See also: Q, -q, գ, զ, , , Q., and Appendix:Variations of "q"

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TranslingualEdit

Unicode name LATIN SMALL LETTER Q
Unicode block Basic Latin
Codepoint U+0071
p ← Basic Latin → r
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q lower case (upper case Q)

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

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Wikipedia

q

  1. (IPA) voiceless uvular plosive.
  2. (physics) electrical charge
  3. (physics) heat

SynonymsEdit

  • (electrical charge): Q
  • (heat): Q

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Other representations of Q:


EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

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

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

Usage notesEdit

The name of this letter is spelled cue or formerly cu

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NumberEdit

q ‎(lower case, upper 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

NounEdit

q

  1. (sports) conditional qualification
  2. question
Related termsEdit

StatisticsEdit

Most common English words before 1923: worse · safe · main · #979: q · greatly · floor · example

AzeriEdit

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q lower case (upper case Q)

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

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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q ‎(lower case, upper case Q)

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

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  • Previous letter: p
  • Next letter: r

FrenchEdit

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q ‎(lower case, upper case Q)

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

NounEdit

q m ‎(plural q)

  1. Abbreviation of quintal.

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  • Previous letter: p
  • Next letter: r

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GreenlandicEdit

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q

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Greenlandic alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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IdoEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

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q ‎(upper case Q)

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

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

q m, f ‎(invariable)

  1. lowercase form of Q

LatinEdit

AbbreviationEdit

q

  1. Quintus

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q

  1. A letter of the Latin alphabet.

ReferencesEdit

  • Q in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • q in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

MalayEdit

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q ‎(lower case, upper case Q)

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

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NorwegianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /kʉː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /k/
  • Homophone: ku

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q

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

Usage notesEdit

  • Rare in written Norwegian, only used in a limited number of loanwords.

PortugueseEdit

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q ‎(lower case, upper case Q)

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

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Etymology 2Edit

PronounEdit

q

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of que ‎(that).
  2. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of quê ‎(what).

SpanishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

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q ‎(lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Spanish alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Etymology 2Edit

PronounEdit

q

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of que ‎(that).
  2. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of qué ‎(what).
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