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Translingual[edit]

Letter s.svg
s U+0073, s
LATIN SMALL LETTER S
r
[U+0072]
Basic Latin t
[U+0074]
U+FF53, s
FULLWIDTH LATIN SMALL LETTER S

[U+FF52]
Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
[U+FF54]
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Letter[edit]

s (upper case S)

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Symbol[edit]

s

  1. (IPA) voiceless alveolar fricative
  2. Symbol for second, an SI unit of measurement of time.

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

Other representations of S:


English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter): IPA(key): /ɛs/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /s/, /z/, /ʒ/
(file)

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S, plural s's)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the English alphabet, called ess and written in the Latin script.

Derived terms[edit]

Number[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

Noun[edit]

s

  1. (metrology) Abbreviation of scruple. (unit of mass in the apothecaries' system)
  2. (physics) Abbreviation of strange quark.
  3. Alternative form of s.

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Derived terms[edit]


Afar[edit]

Letter[edit]

s

  1. The fourth letter of the Afar alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Alemannic German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German daz, from Old High German daz, from Proto-Germanic *þat, from Proto-Indo-European *tód, nominative and accusative singular neuter of *só. Cognate with German das, Dutch dat, English that, Icelandic það.

Article[edit]

s n

  1. (definite) the
    • 1978, Rolf Lyssey and Christa Maerker, Die Schweizermacher (transcript):
      Wüssed Si, Herr Bodmer, das isches, was ich so bewundere an de Schwitzer: Ire Humor. I jedere Situazion s’richtige Wort.
      You know, Mr Bodmer, that's what I admire about the Swiss – their humour. The right word for every situation.
    • 2010, Pedro Lenz, Der Goalie bin ig:
      D Wohnig isch d Wohnig und ds Business isch ds Business.
      Accommodation is accommodation, and business is business.

Declension[edit]

Alemannic German definite articles
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative/Accusative de
dr (Bern)
d s
ds (Bern)
d
Dative em der em de
  • Masculine nominative/accusative singular de has the form der before a vowel, e.g. der alt Maa ‘the old man’
  • Dative plural de has the form den before a vowel, e.g. den alte Fraue ‘(to) the old women’
  • Feminine singular d and plural d have the variant di before an adjective, e.g. di jung Mueter ‘the young mother’

Azerbaijani[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s lower case (upper case S)

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

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Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Basque alphabet, called ese and written in the Latin script.

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

s

  1. with

Usage notes[edit]

This preposition is followed by the instrumental case.

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: r
  • Next letter: t

Egyptian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

s

 m

  1. The object depicted in the hieroglyph
    s
    . The meaning of this term is uncertain. Possibilities include:
    1. A cloth

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

sZ1

 m

  1. A vessel or container (made of gold) [18th dynasty]

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

sG38

 m

  1. A type of waterfowl, perhaps the Eurasian teal (Anas crecca)[1], especially as an offering for the dead [Old Kingdom]
  2. Variant form of sr (type of goose)

Inflection[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

s

 m

  1. Abbreviation of snb (health) in the formula ꜥnḫ wḏꜣ snb (life, prosperity, health)

Noun[edit]

s

 m

  1. Abbreviation of sw (he, him). [Middle and New Kingdom]

Alternative forms[edit]

Romanization[edit]

s

  1. Alternative transliteration of z.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Berman, Lawrence M.; Bohač, Kenneth J. (1999) The Cleveland Museum of Art Catalogue of Egyptian Art, New York: Hudson Hills Press, page 140–141

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

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Estonian[edit]

Estonian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia et

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Estonian alphabet, called ess and written in the Latin script.

Noun[edit]

s

  1. Abbreviation of sent; cent

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (upper case S)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Faroese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called äs or es and written in the Latin script.

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Fula[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

Usage notes[edit]

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

s

  1. Romanization of 𐍃

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈʃ]
  • (file)
  • (conjunction): IPA(key): [ ˈʃ]
  • (letter name): IPA(key): [ ˈɛʃː]

Conjunction[edit]

s

  1. and (short variant of és (and))

Derived terms[edit]

Compound words
Expressions

Letter[edit]

s

  1. The thirty-first letter of the Hungarian alphabet, called ess and written in the Latin script.

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative s s-ek
accusative s-et s-eket
dative s-nek s-eknek
instrumental s-sel s-ekkel
causal-final s-ért s-ekért
translative s-sé s-ekké
terminative s-ig s-ekig
essive-formal s-ként s-ekként
essive-modal
inessive s-ben s-ekben
superessive s-en s-eken
adessive s-nél s-eknél
illative s-be s-ekbe
sublative s-re s-ekre
allative s-hez s-ekhez
elative s-ből s-ekből
delative s-ről s-ekről
ablative s-től s-ektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
s-é s-eké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
s-éi s-ekéi
Possessive forms of s
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. s-em s-eim
2nd person sing. s-ed s-eid
3rd person sing. s-e s-ei
1st person plural s-ünk s-eink
2nd person plural s-etek s-eitek
3rd person plural s-ük s-eik

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Ido[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (context pronunciation) IPA(key): /s/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /se/

Letter[edit]

s (upper case S)

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

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

s m or f (invariable)

  1. See under S

Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short of さん (san).

Suffix[edit]

s(さん) (-san

  1. (Internet slang) Alternative spelling of さん (san)

Related terms[edit]


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]

S

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

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Livonian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (upper case S)

  1. The thirty-first letter of the Livonian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Malay[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

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Mòcheno[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German ëz, iz, from Old High German iz, from Proto-West Germanic *it, from Proto-Germanic *it, nominative/accusative singular neuter of *iz. Cognate with German es.

Pronoun[edit]

s

  1. it
Inflection[edit]
Personal pronouns
singular plural
1st person i biar
2nd person du ir
3rd person er, si, s sei

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German daz, from Old High German daz, from Proto-Germanic *þat. Cognate with German das, English that.

Article[edit]

s (masculine der, feminine de, plural de)

  1. the, nominative singular neuter definite article

References[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /esː/, /ɛsː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /s/, (in sj, skj, sk, sl) /ʃ/, (in rs) /ʂ/
  • (file)

Letter[edit]

s

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

s

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of sim (yes).

Noun[edit]

s m (plural s)

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of sim (yes).

Interjection[edit]

s

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of sim (yes).

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

s

  1. Abbreviation of segundo.
    1. Used to indicate any sequence of time in seconds.
      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.
  • This abbreviation is often preceded by a number followed by m, used to represent minutes, which can be in turn preceded by h, to represent hours.
    • Example: 20h43min08s

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Romanian alphabet, called es, se, or and written in the Latin script.

See also[edit]


Saanich[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s

  1. The thirty-ninth letter of the Saanich alphabet, written in the Latin script.

See also[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See Translingual section.

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (Cyrillic spelling с)

  1. The 24th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Latin alphabet (gajica), preceded by r and followed by š.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sъ(n), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱom.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (see usage notes) sa

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

s (Cyrillic spelling с)

  1. (+ instrumental case) with, together with, along with
    raditi s nekimto work with somebody
    svađati se s nekimto quarrel with somebody
    ratovati s nekimto wage war with somebody
    d(j)evojka s plavom kosoma girl with blonde hair
    s godinama dolazi mudrostwith age comes wisdom
    s ljubavljuwith love
    pozdraviti se jedno s drugimpart ways with each other
  2. (+ genitive case) from, off
    pao sam sa stabla.I fell from the tree.
    s druge straneon the other side
    sa zapadafrom the west
    s leđafrom the back
    promatrati s prozorato observe from the window
    ljudi s planinepeople from the mountain
  3. (proscribed, shortening of iz tog) (+ genitive case) because of (= iz, zbȍg)
    s tog razlogafor that reason
  4. (+ instrumental case) miscellaneous prepositional senses in phrases that employ a connection
    Šta/što je s tobom?What's wrong with you?
    s vremenomin time
Usage notes[edit]

s takes the alternative form sa in the following environments:

  • before the sibilants /s, š, z, ž/:
    sa stránē
    aside
    sa škȏlōm
    with school
    sa zȗbom
    with the tooth
    sa žìvotom
    with life
  • before consonant clusters where the second consonant is /s, š, z, ž/:
    sa psȍm
    with the dog
    sa pšènicōm
    with wheat
    sa ȑzānjem
    with neighing
  • before the instrumental form of the first-person pronoun (I)
    sa mnȏm
    with me

Etymology 3[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

s (Cyrillic spelling с)

  1. (grammar) neuter gender (srednji rod)

Skolt Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (upper case S)

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

See also[edit]


Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

s (+ instrumental)

  1. with

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • s in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

s

  1. Alternative form of z, used before a voiceless consonant

Further reading[edit]

  • s”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /s/, /s̺/, /s̄/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /ˈese/

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

s

  1. page; Abbreviation of sida.

Turkish[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

See also[edit]


Turkmen[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (upper case S)

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

See also[edit]


Zulu[edit]

Letter[edit]

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

See also[edit]