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See also: Appendix:Variations of "l", l [U+006C LATIN SMALL LETTER L], ? [U+3134 HANGUL LETTER NIEUN], and l [U+2113 SCRIPT SMALL L]
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LATIN CAPITAL LETTER L

Translingual

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Letter

L (lower case l)

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

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Numeral

L

  1. Roman numeral fifty (50)
  2. the fiftieth (50th)

Symbol

L

  1. Symbol for liter or litre.
  2. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for leucine
  3. (set theory) Constructible universe
  4. (computer science) Deterministic logarithmic space
  5. (physics) inductance

Synonyms

  • (liter, litre): l
  • (Roman numeral): ? (obsolete)

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Other representations of L:


English

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • (letter) IPA(key): /?l/
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /l/
  • (main allophones) IPA(key): [l], [?]
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Letter

L (upper case, lower case l, plural Ls or L's)

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

L (upper case, lower case l)

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

Etymology 2

Abbreviation

Noun

L

  1. (sports) The statistic for the number of losses by a team or player limited by some criteria (e.g. this season, at home, on turf)
  2. Alternative spelling of el ("elevated train")
    • 1925 February 21, "Co-operation" (cartoon), The New Yorker, page 2,
      PLEASE! HELP US KEEP THE "L" AND SUBWAY CLEAN
  3. (US, politics) Abbreviation of Libertarian.
  4. Abbreviation of Latin.
  5. Abbreviation of lira.
  6. Abbreviation of low pressure front.
  7. Abbreviation of lobby.
  8. Abbreviation of left.
Derived terms
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Adjective

L

  1. Abbreviation of left.
  2. (linguistics) low (variety of a language with limited prestige and official acceptance)
    an L variety

Afar

Letter

L

  1. The sixteenth letter in the Afar alphabet.

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American Sign Language

Letter

L (transliteration needed) (Stokoe L)

  1. The letter L

Azerbaijani

Letter

L upper case (lower case l)

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

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Letter

L (capital, lowercase l)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

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  • Previous: K
  • Next: M

Esperanto

Letter

L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called lo and written in the Latin script.

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Pronoun

L

  1. (text messaging) Abbreviation of li ("he").

Estonian

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Letter

L (upper case, lower case l)

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

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Finnish

Letter

L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called äl or el and written in the Latin script.

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Noun

L

  1. Abbreviation of laudatur.

Galician

Noun

L m

  1. Abbreviation of leste ("east").

Synonyms

  • (east): E

German

Etymology 1

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

Letter

L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The twelfth letter of the German alphabet.

Etymology 2

Abbreviation.

Noun

L m

  1. Abbreviation of Liter.

German Sign Language

Etymology

Related to the French Sign Language sign for "L".

Production

This one-handed GSL sign is produced as follows:

  • Posture the dominant hand in the "L" shape.

Letter

L (transliteration needed)

  1. the letter L

Ido

Pronunciation

Letter

L (lower case l)

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

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Italian

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Pronunciation

Letter

L m or f (invariable, lower case l)

  1. The tenth letter of the Italian alphabet, called elle and written in the Latin script.

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Latvian

Latvian Wikipedia has an article on:
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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

L

L (upper case, lower case l)

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

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Malay

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation

Letter

L

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

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Portuguese

Letter

L (upper case, lower case l)

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

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Romanian

Pronunciation

Letter

L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Romanian alphabet, called el, le, or and written in the Latin script.

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Saanich

Pronunciation

Letter

L

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Saanich alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Skolt Sami

Pronunciation

Letter

L (lower case l)

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

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Slovene

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Pronunciation

Letter

L (capital, lowercase l)

  1. The 13th letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by K and followed by M.

Somali

Pronunciation

Letter

L upper case (lower case l)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Somali alphabet, called laan and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by K and followed by M.

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Spanish

Letter

L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The 12th letter of the Spanish alphabet.

Turkish

Letter

L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called le and written in the Latin script.

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Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Letter

L (upper case, lower case l)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called e-l?, l? cao, or l? and written in the Latin script.

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Zulu

Letter

L (upper case, lower case l)

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

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