G

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Unicode name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER G
Codepoint U+0047
F ← Basic Latin → H

Translingual[edit]

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Letter[edit]

G upper case (lower case g)

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

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Symbol[edit]

G

  1. (metrology) Symbol for the prefix giga-.
  2. Symbol for gauss.
  3. (biochemistry) One-letter symbol for glycine, a natural amino acid.
  4. (biochemistry) One-letter symbol for the nucleotides guanodine, nucleoside guanosine, or nucleobase guanine, which are components of DNA.
  5. The gravitational constant in the formula F = Gm1m2/r2; sometimes called "big G" to distinguish from g for the acceleration of gravity.

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Other representations of G:


English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The seventh letter of the English alphabet, called gee and written in the Latin script.
    • 1945, George Orwell, Animal Farm, chapter 3
      On several occasions, indeed, he did learn E, F, G, H, but by the time he knew them, it was always discovered that he had forgotten A, B, C, and D.
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Numeral[edit]

G (upper case, lower case g)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Initialism[edit]

G

  1. (sports, baseball) Games (the statistic reporting the number of games that a player has participated in)

Abbreviation[edit]

G

  1. (US, of a movie) General, that is, suitable for a general audience
  2. (sports) Goals (a sports statistic)
  3. Ground floor (of a building).
  4. (astronomy) A galaxy.
  5. (slang) grand (a thousand dollars)
  6. (grammar) Abbreviation of genitive case.
Derived terms[edit]
  • (astronomy): ClG
  • (sports): GF , GA
Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

G (plural Gs)

  1. (slang) A gangster, gangsta.
  2. (chiefly US) A thousand (1000), especially a thousand units of currency (cf. grand).
    I dropped a G in Vegas.I spent / lost a thousand dollars in Las Vegas.
  3. (economics) Abbreviation for Government Spending.
  4. (plural: G) Alternate spelling of g, unit of gravitational acceleration.

American Sign Language[edit]

Letter[edit]

G (Stokoe G)

  1. The letter G

Azeri[edit]

Letter[edit]

G upper case (lower case g)

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

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

G (capital, lowercase g)

  1. The seventh letter of the Dutch alphabet.

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  • Previous letter: F
  • Next letter: H

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The eighth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called go and written in the Latin script.

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Finnish[edit]

Letter[edit]

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The seventh letter of the Finnish alphabet, called gee and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used only in loanwords expect for ng [ŋː].

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:

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Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The seventh letter of the German alphabet.

Italian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): /dʒi/
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /ɡ/
  • (phoneme, before e or i) IPA(key): /dʒ/

Letter[edit]

G m, f (invariable, lower case g)

  1. The seventh letter of the Italian alphabet, called gi and written in the Latin script.

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Latvian[edit]

Latvian Wikipedia has an article on:

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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]

G

G (upper case F, lower case f)

  1. The tenth letter of the Latvian alphabet, called and written in the Latin script.

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Malay[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): /[d͡ʒi]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [g]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [k̚]

Letter[edit]

G

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

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

G (capital, lowercase g)

  1. The ninth letter of the Romanian alphabet representing the phonemes /g/ and /dʒ/. Preceded by F and followed by H.

Usage notes[edit]

When followed by the letters i or e, this letter represents the phoneme /dʒ/, as in plângi /plɨndʒʲ/ (you cry) and înger /ɨn.dʒer/ (angel). When followed by "hi" or "he" (ghi & ghe) and in all other cases, it represents /g/.


Skolt Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

G (lower case g)

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

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Slovene[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

G (capital, lowercase g)

  1. The 8th letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by F and followed by H.

Somali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

G upper case (lower case g)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Somali alphabet, called ga and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes[edit]

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by C and followed by F.

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Spanish[edit]

Letter[edit]

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The seventh letter of the Spanish alphabet.

Turkish[edit]

Letter[edit]

G (upper case, lower case g)

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

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Welsh[edit]

Letter[edit]

G

  1. The 10th letter of the alphabet, preceded by Ff and followed by Ng

Mutation[edit]

  • G at the beginning of words is omitted in a soft mutation, mutates to Ng in a nasal mutation and is unchanged in an aspirate mutation, for example with the word gorsaf (station):
Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gorsaf orsaf ngorsaf unchanged