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LATIN CAPITAL LETTER S
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Basic Latin T
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FULLWIDTH LATIN CAPITAL LETTER S

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TranslingualEdit

 
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S (lower case s)

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

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SymbolEdit

S

  1. (chemistry) symbol for sulfur / sulphur
  2. (metrology) symbol for siemens, a measure of electrical conductance.
  3. (metrology) symbol for spat (obsolete astronomical unit of distance).
  4. (metrology) symbol for svedberg (unit of sedimentation rate in ultracentrifugation).
  5. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for serine
  6. (geology) symbol for storativity
  7. (mathematics, topology) sphere
  8. (mathematics, computer science) The S ("substitution") combinator, defined as Sxyz = xz(yz), used in SKI calculus

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

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S (upper case, lower case s, plural Ss or S's)

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

S (upper case, lower case s)

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

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

S (plural Ss)

  1. American Library Association. Abbreviation for sextodecimo, a book size, 15-17.5 cm in height.
  2. south
  3. Abbreviation of season. (group of episodes of a series)
    I watched S01 through 03. I have yet to watch the S04.
    The pilot episode is S01E01.

AfarEdit

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S

  1. The forth letter in the Afar alphabet.

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American Sign LanguageEdit

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  (transliteration needed) (Stokoe S)

  1. The letter S

AzeriEdit

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S upper case (lower case s)

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

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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S (upper case, lower case s)

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

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EsperantoEdit

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S (upper case, lower case s)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called so and written in the Latin script.

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AbbreviationEdit

S

  1. Abbreviation of sudo.
  2. (text messaging) Abbreviation of ŝi.

Alternative formsEdit

  • (she): Ŝ

FinnishEdit

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S (upper case, lower case s)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called äs or es and written in the Latin script.

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AbbreviationEdit

S

  1. Abbreviation of sud; south.

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S (upper case, lower case s)

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

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GalicianEdit

AbbreviationEdit

S

  1. sur (south)

AntonymsEdit

  • (south): N

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

S (upper case, lower case s)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the German alphabet, called es and written in the Latin script.

AbbreviationEdit

S

  1. Abbreviation of Süd; south

German Sign LanguageEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to the French Sign Language sign for "S".

ProductionEdit

This one-handed GSL sign is produced as follows:

  • Posture the dominant hand in the “S” shape.

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  (transliteration needed)

  1. the letter S

IdoEdit

PronunciationEdit

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S (lower case s)

  1. The nineteenth 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): /ˈɛsse/
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /s/, /z/
  • (phoneme, when followed by a voiceless consonant) IPA(key): /s/
  • (phoneme, when followed by a voiced consonant) IPA(key): /z/

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S m, f (invariable, lower case s)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Italian alphabet, called esse and written in the Latin script.

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JapaneseEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

from Borrowing from English superior.

NounEdit

S (katakana エス, rōmaji esu)

  1. (education) highest academic grading in the S-A-B-C-F scale
  2. (chiefly video games) S, the highest rank or grade (above A) commonly used in ranking systems in video games

DescendantsEdit

  • English: S

Etymology 2Edit

from English small

NounEdit

S (katakana エス, rōmaji esu)

  1. small size
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Etymology 3Edit

from English sadism

NounEdit

S (katakana エス, rōmaji esu)

  1. (sexuality, euphemistic) sadism, sadist
  2. (colloquial) dominant personality
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LatvianEdit

 
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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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S

S (upper case, lower case s)

  1. The twenty-sixth letter of the Latvian alphabet, called es and written in the Latin script.

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MalayEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

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S

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

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PortugueseEdit

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S (upper case, lower case s)

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

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RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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S (upper case, lower case s)

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

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SaanichEdit

PronunciationEdit

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S

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

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Skolt SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

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S (lower case s)

  1. The twenty-eighth letter of the Skolt Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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SloveneEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

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S (upper case, lower case s)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Slovene alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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SomaliEdit

PronunciationEdit

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S upper case (lower case s)

  1. The ninth letter of the Somali alphabet, called sa and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

  1. The ninth letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by R and followed by SH.

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SpanishEdit

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S (upper case, lower case s)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Spanish alphabet, called es and written in the Latin script.

AbbreviationEdit

S

  1. Abbreviation of sur; south

TurkishEdit

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S (upper case, lower case s)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Turkish alphabet, called se and written in the Latin script.

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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [ʔɛʔt̚˧ˀ˦ s̪i˨˩], [ʔɛʔt̚˧ˀ˦ s̪i˨˩], [s̪əː˨˩], [s̪əː˨˩ nɐŋ˧ˀ˨ʔ]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [ʔɛʔt̚˦˥ ʂɪj˧˧], [ʔɛʔt̚˦˥ s̪ɪj˧˧], [ʂəː˧˧], [ʂəː˧˧ nɐŋ˨ˀ˨ʔ]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [ʔɛʔk̚˦ˀ˥ ʂɪj˨˩], [ʔɛʔk̚˦ˀ˥ s̪ɪj˨˩], [ʂəː˨˩], [ʂəː˨˩ nɐŋ˨ˀ˧ʔ]
  • Phonetic: ét sì, ét xì, sờ, sờ nặng

LetterEdit

S (upper case, lower case s)

  1. The twenty-third letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called ét, ét-xì, sờ, or sờ nặng and written in the Latin script.

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ZuluEdit

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S (upper case, lower case s)

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

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