Y

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LetterY.svg
Unicode name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Y
Unicode block Basic Latin
Codepoint U+0059
X ← Basic Latin → Z

Translingual[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Letter[edit]

Y upper case (lower case y)

  1. The twenty-fifth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.

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Symbol[edit]

Y

  1. (chemistry) Symbol for yttrium
  2. (metrology) Symbol for prefix yotta-
  3. (genetics) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for any pyrimidine
  4. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for tyrosine
  5. (travel, aviation) Symbol for an unrestricted economy air fare.
  6. (mathematics, computer science) A Fixed-point combinator; especially Haskell Curry's combinator defined as λ f.(λ x.f (x x)) (λx.f (x x))

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Other representations of Y:


English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

Y

  1. yes
  2. (the Y) YMCA or YWCA

Letter[edit]

Y (upper case, lower case y)

  1. The twenty-fifth letter of the English alphabet, called wye and written in the Latin script.

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Noun[edit]

Y (plural Ys)

  1. A Y-shaped object, such as a railroad fork or a support for a telescope; a wye.

American Sign Language[edit]

Letter[edit]

Y (Stokoe Y)

  1. The letter Y

Azeri[edit]

Letter[edit]

Y upper case (lower case y)

  1. The thirty-first letter of the Azeri alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

Y (capital, lowercase y)

  1. The twenty-fifth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

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  • Previous letter: X
  • Next letter: Z

Finnish[edit]

Letter[edit]

Y (upper case, lower case y)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called yy and written in the Latin script.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

Y (upper case, lower case y)

  1. The twenty-fifth letter of the German alphabet.

German Sign Language[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Production[edit]

This one-handed GSL sign is produced as follows:

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

Letter[edit]

Y

  1. the letter Y

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia it

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): /ˈip.si.lon/, /iˈɡrɛ.ko/, /iˈɡrɛ.ka/
  • (phonetic realization) IPA(key): [j], [i] (varies depending on the loanword)

Letter[edit]

Y m, f (invariable, lower case y)

  1. The twenty-fifth letter of the Latin alphabet, called ipsilon, i greco or i greca in Italian.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The letter Y is not considered part of the Italian alphabet. It is found mainly in loanwords.

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Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia ms

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [wai̯]
  • (Phoneme) IPA(key): [j]

Letter[edit]

Y

  1. The twenty-fifth letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

Y m (plural Ys)

  1. fork (area where something forks)

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Saanich[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

Y

  1. The thirty-seventh letter of the Saanich alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Somali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ʝ/, /ɪ̯/, /i̯/
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ʝæ/

Letter[edit]

Y upper case (lower case y)

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

Usage notes[edit]

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by H and followed by A.

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Spanish[edit]

Letter[edit]

Y (upper case, lower case y)

  1. The 26th letter of the Spanish alphabet.

Turkish[edit]

Letter[edit]

Y (upper case, lower case y)

  1. The twenty-eighth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called ye and written in the Latin script.

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA (key): /ʔi˧˧ z̻aːj˨˩/, /ʔi˧˧ ɣəːɰ˨˩ zɛʔt̚˧ˀ˦/
  • (Huế) IPA (key): /ʔɪj˧˧ jaːj˧˧/, /ʔɪj˧˧ ɣəːɰ˧˧ ʐɛʔt̚˦˥/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA (key): /ʔɪj˧˥ jaːj˨˩/, /ʔɪj˧˥ ɣəːɰ˨˩ ʐɛʔk̚˦ˀ˥/
  • Phonetic: i dài, i gờ rét

Letter[edit]

Y (upper case, lower case y)

  1. The twenty-ninth letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called i dài or i gờ-rét and written in the Latin script.

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