s

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Translingual[edit]

Letter s.svg
Unicode name LATIN SMALL LETTER S
Codepoint U+0073
r ← Basic Latin → t
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Letter[edit]

s lower case (upper case S)

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Symbol[edit]

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s

  1. (IPA) voiceless alveolar fricative
  2. Symbol for second, an SI unit of measurement of time.

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Other representations of S:


English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter): IPA(key): /ɛs/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /s/, /z/, /ʒ/
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Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the English alphabet, called ess and written in the Latin script.

Number[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

Abbreviation[edit]

s

  1. (metrology) abbreviation for the scruple (unit of mass in the apothecaries' system)
  2. Alternative form of s..

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Azeri[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

s

  1. with

Usage notes[edit]

This preposition is followed by the instrumental case.

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: r
  • Next letter: t

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called so or es and written in the Latin script.

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

s

  1. (poetic) and (short variant of és (and))

Derived terms[edit]

Letter[edit]

s

  1. The thirty-first letter of the Hungarian alphabet, written in the Latin script. Pronounced sh as in she.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

s m, f (invariable)

  1. See under S

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]

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Letter[edit]

S

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twenty-sixth letter of the Latvian alphabet, called es and written in the Latin script.

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Malay[edit]

Letter[edit]

s

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

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Norwegian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /esː/, /ɛsː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /s/, /ʃ/, /ʂ/*

Letter[edit]

s

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

Usage notes[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃ/ in Norwegian is created by merging skj, sk and sj.
  • IPA(key): /ʂ/ Retroflex, merge of rs.
  • When s is followed by an l, the s is pronounced IPA(key): /ʃ/.

Portuguese[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Portuguese alphabet, called esse and written in the Latin script.
    • 2007, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e as Relíquias da Morte (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows), Rocco, page 350:
      Harry mal respirava: será que a sorte, a pura sorte poderia livrá-los dessa encrenca?
      Harry was badly breathing: maybe luck, pure luck could save them from that trouble?

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lowercase, capital S)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Romanian alphabet, written in the Latin script. Representing the phoneme /s/. Preceded by r and followed by ş.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See Translingual section.

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (Cyrillic spelling с)

  1. The 24th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Latin alphabet (gajica), preceded by r and followed by š.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sъ(n), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱom.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (see usage notes) sa

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

s (Cyrillic spelling с)

  1. (with instrumental) with, together with, along with
    raditi s nekim — to work with somebody
    svađati se s nekim — to quarrel with somebody
    ratovati s nekim — to wage war with somebody
    d(j)evojka s plavom kosom — a girl with blonde hair
    s godinama dolazi mudrost — with age comes wisdom
    s ljubavlju — with love
  2. (with instrumental) miscellaneous prepositional senses in various phrases
    što je s tobom? — what's wrong with you?
    s vremenom — in time
    pozdraviti se s nekim — to greet somebody
  3. (with genitive) from, off
    pao sam sa stabla — I fell from the tree
    s druge strane — on the other side
    sa zapada — from the west
    s leđa — from the back
    promatrati s prozora — to observe from the window
    ljudi s planine — people from the mountain
  4. (with genitive) because of (= iz, zbȍg)
    s tog razloga — for that reason
Usage notes[edit]

s takes the alternative form sa in the following environments:

  • before /s, š, z, ž/:
    sa stránē — aside
    sa škȏlōm — with school
    sa zȗbom — with tooth
    sa živòtom — with life
  • before consonant clusters where the second consonant is /s, š, z/:
    sà psom (sa psȍm) — with dog
    sa pšènicōm — with wheat
    sa ȑzānjem — with neighing
  • before instrumental form of first-person pronoun (I)
    sȁ mnȏm — with me

Etymology 3[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

s (Cyrillic spelling с)

  1. (grammar) neuter gender (srednji rod)

Skolt Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (upper case S)

  1. The twenty-eighth letter of the Skolt Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Slovak[edit]

Preposition[edit]

s + instrumental

  1. with

Synonyms[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

s

  1. Alternative form of z, used before a voiceless consonant.

Spanish[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

Swedish[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

s

  1. page; Abbreviation of sida.
  2. Swedish Social Democratic Party; Abbreviation of Socialdemokraterna.

Turkish[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

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