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# z

Love is swift, sincere, pious, joyful, generous, strong, patient, faithful, prudent, long-suffering, courageous, and never seeking its own; for wheresoever a person seeketh his own, there he falleth from love.
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## Translingual

### Letter

z (lower case, upper case Z)

1. The last letter of the ancient Roman alphabet and most of its modern descendants, corresponding to Greek ζ, Hebrew ז.

### Symbol

z

1. (metrology) Symbol for the prefix zepto-.
2. (astronomy) Symbol for the redshift.
3. (mathematics) Used to denote a real variable when x and y are already in use.
$f \left ( x , y , z \right ) = \sin x + \cos y + \tan z$
4. (mathematics) Used to denote the third coordinate in three-dimensional Cartesian and cylindrical coordinate systems.
$x^2 + y^2 + z^2 = 1$
5. (mathematics) Used to denote a complex variable.
$\left \Vert z \right \Vert = z \cdot \bar z$
6. (statistics) Used to denote a value of a standard normal random variable.
$P[Z > z] = 1 - P[Z < z] = 1 - \Phi(z)$
7. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Quantity along the third axis in a three-dimensional system, vertical when applicable.
8. (chemistry) Symbol for atomic number.

## English

### Letter

z (lowercase, uppercase Z)

1. The twenty-sixth and last letter of the English alphabet, preceded by “y”.

### Noun

 Singular z Plural {{{1}}}
z ({{{1}}})
1. The twenty-sixth letter of the English alphabet. Sometimes spelt out as zed or zee.

### Alternative forms

 Capital: Z With acute: ź With dot above: ż With caron: ž With stroke: ƶ With retroflex hook: ʐ With curl: ʑ With circumflex: ẑ With dot below: ẓ With line below: ẕ

## Czech

### Preposition

z

1. from
Toto víno pochází z Francie. -- This wine comes from France.

#### Usage notes

This preposition is followed by the genitive case.

## Polish

### Pronunciation

• IPA: /z/, before voiceless consonants: /s/

### Preposition

z [[Category:Template:lang:pl prepositions|z]] (+ instrumental)

z [[Category:Template:lang:pl prepositions|z]] (+ genitive)

1. from
Jestem z Polski. – I'm from Poland.
2. made of

## Romanian

### Pronunciation

• IPA: /ze/, /zet/

### Letter

z (lowercase, capital Z)

1. The twenty-eighth letter of the Romanian alphabet representing the phoneme /z/. Preceded by x.

## Slovak

### Preposition

z or zo
Followed by the genitive case.
The standard form is z. The zo form is used when the following word starts with the letter z or sg..

## Slovene

Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sl

### Preposition

z

1. with (in the company of)

This Slovene entry was created from the translations listed at with. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see z in the Slovene Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) May 2008

## Elsewhere on the web

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