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LATIN CAPITAL LETTER G

Translingual

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Etymology

From a modification of the Latin letter C ("ce"), from the Etruscan letter ? (c, "ce"), from the Ancient Greek letter ? (G, "gamma"), derived from the Phoenician letter ?(g, "giml"), from the Egyptian hieroglyph ?.

Letter

G (lower case g)

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

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Symbol

G

  1. (metrology) giga-.
  2. gauss.
  3. (biochemistry) glycine, a natural amino acid.
  4. (biochemistry) Any of the nucleotides guanodine, nucleoside guanosine, or nucleobase guanine, which are components of DNA.
  5. (physics) The gravitational constant in the formula F = Gm1m2/r2; sometimes called "big G" to distinguish from g for the acceleration of gravity.

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English

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /d?i:/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -i:

Letter

G (upper case, lower case g, plural Gs or G's)

  1. The seventh letter of the English alphabet, called gee and written in the Latin script.
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Number

G (upper case, lower case g)

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

Etymology 2

Noun

G (countable and uncountable, plural Gs)

  1. (sports, baseball) Games (the statistic reporting the number of games that a player has participated in).
  2. (US, politics) Green.
  3. (US, of a movie) General (suitable for a general audience).
  4. (sports) Goals (a sports statistic).
  5. Ground floor (of a building).
  6. A galaxy.
  7. gravity
  8. (slang, chiefly US) Grand (thousand dollars).
    • 2005, Jordan Houston, Darnell Carlton, Paul Beauregard, Premro Smith, Marlon Goodwin, David Brown, and Willie Hutchinson (lyrics), "Stay Fly", in Most Known Unknown[1], Sony BMG, performed by Three 6 Mafia (featuring Young Buck, 8 Ball, and MJG):
      Just really want to smoke my weed, fuck these hoes, and stack my Gs.
  9. (grammar) Abbreviation of genitive case.
  10. (Britain, education) The academic grade that comes next below F.
Alternative forms
Derived terms

Noun

G (plural Gs)

  1. (slang) A gangster, gangsta.
  2. (economics) Abbreviation for Government Spending.
  3. Alternative letter-case form of g (unit of gravitational acceleration).

Afar

Letter

G

  1. The fourteenth letter in the Afar alphabet.

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Azerbaijani

Letter

G upper case (lower case g)

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

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Basque

Pronunciation

Letter

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The seventh letter of the Basque alphabet, called ge and written in the Latin script.

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Chinese

Etymology

From English G ("gigabyte") and English gig ("gigabyte").

Pronunciation

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Particularly: "Mandarin (?)"

Noun

G

  1. (computing, informal) gigabyte

Dutch

Pronunciation

Letter

G (capital, lowercase g)

  1. The seventh letter of the Dutch alphabet.

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Esperanto

Pronunciation

Letter

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The eighth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called go and written in the Latin script.

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Estonian

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Letter

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The seventh letter of the Estonian alphabet, called gee and written in the Latin script.

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Finnish

Letter

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The seventh letter of the Finnish alphabet, called gee and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

  • Used only in loanwords expect for ng [?:].

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German

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Pronunciation

Letter

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The seventh letter of the German alphabet.

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Hungarian

Pronunciation

Letter

G (upper case, lower case g)

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

Declension

Possessive forms of G
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. G-m G-im
2nd person sing. G-d G-id
3rd person sing. G-je G-i
1st person plural G-nk G-ink
2nd person plural G-tek G-itek
3rd person plural G-jük G-ik

Derived terms

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Ido

Pronunciation

Letter

G (lower case g)

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

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Italian

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Pronunciation

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): /d?i/
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /?/
  • (phoneme, before e or i) IPA(key): /d?/

Letter

G m or f (invariable, lower case g)

  1. The seventh letter of the Italian alphabet, called gi and written in the Latin script.

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Japanese

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Etymology 1

From English G.

Noun

G() o (j?

  1. G, gravity

Etymology 2

Initial of ? (gokiburi).

Noun

G() o (j?

  1. (slang, euphemistic) cockroach
    G()(?)
    j? to no kakut?
    fight with a cockroach

Latvian

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Etymology

Proposed in 1908 as part of the new Latvian spelling by the scientific commission headed by K. M?lenbahs, 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

Letter

G

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The tenth letter of the Latvian alphabet, called g? and written in the Latin script.

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Malay

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Pronunciation

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [di]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [?]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [k?]

Letter

G

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

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Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

G

  1. (pensions) Initialism of grunnbeløp.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

G

  1. (pensions) Initialism of grunnbeløp.

Portuguese

Letter

G (upper case, lower case g)

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

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Romanian

Pronunciation

Letter

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The ninth letter of the Romanian alphabet, called ge, ghe, or and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

When followed by an i or e, this letter represents the phoneme /d?/, as in plângi (/pl?nd/) and înger (/?n.d?er/). When followed by hi or he (ghi and ghe) and in all other cases, it represents /?/.

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Skolt Sami

Pronunciation

Letter

G (lower case g)

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

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Slovene

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Pronunciation

Letter

G (capital, lowercase g)

  1. The 8th letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by F and followed by H.

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Somali

Pronunciation

Letter

G upper case (lower case g)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Somali alphabet, called ga and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by C and followed by F.

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Spanish

Letter

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The seventh letter of the Spanish alphabet.

Derived terms

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Turkish

Letter

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The eighth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called ge and written in the Latin script.

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Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Letter

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The tenth letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called g? or giê and written in the Latin script.

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Welsh

Pronunciation

Letter

G (upper case, lower case g)

  1. The tenth letter of the Welsh alphabet, called èg and written in the Latin script. It is preceded by Ff and followed by Ng.

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
Gwynedd Wynedd Ngwynedd unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Further reading

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-present) , "G", in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Zulu

Letter

G (upper case, lower case g)

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

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