s

Translingual

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LATIN SMALL LETTER S
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Basic Latin t
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FULLWIDTH LATIN SMALL LETTER S

[U+FF52]
Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
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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

See also

Other representations of S:


English

Pronunciation

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

Letter

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

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

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.

Abbreviation

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

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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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Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /s/
  • (file)

Preposition

s

  1. with

Usage notes

This preposition is followed by the instrumental case.

Synonyms

Antonyms


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛs
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ɛs/

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 ꜥnḫ wḏꜣ 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.; Bohač, Kenneth J., The Cleveland Museum of Art Catalogue of Egyptian Art, New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1999, page 140–141

Esperanto

Pronunciation

  • (file)

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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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

  • (file)

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.

See also


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 𐍃

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈʃ]
  • (file)
  • (conjunction): IPA(key): [ˈʃ]
  • (letter name): IPA(key): [ˈɛʃː]

Conjunction

s

  1. and (short variant of és (and))

Derived terms

(Compound words):

(Expressions):

Letter

s

  1. The thirty-first letter of the Hungarian alphabet, written in the Latin script. Pronounced sh as in she.

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

Latvian

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Etymology

Proposed in 1908 as part of the new Latvian spelling by the scientific commission headed by K. Mīlenbahs, 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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Norwegian

Pronunciation

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /esː/, /ɛsː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /s/, (in sj, skj, sk, sl) /ʃ/, (in rs) /ʂ/
  • (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 (lowercase, capital S)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Romanian alphabet, written in the Latin script. Representing the phoneme /s/. Preceded by r and followed by ş.

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 с)

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

Etymology 2

From Proto-Slavic *sъ(n), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱom.

Alternative forms

  • (see usage notes) sa

Pronunciation

Preposition

s (Cyrillic spelling с)

  1. (+ instrumental case) with, together with, along with
    raditi s nekimto work with somebody
    svađati se s nekimto quarrel with somebody
    ratovati s nekimto wage war with somebody
    d(j)evojka s plavom kosoma girl with blonde hair
    s godinama dolazi mudrostwith age comes wisdom
    s ljubavljuwith love
    pozdraviti se jedno s drugimpart ways with each other
  2. (+ genitive case) from, off
    pao sam sa stablaI fell from the tree
    s druge straneon the other side
    sa zapadafrom the west
    s leđafrom the back
    promatrati s prozorato observe from the window
    ljudi s planinepeople from the mountain
  3. (proscribed, shortening of iz tog) (+ genitive case) because of (= iz, zbȍg)
    s tog razlogafor that reason
  4. (+ instrumental case) miscellaneous prepositional senses in phrases that employ a connection
    Šta/što je s tobom?What's wrong with you?
    s vremenomin time
Usage notes

s takes the alternative form sa in the following environments:

  • before the sibilants /s, š, z, ž/:
    sa stránē
    aside
    sa škȏlōm
    with school
    sa zȗbom
    with the tooth
    sa žìvotom
    with life
  • before consonant clusters where the second consonant is /s, š, z, ž/:
    sa psȍm
    with the dog
    sa pšènicōm
    with wheat
    sa ȑzānjem
    with neighing
  • before the instrumental form of the first-person pronoun (I)
    sa mnȏm
    with me

Etymology 3

Alternative forms

Abbreviation

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  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

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /s/, /s̺/, /s̄/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /ˈese/
    • (file)

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

Swedish

Abbreviation

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  1. page; Abbreviation of sida.
  2. Swedish Social Democratic Party; Abbreviation of Socialdemokraterna.

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.

See also