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Symbol

J

  1. (metrology) The symbol for joule, the unit of work or energy in the International System of Units

English

Pronunciation

Letter

J (uppercase, lowercase j)

  1. The tenth letter of the English alphabet, preceded by I and followed by K.

Noun

Singular
J

Plural
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J ({{{1}}})
  1. The tenth letter of the English alphabet.
  2. (slang) A term for a marijuana cigarette ('joint').
    I stepped outside to smoke myself a J.Paul Simon, from the song "Late in the Evening"

Abbreviation

J

  1. Journal
  2. (law) Judge or justice, used after a name (plural JJ).
    1990: O'Loughlin JPeabody v Commissioner of Taxation, Federal Court of Australia report [1]
  3. As a prefix, Japanese (J-pop, J-rock, etc.).

Related terms


Latin

In Latin, the letter J is a modern typographical convention for the consonant form of I. The letter I in ancient times represented either a vowel or a consonant, see I for more information.

Pronunciation

  • Classical: IPA: /j/

Romanian

Pronunciation

Letter

J (capital, lowercase j)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Romanian alphabet representing the phoneme /ʒ/. Preceded by Î and followed by K.

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