See also: Q, -q, գ, զ, , , Q., and Appendix:Variations of "q"
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LATIN SMALL LETTER Q
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TranslingualEdit

 
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q (upper case Q)

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

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PronunciationEdit

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SymbolEdit

 
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q

  1. (IPA) voiceless uvular plosive.
  2. (physics) electrical charge
  3. (physics) heat
  4. (fluid dynamics) dynamic pressure

SynonymsEdit

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

GalleryEdit

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Other representations of Q:


EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

LetterEdit

q (lower case, upper case Q, plural qs or 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

Etymology 3Edit

From Latin quaque (every).

DeterminerEdit

q

  1. (medicine) Each, every.
    175 mg/m2 q 3 wks

AzerbaijaniEdit

PronunciationEdit

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q lower case (upper case Q)

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

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BasqueEdit

PronunciationEdit

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q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Basque alphabet, called ku 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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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

EstonianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

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q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Estonian alphabet, called kuu and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

  • Used only in foreign words.

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FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called kuu and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

  • Used only in loanwords. In more established loanwords qu is replaced with kv.

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

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.

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: p
  • Next letter: r

Further readingEdit


GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

q

  1. Romanization of 𐌵

GreenlandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /q/

LetterEdit

q

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

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HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): [ˈq]
  • (letter name): IPA(key): [ˈkuː]

LetterEdit

q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. A letter of the extended Hungarian alphabet, called and written in the Latin script.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative q q-k
accusative q-t q-kat
dative q-nak q-knak
instrumental q-val q-kkal
causal-final q-ért q-kért
translative q-vá q-kká
terminative q-ig q-kig
essive-formal q-ként q-kként
essive-modal
inessive q-ban q-kban
superessive q-n q-kon
adessive q-nál q-knál
illative q-ba q-kba
sublative q-ra q-kra
allative q-hoz q-khoz
elative q-ból q-kból
delative q-ról q-król
ablative q-tól q-któl
non-attributive
possessive - singular
q-é q-ké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
q-éi q-kéi
Possessive forms of q
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. q-m q-im
2nd person sing. q-d q-id
3rd person sing. q-ja q-i
1st person plural q-nk q-ink
2nd person plural q-tok q-itok
3rd person plural q-juk q-ik

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • q in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

IdoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (context pronunciation, always found before the letter U) IPA(key): /kw/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /kwe/

LetterEdit

q (upper case Q)

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

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IndonesianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • (context pronunciation) IPA(key): /k/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /ki/

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q (upper case X)

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

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Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From similarity pronunciation of q in English and -ku in Indonesian.

PronounEdit

q

  1. (text messaging, slang) Abbreviation of aku.

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

q m or f (invariable)

  1. lowercase form of Q

LatinEdit

LetterEdit

q

  1. A letter of the Latin alphabet.

Proper nounEdit

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q

  1. Quintus

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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MalteseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /ʔ/
    • IPA(key): [ʔ] (standard)
    • IPA(key): [q] (dialectal, now especially among the elderly)

LetterEdit

q (upper case Q)

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

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NorwegianEdit

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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

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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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).

RomanianEdit

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q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Romanian alphabet, called chiu and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

  • Used chiefly in loanwords.
  • The digraph qu is pronounced /kw/, /kv/, or /kʲ/.

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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).
    q es la q mas uso(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of qué (what).

ZuluEdit

LetterEdit

q (lower case, upper case Q)

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

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