P

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LetterP.svg
P U+0050, P
LATIN CAPITAL LETTER P
O
[U+004F]
Basic Latin Q
[U+0051]
U+FF30, P
FULLWIDTH LATIN CAPITAL LETTER P

[U+FF2F]
Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
[U+FF31]
🅿 U+1F17F, 🅿
NEGATIVE SQUARED LATIN CAPITAL LETTER P
🅾
[U+1F17E]
Enclosed Alphanumeric Supplement 🆀
[U+1F180]

Translingual[edit]

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Letter[edit]

P (lower case p)

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

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Symbol[edit]

P

  1. (chemistry) symbol for phosphorus
  2. (metrology) symbol for peta-
  3. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for proline
  4. (mathematics) probability
    P(A) is the probability of A occurring
  5. (physics) power
  6. (physics) The symbol for poise.
  7. (computer science) class of problems solvable in polynomial time

Gallery[edit]

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Other representations of P:


English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Letter[edit]

P (upper case, lower case p, plural Ps or P's)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the English alphabet, called pee and written in the Latin script.
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Number[edit]

P (upper case, lower case p)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviations.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /piː/
  • Rhymes: -iː
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

P (plural Ps)

  1. Abbreviation of park.
  2. Abbreviation of phone.
  3. Abbreviation of pager.
  4. Abbreviation of passenger.
  5. Philippine peso.
  6. (chess) Pawn.
  7. (medicine) A P wave on an electrocardiogram.
  8. (slang, chiefly US) A "pure" form of an illegal drug, especially heroin.
    • 2009, Dr Kerry Spackman, The Winner's Bible:
      P directly targets the dopamine pathways in your brain and as a result goes straight to your pleasure/reward module, which makes it an incredibly hard drug to break free from.
  9. (slang, New Zealand) Methamphetamine.
    • 2011, New Zealand Herald, 6 May 2011:
      Almost 70kg of pre-cursor drugs that could be used to manufacture $20 million of P have been seized by police and customs officers.

Adjective[edit]

P (not comparable)

  1. (Britain) Abbreviation of probationary (used on a vehicle's P-plate)
  2. (Australia) Abbreviation of provisional (used on a vehicle's P-plate)
  3. (anatomy, medicine) Abbreviation of pulmonary.

Proper noun[edit]

P

  1. (computing theory) The set of all problems that are solvable in polynomial time by a deterministic Turing machine
  2. (law) Initialism of patient. (the subject of proceedings in the Court of Protection)
Related terms[edit]

Azerbaijani[edit]

Letter[edit]

P upper case (lower case p)

  1. The twenty-third letter of the Azerbaijani alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Derived from English photoshop.

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

P

  1. (Internet) to photoshop

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

P

  1. (LGBT) femme, lipstick lesbian

Antonyms[edit]

  • T (butch lesbian)

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

P (capital, lowercase p)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: O
  • Next letter: Q

Esperanto[edit]

Letter[edit]

P (upper case, lower case p)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called po and written in the Latin script.

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Estonian[edit]

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Letter[edit]

P (upper case, lower case p)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Estonian alphabet, called pee and written in the Latin script.

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Finnish[edit]

Letter[edit]

P (upper case, lower case p)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called pee and written in the Latin script.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

P (upper case, lower case p)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the German alphabet.

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): [ˈp]
  • (letter name): IPA(key): [ˈpeː]

Letter[edit]

P (upper case, lower case p)

  1. The twenty-eighth letter of the Hungarian alphabet, called and written in the Latin script.

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative P P-k
accusative P-t P-ket
dative P-nek P-knek
instrumental P-vel P-kkel
causal-final P-ért P-kért
translative P-vé P-kké
terminative P-ig P-kig
essive-formal P-ként P-kként
essive-modal
inessive P-ben P-kben
superessive P-n P-ken
adessive P-nél P-knél
illative P-be P-kbe
sublative P-re P-kre
allative P-hez P-khez
elative P-ből P-kből
delative P-ről P-kről
ablative P-től P-ktől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
P-é P-ké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
P-éi P-kéi
Possessive forms of P
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. P-m P-im
2nd person sing. P-d P-id
3rd person sing. P-je P-i
1st person plural P-nk P-ink
2nd person plural P-tek P-itek
3rd person plural P-jük P-ik

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Ido[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

P (lower case p)

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

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Italian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

P m or f (invariable, lower case p)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Italian alphabet, called pi and written in the Latin script.

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English producer. The VOCALOID sense may have arisen from an extension of the concept of producers in THE IDOLM@STER; both THE IDOLM@STER and VOCALOID were/are popular topics on the Niconico video sharing website.

Suffix[edit]

P(ピー) (-pī

  1. (entertainment, music) Initialism of プロデューサー (purodyūsā, producer).
  2. (more specifically) Musician who produces music featuring VOCALOID.
    ささくれP(ピー)
    sasakure-
    sasakureP

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Suffix[edit]

P(ピー) (-pī

  1. (typography, especially in typeface names) Initialism of プロポーショナル (puropōshonaru, proportional).
    MS(エムエス) P(ピー)ゴシック
    Emuesu -goshikku
    MS PGothic

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]

P

P (upper case, lower case p)

  1. The twenty-fourth 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): [pi]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [p]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [p̚]

Letter[edit]

P

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

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Portuguese[edit]

Letter[edit]

P (upper case, lower case p)

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

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

P (upper case, lower case p)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Romanian alphabet, called pe or and written in the Latin script.

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Saanich[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

P

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Saanich alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Skolt Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

P (lower case p)

  1. The twenty-sixth 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]

P (capital, lowercase p)

  1. The 17th letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by O and followed by R.

Spanish[edit]

Letter[edit]

P (upper case, lower case p)

  1. The 17th letter of the Spanish alphabet.

Turkish[edit]

Letter[edit]

P (upper case, lower case p)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called pe and written in the Latin script.

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

P (upper case, lower case p)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called , bê phở, or pờ and written in the Latin script.

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

P (upper case, lower case p)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Welsh alphabet, called pi and written in the Latin script. It is preceded by O and followed by Ph.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
prawf brawf mhrawf phrawf
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “P”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Zulu[edit]

Letter[edit]

P (upper case, lower case p)

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

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