ch

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Translingual[edit]

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Letter[edit]

ch lower case (upper case CH, Ch)

  1. A digraph from c and h, considered an individual letter in some languages.

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

ch

  1. chain - a unit of measurement equal to 22 yards

Etymology 2[edit]

Aphetic form of ich, utch, ultimately from Old English .

Pronoun[edit]

ch

  1. (obsolete, dialectal) Alternative form of I.

Czech[edit]

Letter[edit]

ch (lower case, upper case CH, mixed case Ch)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Czech alphabet, after h and before i

Esperanto[edit]

Letter[edit]

ch

  1. A digraph used in the h-sistemo to represent ĉ.

See also[edit]


Latvian[edit]

Letter[edit]

ch (lower case, upper case CH, mixed case Ch)

  1. (obsolete) a letter used in older, pre-World-War-II Latvian spelling, but now replaced everywhere by h (upper case H)

Usage notes[edit]

This letter can still be found in older books, or in books written by the Latvian diaspora prior to the fall of the Soviet Union. It used to represent the sound of IPA symbol /x/, as distinct from /h/; but since these sounds have merged as /x/ in current Latvian pronunciation, <h> (= /x/) is now used in all cases.


Spanish[edit]

Letter[edit]

ch (lower case, upper case CH, mixed case Ch)

  1. che, the fourth letter of the Spanish alphabet, after c and before d

Usage notes[edit]

Since 1994, this letter has been treated as c followed by h for collation (sorting) purposes only. In 2010, this letter was officially removed by the RAE from the Spanish alphabet.


Welsh[edit]

Letter[edit]

ch (lower case, upper case CH, mixed case Ch)

  1. èch, the fourth letter of the Welsh alphabet, after c and before d

Usage notes[edit]

Like the other Welsh digraphs, ch is considered a distinct letter of the Welsh alphabet for all purposes, including collation. Thus, chwech is alphabetically sorted after cyllell.