H

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LetterH.svg
H U+0048, H
LATIN CAPITAL LETTER H
G
[U+0047]
Basic Latin I
[U+0049]
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FULLWIDTH LATIN CAPITAL LETTER H

[U+FF27]
Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
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Translingual[edit]

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Letter[edit]

H (lower case h)

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

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Symbol[edit]

H

  1. (chemistry) Symbol for hydrogen.
  2. (physics) Symbol for a henry, a unit for measurement of electrical inductance in the International System of Units.
  3. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for histidine
  4. (mathematics) Homology group or cohomology group

Usage notes[edit]

  • (in mathematics) An H with a numerical (or variable) superscript denotes a homology group; with a subscript, it denotes a cohomology group.

Gallery[edit]

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Other representations of H:


English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin H, from Ancient Greek Η.

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h, plural Hs or H's)

  1. The eighth letter of the English alphabet, called aitch and written in the Latin script.
Derived terms[edit]
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Noun[edit]

H (uncountable)

  1. (baseball) Abbreviation of hits.
  2. (slang) Abbreviation of heroin.
  3. (journalism) Abbreviation of half-year.
    We expect the amendment to enter into force in H2 2013.
Meronyms[edit]
  • (a half-year): Q (½ H)

Adjective[edit]

H (not comparable)

  1. (Britain) Abbreviation of hard in reference to a grade of pencil lead.
  2. (linguistics) Abbreviation of high |in reference to a dialect's social status.
    An H variety usually enjoys official approval and cultural prestige.
Meronyms[edit]
  • (pencil grade): 2H (ligher than H), HB (harder than H)

Number[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

A calque of Arabic هـ (h-)

Adverb[edit]

H (not comparable)

  1. (calendar terms) Synonym of AH: in the year of the Hegira, used to mark dates employing the Islamic calendar.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Japanese エッチ (the Latin letter H), from English H as an abbreviation of 変態 (perverted; pervert; perverted art)

Noun[edit]

H (uncountable)

  1. Hentai.

Afar[edit]

Letter[edit]

H

  1. The twentyfirst and penultimate letter in the Afar alphabet.

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American Sign Language[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (transliteration needed) (Stokoe H)

  1. The letter H

Azeri[edit]

Letter[edit]

H upper case (lower case h)

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

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

H n

  1. H (the 10th letter in the Czech alphabet)
  2. (music): B

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (capital, lowercase h)

  1. The eighth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

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Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h)

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

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h)

  1. The eighth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called hoo and written in the Latin script.

See also[edit]

Noun[edit]

H

  1. (music) B

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h)

  1. The eighth letter of the German alphabet.

See also[edit]

Noun[edit]

H n (genitive H, no plural)

  1. (music) B

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

  • B (B-flat)

Ido[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (lower case h)

  1. The eighth letter of the Ido alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Italian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): /ˈakka/
  • (phoneme is silent)

Letter[edit]

H f (invariable, lower case h)

  1. The eighth letter of the Italian alphabet, called acca and written in the Latin script.

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Latvian[edit]

Latvian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia lv

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]

H

H (upper case, lower case h)

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

Usage notes[edit]

The letter H/h (like F/f, and O/o representing [o], [oː] instead of [uə̯]) is found only in words of foreign origin (borrowings). Note that it represents the sound of IPA [x] (like German machen, ach), not (as in most other alphabets based on the Latin script) the sound of IPA [h].

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Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [et͡ʃ], [het͡ʃ]
  • (Phoneme) IPA(key): [h]

Letter[edit]

H

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

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Norwegian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h)

  1. The eighth letter of the Norwegian alphabet.

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Portuguese[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h)

  1. The eighth letter of the Portuguese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (capital, lowercase h)

  1. The tenth letter of the Romanian alphabet representing the phoneme /h/. Preceded by G and followed by I.

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Saanich[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H

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

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Skolt Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /x/, /h/

Letter[edit]

H (lower case h)

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

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Slovene[edit]

Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sl

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (capital, lowercase h)

  1. The 9th letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by G and followed by I.

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Somali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H upper case (lower case h)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Somali alphabet, called ha and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes[edit]

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by W and followed by Y.

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Spanish[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h)

  1. The eighth letter of the Spanish alphabet.

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Turkish[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h)

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called hắt, hát, or hờ and written in the Latin script.

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Zulu[edit]

Letter[edit]

H (upper case, lower case h)

  1. The eighth letter of the Zulu alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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