q

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Translingual[edit]

Letter q.svg
Unicode name LATIN SMALL LETTER Q
Codepoint U+0071
p ← Basic Latin → r
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Letter[edit]

q lower case (upper case Q)

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

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Pronunciation[edit]

Symbol[edit]

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q

  1. (IPA) voiceless uvular plosive.
  2. (physics) electrical charge
  3. (physics) heat

Synonyms[edit]

  • (electrical charge): Q
  • (heat): Q

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Other representations of Q:


English[edit]

The name of this letter is spelled cue or formerly cu

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

q (lower case, upper case Q)

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

q (lower case, upper case Q)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

q

  1. (sports) conditional qualification
  2. question
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Azeri[edit]

Letter[edit]

q lower case (upper case Q)

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

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -y
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ky/

Letter[edit]

q (lower case, upper case Q)

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

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: p
  • Next letter: r

Greenlandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

q

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Greenlandic alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

q m, f (invariable)

  1. lowercase form of Q

Latin[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

q

  1. Quintus

Letter[edit]

q

  1. A letter of the Latin alphabet.

Malay[edit]

Letter[edit]

q

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

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Norwegian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /kʉː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /k/
  • Homophone: ku

Letter[edit]

q

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

Usage notes[edit]

  • Rare in written Norwegian, only used in a limited number of loanwords.

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Letter[edit]

q (lower case, upper case Q)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Portuguese alphabet, called quê and written in the Latin script.
    • 2000, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Cálice de Fogo (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire), Rocco, page 514:
      E quantos serão bastante tolos para ficar longe de mim?
      And how many will be foolish enough to stay away from me?

Spanish[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

q

  1. Used in SMS for que and qué

Letter[edit]

q (lower case, upper case Q)

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