Friulian edit

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A (upper, lower a)

  1. The first letter of the Friulian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Fula edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Fula alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes edit

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Ga edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Ga alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Gagauz edit

Letter edit

A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Gagauz alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Galician edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Galician alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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German edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the German alphabet, written in the Latin script.
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Noun edit

A n (strong, genitive A or As, plural A or As)

  1. A
    Von A bis Z.From A to Z.
    Wer A sagt, muss auch B sagen.One who says A must also say B.
Declension edit

Related terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

A

  1. Abbreviation of A-Dur.
  2. Abbreviation of Ampere.
  3. Abbreviation of Autobahn.
  4. Alternative form of Å (symbol for Ångström)

References edit

Gilbertese edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Gilbertese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Gimi (Goroka) edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Gimi (Goroka) alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Greenlandic edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Greenlandic alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Haida edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Haida alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Haitian Creole edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Haitian Creole alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Halkomelem edit

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A

  1. The thirty-seventh letter of the Halkomelem alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Hausa edit

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A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Hausa alphabet, written in the Latin script. followed by B.

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Hawaiian edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Hawaiian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Hungarian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (letter or phoneme itself): IPA(key): [ˈɒː][1]
  • (identifier or musical note): IPA(key): [ˈaː] (in the names of major scales; see also a)

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

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


Derived terms edit

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References edit

  1. ^ Siptár, Péter and Miklós Törkenczy. The Phonology of Hungarian. The Phonology of the World’s Languages. Oxford University Press, 2007. →ISBN, p. 280

Hunsrik edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Hunsrik alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Hupa edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Hupa alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Icelandic edit

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A (lower case a)

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

Noun edit

A n

  1. Abbreviation of austur (east).

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Ido edit

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A (lower case a)

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

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Igbo edit

Letter edit

A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Igbo alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Inari Sami edit

Letter edit

A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Inari Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Indonesian edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

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

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Ingrian edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Ingrian alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Interlingua edit

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A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Interlingua alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Inupiaq edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Inupiaq alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Irish edit

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A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Irish alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Italian edit

 
Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Italian alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Jarai edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Jarai alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Juǀ'hoan edit

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A

  1. The ninety-sixth letter of the Juǀ'hoan alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Kabyle edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Kabyle alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Kaingang edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Kaingang alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Kakabai edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Kakabai alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Kalo Finnish Romani edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Kalo Finnish Romani alphabet, written in the Latin script.[1]

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References edit

  1. ^ Kimmo Granqvist (2011), “Aakkoset [Alphabet]”, in Lyhyt Suomen romanikielen kielioppi [Consice grammar of Finnish Romani]‎[1] (in Finnish), Kotimaisten kielten keskus, →ISBN, →ISSN, retrieved February 6, 2022, pages 1-2

Kanuri edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Kanuri alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Karakalpak edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Karakalpak alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Karelian edit

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A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Karelian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Kari'na edit

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A

  1. A letter of the Kari'na alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Kashaya edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Kashaya alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Kashubian edit

Etymology edit

The Kashubian orthography is based on the Latin alphabet. No earlier script is known. See the Kashubian alphabet article on Wikipedia for more, and A for development of the glyph itself.

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Kashubian alphabet, called A and written in the Latin script.

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Kawésqar edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Kawésqar alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Khakas edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Khakas alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Kikuyu edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Kikuyu alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Kobon edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Kobon alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Krio edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Krio alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Kwak'wala edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Kwak'wala alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Lakota edit

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A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Lakota alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Latgalian edit

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A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Latgalian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Latin edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Α (A, alpha), likely through Etruscan.

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Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. (sometimes with littera) The first letter of the Latin alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Usage notes edit

Descendants edit

  • Norwegian Bokmål: A

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References edit

  • A in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
and in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Latvian edit

 
Latvian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology edit

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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A

A (upper case, lower case a)

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

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Lingala edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Lingala alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Lithuanian edit

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A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Lithuanian alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Livonian edit

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A (lower case a)

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

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Lou edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Lou alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Lower Sorbian edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Lower Sorbian alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Luxembourgish edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

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A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Luxembourgish alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.
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Etymology 2 edit

From Old High German ouga, from Proto-Germanic *augô, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ekʷ- (eye; to see). The phonetic development in Luxembourgish is regular: Old High German -ou- becomes -ā-; intervocalic -g- is lost; word-final short vowels are apocopated.

Noun edit

A n (plural Aen)

  1. eye
    Ech hunn eppes am A.
    I have something in my eye.

Etymology 3 edit

From Middle High German ouwe, from Old High German ouwa, from Proto-Germanic *awjō. Cognate with German Aue, English eyot, Icelandic ey, Danish ø, Swedish ö.

Noun edit

A f (plural Aen)

  1. (only used in place names) floodplain, meadow

Malagasy edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Malagasy alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Malay edit

 
Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation edit

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): [e]
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): [ä]
  • (phoneme, open ultima) IPA(key): [ə], [ɐ]

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A (upper case, lower case a)

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

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Maltese edit

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A (upper case, lower case a)

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

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Mampruli edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Mampruli alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Mankanya edit

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A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Mankanya alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Manx edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Manx alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Maori edit

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A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Maori alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Mapudungun edit

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A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Mapudungun alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Marba edit

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A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Marba alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Marshallese edit

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A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Marshallese alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Maskelynes edit

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A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Maskelynes alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Massachusett edit

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A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Massachusett alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Mayoyao Ifugao edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Mayoyao Ifugao alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Mecayapan Nahuatl edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Mecayapan Nahuatl alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Mohawk edit

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A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Mohawk alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Moore edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Moore alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Muinane edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Muinane alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Muong edit

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A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Muong alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Nauruan edit

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A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Nauruan alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Navajo edit

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A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Navajo alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Nisga'a edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Nisga'a alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Noon edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Noon alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Nootka edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Nootka alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Northern Kurdish edit

Letter edit

A (lowercase a)

  1. The first letter of the Northern Kurdish alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Northern Sami edit

Pronunciation edit

  This entry needs pronunciation information. If you are familiar with the IPA then please add some!

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A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Northern Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Norwegian Bokmål edit

 
Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
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The letter A from the Norwegian alphabet.

Etymology edit

From Latin A, from Ancient Greek Α (A, alpha), likely through the Etruscan language, from Phoenician𐤀(ʾ), from Proto-Canaanite  , from Proto-Sinaitic  , from Egyptian 𓃾 representing the head of an ox.

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

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

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Noun edit

A m (definite singular A-en, indefinite plural A-er, definite plural A-ene)

  1. the letter A
  2. (horology) symbol for avance
  3. (physics) symbol for ampere
  4. (physics) symbol for massetall (nucleon number)

Anagrams edit

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation edit

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A (upper case, lower case a)

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

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Noun edit

A m (definite singular A-en, indefinite plural A-ar, definite plural A-ane)

  1. letter A

Nuer edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Nuer alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Nupe edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /a/, (after /n/ or /m/) /ã/

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A (upper case, lower case a)

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

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O'odham edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the O'odham alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Occitan edit

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A (lowercase a)

  1. The first letter of the Occitan alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Okanagan edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Okanagan alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Paraguayan Guaraní edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Paraguayan Guaraní alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Plautdietsch edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Plautdietsch alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes edit

Plautdietsch has no standard orthography but this is by far the most widely used alphabet.

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Polish edit

Etymology edit

The Polish orthography is based on the Latin alphabet. No earlier script is known. See the history of Polish orthography article on Wikipedia for more, and A for development of the glyph itself.

Pronunciation edit

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A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Polish alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Portuguese edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

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

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Noun edit

A m (plural As)

  1. Alternative form of á

Q'eqchi edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Q'eqchi alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Rohingya edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Rohingya alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Romani edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Romani alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Romanian edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Romanian alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Ronga edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Ronga alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Rotokas edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Rotokas alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Rotuman edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Rotuman alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Saafi-Saafi edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Saafi-Saafi alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Saanich edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Saanich alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Samoan edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Samoan alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Samogitian edit

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A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Samogitian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Sango edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Sango alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Scots edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɑː/, /ɔː/
  • (Northern, Insular) IPA(key): /aː/

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A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Scots alphabet, called aw and written in the Latin script.
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Etymology 2 edit

From Middle English a, an unstressed form of I, itself a reduced form of ik, ic, from Old English ic, from Proto-West Germanic *ik, from Proto-Germanic *ek (I, pronoun), from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation edit

  • (stressed) IPA(key): /ɑː/, /ɑɪ/
    • (Dundee) IPA(key): /ɛː/ (sometimes spelled Eh)
  • (unstressed) IPA(key): /ə/

Pronoun edit

A (first person singular, objective me, possessive ma, possessive pronoun mines, reflexive masel, emphatic I)

  1. I
    Synonyms: I, ik

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References edit

Scottish Gaelic edit

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A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Scottish Gaelic alphabet, written in the Latin script. It is followed by b. Its traditional name is ailm (elm).

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Serbo-Croatian edit

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A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Serbo-Croatian alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Serer edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Serer alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Seri edit

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A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Seri alphabet, called ha and written in the Latin script.

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References edit

  • Moser, Mary B.; Marlett, Stephen A. (2010) Comcaac quih yaza quih hant ihiip hac: cmiique iitom - cocsar iitom - maricaana iitom [Seri-Spanish-English Dictionary], 2nd edition, Hermosillo: Plaza y Valdés Editores, →ISBN, page 37.

Shilluk edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Shilluk alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Shona edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Shona alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Silesian edit

Etymology edit

The Silesian orthography is based on the Latin alphabet. No earlier script is known. See the Silesian language article on Wikipedia for more, and A for development of the glyph itself.

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A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Silesian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Skolt Sami edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A (lower case a)

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

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Slovak edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Slovak alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Further reading edit

  • A”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

Slovene edit

 
Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology edit

From Gay's Latin alphabet A, from Czech alphabet A, from the Etruscan letter 𐌀 (a), from the Ancient Greek letter Α (A, alpha), derived from the Phoenician letter ⁧𐤀(ʾ, aleph), from the Egyptian hieroglyph 𓃾.

Pronunciation edit

  • (phoneme, tonal variety): IPA(key): /áː/, /àː/, /ʌ́/, /a/, [â], [ǎ]
  • (phoneme, non-tonal variety): IPA(key): /aː/, /a/
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /àː/, /áː/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aː
  • Homophone: a

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Slovene alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  2. The first letter of the Slovene alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  3. The first letter of the Slovene alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Noun edit

Ā m inan

  1. The name of the Latin script letter A / a.

Inflection edit

  • Overall more common
 
The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Masculine inan., soft o-stem
nom. sing. Ā
gen. sing. Ā-ja
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
Ā Ā-ja Ā-ji
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
Ā-ja Ā-jev Ā-jev
dative
(dajȃlnik)
Ā-ju Ā-jema Ā-jem
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
Ā Ā-ja Ā-je
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
Ā-ju Ā-jih Ā-jih
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
Ā-jem Ā-jema Ā-ji
  • More common when with a definite adjective
Masculine inan., no endings
nom. sing. Ā
gen. sing. Ā
singular dual plural
nominative Ā Ā Ā
accusative Ā Ā Ā
genitive Ā Ā Ā
dative Ā Ā Ā
locative Ā Ā Ā
instrumental Ā Ā Ā

Derived terms edit

See also edit

Further reading edit

  • A”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Somali edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /æ/, /ɑ/
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ʔæ/

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The twenty-third letter of the Somali alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes edit

  • The twenty-third letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by Y and followed by E.

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Southern Sami edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Southern Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Spanish edit

Etymology 1 edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Spanish alphabet, written in the Latin script.
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Etymology 2 edit

Abbreviation of alfil.

Noun edit

A m (uncountable)

  1. (chess) bishop
    • 1997, Anatoly Karpov, EL AJEDREZ. Aprender y progresar, page 24:
      19. Ac4xd5, Ab7xd5
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
    • 1998, Benito López Esnaola, Ajedrez a la ciega, page 87:
      Tae1, Ae6;
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
    • 2006, Antonio Lopez Manzano, Joan Segura Vila, “Los Errores en la Apertura. Las celadas.”, in Iniciación al ajedrez, volume 59, page 79:
      Veamos un ejemplo: 1. e4, e5; 2. Cf3, Cc6; 3. Ac4, Cd4?
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

Squamish edit

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A

  1. The first letter of the Squamish alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Swedish edit

Letter edit

A (name a, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Swedish alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Symbol edit

A

  1. (SAB) books and libraries
    Meronyms: Aa, Ab, Ac, Ad, Ae, Af
  2. (zoning, dated) allmänt ändamål (public purpose); all operations with a public body as principal
    Holonym: detaljplan

Adjective edit

A

  1. indication of being of a higher rank, successful
    Antonym: B

Derived terms edit

Noun edit

A

  1. (2011–) the highest grade in the current grade system
    Coordinate terms: A, B, C, D, E
  2. (1897–1962) the highest grade in the older grade system
    Synonyms: stora A, berömligt
    Coordinate terms: A, a, AB, Ba, B, BC, B?, C
  3. (1820–1897) the highest grade in the oldest grade system
    Synonym: berömlig insikt
    Coordinate terms: A, B, C, D

Tagalog edit

Etymology edit

From Spanish A. Each pronunciation has a different source:

  • Filipino alphabet pronunciation is influenced by English A.
  • Abakada alphabet pronunciation is influenced by Baybayin character (a).
  • Abecedario pronunciation is from Spanish A.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: A
  • (letter name, Filipino alphabet): IPA(key): /ˈʔej/, [ˈʔɛɪ̯]
  • (letter name, Abakada alphabet, Abecedario): IPA(key): /ˈʔa/, [ˈʔɐ]
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /a/, [ɐ]
  • Rhymes: -a, -ej

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a, Baybayin spelling ᜁᜌ᜔)

  1. The first letter of the Tagalog alphabet (Filipino alphabet), called ey and written in the Latin script.

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a, Baybayin spelling )

  1. The first letter of the Tagalog alphabet (Abakada alphabet), called a and written in the Latin script.
  2. (historical) The first letter of the Tagalog alphabet (Abecedario), called a and written in the Latin script.

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Tahitian edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Tahitian alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Tatar edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. the 1st letter of Jaꞑalif

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Tetum edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Tetum alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Tigon Mbembe edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Tigon Mbembe alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Tlingit edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Tlingit alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Tongan edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Tongan alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Tonkawa edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Tonkawa alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Tuareg edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Tuareg alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Tundra Nenets edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Tundra Nenets alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Turkish edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Turkish alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Turkmen edit

Letter edit

A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Turkmen alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Tyap edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Tyap alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Ubykh edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Ubykh alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Udihe edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Udihe alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Upper Sorbian edit

Letter edit

A (lower case a, upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Upper Sorbian alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Uzbek edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Uzbek alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Venda edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Venda alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Veps edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Veps alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Vietnamese edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Interjection edit

A!

  1. hah!

Vilamovian edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Vilamovian alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Volapük edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Volapük alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Võro edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Võro alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Votic edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Votic alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Wakhi edit

Letter edit

A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Wakhi alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Walloon edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Walloon alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Welsh edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Welsh alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script. It is followed by B.

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Mutation edit

  • A cannot be mutated but, being a vowel, does take h-prothesis, for example with the word afal (apple):
Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
afal unchanged unchanged hafal
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading edit

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

West Frisian edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the West Frisian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Winnebago edit

Letter edit

A (lower case a)

  1. The first letter of the Winnebago alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Xârâcùù edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Xârâcùù alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Xhosa edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Xhosa alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Yámana edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Yámana alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Yele edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The second letter of the Yele alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Yoruba edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

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

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Zarma edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Zarma alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Zazaki edit

Letter edit

A

  1. The first letter of the Zazaki alphabet, called a and written in the Latin script.

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Letter edit

A (upper case, lower case a)

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

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