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See also: I [U+0049 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER I], 1 [U+0031 DIGIT ONE], ? [U+04CF CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER PALOCHKA], ? [U+04C0 CYRILLIC LETTER PALOCHKA], and Appendix:Variations of "l"


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SMALL ROMAN NUMERAL FIFTY

Translingual

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Letter

l (upper case L)

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

Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:l.

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Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • (file)

Symbol

l

  1. (IPA) alveolar lateral approximant.
  2. litre or liter
  3. The Roman numeral representing 50.
  4. (linear) length (arclength is often denoted with a cursive l)

Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:l.

Synonyms

  • (litre): L

Etymology 2

Alternative forms

Symbol

l

  1. L, the Roman numeral fifty (50)

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Gallery

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Other representations of L:


English

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

(file)
(file)
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /l/
  • (main allophones) IPA(key): [l], [?], [w]

Letter

l (lower case, upper case L, plural l's)

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

l (lower case, upper case L)

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

Etymology 2

Abbreviation.

Noun

l

  1. litre, liter
  2. pound (sterling) (from Latin libra)
    • 1837, Joseph Chitty, The Practice of the Law in All Its Principal Departments (page 116)
      And where a barrister, in summing up the items proved before him as arbitrator, misadded them, and thereby by mistake omitted 23l. in favour of the plaintiff, the Court, even at the instance of the barrister, would not allow an amendment, the defendant's counsel objecting.

Etymology 3

Interjection

l

  1. (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): (Internet slang) Clipping of lol.

Azerbaijani

Pronunciation

Letter

l lower case (upper case L)

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

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Basque

Pronunciation

Letter

l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Basque alphabet, called ele and written in the Latin script.

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Letter

l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

Noun

l m (plural l'en, diminutive l'etje n)

  1. (euphemistic) Short for lul or any other word starting with an l.

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  • Previous letter: k
  • Next letter: m

Esperanto

Pronunciation

Letter

l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called lo and written in the Latin script.

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Estonian

Estonian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia et

Pronunciation

Letter

l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Estonian alphabet, called ell and written in the Latin script.

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Faroese

Pronunciation

Letter

l (upper case L)

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

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Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'æl/, ['æl] (letter name)
  • IPA(key): /'æl:æ/, ['æl:æ] (letter name)
  • (file)

Letter

l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called äl or el and written in the Latin script.

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Fula

Pronunciation

Letter

l (lower case, upper case L)

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

Usage notes

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Gothic

Romanization

l

  1. Romanization of ?

Haitian Creole

Etymology

Contraction of li, from French lui.

Pronoun

l

  1. Contraction of li.

Hungarian

Pronunciation

Letter

l (lower case, upper case L)

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

Declension

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

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Ido

Pronunciation

  • (context pronunciation) IPA(key): /l/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /le/

Letter

l (upper case L)

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

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Italian

Noun

l m or f (invariable)

  1. See under L

Ladin

Article

l m (singular)

  1. the

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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

L

l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Latvian alphabet, called el and written in the Latin script.

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Livonian

Pronunciation

Letter

l (upper case L)

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

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Malay

Letter

l (lower case, upper case L)

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

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Maltese

Pronunciation

Letter

l (lower case, upper case L)

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

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Mirandese

Article

l m pl (plural ls, feminine la, feminine plural las)

  1. the (definite article)
    l cochino come maçanas
    the pig eats apples

Norwegian

Pronunciation

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /el:/, /?l:/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /l/, /?/, /?/
  • (file)

Letter

l

  1. The 12th letter of the Norwegian alphabet.

Usage notes

  • /?/ Retroflex, merge of rl.
  • /?/ Tjukk L (thick L), a phenomemon found in the eastern part of Norway, around Oslo and north.

Polish

Pronunciation

Letter

l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Polish alphabet, called el and written in the Latin script.

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Portuguese

Pronunciation

Letter

l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Portuguese alphabet, written in the Latin script.
    1. (humorous, possibly offensive) Sometimes, the consonant r is changed to l when depicting stereotypical speech of a Chinese person.
      • 1989, "O estranho que veio da China", Ranma ½, episode 1, Brazilian dub
        Chinese man: [speaking in broken Portuguese] Vocês, senholes, muito estlanhos, não? Este lugar muito peligoso! Ninguém usa agola, tem mais de cem fontes aqui. E cada uma delas tem uma lenda telivelmente tlágica!
        Chinese man: [speaking in broken Portuguese] You, gentlemen, are very weird, no? This place is very dangerous! Nobody uses it nowadays, it has more than one hundred springs here. And each one has a terribly tragic legend.

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Romanian

Pronunciation

Letter

l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Romanian alphabet, called el, le, or and written in the Latin script.

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Serbo-Croatian

Alternative forms

  • (uppercase) L

Pronunciation

Letter

l (Cyrillic spelling ?)

  1. The 16th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Latin alphabet (gajica), preceded by k and followed by lj.

Skolt Sami

Pronunciation

Letter

l (upper case L)

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

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Spanish

Pronunciation

Letter

l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The 12th letter of the Spanish alphabet.

Turkish

Letter

l (lower case, upper case L)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called le and written in the Latin script.

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Turkmen

Pronunciation

Letter

l (upper case L)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Turkmen alphabet, called el and written in the Latin script.

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Zulu

Letter

l (lower case, upper case L)

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

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