ds

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See also: Ds, DS, dS, ds., d's, D's, D.S., and D. S.

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

ds

  1. (metrology) Symbol for the decisecond, an SI unit of time equal to 10−1 seconds.

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ds

  1. plural of d

Usage notes[edit]

  • There is some difference of opinion regarding the use of apostrophes in the pluralization of references to letters as symbols. New Fowler's Modern English Usage, after noting that the usage has changed, states on page 602 that "after letters an apostrophe is obligatory." The 15th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style states in paragraph 7.16, "To avoid confusion, lowercase letters ... form the plural with an apostrophe and an s". The Oxford Style Manual on page 116 advocates the use of common sense.

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Egyptian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dsW22

 m

  1. jar
  2. a measure of volume used for beer.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

d
z
T30
O39

 m

  1. flint
Inflection[edit]
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Noun[edit]

dsT30

 m

  1. knife
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References[edit]

  • Allen, James (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, revised second edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN
  • Faulkner, Raymond (1962) A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian, Oxford: Griffith Institute, →ISBN