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U+33B3, ㎳
SQUARE MS

[U+33B2]
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[U+33B4]

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TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

ms

  1. (metrology) Symbol for the millisecond, an SI unit of time equal to 10−3 seconds.

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ms (plural mss)

  1. Abbreviation of manuscript.

Etymology 2Edit

m +‎ -s

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ms

  1. plural of m

Usage notesEdit

  • There is some difference of opinion regarding the use of apostrophes in the pluralization of references to letters as symbols. New Fowler's Modern English Usage, after noting that the usage has changed, states on page 602 that "after letters an apostrophe is obligatory." The 15th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style states in paragraph 7.16, "To avoid confusion, lowercase letters ... form the plural with an apostrophe and an s". The Oxford Style Manual on page 116 advocates the use of common sense.

AnagramsEdit


EgyptianEdit

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

   

 m

  1. offspring, child

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

   

 m

  1. calf

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ParticleEdit

   

 enclitic

  1. surely; can connote particular persuasiveness, astonishment, reproach, or objection

Alternative formsEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

  
  1. perfective of msj (to give birth to)

ReferencesEdit

  • James P[eter] Allen (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN.

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

ms

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of mersi (thanks).