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Letter h.svg
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LATIN SMALL LETTER H
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Basic Latin i
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FULLWIDTH LATIN SMALL LETTER H

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Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
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Translingual[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Letter[edit]

h (upper case H)

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

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Symbol[edit]

h

  1. (IPA) voiceless glottal fricative.
  2. symbol of the hour
  3. Planck's constant

Gallery[edit]

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Other representations of H:


English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

h (lower case, upper case H, plural h's)

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

h (lower case, upper case H)

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

Interjection[edit]

h

  1. (chiefly Internet slang) Used as a filler response when one does not have a response to use. Almost always used by itself.

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviations

Noun[edit]

h

  1. (sciences) Abbreviation of hour (particularly when used as a (non-SI) unit of time alongside International System of Units (SI) units)
    • 1908, Francis Ernest Lloyd, The Physiology of Stomata (Carnegie Institution of Washington), page 83:
      Another instance: 2h28m p. m., 10 micra; 3h08m p. m., 0 micra; irrigated with water: 3h09m p. m., 4 micra.
  2. (baseball, in statistics) Abbreviation of hit, the number of hits by a player
  3. (slang) Abbreviation of heroin.
  4. (computing) Abbreviation of hexadecimal (following a number)
    • 1989, PC: The Independent Guide to IBM Personal Computers
      If any of the video buffer's background attribute bits are on, MONO converts the attribute to 70h (inverse video).
    • 1994, Jan Axelson, The microcontroller idea book (page 47)
      The commands assume that the NV memory is addressed beginning at 8000h in external data memory.
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Azerbaijani[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

h lower case (upper case H)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Azerbaijani alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Southern) IPA(key): /a.t͡ʃe/
  • (Northern) IPA(key): /ha.t͡ʃe/

Letter[edit]

h (lower case, upper case H)

  1. The eighth letter of the Basque alphabet, called hatxe and written in the Latin script.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

h (lower case, upper case H)

  1. The eighth letter of the Dutch alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Egyptian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

O4
Z1

 m

  1. courtyard [Old to New Kingdom]

Inflection[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dickson, Paul (2006) Dictionary of Middle Egyptian in Gardiner Classification Order[1]
  • Erman, Adolf; Grapow, Hermann (1928) Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache, volume 2, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, →ISBN, page 471

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

h (lower case, upper case H)

  1. The tenth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called ho and written in the Latin script.

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Estonian[edit]

Estonian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia et

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

h (lower case, upper case H)

  1. The eighth letter of the Estonian alphabet, called haa or hašš and written in the Latin script.

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

h (upper case H)

  1. The ninth letter of the Faroese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhoː/, [ˈho̞ː] (spelled out as a letter)
  • (file)

Letter[edit]

h (lower case, upper case H)

  1. The eighth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called hoo and written in the Latin script.

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Fula[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

h (lower case, upper case H)

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

Usage notes[edit]

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German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /h/ (but silent in the syllable coda, before /ə/ and before suffixes)
  • (name) IPA(key): /haː/

Letter[edit]

h

  1. the letter h

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

h

  1. (common, not restricted to scientific usage) hour
    15:30 h (read out as: fünfzehn Uhr dreißig, or: halb vier)
    3:30 p.m.

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

h

  1. Romanization of 𐌷

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation of hogy (that).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

h

  1. (text messaging, informal) that

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): [ ˈx]
  • (letter name): IPA(key): [ ˈhaː]

Letter[edit]

h (lower case, upper case H)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Hungarian alphabet, called and written in the Latin script.
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative h h-k
accusative h-t h-kat
dative h-nak h-knak
instrumental h-val h-kkal
causal-final h-ért h-kért
translative h-vá h-kká
terminative h-ig h-kig
essive-formal h-ként h-kként
essive-modal
inessive h-ban h-kban
superessive h-n h-kon
adessive h-nál h-knál
illative h-ba h-kba
sublative h-ra h-kra
allative h-hoz h-khoz
elative h-ból h-kból
delative h-ról h-król
ablative h-tól h-któl
non-attributive
possessive - singular
h-é h-ké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
h-éi h-kéi
Possessive forms of h
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. h-m h-im
2nd person sing. h-d h-id
3rd person sing. h-ja h-i
1st person plural h-nk h-ink
2nd person plural h-tok h-itok
3rd person plural h-juk h-ik

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name) IPA(key): /hauː/

Letter[edit]

h (upper case H)

  1. The tenth letter of the Icelandic alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Ido[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (context pronunciation) IPA(key): /h/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /he/

Letter[edit]

h (upper case H)

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

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

h

  1. marker of h-prothesis
    na habhannof the river
    fáilte go hÉirinnwelcome to Ireland
    chomh hard le crannas tall as a tree

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

h m or f (invariable)

  1. See under H

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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]

(file)

Letter[edit]

H

h (upper case F, lower case f)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Latvian alphabet, called and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes[edit]

The letter H/h (like F/f, and O/o representing [o], [oː] instead of [uə̯]) is found only in words of foreign origin (borrowings). Note that it represents the sound of IPA [x] (like German machen, ach), not (as in most other alphabets based on the Latin script) the sound of IPA [h].

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Livonian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

h (upper case H)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Livonian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Lushootseed[edit]

Letter[edit]

h

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Lushootseed alphabet, pronounced as a voiceless glottal fricative.

Malay[edit]

Letter[edit]

h (lower case, upper case H)

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

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Maltese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /-/, /ː/, /j/, /w/, /ħ/

Letter[edit]

h (upper case H)

  1. The tenth letter of the Maltese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In contemporary Maltese, h remains a true consonant [ħ] in the following cases:
    • in word-final position or when being the last radical of a verb: ikrah [ˈɪkraħ], jixbhu [ˈjɪʃpħʊ];
    • before the negative ending -x: jarawhx [jaˈrawħʃ];
    • in the clusters -għh-, -ħh-, -hh-, which all become [ħħ].
  • Otherwise it is silent or leaves only a vocalic trace:
    • Following and preceding a, e, o are lengthened if stressed: hedded [ˈɛːddɛt], fehmet [ˈfɛːmɛt]. Other vowels are not affected.
    • In intervocalic position it is a glide, [j] after i, ie, and [w] after u: jibniha [jɪbˈnɪːja], inħobbuhom [ɪnħɔbˈbuːwɔm].
    • The sequence -aho- becomes [ɔː]: rahom [rɔːm]. The sequence -ehi- becomes [ɛj] or [ɛˈjiː]: ftehim [ftɛjm], [ftɛˈjiːm].
  • Phonotactically, word-initial h now generally behaves like a vowel, allowing contractions such as m’hemmx [mɛːmʃ]. However, word-internal h still behaves like a (virtual) consonant. Compare for example qablu [ˈʔablʊ] with qabilha [ʔaˈbɪla], which latter is formed as though the l were followed by a consonant.

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Norwegian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

h

  1. The eighth letter of the Norwegian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Usage notes[edit]

  • When written before j, the h becomes silent.

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

h (lower case, upper case H)

  1. The eighth letter of the Portuguese alphabet, written in the Latin script.
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Noun[edit]

h

  1. Abbreviation of hora.
    1. Used to indicate time in relation to a 24-hour clock.
      O evento é hoje, às 20h - The event is today at 8 p.m.
      09h30 - 09:30 a.m.
    2. Used to indicate any sequence of time in hours.
      O atleta completou a corrida em 1h20min45s - The athlete completed the race in 1 hour, 21 minutes and 45 seconds

Usage notes[edit]

  • This abbreviation uses no spaces or points and must always follow a number (in its most common usage, a number between 0 and 23 to indicate the day's hours).
  • The abbreviation can be followed by a number between 00 and 59 to indicate the minutes of an hour. This can be optionally represented by another abbreviation: min.
    • Example: 15h30 or 15h30min, the first being much more common
  • min can be further followed by another abbreviation, s, to represent seconds.
    • Example: 20h43min08s

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

h (lower case, upper case H)

  1. The tenth letter of the Romanian alphabet, called haș, ha, or and written in the Latin script.

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (uppercase) H

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

h (Cyrillic spelling х)

  1. The 12th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Latin alphabet (gajica), preceded by g and followed by i.

Skolt Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

h (upper case H)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Skolt Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name):

Letter[edit]

h (lower case, upper case H)

  1. The eighth letter of the Spanish alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Swedish[edit]

Letter[edit]

h (lower case, upper case H)

  1. The eighth letter of the Swedish alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Noun[edit]

h

  1. (nonstandard, anglicism) Abbreviation of hour from English.
    Synonyms: timme, tim.
  2. (strictly technology) Abbreviation of hora from Latin.
    Synonyms: timme, tim.
  3. (music) B, note with a frequency close to 493.88 · 2n Hz
    Synonym: b (anglicism)

Turkish[edit]

Letter[edit]

h (lower case, upper case H)

  1. The tenth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called he and written in the Latin script.

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Turkmen[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

h (upper case H)

  1. The ninth letter of the Turkmen alphabet, called he and written in the Latin script.

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

h

  1. marker of h-prothesis
    ei hiaithher language
    i’n heglwysto our church
    un ar hugaintwenty-one

Zulu[edit]

Letter[edit]

h (lower case, upper case H)

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

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