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synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of s in English

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

  • ſ (archaic)

s (upper case S)

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

s

  1. (IPA) a voiceless alveolar fricative.
    (superscript ⟨ˢ⟩) [s]-fricated release, [s]-coloring, or a weak, fleeting or epenthetic [s] – see ⟨ˢ⟩.
  2. Symbol for second, an SI unit of measurement of time.
  • (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:

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): /ɛs/
    • Rhymes: -ɛs
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /s/, /z/, /ʒ/

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

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

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.

Abbreviations. s

  1. (stenoscript) the sound /s/ in a word.
    (an orthographic ⟨s⟩ pronounced /z/ is transcribed z)
  2. (stenoscript) Abbreviation of us.
  3. (stenoscript) Abbreviation of saw.
  4. (stenoscript) the prefix or initial syllable sub-
    (some manuals advise capital S for the prefix sub-)

s

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

  1. The fourth letter of the Afar alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (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
  • ds (Bern)

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.

s n

  1. (definite) the
    • 1978, Rolf Lyssey and Christa Maerker, Die Schweizermacher (transcript):
  • 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’
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /s/

s lower case (upper case S)

  1. The twenty-fifth letter of the Azerbaijani alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (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
  • IPA(key): /es̺e/, [e̞.s̺e̞]

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Basque alphabet, called ese and written in the Latin script.
  • (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
  • se

Inherited from Old Czech s, se, from Proto-Slavic *sъ(n).

  • IPA(key): /s/

s

  1. with [with instrumental]
    Antonyms: bez, beze
    setkat se s někýmto meet someone
    chléb s máslembread and butter
    s pozdravembest regards
  2. (dated, literary) down from, off [with genitive]
    Synonym: z
    dolů z/s kopcedown the hill
  3. (obsolete) enough for, stronger than, above [with accusative]
    1. today only found in these phrases:
      být s toto be capable
      sečas much as
      kdo s kohowho is stronger than whom
  • The more usual form is s, while se is used before words starting with s, z and certain consonant clusters.
  • The use with genitive is dated and normally replaced by z, but it can sometimes be seen in older literature.
  • s in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • s in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • Rhymes: -ɛs
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ɛs/

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Dutch alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (Latin-script letters) letter; A a (Á á, Ä ä), B b, C c, D d, E e (É é, Ë ë), F f, G g, H h, I i (Í í, Ï ï, IJ ij), J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o (Ó ó, Ö ö), P p, Q q, R r, S s, T t, U u (Ú ú, Ü ü), V v, W w, X x, Y y (Ý ý), Z z
  • (modern Egyptological) IPA(key): /sɛ/
    • Conventional anglicization: se

 m

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

 m

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

 m

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

 m

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

 f sg 3. enclitic (‘dependent’) pronoun

  1. Alternative form of sj (she, her)

 m sg 3. enclitic (‘dependent’) pronoun

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

s

  1. Alternative transliteration of z.
  • James P[eter] Allen (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 51.
  • Erman, Adolf, Grapow, Hermann (1926–1961) Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, →ISBN
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /so/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /s/

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called so and written in the Latin script.
  • (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
  • IPA(key): /ˈesː/

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

s

  1. Abbreviation of sent; cent
  • (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)
  • IPA(key): /s/

s (upper case S)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Faroese alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (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

The Finnish orthography using the Latin script was based on those of Swedish, German and Latin, and was first used in the mid-16th century. No earlier script is known. See the Wikipedia article on Finnish for more information, and s for information on the development of the glyph itself.

  • IPA(key): /ˈæs/, [ˈæs̠] (letter name)
  • IPA(key): /ˈes/, [ˈe̞s̠] (letter name, dated)

s (lower case, upper case S)

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

s

  1. (housing) Abbreviation of sauna (sauna).
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /ɛs/

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the French alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (Latin-script letters) lettre; A a (À à,  â, Æ æ), B b, C c (Ç ç), D d, E e (É é, È è, Ê ê, Ë ë), F f, G g, H h, I i (Πî, Ï ï), J j, K k, L l, M m, N n (Ñ ñ), O o (Ô ô, Œ œ), P p, Q q, R r, S s, T t, U u (Ù ù, Û û, Ü ü), V v, W w, X x, Y y (Ÿ ÿ), Z z
  • IPA(key): /s/

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. A letter of the Fula alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • Common to all varieties of Fula (Fulfulde / Pulaar / Pular).
  • (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

s

  1. Romanization of 𐍃
  • ſ (obsolete)
  • IPA(key): [ˈʃ]
  • (conjunction): IPA(key): [ˈʃ]
  • (letter name): IPA(key): [ˈɛʃː]

s

  1. and (short variant of és (and))

s

  1. The thirtieth letter of the Hungarian alphabet, called ess and written in the Latin script.
  • (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.
  • (sound, letter, and abbreviation): s in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • (and): s in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • (context pronunciation) IPA(key): /s/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /se/

s (upper case S)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Ido alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (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

s f or m (invariable, lower case, upper case S)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Italian alphabet, called esse and written in the Latin script.

Short of さん (san).

s(さん) • (-san

  1. (Internet slang) Alternative spelling of さん (san)
  • c(ちゃん) (chan), ©️(ちゃん)

The Kashubian orthography is based on the Latin alphabet. No earlier script is known. See the Kashubian alphabet article on Wikipedia for more, and s for development of the glyph itself.

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twenty-sixth letter of the Kashubian alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (Latin-script letters) A a, Ą ą, àã, B b, C c, D d, E e, É é, Ë ë, F f, G g, H h, I i, J j, K k, L l, Ł ł, M m, N n, O o, Ò ò, Ó ó, Ô ô, P p, R r, S s, T t, U u, Ù ù, W w, Y y, Z z, Ż ż

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.

  • IPA(key): [s]

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twenty-sixth letter of the Latvian alphabet, called es and written in the Latin script.
  • (Latin-script letters) burts; A a, Ā ā, B b, C c, Č č, D d, E e, Ē ē, F f, G g, Ģ ģ, H h, I i, Ī ī, J j, K k, Ķ ķ, L l, Ļ ļ, M m, N n, Ņ ņ, O o, P p, R r, S s, Š š, T t, U u, Ū ū, V v, Z z, Ž ž
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /s/

s (upper case S)

  1. The thirty-first letter of the Livonian alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (Latin-script letters) kēratēd̦; A a, Ā ā, Ä ä, Ǟ ǟ, B b, D d,  , 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

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (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
  • IPA(key): /s/
  • IPA(key): /z/ (by assimilation to a following voiced obstruent)

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twenty-third letter of the Maltese alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (Latin-script letters) ittra; A a, B b, Ċ ċ, D d, E e, F f, Ġ ġ, G g,  , 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

From Middle High German ëz, iz, from Old High German iz, from Proto-West Germanic *it, from Proto-Germanic *it, nominative/accusative singular neuter of *iz. Cognate with German es.

s

  1. it

From Middle High German daz, from Old High German daz, from Proto-Germanic *þat. Cognate with German das, English that.

s (masculine der, feminine de, plural de)

  1. the, nominative singular neuter definite article
  • “s” in Cimbrian, Ladin, Mòcheno: Getting to know 3 peoples. 2015. Servizio minoranze linguistiche locali della Provincia autonoma di Trento, Trento, Italy.
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /esː/, /ɛsː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /s/, (in sj, skj, sk, sl) /ʃ/, (in rs) /ʂ/

s

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Norwegian alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /s/

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Nupe alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (Latin-script letters) banki; A a (Á á, À à), B b, C c, D d, Dz dz, E e (É é, È è), F f, G g, Gb gb, H h, I i (Í í, Ì ì), J j, K k, Kp kp, L l, M m (Ḿ ḿ, M̀ m̀, M̄ m̄), N n (Ń ń, Ǹ ǹ, N̄ n̄), O o (Ó ó, Ò ò), P p, R r, S s, Sh sh, T t, Ts ts, U u (Ú ú, Ù ù), V v, W w, Y y, Z z, Zh zh
  • IPA(key): /z/, /s/

s

  1. Alternative form of z

The Polish orthography is based on the Latin alphabet. No earlier script is known. See the history of Polish orthography article on Wikipedia for more, and s for development of the glyph itself.

  • IPA(key): /s/, or IPA(key): /z/ if voiced

s (upper case S, lower case)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Polish alphabet, called es and written in the Latin script.
  • (Latin-script letters) A a, Ą ą, B b, C c, Ć ć, D d, E e, Ę ę, F f, G g, H h, I i, J j, K k, L l, Ł ł, M m, N n, Ń ń, O o, Ó ó, P p (Q q), R r, S s, Ś ś, T t, U u (V v), W w (X x), Y y, Z z, Ź ź, Ż ż

Letter name: (esse)

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Portuguese alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (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
  • ss

s

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

s m (plural ss)

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

s

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

s m (uncountable)

  1. Abbreviation of segundo.
    1. used to indicate any sequence of time in seconds
  • 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
  • IPA(key): /s/

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. (International Standard) The twenty-fourth letter of the Romani alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  2. (Pan-Vlax) The twenty-fifth letter of the Romani alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (Latin-script letters) A a, B b, C c, D d, E e, F f, G g, H h, X x, I i, J j, K k, Kh kh, L l, M m, N n, O o, P p, Ph ph, R r, S s, T t, Th th, U u, V v, Z z International Standard: (À à, Ä ä, Ǎ ǎ), Ć ć, Ćh ćh, (È è, Ë ë, Ě ě), (Ì ì, Ï ï, Ǐ ǐ), (Ò ò, Ö ö, Ǒ ǒ), Rr rr, Ś ś, (Ù ù, Ü ü, Ǔ ǔ), Ź ź, Ʒ ʒ, Q q, Ç ç, ϴ θ. Pan-Vlax: Č č, Čh čh, Dž dž, (Dź dź), Ř ř, Š š, (Ś ś), Ž ž, (Ź ź).
  • IPA(key): /s/

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Romanian alphabet, called es, se, or and written in the Latin script.
  • (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
  • IPA(key): /s/

s

  1. The thirty-ninth letter of the Saanich alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (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, W̱, X, X̱, Y, Z, s, ¸
  • IPA(key): /s̪/

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Scottish Gaelic alphabet, written in the Latin script. It is preceded by r and followed by t. Its traditional name is suil (willow).
  • (Latin-script letters) litir; A a (À à), B b (Bh bh), C c (Ch ch), D d (Dh dh), E e (È è), F f (Fh fh), G g (Gh gh), H h, I i (Ì ì), L l, M m (Mh mh), N n, O o (Ò ò), P p (Ph ph), R r, S s (Sh sh), T t (Th th), U u (Ù ù)
  • (diacritics) ◌̀
  • (obsolete vowels) Á á É é Ó ó

See Translingual section.

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /s/

s (Cyrillic spelling с)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Serbo-Croatian alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (Latin-script letters) slȍvo; A a, B b, C c, Č č, Ć ć, D d, Dž dž, Đ đ, E e, F f, G g, H h, I i, J j, K k, L l, Lj lj, M m, N n, Nj nj, O o, P p, R r, S s, Š š, T t, U u, V v, Z z, Ž ž

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

  • sa (see usage notes)
  • IPA(key): /s/

s (Cyrillic spelling с)

  1. with, together with, along with [with instrumental]
    raditi s nekimto work with somebody
    svađati se s nekimto quarrel with somebody
    ratovati s nekimto wage war with somebody
    d(j)evojka s plavom kosoma girl with blonde hair
    s godinama dolazi mudrostwith age comes wisdom
    s ljubavljuwith love
    pozdraviti se jedno s drugimpart ways with each other
  2. from, off [with genitive]
    pao sam sa stabla.I fell from the tree.
    s druge straneon the other side
    sa zapadafrom the west
    s leđafrom the back
    promatrati s prozorato observe from the window
    ljudi s planinepeople from the mountain
  3. (proscribed, shortening of iz tog) (+ genitive case) because of (= iz, zbȍg)
    s tog razlogafor that reason
  4. miscellaneous prepositional senses in phrases that employ a connection [with instrumental]
    Šta/što je s tobom?What's wrong with you?
    s vremenomin time

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)

Shortening of srednji rod.

  • s.

s (Cyrillic spelling с)

  1. (grammar) neuter gender
  • IPA(key): /ˈs/
  • Rhymes: -s
  • Syllabification: s

The Silesian orthography is based on the Latin alphabet. No earlier script is known. See the Silesian language article on Wikipedia for more, and s for development of the glyph itself.

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twenty-sixth letter of the Silesian alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (Latin-script letters) A a, àã, B b, C c, Ć ć, D d, E e, F f, G g, H h, I i, J j, K k, L l, Ł ł, M m, N n, Ń ń, O o, Ŏ ŏ, Ō ō, Ô ô, Õ õ, P p, R r, S s, Ś ś, T t, U u, W w, Y y, Z z, Ź ź, Ż ż

s

  1. Alternative form of z
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /s/

s (upper case S)

  1. The twenty-eighth letter of the Skolt Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (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
  • so

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *sъ(n).

  • IPA(key): /s/
  • IPA(key): (before voiced and sonorous consonants and before vowels) /z/

s (+ instrumental)

  1. with
    Antonyms: bez, bezo
  • The non-sylabic variant s is used when the next word does not begin with s, z, š or ž or with a consonant cluster containing one of these consonants. In all other cases, the variant so is used.
  • “s”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024
  • IPA(key): /s/

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Slovene alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  2. The twenty-sixth letter of the Slovene alphabet (Resian), written in the Latin script.
  3. The twentieth letter of the Slovene alphabet (Natisone Valley dialect), written in the Latin script.

s

  1. Alternative form of z, used before a voiceless consonant
  • s”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran
  • s”, in Termania, Amebis
  • See also the general references
  • IPA(key): (phoneme) /s/, /s̺/, /s̄/
  • IPA(key): (letter name) /ˈese/ [ˈe.se]
    • Rhymes: -ese

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Spanish alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (Latin-script letters) letra; A a (Á á), B b, C c, D d, E e (É é), F f, G g, H h, I i (Í í), J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, Ñ ñ, O o (Ó ó), P p, Q q, R r, S s, T t, U u (Ú ú, Ü ü), V v, W w, X x, Y y, Z z

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Swedish alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • foge-s (joining s; -s-)
  • (Latin-script letters) bokstav; 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, Å å, Ä ä, Ö ö

s

  1. page; Abbreviation of sida.

Borrowed from Spanish s. Each pronunciation has a different source:

  • Filipino alphabet pronunciation is influenced by English s.
  • Abakada alphabet pronunciation is influenced by Baybayin character (sa).
  • Abecedario pronunciation is from Spanish s.
  • (Standard Tagalog)
    • IPA(key): /ˈʔes/ [ˈʔɛs] (letter name, Filipino alphabet)
      • Rhymes: -es
    • IPA(key): /ˈsa/ [ˈsa] (letter name, Abakada alphabet)
      • Rhymes: -a
    • IPA(key): /ˈʔese/ [ˈʔɛː.sɛ] (letter name, Abecedario)
      • Rhymes: -ese
    • IPA(key): /s/ [s] (phoneme)

s (lower case, upper case S, Baybayin spelling ᜁᜐ᜔)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Tagalog alphabet (the Filipino alphabet), called es and written in the Latin script.
  • (Latin-script letters) titik; 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, Ñ ñ, Ng ng, 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 (lower case, upper case S, Baybayin spelling )

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Tagalog alphabet (the Abakada alphabet), called sa and written in the Latin script.

s (lower case, upper case S, Baybayin spelling ᜁᜐᜒ)

  1. (historical) The twenty-second letter of the Tagalog alphabet (the Abecedario), called ese and written in the Latin script.
  • “s”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018

s (Tifinagh spelling )

  1. instrumental marker
    1. expresses the means or cause: by means of, with (instrumental)
    2. used to express temporal expressions
    3. used in numeral constructions

When standing alone s takes the form zi, when used before a pronoun it takes the form zzay.

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Turkish alphabet, called se and written in the Latin script.
  • (Latin-script letters) harf; A a ( â), B b, C c, Ç ç, D d, E e, F f, G g, Ğ ğ, H h, I ı, İ i (Πî), 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 (Û û), Ü ü, V v, Y y, Z z


  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /θ/, /s/

s (upper case S)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Turkmen alphabet, called es and written in the Latin script.
  • (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
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /s/
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /sí/

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Yoruba alphabet, called and written in the Latin script.
  • (Latin-script letters) lẹ́tà; A a (Á á, À à, Ā ā), B b, D d, E e (É é, È è, Ē ē), Ẹ ẹ (Ẹ́ ẹ́, Ẹ̀ ẹ̀, Ẹ̄ ẹ̄), F f, G g, Gb gb, H h, I i (Í í, Ì ì, Ī ī), J j, K k, L l, M m (Ḿ ḿ, M̀ m̀, M̄ m̄), N n (Ń ń, Ǹ ǹ, N̄ n̄), O o (Ó ó, Ò ò, Ō ō), Ọ ọ (Ọ́ ọ́, Ọ̀ ọ̀, Ọ̄ ọ̄), P p, R r, S s, Ṣ ṣ, T t, U u (Ú ú, Ù ù, Ū ū), W w, Y y
  • (Benin) (Latin-script letters) lɛ́tà; A a, B b, D d, E e, Ɛ ɛ, F f, G g, Gb gb, H h, I i, J j, K k, Kp kp, L l, M m, N n, O o, Ɔ ɔ, P p, R r, S s, Sh sh, T t, U u, W w, Y y

s (lower case, upper case S)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Zulu alphabet, written in the Latin script.
  • (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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