J

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LetterJ.svg
Unicode name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER J
Unicode block Basic Latin
Codepoint U+004A
I ← Basic Latin → K

Translingual[edit]

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Letter[edit]

J upper case (lower case j)

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

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Symbol[edit]

J

  1. (metrology) The symbol for joule, the unit of work or energy in the International System of Units
  2. jack (playing card)

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Other representations of J:


English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Letter[edit]

J (upper case, lower case j)

  1. The tenth letter of the English alphabet, called jay and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In some names beginning with "J" of northern or eastern European origin, "J" is pronounced as a "Y", for example in the former country of Jugoslavia, which in English more recently is more commonly spelled as Yugoslavia.
  • In Spanish names and loanwords beginning with "J", the "J" is usually pronounced as an "H", for example in the name Julio.

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Noun[edit]

J (plural Js or J's)

  1. (slang) A term for a marijuana cigarette ('joint').
    I stepped outside to smoke myself a J.Paul Simon, from the song "Late in the Evening"

Abbreviation[edit]

J

  1. Abbreviation of Journal.
  2. (law) Abbreviation of Judge or justice. (It is used after a name (plural JJ).)
    1990: O'Loughlin JPeabody v Commissioner of Taxation, Federal Court of Australia report [1]
  3. As a prefix, Japanese (J-pop, J-rock, J-drama, etc.).

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American Sign Language[edit]

Letter[edit]

J (Stokoe J)

  1. The letter J

Azeri[edit]

Letter[edit]

J upper case (lower case j)

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

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

J (capital, lowercase j)

  1. The tenth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

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  • Previous letter: I
  • Next letter: K

Esperanto[edit]

Letter[edit]

J (upper case, lower case j)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called jo or je and written in the Latin script.

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Finnish[edit]

Letter[edit]

J (upper case, lower case j)

  1. The tenth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called jii and written in the Latin script.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

J (upper case, lower case j)

  1. The tenth letter of the German alphabet.

Symbol[edit]

J

  1. (chemistry) The chemical symbol of iodine.

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia it

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): /iˈlunɡa/
  • (phonetic realization) IPA(key): [j], [ʒ], [dʒ] (varies according to the source language of the borrowed term)

Letter[edit]

J m, f (invariable, lower case j)

  1. The tenth letter of the Latin alphabet, called i lunga in Italian.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The letter J is not considered part of the Italian alphabet. It is found in loanwords and in Latinisms, where it is a variant of the letter I.

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Latin[edit]

In Latin, the letter J is a modern typographical convention for the consonant form of I. The letter I in ancient times represented either a vowel or a consonant, see I for more information.

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

J

  1. A letter of the Latin alphabet.

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]

J

J (upper case, lower case j)

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

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Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia ms

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [d͡ʒe]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [d͡ʒ]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [t͡ʃ]

Letter[edit]

J

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

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

J (capital, lowercase j)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Romanian alphabet representing the phoneme /ʒ/. Preceded by Î and followed by K.

Skolt Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

J (lower case j)

  1. The seventeenth 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]

J (capital, lowercase j)

  1. The 11th letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by I and followed by K.

Somali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /tʃ/
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /tʃæ/

Letter[edit]

J upper case (lower case j)

  1. The fourth letter of the Somali alphabet, called ja and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes[edit]

  1. The fourth letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by T and followed by X.

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Spanish[edit]

Letter[edit]

J (upper case, lower case j)

  1. The tenth letter of the Spanish alphabet.

Turkish[edit]

Letter[edit]

J (upper case, lower case j)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called je and written in the Latin script.

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