L

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Translingual[edit]

LetterL.svg
Unicode name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER L
Codepoint U+004C
K ← Basic Latin → M
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Letter[edit]

L upper case (lower case l)

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

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Symbol[edit]

L or l

  1. Symbol for liter or litre.
  2. Symbol for the Roman numeral 50; Previous XLIX 49, Next LI 51
  3. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for leucine

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Roman numeral): (obsolete)

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Other representations of L:


English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Letter[edit]

L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The twelfth letter of the English alphabet, called el and written in the Latin script.
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Number[edit]

L (upper case, lower case l)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

L

  1. (sports) The statistic for the number of losses by a team or player limited by some criteria (e.g. this season, at home, on turf)
  2. Alternative spelling of el (elevated train).
    • 1925 February 21, "Co-operation" (cartoon), The New Yorker, page 2,
      PLEASE! HELP US KEEP THE "L" AND SUBWAY CLEAN
Derived terms[edit]
  • (sports): OTL
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Abbreviation[edit]

L

  1. (US politics) Libertarian.

American Sign Language[edit]

Letter[edit]

L (Stokoe L)

  1. The letter L

Azeri[edit]

Letter[edit]

L upper case (lower case l)

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

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

L (capital, lowercase l)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

See also[edit]

  • Previous: K
  • Next: M

Esperanto[edit]

Letter[edit]

L (upper case, lower case l)

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

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Abbreviation[edit]

L

  1. (text messaging) Abbreviation of li (he).

Finnish[edit]

Letter[edit]

L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called äl or el and written in the Latin script.

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Abbreviation[edit]

L

  1. laudatur

Galician[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

L

  1. leste (east)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (east): E

German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page as described here.

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The twelth letter of the German alphabet.

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation.

Noun[edit]

L m

  1. Abbreviation of Liter.

German Sign Language[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to the French Sign Language sign for "L".

Production[edit]

This one-handed GSL sign is produced as follows:

  • Posture the dominant hand in the “L” shape.

Letter[edit]

L

  1. the letter L

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia it

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): /ˈɛlle/
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /l/

Letter[edit]

L m, f (invariable, lower case l)

  1. The tenth letter of the Italian alphabet, called elle 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]

L

L (upper case, lower case l)

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

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Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia ms

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

L

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

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

L (capital, lowercase l)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Romanian alphabet representing the phoneme /l/. Preceded by K and followed by M.

Skolt Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

L (lower case l)

  1. The twentieth 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]

L (capital, lowercase l)

  1. The 13th letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by K and followed by M.

Somali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /l/
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /læːn/

Letter[edit]

L upper case (lower case l)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Somali alphabet, called laan and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes[edit]

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by K and followed by M.

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Spanish[edit]

Letter[edit]

L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The 12th letter of the Spanish alphabet.

Turkish[edit]

Letter[edit]

L (upper case, lower case l)

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /ʔɛ˧˧ l̪əːɰ˨˩/, IPA(key): /l̪əːɰ˨˩ kaːw˧˧/, IPA(key): /l̪əːɰ˨˩/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ʔɛ˧˧ ləːɰ˧˧/, IPA(key): /ləːɰ˧˧ kaːw˧˧/, IPA(key): /ləːɰ˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /ʔɛ˧˥ l̻ʲəːɰ˨˩/, IPA(key): /l̻ʲəːɰ˨˩ kaːw˧˥/, IPA(key): /l̻ʲəːɰ˨˩/

Letter[edit]

L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called e-lờ, lờ cao or lờ and written in the Latin script.

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