H

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Translingual[edit]

LetterH.svg
Unicode name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER H
Codepoint U+0048
G ← Basic Latin → I
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Letter[edit]

H upper case (lower case h)

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

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Symbol[edit]

H

  1. (chemistry) Symbol for hydrogen.
  2. (physics) Symbol for a henry, a unit for measurement of electrical inductance in the International System of Units.
  3. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for histidine

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Other representations of H:


English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h)

  1. The eighth letter of the English alphabet, called aitch 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]

H (upper case, lower case h)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

H (uncountable)

  1. (slang) A street term for heroin.
  2. (baseball) Hits, the number of hits by a given batter in a given season.
  3. (UK) A grade of pencil with lead that makes lighter marks than a pencil grade HB but darker marks than a pencil of grade 2H; a pencil with hard lead.
  4. Hentai.
  5. (journalism) Half-year.
    We expect the amendment to enter into force in H2 2013.

American Sign Language[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (Stokoe H)

  1. The letter H

Azeri[edit]

Letter[edit]

H upper case (lower case h)

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

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

H n

  1. H (the 10th letter in the Czech alphabet)
  2. (music): B

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (capital, lowercase h)

  1. The eighth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

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  • Previous letter: G
  • Next letter: I

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h)

  1. The tenth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called ho and written in the Latin script.

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h)

  1. The eighth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called hoo and written in the Latin script.

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Noun[edit]

H

  1. (music) B

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h)

  1. The eighth letter of the German alphabet.

Noun[edit]

H n (genitive H, no plural)

  1. (music) B

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

  • B (B-flat)

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): /ˈakka/
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): (silent)

Letter[edit]

H f (invariable, lower case h)

  1. The eighth letter of the Italian alphabet, called acca and written in the Latin script.

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Latvian[edit]

Latvian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia lv

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]

H

H (upper case F, lower case f)

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

Usage notes[edit]

The letter H/h (like F/f, and O/o representing [o], [oː] instead of [uə̯]) is found only in words of foreign origin (borrowings). Note that it represents the sound of IPA [x] (like German machen, ach), not (as in most other alphabets based on the Latin script) the sound of IPA [h].

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Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia ms

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [et͡ʃ], [het͡ʃ]
  • (Phoneme) IPA(key): [h]

Letter[edit]

H

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

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Norwegian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h)

  1. The eighth letter of the Norwegian alphabet.

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (capital, lowercase h)

  1. The tenth letter of the Romanian alphabet representing the phoneme /h/. Preceded by G and followed by I.

Skolt Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /x/, /h/

Letter[edit]

H (lower case h)

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

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Slovene[edit]

Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia sl

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (capital, lowercase h)

  1. The 9th letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by G and followed by I.

Somali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H upper case (lower case h)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Somali alphabet, called ha and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes[edit]

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by W and followed by Y.

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Spanish[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h)

  1. The eighth letter of the Spanish alphabet.

Turkish[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h)

  1. The tenth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called he and written in the Latin script.

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