g

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Translingual

Letter

g (upper case G)

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

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 G):  Ǵǵ  Ğğ  Ĝĝ  Ǧǧ  Ġġ  Ģģ  Ḡḡ  Ǥǥ  Ɠɠ  ᶃ  ɢ  Gg  Ŋŋ
  • (IPA): ɡ
  • Greek forms: Γ, γ
  • Guitar Chord - G - Played 3 3 0 0 2 3

Pronunciation

Symbol

g

  1. Symbol for the gram, an SI unit of mass.
  2. Symbol for gravitational acceleration, approximately 9.81 m/s2 or 32 ft/sec2 at the earth's surface. Distinguished from G.
  3. (IPA) Alternative form of ɡ (voiced velar stop).
  4. (physics) gluon

Translations

Gallery

See also

  • Ȝ
  • Ŋ

Other representations of G:


English

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /dʒiː/
  • Homophone: gee
  • Rhymes: -iː
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ɡ/, /dʒ/

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G, plural g's)

  1. The seventh letter of the English alphabet, called gee 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

Number

g (lower case, upper case G)

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

Etymology 2

Abbreviation.

Noun

g (countable and uncountable, plural gs)

  1. (physics) A unit of gravitational acceleration.
  2. Abbreviation of gram.
  3. Alternative letter-case form of G (grand: thousand).

Derived terms

  • zero-g

Azerbaijani

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /ɟ/

Letter

g lower case (upper case G)

  1. The ninth 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

Basque

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡe/

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G)

  1. The seventh letter of the Basque alphabet, called ge and written in the Latin script.

See also

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

Dutch

Pronunciation

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

Noun

g (lower case, upper case G)

  1. The seventh letter of the Dutch alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  2. (physics) A unit of gravitational acceleration.

Derived terms

  • harde g
  • zachte g

See also

  • Previous letter: f
  • Next letter: h

Noun

g

  1. (physics) Abbreviation of gram.

Esperanto

Pronunciation

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ɡo/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ɡ/

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G)

  1. The eighth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called go 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

Estonian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡ̊eː/

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G)

  1. The seventh letter of the Estonian alphabet, called gee and written in the Latin script.

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) täht; 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, Z z, Ž ž, T t, U u, V v (W w), Õ õ, Ä ä, Ö ö, Ü ü (X x, Y y)

Faroese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /k/

Letter

g (upper case G)

  1. The eighth 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

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡeː/, [ˈɡe̞ː] (name of letter)

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G)

  1. The seventh letter of the Finnish alphabet, called gee and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

  • Used only in loanwords expect for ng [ŋː].

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

Noun

g

  1. (music) G (note)

Usage notes

Capitalized for the great octave or any octave below that, or in names of major keys; not capitalized for the small octave or any octave above that, or in names of minor keys.

Declension


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʒe/

Symbol

g

  1. (physics) g
  2. (text messaging slang) Abbreviation of j'ai (I have).

Fula

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡ/

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G)

  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

g

  1. Romanization of 𐌲

Hungarian

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): [ ˈɡ]
  • (letter name): IPA(key): [ ˈɡeː]

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Hungarian alphabet, called and written in the Latin script.
Declension
Derived terms
  • g-moll

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) betű; A a, Á á, B b, C c, Cs cs, D d, Dz dz, Dzs dzs, E e, É é, F f, G g, Gy gy, H h, I i, Í í, J j, K k, L l, Ly ly, M m, N n, Ny ny, O o, Ó ó, Ö ö, Ő ő, P p, R r, S s, Sz sz, T t, Ty ty, U u, Ú ú, Ü ü, Ű ű, V v, Z z, Zs zs. Only in the extended alphabet: Q q W w X x Y y. Commonly used: ch. Also defined: à ë. In surnames (selection): ä aa cz ds eé eö ew oe oó th ts ÿ.

Etymology 2

Abbreviation of gramm (gram).

Noun

g (plural g-ok)

  1. g (a unit of mass equal to one-thousandth of a kilogram)
Declension

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • (letter name) IPA(key): /cɛː/

Letter

g (upper case G)

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

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) bókstafur; A a, Á á, B b, D d, Рð, E e, É é, 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, X x, Y y, Ý ý, Þ þ, Æ æ, Ö ö

Ido

Pronunciation

  • (context pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɡ/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /ɡe/

Letter

g (upper case G)

  1. The seventh 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

Interlingua

Pronunciation

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /dʒe/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /dʒ/ before 'i'/'e'/'y', as /ʒ/ in the suffix -age, and /ɡ/ elsewhere.

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G)

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

See also

  • Previous letter: f
  • Next letter: h

Italian

Noun

g m or f (invariable)

  1. See under G

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): [ɡ]

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G)

  1. The tenth 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): /ɡ/

Letter

g (upper case G)

  1. The eleventh 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

Lushootseed

Letter

g

  1. The twelfth letter of the Lushootseed alphabet, pronounced as a voiced velar stop.

Malay

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G)

  1. The seventh 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

Maltese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡ/
  • IPA(key): /k/ (per final devoicing or assimilation to a following voiceless obstruent)

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G)

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

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) ittra; A a, B b, Ċ ċ, D d, E e, F f, Ġ ġ, G g, Għ għ, H h, Ħ ħ, I i, Ie ie, 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, Ż ż, Z z

Norwegian

Pronunciation

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ɡeː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ɡ/, /k/, /j/, /ʃ/, /ɪ/

Letter

g

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

Usage notes

  • When g is written before j, they merge together and create the sound of y in you.
  • G is sometimes pronounced like the s in sugar in words of French origin, like genre, due to the fact that Norwegian lacks the voiced palato-alveolar sibilant [ʒ].
  • In eastern and nothern dialects, g at the end of pronouns is pronounced like the y in boy. In western and southern dialects, the g is pronounced like g in great.

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /ɡ/, IPA(key): /ʒ/

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G)

  1. The seventh 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

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡ/, /dʒ/

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G)

  1. The ninth letter of the Romanian alphabet, called ge, ghe, or and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

See G for pronunciation notes.

See also

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

Serbo-Croatian

Alternative forms

  • (uppercase) G

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /ɡ/

Letter

g (Cyrillic spelling г)

  1. The 11th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Latin alphabet (gajica), preceded by f and followed by h.

Skolt Sami

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /ɡ/

Letter

g (upper case G)

  1. The twelfth 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): /ɡ/, [ɣ̞], /x/
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ˈxe/

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G)

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

Swedish

Pronunciation

Letter name
  • IPA(key): /ɡeː/
Phoneme
  • IPA(key): /ɡ/, /j/, /ɧ/

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G)

  1. The seventh letter of the Swedish alphabet, called ge and written in the Latin script. Pronounced /ɡ/ in front of a, o, u and å and /j/ in front of e, i, y, ä and ö. Pronounced /ɧ/ in some loan words.

Turkish

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G)

  1. The eighth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called ge 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): /ɡ~ʁ/

Letter

g (upper case G)

  1. The eighth letter of the Turkmen alphabet, called ge 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

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [ze˧˧], [ɣəː˨˩], [ɣəː˨˩ ʔɗəːn˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [jej˧˧], [ɣəː˦˩], [ɣəː˦˩ ʔɗəːŋ˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [jej˧˧], [ɣəː˨˩], [ɣəː˨˩ ʔɗəːŋ˧˧]
  • Phonetic: giê, gờ, gờ đơn

Letter

g

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

See also

  • (Quốc ngữ letters) chữ cái; A a (À à, Ả ả, àã, Á á, Ạ ạ), Ă ă (Ằ ằ, Ẳ ẳ, Ẵ ẵ, Ắ ắ, Ặ ặ),  â (Ầ ầ, Ẩ ẩ, Ẫ ẫ, Ấ ấ, Ậ ậ), B b, C c (Ch ch), D d, Đ đ, E e (È è, Ẻ ẻ, Ẽ ẽ, É é, Ẹ ẹ), Ê ê (Ề ề, Ể ể, Ễ ễ, Ế ế, Ệ ệ), G g (Gh gh, Gi gi), H h, I i (Ì ì, Ỉ ỉ, Ĩ ĩ, Í í, Ị ị), K k (Kh kh), L l, M m, N n (Ng ng, Ngh ngh, Nh nh), O o (Ò ò, Ỏ ỏ, Õ õ, Ó ó, Ọ ọ), Ô ô (Ồ ồ, Ổ ổ, Ỗ ỗ, Ố ố, Ộ ộ), Ơ ơ (Ờ ờ, Ở ở, Ỡ ỡ, Ớ ớ, Ợ ợ), P p (Ph ph), Q q (Qu qu), R r, S s, T t (Th th, Tr tr), U u (Ù ù, Ủ ủ, Ũ ũ, Ú ú, Ụ ụ), Ư ư (Ừ ừ, Ử ử, Ữ ữ, Ứ ứ, Ự ự), V v, X x, Y y (Ỳ ỳ, Ỷ ỷ, Ỹ ỹ, Ý ý, Ỵ ỵ)

Noun

g

  1. Contraction of -ương.

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • (standard) IPA(key): /ɛɡ/
    • (informal) IPA(key): /ɡə/

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G)

  1. The tenth letter of the Welsh alphabet, called èg and written in the Latin script. It is preceded by ff and followed by ng.

Mutation

  • G at the beginning of words is omitted in a soft mutation, mutates to Ng in a nasal mutation and is unchanged by aspirate mutation, for example with the word gorsaf (station):

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) llythyren; A a (Á á, À à,  â, Ä ä), B b, C c, Ch ch, D d, Dd dd, E e (É é, È è, Ê ê, Ë ë), F f, Ff ff, G g, Ng ng, H h, I i (Í í, Ì ì, Πî, Ï ï), J j, L l, Ll ll, M m, N n, O o (Ó ó, Ò ò, Ô ô, Ö ö), P p, Ph ph, R r, Rh rh, S s, T t, Th th, U u (Ú ú, Ù ù, Û û, Ü ü), W w (Ẃ ẃ, Ẁ ẁ, Ŵ ŵ, Ẅ ẅ), Y y (Ý ý, Ỳ ỳ, Ŷ ŷ, Ÿ ÿ)

Further reading

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “g”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Zulu

Letter

g (lower case, upper case G)

  1. The seventh 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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