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Translingual

Letter

s (upper case S)

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

Pronunciation

Symbol

s

  1. (IPA) voiceless alveolar fricative
  2. Symbol for second, an SI unit of measurement of time.

Gallery

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 S):  Śś  Ṥṥ  Ŝŝ  Šš  Ṧṧ  Ṡṡẛ  Şş  Ṣṣ  Ṩṩ  Șș  S̩s̩  ᵴ  ᶊ  ʂ  ȿ  ꜱ  Ss  ſ  ẞß  stſt
  • ß
  • Ʃ (esh)
  • Ѕ (dze)
  • $

Other representations of S:


English

Pronunciation

  • (letter): IPA(key): /ɛs/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /s/, /z/, /ʒ/

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S, plural s's)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the English alphabet, called ess and written in the Latin script.

Number

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

Abbreviation

s

  1. (metrology) abbreviation for the scruple (unit of mass in the apothecaries' system)
  2. (physics) Abbreviation of strange quark.
  3. Alternative form of s.

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
  • s-
  • -s
  • -'s
  • -s'

Derived terms

  • s-hole

Afar

Letter

s

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

See also

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

Alemannic German

Alternative forms

  • ds (Bern)

Etymology

From Middle High German daz, from Old High German daz, from Proto-Germanic *þat, from Proto-Indo-European *tód, nominative and accusative singular neuter of *só. Cognate with German das, Dutch dat, English that, Icelandic það.

Article

s n

  1. (definite) the
    • 1978, Rolf Lyssey and Christa Maerker, Die Schweizermacher (transcript):
    • 2010, Pedro Lenz, Der Goalie bin ig:

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): /s/

Letter

s lower case (upper case S)

  1. The twenty-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

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /s/

Preposition

s

  1. with

Usage notes

This preposition is followed by the instrumental case.

Synonyms

  • se

Antonyms

  • bez, beze

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛs
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ɛs/

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

See also

  • Previous letter: r
  • Next letter: t

Egyptian

Pronunciation

  • (modern Egyptological) IPA(key): /sɛ/
    • Conventional anglicization: se

Noun

 m

  1. The object depicted in the hieroglyph . The meaning of this term is uncertain. Possibilities include:
    1. A cloth

Inflection

Noun

 m

  1. A vessel or container (made of gold) [18th dynasty]

Inflection

Noun

 m

  1. A type of waterfowl, perhaps the Eurasian teal (Anas crecca), especially as an offering for the dead [Old Kingdom]
  2. Variant form of sr (type of goose)

Inflection

Alternative forms

Noun

 m

  1. Abbreviation of snb (health) in the formula ꜥnḫ wḏꜣ snb (life, prosperity, health)

Noun

 m

  1. Abbreviation of sw (he, him). [Middle and New Kingdom]

Alternative forms

Romanization

s

  1. Alternative transliteration of z.

References

  • Erman, Adolf; Grapow, Hermann (1926–1961) Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, →ISBN

Esperanto

Pronunciation

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called so 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): /s/

Letter

s (upper case S)

  1. The twenty-first 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

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called äs or es and written in the Latin script.

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

Fula

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /s/

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

  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

s

  1. Romanization of 𐍃

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈʃ]
  • (conjunction): IPA(key): [ˈʃ]
  • (letter name): IPA(key): [ˈɛʃː]

Conjunction

s

  1. and (short variant of és (and))

Derived terms

(Compound words):

  • egyszersmind
  • nos

(Expressions):

  • egyszer s mindenkorra
  • fel s alá
  • s a többi, stb., satöbbi
  • segíts magadon, s az Isten is megsegít

Letter

s

  1. The thirty-first letter of the Hungarian alphabet, written in the Latin script. Pronounced sh as in she.

Ido

Pronunciation

  • (context pronunciation) IPA(key): /s/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /se/

Letter

s (upper case S)

  1. The nineteenth 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

s m or f (invariable)

  1. See under S

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): [s]

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twenty-sixth letter of the Latvian alphabet, called es 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): /s/

Letter

s (upper case S)

  1. The thirty-first 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

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The nineteenth 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): /esː/, /ɛsː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /s/, (in sj, skj, sk, sl) /ʃ/, (in rs) /ʂ/

Letter

s

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

Portuguese

Etymology 1

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The nineteenth 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

Etymology 2

Alternative forms

  • ss

Adverb

s

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of sim (yes).

Noun

s m (plural s)

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of sim (yes).

Interjection

s

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of sim (yes).

Etymology 3

Noun

s

  1. Abbreviation of segundo.
    1. Used to indicate any sequence of time in seconds.
      O atleta completou a corrida em 1h20min45s - The athlete completed the race in 1 hour, 21 minutes and 45 seconds

Usage notes

  • This abbreviation uses no spaces or points and must always follow a number.
  • This abbreviation is often preceded by a number followed by m, used to represent minutes, which can be in turn preceded by h, to represent hours.
    • Example: 20h43min08s

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /se/, /es/

Letter

s (lowercase, capital S)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Romanian alphabet, written in the Latin script. Representing the phoneme /s/. Preceded by r and followed by ş.

Saanich

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /s/

Letter

s

  1. The thirty-ninth letter of the Saanich alphabet, written in the Latin script.

See also

  • (Latin-script letters) A, Á, Ⱥ, B, C, Ć, Ȼ, D, E, H, I, Í, J, K, Ꝁ, Ꝃ, ₭, Ḵ, Ḱ, L, Ƚ, M, N, Ṉ, O, P, Q, S, Ś, T, Ⱦ, Ṯ, Ŧ, U, W, W̲, X, X̲, Y, Z, s, ,

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

See Translingual section.

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /s/

Letter

s (Cyrillic spelling с)

  1. The 24th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Latin alphabet (gajica), preceded by r and followed by š.

Etymology 2

From Proto-Slavic *sъ(n), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱom.

Alternative forms

  • (see usage notes) sa

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /s/

Preposition

s (Cyrillic spelling с)

  1. (+ instrumental case) with, together with, along with
  2. (+ genitive case) from, off
  3. (proscribed, shortening of iz tog) (+ genitive case) because of (= iz, zbȍg)
  4. (+ instrumental case) miscellaneous prepositional senses in phrases that employ a connection
Usage notes

s takes the alternative form sa in the following environments:

  • before the sibilants /s, š, z, ž/:
  • before consonant clusters where the second consonant is /s, š, z, ž/:
  • before the instrumental form of the first-person pronoun (I)

Etymology 3

Alternative forms

  • s.

Abbreviation

s (Cyrillic spelling с)

  1. (grammar) neuter gender (srednji rod)

Skolt Sami

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /s/

Letter

s (upper case S)

  1. The twenty-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

Slovak

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /s/

Preposition

s (+ instrumental)

  1. with

Synonyms

  • so

Further reading

  • s in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /s/

Preposition

s

  1. Alternative form of z, used before a voiceless consonant

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /s/, /s̺/, /s̄/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /ˈese/

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

Swedish

Abbreviation

s

  1. page; Abbreviation of sida.
  2. Swedish Social Democratic Party; Abbreviation of Socialdemokraterna.

Turkish

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Turkish alphabet, called se 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): /θ/, /s/

Letter

s (upper case S)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Turkmen alphabet, called es 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

Zulu

Letter

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The nineteenth 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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