See also: eszett

GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Es (S) +‎ Zett (Z), since the letter was initially a ligature of ſ (the long s) and z (with a shape similar to ʒ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʔɛsˈt͡sɛt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Es‧zett
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

NounEdit

Eszett n (strong, genitive Eszett, plural Eszett)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter ß: eszett, sharp s, eßett
    Synonym: scharfes S

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