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The letter d

Etymology 1

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

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. A lower case letter of the Latin script, the fourth in many alphabets, including English.

Usage notes

The letter d is used in the International Phonetic Alphabet, in the alphabets of many languages, and in several romanization systems of non-Latin scripts to represent the voiced alveolar plosive (IPA: /d/). In some languages and transcription systems where unaspirated stops contrast with aspirated stops, d represents an unaspirated /t/, while t represents an aspirated /tʰ/.

See also

Etymology 2

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

Alternative forms

Numeral

d (lower case Roman numeral, uper 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

Symbol

d

  1. (mathematics) the differential of a quantity

English

Etymology 1

Anglo-Saxon Futhorc letter ᛞ, 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

  • (letter name): IPA: /diː/
  • (phoneme): IPA: /d/

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The letter dee, the fourth letter of the English alphabet.

See also

  • Previous letter: c
  • Next letter: e

Etymology 2

Abbreviation

d

  1. died, death.
    William Shakespeare, d 1616

Symbol

d

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) a British penny; an old penny.
    £sd — “pounds, shillings and pence”
  2. (games, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) dice to use in a diceroll
    2d6 — “two six-sided die”

Fijian

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme): IPA: /nd/

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Fijian alphabet.

See also

  • Previous letter: c
  • Next letter: e

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • (letter name): IPA: /de/
  • (phoneme): IPA: /d/

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)[[Category:Template:lang:ro letters|d]]

  1. The sixth letter of the Romanian alphabet.

See also

  • Previous letter: c
  • Next letter: e

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme): (north) IPA: /z/, (south) IPA: /j/

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. A letter of the Vietnamese alphabet.

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