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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

The name of this letter is spelled cue or formerly cu

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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.
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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

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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

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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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