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See also: s [U+0073 LATIN SMALL LETTER S], 's, -s, ? [U+0455 CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER DZE], ? [U+0405 CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER DZE], ? [U+054F ARMENIAN CAPITAL LETTER TIWN], ? [U+13DA CHEROKEE LETTER DU], and Appendix:Variations of "s"
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LATIN CAPITAL LETTER S

Translingual

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Etymology

From the Etruscan letter ? (s, "es"), from the Ancient Greek letter ? (S, "sigma"), derived from the Phoenician letter ?(?, "?in"), from the Egyptian hieroglyph ?.

Letter

S (lower case s)

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

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Symbol

S

  1. (chemistry) symbol for sulfur / sulphur
  2. (metrology) symbol for siemens, a measure of electrical conductance.
  3. (metrology) symbol for spat (obsolete astronomical unit of distance).
  4. (metrology) symbol for svedberg (unit of sedimentation rate in ultracentrifugation).
  5. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for serine
  6. (geology) symbol for storativity
  7. (mathematics, topology) sphere
  8. (mathematics, computer science) The S ("substitution") combinator, defined as Sxyz = xz(yz), used in SKI calculus

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Other representations of S:


English

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

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

Letter

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

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

S (upper case, lower case s)

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

Etymology 2

Noun

S (plural Ss)

  1. (American Library Association) Abbreviation of sextodecimo; a book size, 15-17.5 cm in height.
  2. South.
  3. Abbreviation of season. (group of episodes of a series).
    I watched S01 through 03. I have yet to watch the S04.
    The pilot episode is S01E01.
  4. (music) Soprano.

Etymology 3

From the first letter of set and of stage, two fundamental concepts of the theory.

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Proper noun

S

  1. (set theory) An axiomatic set theory, developed by logician George Boolos, in which several of the axioms of ZF are derivable as theorems.
    S has no axiom of extensionality and identity is absent from the other S axioms.

Afar

Letter

S

  1. The forth letter in the Afar alphabet.

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Azerbaijani

Letter

S upper case (lower case s)

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

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Basque

Pronunciation

Letter

S (upper case, lower case s)

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

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Letter

S (upper case, lower case s)

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

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Esperanto

Letter

S (upper case, lower case s)

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

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Noun

S

  1. Abbreviation of sudo ("south").

Pronoun

S

  1. (text messaging) Abbreviation of ?i ("she").

Alternative forms

  • (she): ?

Estonian

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Letter

S (upper case, lower case s)

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

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Finnish

Letter

S (upper case, lower case s)

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

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French

Pronunciation

Noun

S

  1. Abbreviation of sud; south.

Letter

S (upper case, lower case s)

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

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Galician

Noun

S

  1. Abbreviation of sur ("south").

Antonyms

  • (south): N

German

Pronunciation

Letter

S (upper case, lower case s)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the German alphabet, called es and written in the Latin script.
    • 1877, Dr. Schröer, Gelegentlche Bemerkungen über erhöhte Ansprüche, die nun an die Aufzeichnung mundartlicher Sprachproben zu stellen wären, in: Die deutschen Mundarten. Zeitschrift für Dichtung, Forschung und Kritik. Herausgegeben von Dr. G. karl Frommann. Siebenter Band (neuer Folge erster Band), page 15:
      Für die zweierlei S, das scharfe ß und das weiche, tönende s, sind die Zeichen s und s zu empfehlen. Letzteres wird im Französischen, Englischen, Holländischen, Polnischen, Madjarischen mit z bezeichnet, das wir nicht annehmen können, weil bei uns, wie schon bemerkt, z den Laut ts bezeichnet.

Noun

S

  1. Abbreviation of Süd; south

Hungarian

Pronunciation

Letter

S

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

Declension

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

Pronunciation

Letter

S (lower case s)

  1. The nineteenth 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): /'?sse/
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /s/, /z/
  • (phoneme, when followed by a voiceless consonant) IPA(key): /s/
  • (phoneme, when followed by a voiced consonant) IPA(key): /z/

Letter

S m or f (invariable, lower case s)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Italian alphabet, called esse and written in the Latin script.

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Japanese

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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From English superior.

Noun

S() o (esu

  1. (education) highest academic grading in the S-A-B-C-F scale
  2. (chiefly video games) S, the highest rank or grade (above A) commonly used in ranking systems in video games

Descendants

  • English: S

Etymology 2

From English small.

Noun

S() o (esu

  1. small size
Synonyms
Related terms

Etymology 3

From English sadism; compare English S&M.

Noun

S() o (esu

  1. (sexuality, euphemistic) sadism, sadist
  2. (colloquial) dominant personality
Antonyms

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

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Letter

S

S (upper case, lower case s)

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

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Malay

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Pronunciation

Letter

S

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

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Portuguese

Letter

S (upper case, lower case s)

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

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Romanian

Pronunciation

Letter

S (upper case, lower case s)

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

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Saanich

Pronunciation

Letter

S

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

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Skolt Sami

Pronunciation

Letter

S (lower case s)

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

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Slovene

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Pronunciation

Letter

S (upper case, lower case s)

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

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Somali

Pronunciation

Letter

S upper case (lower case s)

  1. The ninth letter of the Somali alphabet, called sa and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

  1. The ninth letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by R and followed by SH.

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Spanish

Letter

S (upper case, lower case s)

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

Noun

S m

  1. Abbreviation of sur; south

Swedish

Proper noun

S

  1. Swedish Social Democratic Party; Abbreviation of Socialdemokraterna.

Turkish

Letter

S (upper case, lower case s)

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

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Vietnamese

Pronunciation

  • (Hà N?i) IPA(key): [t si], [t si], [s?:], [s?: na?]
  • (Hu?) IPA(key): [t? j], [t? s?j], [:], [: na?]
  • (H? Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [k j], [k s?j], [:], [: na?] ~ [k s?j], [k s?j], [s?:], [s?: na?]
  • Phonetic: ét sì, ét xì, s?, s? n?ng

Letter

S (upper case, lower case s)

  1. The twenty-third letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called ét, ét-xì, s?, or s? n?ng and written in the Latin script.

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Welsh

Pronunciation

Letter

S (upper case, lower case s)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Welsh alphabet, called ès and written in the Latin script. It is preceded by Rh and followed by T.

Mutation

  • S 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) , "S", in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Zulu

Letter

S (upper case, lower case s)

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

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