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TranslingualEdit

LetterQ.svg
Unicode name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Q
Unicode block Basic Latin
Codepoint U+0051
P ← Basic Latin → R
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Q upper case (lower case q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
    Queen, Qualen, Qatarien

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SymbolEdit

Q

  1. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for glutamine
  2. (physics) electric charge
  3. (logic, mathematics) Robinson arithmetic

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Other representations of Q:


EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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Q ‎(upper case, lower case q, plural Qs or Q's)

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

Q ‎(upper case, lower case q)

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

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

AbbreviationEdit

Q

  1. question or questions
    Q and A
  2. quarter
  3. (followed by an ayah (verse) number) Quran
  4. (theology) the hypothetical common source (protogospel) of the Gospels of Mark and Luke (from German Quelle, source)
  5. the Q factor in electronics
  6. (astronomy) quasar
  7. (sports) qualified
  8. American Library Association Abbreviation of quarto ‎(book size).
  9. (chess) queen
AntonymsEdit
  • (sports): DNQ
  • (science fiction fandom): DNQ
Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

Q

  1. The pseudonym of Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch

American Sign LanguageEdit

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Q ‎(Stokoe Q)

  1. The letter Q

AzeriEdit

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Q upper case (lower case q)

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

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ChineseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English cute.

AdjectiveEdit

Q

  1. (slang) cute

Etymology 2Edit

From Min Nan 𩚨 (khiū).

AdjectiveEdit

Q

  1. (slang) chewy

Etymology 3Edit

Euphemistic form of (jiū).

InterfixEdit

Q

  1. (vulgar, Cantonese) fucking; bloody; damn
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

From English cue.

NounEdit

Q

  1. (slang) (snooker) cue
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Etymology 5Edit

From English quinella.

NounEdit

Q

  1. (slang) quinella
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 6Edit

VerbEdit

Q

  1. (slang) to use QQ, the popular Chinese instant messaging program

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Q ‎(capital, lowercase q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

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  • Previous letter: P
  • Next letter: R

FinnishEdit

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Q ‎(upper case, lower case q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called kuu and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

  • Used only in loanwords. In more established loanwords qu is replaced with kv.

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Q ‎(upper case, lower case q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the German alphabet.

IdoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (always found before the letter U) IPA(key): /kw/

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Q ‎(lower case q)

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

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ItalianEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): /ku/
  • (phoneme, always found before U) IPA(key): /kw/

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Q m, f ‎(invariable, lower case q)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Italian alphabet, called cu and written in the Latin script.

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LatinEdit

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Q

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Latin alphabet

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MalayEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [kiu], [kju]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [q], [k]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [k̚]

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Q

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

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PortugueseEdit

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Q ‎(upper case, lower case q)

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

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SaanichEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Q

  1. The twenty-fifth letter of the Saanich alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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SomaliEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ɢ/
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ɢɑːf/

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Q upper case (lower case q)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Somali alphabet, called qaaf and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by F and followed by K.

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SpanishEdit

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Q ‎(upper case, lower case q)

  1. The 18th letter of the Spanish alphabet.

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Q ‎(upper case, lower case q)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called cu, quy or quờ and written in the Latin script.

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