T

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T U+0054, T
LATIN CAPITAL LETTER T
S
[U+0053]
Basic Latin U
[U+0055]
U+FF34, T
FULLWIDTH LATIN CAPITAL LETTER T

[U+FF33]
Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
[U+FF35]

Translingual[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From the Etruscan letter 𐌕 (t, te), from the Ancient Greek letter Τ (T, tau), derived from the Phoenician letter 𐤕 (t, taw), from the Egyptian hieroglyph 𓏴.

Letter[edit]

T (lower case t)

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

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Symbol[edit]

T

  1. tesla, the SI unit of magnetic flux density.
  2. tera-
  3. (genetics) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for thymine
  4. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for threonine
  5. (mathematics) matrix transpose
  6. (chemistry) tritium
  7. (linguistics) A wildcard for a tone or stress level (the tonicity of a syllable)

Gallery[edit]

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /tiː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /t/
  • (main allophones): IPA(key): [tʰ], [t], [t̬], [ɾ], [ʔ]
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Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t, plural Ts or T's)

  1. The twentieth letter of the English alphabet, called tee and written in the Latin script.
Derived terms[edit]
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Number[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviations.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

T

  1. (ratings) Teen.
  2. (finance) Taxable.
  3. American Library Association abbreviation of twentieth, a book size range (12.5-15 cm in height).
  4. Transgender (TG) or transsexual (TS) (sometimes used in contrast to cisgender M or F; compare NB).

Noun[edit]

T (countable and uncountable, plural Ts)

  1. (informal) A T-shirt.
    Alternative form: tee
    • 2005, Kate Brian, Lucky T, page 8:
      "I'm telling you, every good thing that has happened to me is because of this lucky T." Carrie had an extensive list going of all the positive moments that occurred after she got the T-shirt. She wore the lucky T to varsity basketball tryouts []
  2. Abbreviation of Tuesday.
  3. Abbreviation of Thursday.
  4. (music) Tenor.
  5. (automotive) The Ford Motor Company's Model T automobile.
  6. (rail transport, in multiple unit formations) Trailer car.
  7. (informal, with the) The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, or MBTA; specifically, the subway or train.
    I'm going to take the T.
  8. (sports) Abbreviation of ties (statistic).
    Coordinate terms: W (wins), L (losses)
  9. (basketball) A technical foul.
  10. Testosterone.
    Coordinate term: E (estrogen)
  11. (medicine) A T wave.
    • 1999, Thomas M. Blake, Annotated Atlas of Electrocardiography: A Guide to Confident Interpretation, New York, NY: Springer Science+Business Media, →ISBN, page 63:
      The symmetry of the negative Ts in II, III, and avF (210) may have that significance, or it may mean coronary insufficiency in a patient with an old infarct, or may be a stable part of an old lesion.
  12. (immunology) A T cell.
    • 2020 May 2, “Leaving lockdown means understanding immune responses to the virus”, in The Economist[1]:
      Mind your Bs and Ts
      The other prong comes in the form of “T” lymphocytes (which mature in the thymus). These recognise and kill infected body cells.
  13. (construction) A T-beam.
  14. (nautical, historical) Abbreviation of temperance; marked in the ship's books when a sailor chose money instead of the daily rum ration.
    Coordinate term: G (grog)

Proper noun[edit]

T

  1. (stock ticker symbol) AT&T.
  2. (informal, with the) The roughly T-shaped rural part of Pennsylvania, located between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
    Synonym: Pennsyltucky
    The candidate needs to win the T to take the state.

Prefix[edit]

T

  1. (stenoscript) the prefix trans-.

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Afar[edit]

Letter[edit]

T

  1. The third letter in the Afar alphabet.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /tɪə/

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Afrikaans alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Noun[edit]

T (plural T's, diminutive T'tjie)

  1. T

Angami[edit]

Letter[edit]

T

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Angami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Letter[edit]

T upper case (lower case t)

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

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Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

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

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Central Franconian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  • /t/ is from unshifted West Germanic *t (in tr, ft, st, ht and relicts); occasionally from *d, *þ through analogy (e.g. preterite suffix); from *þþ; in most of Moselle Franconian also from *dd.

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T

  1. A letter in the German-based alphabet of Central Franconian.
  2. A letter in the Dutch-based alphabet of Central Franconian.

Usage notes[edit]

Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

T

  1. (LGBT) butch lesbian
Antonyms[edit]
  • P (femme, lipstick lesbian)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Letter[edit]

T

  1. The twentieth letter of the Latin alphabet.

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Letter[edit]

T

  1. The twentieth letter used in Pinyin.
Usage notes[edit]
  • 《汉语拼音方案》 defines a standard pronunciation for each letter. However, these pronunciations are rarely used in education; another pronunciation is commonly used instead.
  • The pronunciation above are only used while referring to letters in Pinyin. They are not used in other context (such as English).

Chipewyan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  1. IPA(key): /tʰ/

Letter[edit]

T (lower case t)

  1. A letter of the Chipewyan alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (capital, lowercase t)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

Elfdalian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • T, (Dalecarlian runes)

Letter[edit]

T (upper case T, lower case t)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Elfdalian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called to and written in the Latin script.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The Finnish orthography using the Latin script was based on those of Swedish, German and Latin, and was first used in the mid-16th century. No earlier script is known. See the Wikipedia article on Finnish for more information, and T for information on the development of the glyph itself.

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called tee and written in the Latin script.

Derived terms[edit]

compounds

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The twentieth letter of the German alphabet.

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): [ˈt]
  • (letter name): IPA(key): [ˈteː]

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

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

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Ido[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (lower case t)

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

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Irish[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Irish alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Derived terms[edit]

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T f or m (invariable, upper case, lower case t)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Italian alphabet, called ti and written in the Latin script.

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Kashubian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The Kashubian orthography is based on the Latin alphabet. No earlier script is known. See the Kashubian alphabet article on Wikipedia for more, and T for development of the glyph itself.

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The twenty-seventh letter of the Kashubian alphabet, 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]

T

T (upper case, lower case t)

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

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Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ms

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [ti]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [t]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [t̚]

Letter[edit]

T

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

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Nupe[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

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

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The Polish orthography is based on the Latin alphabet. No earlier script is known. See the history of Polish orthography article on Wikipedia for more, and T for development of the glyph itself.

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The twenty-sixth letter of the Polish alphabet, called te and written in the Latin script.

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Portuguese[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

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

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Noun[edit]

T m (plural Ts)

  1. adaptor (device allowing more plugs at a socket)
    Synonyms: adaptador, benjamim

Romani[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. (International Standard) The twenty-sixth letter of the Romani alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  2. (Pan-Vlax) The twenty-seventh letter of the Romani alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Romanian alphabet, called te or and written in the Latin script.

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Saanich[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T

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

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Scottish Gaelic alphabet, written in the Latin script. It is preceded by s and followed by u. Its traditional name is teine (gorse).

Derived terms[edit]

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Silesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The Silesian orthography is based on the Latin alphabet. No earlier script is known. See the Silesian language article on Wikipedia for more, and T for development of the glyph itself.

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The twenty-eighth letter of the Silesian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Skolt Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (lower case t)

  1. The thirtieth 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

Letter[edit]

T (capital, lowercase t)

  1. The 21st letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by Š and followed by U.

Somali[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T upper case (lower case t)

  1. The third letter of the Somali alphabet, called ta and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes[edit]

  1. The third letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by B and followed by J.

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Spanish[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. the 21st letter of the Spanish alphabet

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish T. Each pronunciation has a different source:

  • Filipino alphabet pronunciation is influenced by English T.
  • Abecedario pronunciation is from Spanish T.
  • Abakada alphabet pronunciation is influenced by Baybayin character (ta).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: T
  • (letter name, Filipino alphabet): IPA(key): /ti/, [tɪ]
  • (letter name, Abecedario): IPA(key): /ˈte/, [ˈtɛ]
  • (letter name, Abakada alphabet): IPA(key): /ta/, [tɐ]
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /t/, [t]
  • Rhymes: -i, -e, -a

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t, Baybayin spelling ᜆᜒ)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Tagalog alphabet (Filipino alphabet), called ti and written in the Latin script.
  2. (historical) The twenty-third letter of the Tagalog alphabet (Abecedario), called te and written in the Latin script.

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Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t, Baybayin spelling )

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Tagalog alphabet (Abakada alphabet), called ta and written in the Latin script.

Further reading[edit]

  • T”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018

Turkish[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called or tờ and written in the Latin script.

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The twenty-fifth letter of the Welsh alphabet, called bi and written in the Latin script. It is preceded by S and followed by Th.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
nhŷ thŷ
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–present), “T”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Yoruba[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

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

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Zulu[edit]

Letter[edit]

T (upper case, lower case t)

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

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