IJ

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See also: ij, íj, and -ij
IJ U+0132, IJ
LATIN CAPITAL LIGATURE IJ
ı
[U+0131]
Latin Extended-A ij
[U+0133]

Translingual[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • IJ (single character)

Letter[edit]

IJ (lower case ij, mixed case Ij)

  1. A digraph from the letters I and J.

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch IJ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

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IJ

  1. A lake (formerly a bay) adjoining the city of Amsterdam.
    • 1999, Philipp Blom, translating Geert Mak, Amsterdam: A brief life of the city, Vintage 2001, p. 9:
      Velsen, a considerable Roman garrison, was not far away; moreover, for centuries the windy IJ formed part of the northern border of the Roman Empire.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *ahwō. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛi̯/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: IJ
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯
  • Homophone: ei

Proper noun[edit]

IJ n

  1. the IJ

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: IJ