d

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English Online Dictionary. What means d‎? What does d mean?

Translingual

Etymology 1

Modification of capital letter D, from Ancient Greek letter Δ (D, Delta).

Letter

d (upper case D)

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

Usage notes

The letter d is used in the alphabets of many languages, and in several romanization systems of non-Latin scripts to represent the voiced alveolar or dental plosive (/d/). In some languages and transcription systems, d may also represent other sounds, such as /t/ or /ð/.

See also

  • (Latin script):  Aa  Bb  Cc  Dd  Ee  Ff  Gg  Hh  Ii  Jj  Kk  Ll  Mm  Nn  Oo  Pp  Qq  Rr  Sſs  Tt  Uu  Vv  Ww  Xx  Yy  Zz
  • (Variations of letter D):  Ďď  Ḋḋ  Ḑḑ  Ḍḍ  Ḓḓ  Ḏḏ  Đđ  D̦d̦  Ɖɖ  Ɗɗ  Ƌƌ  ᵭ  ᶁ  ᶑ  ȡ  ᴅ  Dd  ȸ  DZDzdz  DZDzdz  DŽDždž  DŽDždž
  • (select similar letters and symbols) ∂ ₫ ð
  • (other scripts) δ (d), д (d), ד‎, د(d)
  • See Appendix:Variations of "d"

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

  • D, ,

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

Pronunciation

Symbol

d

  1. (mathematics) the (path-independent, exact) differential of a quantity
  2. (IPA) voiced alveolar plosive

Gallery

See also

  • (IPA): t (voiceless alveolar plosive)
  • (mathematics): δ

Other representations of D:


English

Etymology 1

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(key): /diː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /d/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /d/

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D, plural d's)

  1. The fourth letter of the English alphabet, called dee and written in the Latin script.

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) letter; A a, B b, C c, D d, E e, F f, G g, H h, I i, J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o, P p, Q q, R r, S s, T t, U u, V v, W w, X x, Y y, Z z

Derived terms

  • d-hole

Number

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

Etymology 2

  • (died, death): abbreviation of
  • (British penny; old penny): abbreviation of Latin denarii, the name of the corresponding Roman coin.
  • (dice): abbreviation of dice

Abbreviation

d

  1. died, death.
    William Shakespeare, d 1616
  2. (cricket) declared; also abbreviated as dec
  3. (crosswords) down
    Do you have the answer for 23d?

Symbol

d

  1. (until February 1971) a British penny; an old penny (the modern decimal penny being abbreviated p).
    £sd — “pounds, shillings and pence”
  2. (dice games, infix) (-d-) dice to use in a diceroll
    2d6 — “the sum of the roll of two six-sided dice”
  3. penny, a measure of the size of nails

Alemannic German

Article

d f

  1. (definite) the
    • 1978, Rolf Lyssey and Christa Maerker, Die Schweizermacher (transcript):
      Di nöchscht rächts. Mir fared i d’Fäldschtrass.
      The next right. We'll drive down Feldstrasse.

d pl

  1. (definite) the

Declension

  • 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

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /d/

Letter

d lower case (upper case D)

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

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) hərf; A a, B b, C c, Ç ç, D d, E e, Ə ə, F f, G g, Ğ ğ, H h, X x, I ı, İ i, J j, K k, Q q, L l, M m, N n, O o, Ö ö, P p, R r, S s, Ş ş, T t, U u, Ü ü, V v, Y y, Z z

Chinese

Pronunciation

Noun

d

  1. (Cantonese, nonstandard) Alternative spelling of

Suffix

d

  1. (Cantonese, nonstandard) Alternative spelling of

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eː
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /deː/

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

See also

  • Previous letter: c
  • Next letter: e

Esperanto

Pronunciation

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fifth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called do and written in the Latin script.

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) litero; A a, B b, C c, Ĉ ĉ, D d, E e, F f, G g, Ĝ ĝ, H h, Ĥ ĥ, I i, J j, Ĵ ĵ, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o, P p, R r, S s, Ŝ ŝ, T t, U u, Ŭ ŭ, V v, Z z

Faroese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /t/

Letter

d (upper case D)

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

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) bókstavur; A a, Á á, B b, D d, Рð, E e, F f, G g, H h, I i, Í í, J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o, Ó ó, P p, R r, S s, T t, U u, Ú ú, V v, Y y, Ý ý, Æ æ, Ø ø

Fijian

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /ⁿd/

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) A a, B b, C c, D d, E e, F f, G g, I i, J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o, P p, Q q, R r, S s, T t, U u, V v, W w, Y y

Finnish

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called dee and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

  • Used only in loanwords except for the weak grade of t.

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) kirjain; A a, B b, C c, D d, E e, F f, G g, H h, I i, J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o, P p, Q q, R r, S s (Š š), T t, U u, V v (W w), X x, Y y, Z z (Ž ž), Å å, Ä ä, Ö ö

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /de/

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the French alphabet, written in the Latin script.
    • [S]carce had the little birds shaded of a thousand colours hailed from the harps of their tongues, in a soft and mellifluous harmony, the coming of the pink-tinted dawn, ... when the famous knight Don Quixote of La Mancha ... took his route across the ancient and famous Campo de Montiel.

Fula

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /d/

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

Usage notes

  • Common to all varieties of Fula (Fulfulde / Pulaar / Pular).

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) karfeeje; ', A a, B b, Mb mb, Ɓ ɓ, C c, D d, Nd nd, Ɗ ɗ, E e, F f, G g, Ng ng, Ɠ ɠ, H h, I i, J j, Nj nj, K k, L l, M m, N n, Ŋ ŋ, Ñ ñ, Ɲ ɲ, O o, P p, R r, S s, T t, U u, W w, Y y, Ƴ ƴ

Gothic

Romanization

d

  1. Romanization of 𐌳

Ido

Pronunciation

  • (context pronunciation) IPA(key): /d/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /de/

Letter

d (upper case D)

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

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) litero; A a, B b, C c, D d, E e, F f, G g, H h, I i, J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o, P p, Q q, R r, S s, T t, U u, V v, W w, X x, Y y, Z z

Italian

Noun

d m, f (invariable)

  1. See under D

Latvian

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

  • IPA(key): [d]

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

See also

  • Letters of the Latvian alphabet:
    burti: Aa, Āā, Bb, Cc, Čč, Dd, Ee, Ēē, Ff, Gg, Ģģ, Hh, Ii, Īī, Jj, Kk, Ķķ, Ll, Ļļ, Mm, Nn, Ņņ, Oo, Pp, Rr, Ss, Šš, Tt, Uu, Ūū, Vv, Zz, Žž

Livonian

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /d̪/

Letter

d (upper case D)

  1. The sixth letter of the Livonian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) kēratēḑ; A a, Ā ā, Ä ä, Ǟ ǟ, B b, D d, Ḑ ḑ, E e, Ē ē, F f, G g, H h, I i, Ī ī, J j, K k, L l, Ļ ļ, M m, N n, Ņ ņ, O o, Ō ō, Ȯ ȯ, Ȱ ȱ, Õ õ, Ȭ ȭ, P p, R r, Ŗ ŗ, S s, Š š, T t, Ț ț, U u, Ū ū, V v, Z z, Ž ž



Malay

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) A a, B b, C c, D d, E e, F f, G g, H h, I i, J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o, P p, Q q, R r, S s, T t, U u, V v, W w, X x, Y y, Z z

Norwegian

Pronunciation

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /deː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /d/, (in rd) /ɖ/
  • Homophone: det

Letter

d

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

Portuguese

Pronunciation

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) letra; A a (Á á, À à,  â, àã), B b, C c (Ç ç), D d, E e (É é, Ê ê), F f, G g, H h, I i (Í í), J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o (Ó ó, Ô ô, Õ õ), P p, Q q, R r, S s, T t, U u (Ú ú), V v, W w, X x, Y y, Z z

Noun

d m

  1. Abbreviation of dom. (as a title)

Romanian

Pronunciation

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

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The sixth letter of the Romanian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

See also

  • Previous letter: c
  • Next letter: e

Serbo-Croatian

Alternative forms

  • (uppercase): D

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /d/

Letter

d (Cyrillic spelling д)

  1. The 6th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Latin alphabet (gajica), preceded by ć and followed by dž.


Skolt Sami

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /d/

Letter

d (upper case D)

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

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) bukva; A a,  â, B b, C c, Č č, Ʒ ʒ, Ǯ ǯ, D d, Đ đ, E e, F f, G g, Ǧ ǧ, Ǥ ǥ, H h, I i, J j, K k, Ǩ ǩ, L l, M m, N n, Ŋ ŋ, O o, Õ õ, P p, R r, S s, Š š, T t, U u, V v, Z z, Ž ž, Å å, Ä ä, ʹ

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • (Phoneme) IPA(key): /d/, [ð̞]
  • (Letter) IPA(key): /de/

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

Swedish

Pronoun

d

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Pronunciation spelling of det.

Article

d

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Pronunciation spelling of det.

Turkish

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

  1. The fifth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called de and written in the Latin script.

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) harf; A a, B b, C c, Ç ç, D d, E e, F f, G g, Ğ ğ, H h, I ı, İ i, J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o, Ö ö, P p, R r, S s, Ş ş, T t, U u, Ü ü, V v, Y y, Z z

Turkmen

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /d/

Letter

d (upper case D)

  1. The fourth letter of the Turkmen alphabet, called de and written in the Latin script.

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) harp; A a, B b, Ç ç, D d, E e, Ä ä, F f, G g, H h, I i, J j, Ž ž, K k, L l, M m, N n, Ň ň, O o, Ö ö, P p, R r, S s, Ş ş, T t, U u, Ü ü, W w, Y y, Ý ý, Z z

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

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

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

Zulu

Letter

d (lower case, upper case D)

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

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) A a, B b, C c, D d, E e, F f, G g, H h, I i, J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o, P p, Q q, R r, S s, T t, U u, V v, W w, X x, Y y, Z z

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