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LATIN CAPITAL LETTER R

Translingual

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Alternative forms

  • ? (archaic, rare)

Etymology

From the Etruscan letter ? (r, "er"), from the Ancient Greek letter ? (R, "rho"), derived from the Phoenician letter ?(r, "re?"), from the Egyptian hieroglyph ?.

Letter

R (lower case r)

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

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Symbol

R

  1. (currency symbol) rand, national currency of South Africa.
  2. (physics) roentgen (unit)
  3. (physics) resistance (in electricity)
  4. (genetics) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for any purine
  5. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for arginine

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English

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Etymology 1

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Pronunciation

Letter

R (upper case, lower case r, plural Rs or R's)

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

R (upper case, lower case r)

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

Etymology 2

Abbreviations

"Elizabeth R", hand of Elizabeth II

Noun

R

  1. (entomology) radius
  2. (US, politics) Republican
  3. (monarchy) rex ("king") or regina ("queen"); the initial by which a British monarch signs documents after his or her name
  4. (handbells) ring
  5. (chess) rook
  6. (baseball, cricket) runs, the statistic reporting the number of runs scored by a player
  7. (law) the Crown, the government of a monarchy (abbreviating rex ("king") or regina ("queen"))
    R v Smith
  8. Thursday
    • 1986, Cornell University Courses of Study,[1] page 250:
      Lecs, T R 9:05; lab, M T W R or F 1:25--4:25, or M or W 7:30--10:30 p.m.
    • 2000 August, M.W. Carter, "A Comprehensive Course Timetabling and Student Scheduling System at the University of Waterloo", in Edmund Burke and Wilhelm Erben (editors), Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling III, Springer (2001), ->ISBN, page 66:
      8:30 MWF (3 x 1 hour) [...] 8:30-10 TR (2 x 1.5 hours)
    • 2007, W. Ted Mahavier, "Syllabus for Analysis" (Lamar University course syllabus), appendix II.A of Charles A. Coppin et al., The Moore Method: A Pathway to Learner-Centered Instruction, Mathematical Association of America (2009), ->ISBN, page 201:
      Office Hours: MTWRF: 9:00-11:00, 1:30-3:00 or stop by my office anytime.

Adjective

R

  1. (film certification) restricted
  2. reverse
  3. right (as opposed to left)

Afar

Letter

R

  1. The twelfth letter in the Afar alphabet.

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Azerbaijani

Letter

R upper case (lower case r)

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

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Basque

Pronunciation

Letter

R (upper case, lower case r)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Basque alphabet, called erre and written in the Latin script.

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Letter

R (capital, lowercase r)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

See also

  • Previous letter: Q
  • Next letter: S

Esperanto

Letter

R (upper case, lower case r)

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

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Estonian

Estonian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Letter

R (upper case, lower case r)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Estonian alphabet, called err and written in the Latin script.

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Finnish

Letter

R (upper case, lower case r)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called är or er and written in the Latin script.

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German

Pronunciation

Letter

R (upper case, lower case r)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the German alphabet.

Related terms


Hungarian

Pronunciation

Letter

R (upper case, lower case r)

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

Declension

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

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Ido

Pronunciation

Letter

R (lower case r)

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

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Italian

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Pronunciation

Letter

R m or f (invariable, lower case r)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Italian alphabet, called erre and written in the Latin script.

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Latin

Proper noun

R

  1. Abbreviation of Romanus.
  2. Abbreviation of Rufus.

References


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

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Letter

R

R (upper case, lower case r)

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

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Malay

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [ar]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [r]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [(r)]

Letter

R

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

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Portuguese

Letter

R (upper case, lower case r)

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

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Romanian

Pronunciation

Letter

R (upper case, lower case r)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Romanian alphabet, called er, re, or and written in the Latin script.

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Skolt Sami

Pronunciation

Letter

R (lower case r)

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

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Slovene

Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation

Letter

R (capital, lowercase r)

  1. The 18th letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by P and followed by S.

Somali

Pronunciation

Letter

R upper case (lower case r)

  1. The eighth letter of the Somali alphabet, called ra and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

  1. The eighth letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by D and followed by S.

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Spanish

Letter

R (upper case, lower case r)

  1. The 19th letter of the Spanish alphabet.

Turkish

Letter

R (upper case, lower case r)

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

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Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Letter

R (upper case, lower case r)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called e-r? or r? and written in the Latin script.

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Welsh

Pronunciation

Letter

R (upper case, lower case r)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Welsh alphabet, called er and written in the Latin script. It is preceded by Ph and followed by Rh.

Mutation

  • R cannot be mutated in Welsh.

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Further reading

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

Zulu

Letter

R (upper case, lower case r)

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

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