F

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Translingual[edit]

LetterF.svg
Unicode name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER F
Unicode block Basic Latin
Codepoint U+0046
E ← Basic Latin → G
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Letter[edit]

F upper case (lower case f)

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

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Symbol[edit]

F

  1. (chemistry) Symbol for fluorine.
  2. (metrology) Symbol for farad.
  3. (computing) Hexadecimal symbol for 15.
  4. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for phenylalanine
  5. (physics) force
  6. (physics) farad

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Other representations of F:


English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Letter[edit]

F (upper case, lower case f, plural Fs or F's)

  1. The sixth letter of the English alphabet, called ef and written in the Latin script.
    • 1945, George Orwell, Animal Farm, chapter 3
      On several occasions, indeed, he did learn E, F, G, H, but by the time he knew them, it was always discovered that he had forgotten A, B, C, and D.
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Number[edit]

F (upper case, lower case f)

  1. The ordinal number sixth, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called ef and written in the Latin script.

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

F

  1. female
  2. A musical note
  3. Friday
  4. father
  5. forever
  6. (stock symbol) Ford Motor Company
  7. False
  8. function (for the function keys on a computer keyboard)
    Press F1 for help.
  9. Euphemism for fuck

Noun[edit]

F (plural Fs)

  1. A failing grade in a class or course. The next best grade is a D. Some institutions issue Es instead of Fs.
  2. American Library Association Abbreviation [please replace this header] for folio-sized books, over 30 cm in height.

American Sign Language[edit]

Letter[edit]

F (Stokoe F)

  1. The letter F

Azeri[edit]

Letter[edit]

F upper case (lower case f)

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

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

F (capital, lowercase f)

  1. The sixth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

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  • Previous letter: E
  • Next letter: G

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

F (upper case, lower case f)

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

See also[edit]

(Latin script letters) litero; Aa, Bb, Cc, Ĉĉ, Dd, Ee, Ff, Gg, Ĝĝ, Hh, Ĥĥ, Ii, Jj, Ĵĵ, Kk, Ll, Mm, Nn, Oo, Pp, Rr, Ss, Ŝŝ, Tt, Uu, Ŭŭ, Vv, Zz


Finnish[edit]

Letter[edit]

F (upper case, lower case f)

  1. The sixth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called äf or ef and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used only in loanwords.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

F (upper case, lower case f)

  1. The sixth letter of the German alphabet.

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Italian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): /ˈɛffe/
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /f/

Letter[edit]

F m, f (invariable, lower case f)

  1. The sixth letter of the Italian alphabet, called effe and written in the Latin script.

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Latvian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Letter[edit]

F

F (upper case, lower case f)

  1. The ninth letter of the Latvian alphabet, called ef and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes[edit]

The letter F/f (like H/h, and O/o representing [o], [oː] instead of [uə̯]) is found only in words of foreign origin (borrowings).

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Malay[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

F

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

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

F (capital, lowercase f)

  1. The eighth letter of the Romanian alphabet representing the phoneme /f/. Preceded by E and followed by G.

Skolt Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

F (lower case f)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Skolt Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Slovene[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

F (capital, lowercase f)

  1. The 7th letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by E and followed by G.

Somali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

F upper case (lower case f)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Somali alphabet, called fa and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes[edit]

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by G and followed by Q.

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Spanish[edit]

Letter[edit]

F (upper case, lower case f)

  1. The sixth letter of the Spanish alphabet.

Turkish[edit]

Letter[edit]

F (upper case, lower case f)

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

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