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LATIN CAPITAL LETTER T

Translingual

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Etymology

From the Etruscan letter ? (t, "te"), from the Ancient Greek letter ? (T, "tau"), derived from the Phoenician letter ?(t, "taw"), from the Egyptian hieroglyph ?.

Letter

T (lower case t)

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

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Symbol

T

  1. tesla, the SI unit of magnetic flux density.
  2. tera-
  3. (genetics) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for thymine
  4. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for threonine
  5. (mathematics) matrix transpose
  6. (chemistry) tritium

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English

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

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

T (upper case, lower case t, plural Ts or T's)

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

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The ordinal number twentieth, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called tee and written in the Latin script.
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

Adjective

T

  1. (ratings) Teen.
  2. (finance) Taxable.
  3. American Library Association abbreviation of twentieth, a book size range (12.5-15 cm in height).
  4. Transgender (TG) or transsexual (TS) (sometimes used in contrast to cisgender M or F; compare NB).

Noun

T (countable and uncountable, plural Ts)

  1. (informal) A T-shirt.
    • 2005, Kate Brian, Lucky T (page 8)
      "I'm telling you, every good thing that has happened to me is because of this lucky T." Carrie had an extensive list going of all the positive moments that occurred after she got the T-shirt. She wore the lucky T to varsity basketball tryouts [...]
  2. Tuesday.
  3. Thursday.
  4. (music) Tenor.
  5. (automotive) The Ford Motor Company's Model T automobile.
  6. (rail transport, in multiple unit formations) Trailer car.
  7. (informal) The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, or MBTA; specifically, the subway or train.
    I'm going to take the T.
  8. (sports) The sports statistic for ties in a given period under a given criteria.
  9. (basketball) A technical foul.
  10. (especially LGBT) Testosterone. (Compare E, estrogen.)
  11. (medicine) A T wave.
    • 1999, Thomas M. Blake, Annotated Atlas of Electrocardiography: A Guide to Confident Interpretation, New York, NY: Springer Science+Business Media, ->ISBN, page 63:
      The symmetry of the negative Ts in II, III, and avF (210) may have that significance, or it may mean coronary insufficiency in a patient with an old infarct, or may be a stable part of an old lesion.
  12. (immunology) A T cell.
    • 2020 May 2, "Leaving lockdown means understanding immune responses to the virus", in The Economist[1]:
      Mind your Bs and Ts
      The other prong comes in the form of "T" lymphocytes (which mature in the thymus). These recognise and kill infected body cells.
  13. (construction) A T-beam.

Proper noun

T

  1. (stock ticker symbol) AT&T.

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Afar

Letter

T

  1. The third letter in the Afar alphabet.

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Azerbaijani

Letter

T upper case (lower case t)

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

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Basque

Pronunciation

Letter

T (upper case, lower case t)

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

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Chinese

Pronunciation

Noun

T

  1. (LGBT) butch lesbian

Antonyms

  • P ("femme, lipstick lesbian")

Dutch

Pronunciation

Letter

T (capital, lowercase t)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

Esperanto

Letter

T (upper case, lower case t)

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

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Finnish

Letter

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called tee and written in the Latin script.

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German

Pronunciation

Letter

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The twentieth letter of the German alphabet.

Hungarian

Pronunciation

Letter

T (upper case, lower case t)

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

Declension

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

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Ido

Pronunciation

Letter

T (lower case t)

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

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Italian

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Pronunciation

Letter

T m or f (invariable, lower case t)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Italian alphabet, called ti and written in the Latin script.

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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

T

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The twenty-eighth letter of the Latvian alphabet, called t? and written in the Latin script.

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Malay

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Pronunciation

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

Letter

T

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

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Portuguese

Letter

T (upper case, lower case t)

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

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Noun

T m (plural Ts)

  1. adaptor (device allowing more plugs at a socket)

Synonyms


Romanian

Pronunciation

Letter

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Romanian alphabet, called te or and written in the Latin script.

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Saanich

Pronunciation

Letter

T

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

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Scottish Gaelic

Pronunciation

Letter

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The 17th letter of the Scottish Gaelic alphabet.

Derived terms

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Skolt Sami

Pronunciation

Letter

T (lower case t)

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

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Slovene

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Pronunciation

Letter

T (capital, lowercase t)

  1. The 21st letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by ? and followed by U.

Somali

Pronunciation

Letter

T upper case (lower case t)

  1. The third letter of the Somali alphabet, called ta and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

  1. The third letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by B and followed by J.

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Spanish

Letter

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The 21st letter of the Spanish alphabet.

Turkish

Letter

T (upper case, lower case t)

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

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Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Letter

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called or t? and written in the Latin script.

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Welsh

Pronunciation

Letter

T (upper case, lower case t)

  1. The twenty-fifth letter of the Welsh alphabet, called bi and written in the Latin script. It is preceded by S and followed by Th.

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
t? d? nh? th?
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) , "T", in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Zulu

Letter

T (upper case, lower case t)

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

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