See also: v, ٧, and Appendix:Variations of "v"
LetterV.svg
V U+0056, V
LATIN CAPITAL LETTER V
U
[U+0055]
Basic Latin W
[U+0057]
U+2164.svg
U+2164, Ⅴ
ROMAN NUMERAL FIVE

[U+2163]
Number Forms
[U+2165]
U+FF36, V
FULLWIDTH LATIN CAPITAL LETTER V

[U+FF35]
Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
[U+FF37]
𝖁 U+1D581, 𝖁
MATHEMATICAL BOLD FRAKTUR CAPITAL V
𝖀
[U+1D580]
Mathematical Alphanumeric Symbols 𝖂
[U+1D582]

TranslingualEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From the Etruscan letter 𐌖 (u, u), from the Ancient Greek letter Υ (U, ypsilon), derived from the Phoenician letter 𐤅(w, waw), from the Egyptian hieroglyph 𓏲.

LetterEdit

V (lower case v)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.

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NumeralEdit

V

  1. The Roman numeral for 5.
  2. (especially in the names of aristocracy) the fifth.

SymbolEdit

V

  1. The volt in the International System of Units.
  2. (chemistry) Symbol for vanadium.
  3. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for valine
  4. (geometry) volume
  5. (set theory) Von Neumann universe
  6. (music) major dominant triad

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Other representations of V:


EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /viː/
  • (file)

LetterEdit

V (upper case, lower case v, plural Vs or V's)

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

Derived termsEdit

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NounEdit

V

  1. (organic chemistry) The resin identification code for polyvinyl chloride, also PVC
  2. (grammar) Abbreviation of vocative case.
  3. (linguistics) Abbreviation of verb.
  4. (euphemistic) Vagina.
  5. Abbreviation of vowel.

SymbolEdit

V

  1. (titular) Viscount
  2. (titular) Viscountess

ReferencesEdit

  • The New Penguin Dictionary of Abbreviations: from A to zz, Rosalind Fergusson. (Penguin Books, 2000), page 390/1

AzerbaijaniEdit

LetterEdit

V upper case (lower case v)

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

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BasqueEdit

PronunciationEdit

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V (upper case, lower case v)

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

Usage notesEdit

  • Used chiefly in recent loanwords and foreign proper nouns.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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V (capital, lowercase v)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Dutch alphabet.

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  • Previous letter: U
  • Next letter: W

EsperantoEdit

LetterEdit

V (upper case, lower case v)

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

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PronounEdit

V

  1. (text messaging) Abbreviation of vi (you).

FinnishEdit

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V (upper case, lower case v)

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

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

The name of the letter goes back to the name of the Phoenician progenitor 𐤅, whose name is wāw.

PronunciationEdit

  • (letter name) IPA(key): /faʊ̯/
  • Rhymes: -aʊ
  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /f/, [f] (in Germanic words: always stem-initially, sometimes stem-internally; in Latinate words: sporadically)
  • IPA(key): /v/, [v], [ʋ] (in Germanic words: sometimes stem-internally; in Latinate words: usually)

LetterEdit

V (upper case, lower case v)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the German alphabet.

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): [ ˈv]
  • (letter name): IPA(key): [ ˈveː]

LetterEdit

V (upper case, lower case v)

  1. The thirty-eighth letter of the Hungarian alphabet, called and written in the Latin script.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative V V-k
accusative V-t V-ket
dative V-nek V-knek
instrumental V-vel V-kkel
causal-final V-ért V-kért
translative V-vé V-kké
terminative V-ig V-kig
essive-formal V-ként V-kként
essive-modal
inessive V-ben V-kben
superessive V-n V-ken
adessive V-nél V-knél
illative V-be V-kbe
sublative V-re V-kre
allative V-hez V-khez
elative V-ből V-kből
delative V-ről V-kről
ablative V-től V-ktől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
V-é V-ké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
V-éi V-kéi
Possessive forms of V
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. V-m V-im
2nd person sing. V-d V-id
3rd person sing. V-je V-i
1st person plural V-nk V-ink
2nd person plural V-tek V-itek
3rd person plural V-jük V-ik

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IdoEdit

PronunciationEdit

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V (lower case v)

  1. The twenty-second 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): /vu/, /vi/
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /v/

LetterEdit

V m or f (invariable, lower case v)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Italian alphabet, called vu or vi and written in the Latin script.

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JapaneseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English victory

NounEdit

V(ブイ) (bui

  1. victory in championship

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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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V

V (upper case, lower case v)

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

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MalayEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [vi]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [v]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [f]

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V

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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PortugueseEdit

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V (upper case, lower case v)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Portuguese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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V (upper case, lower case v)

  1. The twenty-seventh letter of the Romanian alphabet, called ve or and written in the Latin script.

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Skolt SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

V (lower case v)

  1. The thirty-second 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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V (capital, lowercase v)

  1. The 23rd letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by U and followed by Z.

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

V (upper case, lower case v)

  1. The 23rd letter of the Spanish alphabet.

SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

V

  1. Left Party; Abbreviation of Vänsterpartiet.

TurkishEdit

LetterEdit

V (upper case, lower case v)

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

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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

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V (upper case, lower case v)

  1. The twenty-seventh letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called or vờ and written in the Latin script.

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ZuluEdit

LetterEdit

V (upper case, lower case v)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Zulu alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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