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S

Translingual

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Alternative forms

  • s (archaic)

Letter

s (upper case S)

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

Pronunciation

  • (file)

Symbol

s

  1. (IPA) voiceless alveolar fricative
  2. Symbol for second, an SI unit of measurement of time.

Gallery

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Other representations of S:


English

Pronunciation

(file)

Letter

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

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

Derived terms

Number

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

Noun

s

  1. (metrology) Abbreviation of scruple. (unit of mass in the apothecaries' system)
  2. (physics) Abbreviation of strange quark.
  3. Alternative form of s.

See also

Derived terms


Afar

Letter

s

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

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Alemannic German

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Middle High German daz, from Old High German daz, from Proto-Germanic *þat, from Proto-Indo-European *tód, nominative and accusative singular neuter of *só. Cognate with German das, Dutch dat, English that, Icelandic það.

Article

s n

  1. (definite) the
    • 1978, Rolf Lyssey and Christa Maerker, Die Schweizermacher (transcript):
      Wüssed Si, Herr Bodmer, das isches, was ich so bewundere an de Schwitzer: Ire Humor. I jedere Situazion s'richtige Wort.
      You know, Mr Bodmer, that's what I admire about the Swiss - their humour. The right word for every situation.
    • 2010, Pedro Lenz, Der Goalie bin ig:
      D Wohnig isch d Wohnig und ds Business isch ds Business.
      Accommodation is accommodation, and business is business.

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

s lower case (upper case S)

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

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Basque

Pronunciation

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

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Czech

Pronunciation

Preposition

s

  1. with

Usage notes

This preposition is followed by the instrumental case.

Synonyms

Antonyms

Further reading


Dutch

Pronunciation

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

See also

  • Previous letter: r
  • Next letter: t

Egyptian

Pronunciation

Noun

s

 m

  1. The object depicted in the hieroglyph
    s
    . The meaning of this term is uncertain. Possibilities include:
    1. A cloth

Inflection

Noun

sZ1

 m

  1. A vessel or container (made of gold) [18th dynasty]

Inflection

Noun

sG38

 m

  1. A type of waterfowl, perhaps the Eurasian teal (Anas crecca)[1], especially as an offering for the dead [Old Kingdom]
  2. Variant form of sr ("type of goose")

Inflection

Alternative forms

Noun

s

 m

  1. Abbreviation of snb ("health") in the formula ?n? w snb ("life, prosperity, health")

Noun

s

 m

  1. Abbreviation of sw ("he, him"). [Middle and New Kingdom]

Alternative forms

Romanization

s

  1. Alternative transliteration of z.

References

  1. ^ Berman, Lawrence M.; Boha?, Kenneth J. (1999) The Cleveland Museum of Art Catalogue of Egyptian Art, New York: Hudson Hills Press, page 140-141

Esperanto

Pronunciation

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

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Estonian

Estonian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

Noun

s

  1. Abbreviation of sent; cent

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Faroese

Pronunciation

Letter

s (upper case S)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Faroese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Finnish

Pronunciation

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

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Fula

Pronunciation

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

Usage notes

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Gothic

Romanization

s

  1. Romanization of ?

Hungarian

Pronunciation

Conjunction

s

  1. and (short variant of és ("and"))

Derived terms

Compound words
Expressions

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

See also

Further reading

  • (sound, letter, and abbreviation): s in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmez? szótára ('The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language'). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959-1962.
  • (and): s in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmez? szótára ('The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language'). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959-1962.

Ido

Pronunciation

  • (context pronunciation) IPA(key): /s/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /se/

Letter

s (upper case S)

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

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Italian

Noun

s m or f (invariable)

  1. See under S

Japanese

Etymology

Short of (san).

Suffix

s() o (-san

  1. (Internet slang) Alternative spelling of (san)

Related terms


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

S

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

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Livonian

Pronunciation

Letter

s (upper case S)

  1. The thirty-first letter of the Livonian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Malay

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

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Maltese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /s/
  • IPA(key): /z/ (by assimilation to a following voiced obstruent)

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twenty-third letter of the Maltese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Mòcheno

Etymology 1

From Middle High German ëz, iz, from Old High German iz, from Proto-West Germanic *it, from Proto-Germanic *it, nominative/accusative singular neuter of *iz. Cognate with German es.

Pronoun

s

  1. it
Inflection

Etymology 2

From Middle High German daz, from Old High German daz, from Proto-Germanic *þat. Cognate with German das, English that.

Article

s (masculine der, feminine de, plural de)

  1. the, nominative singular neuter definite article

References


Norwegian

Pronunciation

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /es:/, /?s:/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /s/, (in sj, skj, sk, sl) /?/, (in rs) /?/
  • (file)

Letter

s

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

Portuguese

Etymology 1

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

See also

Etymology 2

Alternative forms

Adverb

s

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of sim ("yes").

Noun

s m (plural s)

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of sim ("yes").

Interjection

s

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of sim ("yes").

Etymology 3

Noun

s

  1. Abbreviation of segundo.
    1. Used to indicate any sequence of time in seconds.
      O atleta completou a corrida em 1h20min45s - The athlete completed the race in 1 hour, 21 minutes and 45 seconds

Usage notes

  • This abbreviation uses no spaces or points and must always follow a number.
  • This abbreviation is often preceded by a number followed by m, used to represent minutes, which can be in turn preceded by h, to represent hours.
    • Example: 20h43min08s

Romanian

Pronunciation

Letter

s (lower case, upper 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 thirty-ninth letter of the Saanich alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

See Translingual section.

Pronunciation

Letter

s (Cyrillic spelling ?)

  1. The 24th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Latin alphabet (gajica), preceded by r and followed by ?.

Etymology 2

From Proto-Slavic *s?(n), from Proto-Indo-European *?om.

Alternative forms

  • (see usage notes) sa

Pronunciation

Preposition

s (Cyrillic spelling ?)

  1. (+ instrumental case) with, together with, along with
    raditi s nekim - to work with somebody
    sva?ati se s nekim - to quarrel with somebody
    ratovati s nekim - to wage war with somebody
    d(j)evojka s plavom kosom - a girl with blonde hair
    s godinama dolazi mudrost - with age comes wisdom
    s ljubavlju - with love
    pozdraviti se jedno s drugim - part ways with each other
  2. (+ genitive case) from, off
    pao sam sa stabla. - I fell from the tree.
    s druge strane - on the other side
    sa zapada - from the west
    s le?a - from the back
    promatrati s prozora - to observe from the window
    ljudi s planine - people from the mountain
  3. (proscribed, shortening of iz tog) (+ genitive case) because of (= iz, zb?g)
    s tog razloga - for that reason
  4. (+ instrumental case) miscellaneous prepositional senses in phrases that employ a connection
    ?ta/?to je s tobom? - What's wrong with you?
    s vremenom - in time
Usage notes

s takes the alternative form sa in the following environments:

  • before the sibilants /s, ?, z, ?/:
    sa strán?
    aside
    sa ?k?l?m
    with school
    sa z?bom
    with the tooth
    sa ?ìvotom
    with life
  • before consonant clusters where the second consonant is /s, ?, z, ?/:
    sa ps?m
    with the dog
    sa p?ènic?m
    with wheat
    sa ?z?njem
    with neighing
  • before the instrumental form of the first-person pronoun j? ("I")
    sa mn?m
    with me

Etymology 3

Alternative forms

Noun

s (Cyrillic spelling ?)

  1. (grammar) neuter gender (srednji rod)

Skolt Sami

Pronunciation

Letter

s (upper case S)

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

See also


Slovak

Pronunciation

Preposition

s (+ instrumental)

  1. with

Synonyms

Further reading

  • s in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene

Pronunciation

Preposition

s

  1. Alternative form of z, used before a voiceless consonant

Further reading

  • "s", in Slovarji In?tituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramov?a ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /s/, /s?/, /s?/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /'ese/

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

Swedish

Noun

s

  1. page; Abbreviation of sida.

Turkish

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

See also


Turkmen

Pronunciation

Letter

s (upper case S)

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

See also


Zulu

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

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