f

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Translingual[edit]

Letter f.svg
Unicode name LATIN SMALL LETTER F
Unicode block Basic Latin
Codepoint U+0066
e ← Basic Latin → g
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Etymology[edit]

Greek Ϝ, the source for Latin F Modification of upper case Latin letter F, from Greek Ϝ (W, Digamma), from Phœnician 𐤅 (W, waw), the ultimate source being probably Egyptian.

Letter[edit]

f lower case (upper case F)

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

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Pronunciation[edit]

Symbol[edit]

Wikipedia

f

  1. (music) forte
  2. (IPA) voiceless labiodental fricative

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Other representations of F:


English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Anglo-Saxon Futhorc letter ᚠ, which was replaced by Latin ‘f’

Old English lower case letter f, from 7th century replacement by Latin lower case f of the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc letter (f, fe).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ɛf/
(file)
(file)
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /f/
  • See Guide to Pronunciation, §§ 178, 179, 188, 198, 230 in the 1913 Webster dictionary

Letter[edit]

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

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

f (lower case, upper 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]

Symbol[edit]

f

  1. (music) The name of the fourth tone of the model scale, or scale of C. F sharp (F♯) is a tone intermediate between F and G.
Derived terms[edit]

F clef, the bass clef. See under clef.

Abbreviation [please replace this header][edit]

f

  1. (printing) Folio, paper and book size (10"-12.5" x 15"-20")
  2. (euphemistic) fuck
    What the f do you think you're doing ?
  3. Alternative form of f.
Derived terms[edit]
Synonyms[edit]
  • (folio paper and book size): F, fo
Translations[edit]
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Azeri[edit]

Letter[edit]

f lower case (upper 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 (lower case, upper case F)

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

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  • Previous letter: e
  • Next letter: g

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

f (lower case, upper case F)

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

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

f (upper case F)

  1. The seventh letter of the Faroese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

f m, f (invariable)

  1. See under F

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]

(file)

Letter[edit]

F

f (lower case, upper 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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Livonian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

f (upper case F)

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

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Malay[edit]

Letter[edit]

f

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

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Norwegian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /efː/, /ɛfː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /f/

Letter[edit]

f

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

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Letter[edit]

f (lower case, upper case F)

  1. The sixth letter of the Portuguese alphabet, called efe and written in the Latin script.
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 100:
      Hermione beliscou o braço do amigo com força.
      Hermione pinched her friend's arm with force.

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

f (lowercase, capital F)

  1. The eighth letter of the Romanian alphabet, written in the Latin script. Representing the phoneme /f/. Preceded by e and followed by g.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (uppercase) F

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

f (Cyrillic spelling ф)

  1. The 10th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Latin alphabet (gajica), preceded by e and followed by g.

Preposition[edit]

f

  1. (Kajkavian) (with locative) in, at
  1. (Kajkavian) (with accusative) to, into
  1. (Kajkavian) (with accusative) on, in, at, during (in expressions concerning time)
  1. (Kajkavian) (with locative) in, during (in expressions concerning time)

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Skolt Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

f (upper case F)

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

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Spanish[edit]

Letter[edit]

f (lower case, upper case F)

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

Turkish[edit]

Letter[edit]

f (lower case, upper case F)

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

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Turkmen[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

f (upper case F)

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

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