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ç U+00E7, ç
LATIN SMALL LETTER C WITH CEDILLA
Composition: c [U+0063] + ̧ [U+0327]
æ
[U+00E6]
Latin-1 Supplement è
[U+00E8]

Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the letter C with a subscript z.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Letter[edit]

ç lower case (upper case Ç)

  1. The letter c with a cedilla.

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Symbol[edit]

ç

  1. (IPA) voiceless palatal fricative

Albanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ç ‎(uppercase Ç)

  1. The fourth letter of the Albanian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Azeri[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ç lower case (upper case Ç)

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

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /se trəŋˈkaðə/

Letter[edit]

ç ‎(lower case, upper case Ç)

  1. The ce trencada, the letter c with a cedilla, used to represent /s/ before a, o or u. It is not considered a separate letter.

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French[edit]

Letter[edit]

ç ‎(lower case, upper case Ç)

  1. "c cédille"

Usage notes[edit]

Ç is not considered a distinct letter, but a variant of C. It is used where a <c> pronounced /s/ occurs before <a>, <o> or <u> (due to etymology or inflection). Examples: (inflection) commencer (infinitive, “to begin”), commençons (first-person plural indicative present, “we begin”).


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

C + Old Portuguese (Visigothic z).

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ç ‎(lower case, upper case Ç)

  1. "c cedilha" (the letter c with a cedilla)

Usage notes[edit]

Ç is not considered a distinct letter, but a variant of C. It is used where a <c> pronounced /s/ occurs before <a>, <o> or <u> (due to etymology or inflexion). Examples: (inflexion) caçar (infinitive), cace (imperative). (Etymology) maça from Latin mattia, massa from Latin massa (both /ˈmasa/). Never occurs word-initially.


Spanish[edit]

Letter[edit]

ç ‎(lower case, upper case Ç)

  1. (obsolete) c with cedilla.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Now replaced by the letter z.

Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ç ‎(lower case, upper case Ç)

  1. The fourth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called çe and written in the Latin script.

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Turkmen[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ç ‎(upper case Ç)

  1. The third letter of the Turkmen alphabet, called çe and written in the Latin script.

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