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D

Translingual

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Etymology 1

Approximate form of upper case letter D that was the source for lower case d Modification of capital letter D, from Ancient Greek letter ? (D, "Delta").

Letter

d (upper case D)

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

Usage notes

The letter d is used in the alphabets of many languages, and in several romanization systems of non-Latin scripts to represent the voiced alveolar or dental plosive (/d/). In some languages and transcription systems, d may also represent other sounds, such as /t/ or /ð/.

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Etymology 2

Lower case form of upper case roman numeral D, a standardization of D or Ð, from tally stick markings resembling a superimposed ? and ?, from the practice of encircling each hundredth ? notch.

Alternative forms

Numeral

d (lower case Roman numeral, upper case D)

  1. cardinal number five hundred (500).
Usage notes

With a bar over the numeral, i.e., as d, it represents five hundred thousand (500,000).

See also
  • Lesser roman numeral symbol: c ("100")
  • Greater roman numeral symbol: m ("1000")
  • Roman numerals

Etymology 3

Pronunciation

  • (file)

Symbol

d

  1. (mathematics) the (path-independent, exact) differential of a quantity
  2. (IPA) voiced alveolar plosive

Gallery

See also

  • (IPA): t ("voiceless alveolar plosive")
  • (mathematics): ?

Other representations of D:


English

Etymology 1

Anglo-Saxon Futhorc letter ?, the Old English letter replaced by Latin d

Old English lower case letter d, from 7th century replacement by Latin lower case d of the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc letter ?.

Pronunciation

(file)
(file)

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D, plural d's)

  1. The fourth letter of the English alphabet, called dee and written in the Latin script.

See also

Derived terms

Number

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

Etymology 2

  • (died, death): abbreviation
  • (British penny; old penny): abbreviation of Latin denarii, the name of the corresponding Roman coin.
  • (dice): abbreviation of dice

Verb

d

  1. Abbreviation of died (or death)
    William Shakespeare, d 1616

Adjective

d

  1. (cricket) Abbreviation of declared.
    Synonym: dec

Adverb

d

  1. (crosswords) Abbreviation of down.
    Do you have the answer for 23d?

Symbol

d

  1. (until February 1971) a British penny; an old penny (the modern decimal penny being abbreviated p).
    £sd -- "pounds, shillings and pence"
  2. (dice games) Die or dice
    d20 -- a specialized die with twenty sides
    2d6 -- the sum of the roll of two six-sided dice
  3. penny, a measure of the size of nails

Albanian

Pronunciation

Letter

d (d) (upper case D, lower case d)

  1. The 5th letter of the Standard Albanian Latin-script alphabet.
  2. The 7th letter of the Arvanitic Albanian Greek-script alphabet.

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Alemannic German

Article

d f

  1. (definite) the
    • 1978, Rolf Lyssey and Christa Maerker, Die Schweizermacher (transcript):
      Di nöchscht rächts. Mir fared i d'Fäldschtrass.
      The next right. We'll drive down Feldstrasse.

d pl

  1. (definite) the

Declension

Alemannic German definite articles
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative/Accusative de
dr (Bern)
d s
ds (Bern)
d
Dative em der em de
  • Masculine nominative/accusative singular de has the form der before a vowel, e.g. der alt Maa 'the old man'
  • Dative plural de has the form den before a vowel, e.g. den alte Fraue '(to) the old women'
  • Feminine singular d and plural d have the variant di before an adjective, e.g. di jung Mueter 'the young mother'

Azerbaijani

Pronunciation

Letter

d lower case (upper case D)

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

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Basque

Pronunciation

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Basque alphabet, called de and written in the Latin script.

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Chinese

Etymology 1

From ?.

Pronunciation

Noun

d

  1. (Cantonese, nonstandard) Alternative spelling of ?

Suffix

d

  1. (Cantonese, nonstandard) Alternative spelling of ?

Etymology 2

Borrowed from the first letter of the English differentiate.

Pronunciation

Verb

d

  1. (Cantonese, mathematics, nonstandard) to differentiate

Dutch

Pronunciation

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

See also

  • Previous letter: c
  • Next letter: e

Esperanto

Pronunciation

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fifth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called do and written in the Latin script.

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Estonian

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Pronunciation

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Estonian alphabet, called dee and written in the Latin script.

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Faroese

Pronunciation

Letter

d (upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Faroese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

See also


Fijian

Pronunciation

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Fijian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'de:/, ['de?:] (name of letter)
  • (file)

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called dee and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

  • Used only in loanwords except for the weak grade of t.

See also

Noun

d

  1. (music) D (note)

Usage notes

Capitalized for the great octave or any octave below that, or in names of major keys; not capitalized for the small octave or any octave above that, or in names of minor keys.

Declension


French

Pronunciation

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the French alphabet, written in the Latin script.
    • 1837, Louis Viardot, L'Ingénieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manchefr.Wikisource, translation of El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Volume I, Chapter II:
      [À] peine les petits oiseaux nuancés de mille couleurs avaient-ils salué des harpes de leurs langues, dans une douce et mielleuse harmonie, la venue de l'aurore au teint de rose, ... que le fameux chevalier don Quichotte de la Manche ... prit sa route à travers l'antique et célèbre plaine de Montiel.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
      [S]carce had the little birds shaded of a thousand colours hailed from the harps of their tongues, in a soft and mellifluous harmony, the coming of the pink-tinted dawn, ... when the famous knight Don Quixote of La Mancha ... took his route across the ancient and famous Campo de Montiel.

Fula

Pronunciation

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. A letter of the Fula alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

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Gothic

Romanization

d

  1. Romanization of ?

Hungarian

Pronunciation

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

Declension

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

Derived terms

See also


Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • (letter name) IPA(key): /tj?:/

Letter

d (upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Icelandic alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Ido

Pronunciation

  • (context pronunciation) IPA(key): /d/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /de/

Letter

d (upper case D)

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

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Italian

Noun

d m or f (invariable)

  1. See under D

Kabyle

Particle

d

  1. (copula) to be
    D tidett!
    It's true!
    Nekk d anelmad.
    I am a student.

Particle

d

  1. proximal particle; suffixed onto verbs to indicate a direction towards an inferred reference point

Conjunction

d

  1. and
    Nekk d gma neggan.
    Me and my brother were sleeping.

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

Letter

D

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The sixth letter of the Latvian alphabet, called d? and written in the Latin script.

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Livonian

Pronunciation

Letter

d (upper case D)

  1. The sixth letter of the Livonian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Lushootseed

Letter

d

  1. The ninth letter of the Lushootseed alphabet, pronounced as a voiced alveolar stop.

Malay

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

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Maltese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /d/
  • IPA(key): /t/ (per final devoicing or assimilation to a following voiceless obstruent)

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Maltese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Norwegian

Pronunciation

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /de:/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /d/, (in rd) /?/
  • (file)

Letter

d

  1. The fourth letter of the Norwegian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

Letter

d (upper case D, definite singular d-en, indefinite plural d-er, definite plural d-ene)

  1. The fourth letter of the Norwegian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

Letter

d (upper case D, definite singular d-en, indefinite plural d-ar, definite plural d-ane)

  1. The fourth letter of the Norwegian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Etymology 2

  • (det): abbreviation
  • (død): abbreviation

Pronoun

d

  1. Abbreviation of det.

Article

d

  1. Abbreviation of det.

Adjective

d

  1. Abbreviation of død.

References

  • "d" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Portuguese

Pronunciation

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

See also

Noun

d m

  1. Abbreviation of dom. (as a title)

Romanian

Pronunciation

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The sixth letter of the Romanian alphabet, called de or and written in the Latin script.

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Serbo-Croatian

Alternative forms

  • (uppercase): D

Pronunciation

Letter

d (Cyrillic spelling ?)

  1. The 6th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Latin alphabet (gajica), preceded by ? and followed by d?.


Skolt Sami

Pronunciation

Letter

d (upper case D)

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

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Spanish

Pronunciation

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Spanish alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Swedish

Pronoun

d

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Pronunciation spelling of det ("it").

Article

d

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Pronunciation spelling of det ("it").

Turkish

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fifth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called de and written in the Latin script.

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Turkmen

Pronunciation

Letter

d (upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Turkmen alphabet, called de and written in the Latin script.

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Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The sixth letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Welsh

Pronunciation

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fifth letter of the Welsh alphabet, called di and written in the Latin script. It is preceded by ch and followed by dd.

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
draig ddraig nraig unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

See also

Further reading

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

Zulu

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

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