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LATIN CAPITAL LETTER N

Translingual

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Etymology

From the Etruscan letter ? (n, "en"), from the Ancient Greek letter ? (N, "ny"), derived from the Phoenician letter ?(n, "nun"), possibly from the Egyptian hieroglyph ?.

Letter

N (lower case n)

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

See also

Symbol

N

  1. (chemistry) Symbol for nitrogen.
  2. (metrology) Symbol for newton, the SI unit of force.
  3. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for aspargine
  4. (physics) electron number
  5. (music) Neapolitan chord (usually in first inversion, therefore followed by a superscript six)

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Other representations of N:


English

Etymology 1

Letter

N (upper case, lower case n, plural Ns or N's)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the English alphabet, called en and written in the Latin script.
See also

Number

N (upper case, lower case n)

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

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

(file)
(file)

Noun

N

  1. (military) navy
  2. north (see also n)
  3. (linguistics) noun
  4. (chess) knight
Translations

Afar

Letter

N

  1. The eighteenth letter in the Afar alphabet.

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Azerbaijani

Letter

N upper case (lower case n)

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

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Basque

Pronunciation

Letter

N (upper case, lower case n)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Basque alphabet, called ene and written in the Latin script.

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Chinese

Alternative forms

Etymology

Likely from the mathematical usage of n to denote an arbitrary number.

Pronunciation

Numeral

N

  1. countless, several
    ???N??????? [Cantonese, trad.]
    ???N??????? [Cantonese, simp.]
    dim2 gaai2 ngo5 daa2 zo2en1 ci3 dou1 mou5 jan4 zip3 din6 waa6-2 ge2? [Jyutping]
    How come I called several times but no one picked up the phone?
    ??N?,???... [MSC, trad.]
    ??N?,???... [MSC, simp.]
    From: [1]
    zhu?le ?n bù m?ijù, y?ngy? hái ch?o làn... [Pinyin]
    You've binged countless American TV dramas, but your English still sucks...
    • ???????N??? [MSC, trad.]
      ???????N??? [MSC, simp.]
      From: 1996, and , ? (TV drama), episode 1, 30:34
      N? bùyòng kàn le. W? y?j?ng kàn guò ?n cì le. [Pinyin]
      You don't need to look. I've already looked multiple times.

Further reading


Dutch

Pronunciation

Letter

N (capital, lowercase n)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

Noun

N

  1. Abbreviation of noord; north

See also

  • Previous letter: M
  • Next letter: O

Esperanto

Letter

N (upper case, lower case n)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called no or en and written in the Latin script.

See also

Noun

N

  1. Abbreviation of nordo ("north").
  2. (text messaging) Abbreviation of ni ("we").

Estonian

Estonian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia et

Letter

N (upper case, lower case n)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Estonian alphabet, called enn and written in the Latin script.

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Finnish

Letter

N (upper case, lower case n)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called än or en and written in the Latin script.

See also

Noun

N

  1. Abbreviation of non sine laude approbatur.
  2. Abbreviation of nainen. ("woman, female")

French

Pronunciation

Noun

N

  1. Abbreviation of nord.

Letter

N

  1. The fourteenth letter of the French alphabet.

Galician

Noun

N

  1. Abbreviation of norte ("north").

Antonyms

  • (north): S

German

Pronunciation

Letter

N (upper case, lower case n)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the German alphabet.

Noun

N

  1. Abbreviation of Nord; north

Hungarian

Pronunciation

Letter

N (upper case, lower case n)

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

Declension

Possessive forms of N
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. N-em N-jeim
2nd person sing. N-ed N-jeid
3rd person sing. N-je N-jei
1st person plural N-ünk N-jeink
2nd person plural N-etek N-jeitek
3rd person plural N-jük N-jeik

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Ido

Pronunciation

Letter

N (lower case n)

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

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Italian

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation

Letter

N m or f (invariable, lower case n)

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

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Latvian

Latvian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia lv

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

N

N (upper case, lower case n)

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

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Malay

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ms

Pronunciation

Letter

N

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

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Portuguese

Letter

N (upper case, lower case n)

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

See also

Noun

N m (uncountable)

  1. Abbreviation of norte.

Romanian

Pronunciation

Letter

N (upper case, lower case n)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Romanian alphabet, called en, ne, or and written in the Latin script.

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Saanich

Pronunciation

Letter

N

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

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Skolt Sami

Pronunciation

Letter

N (lower case n)

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

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Slovene

Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sl

Pronunciation

Letter

N (capital, lowercase n)

  1. The 15th letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by M and followed by O.

Somali

Pronunciation

Letter

N upper case (lower case n)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Somali alphabet, called nun and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

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

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Spanish

Letter

N (upper case, lower case n)

  1. The 14th letter of the Spanish alphabet.

Noun

N m

  1. Abbreviation of norte; north

Turkish

Letter

N (upper case, lower case n)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called ne and written in the Latin script.

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Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Letter

N (upper case, lower case n)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called e-n?, en-n?, n? th?p, or n? and written in the Latin script.

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Welsh

Pronunciation

Letter

N (upper case, lower case n)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Welsh alphabet, called en and written in the Latin script. It is preceded by M and followed by O.

Mutation

  • N cannot mutate in Welsh.

See also

Further reading

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

Zulu

Letter

N (upper case, lower case n)

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

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