HyperDic: letter_of_the_alphabet

English > 1 sense of the expression letter of the alphabet:
NOUNcommunicationletter of the alphabet, letter, alphabetic characterthe conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
English > letter of the alphabet: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech.
Synonymsletter, alphabetic character
Member ofalphabetA character set that includes letters and is used to write a language
Part ofspellingforming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage
NarrowerA, aThe 1st letter of the Roman alphabet
B, bThe 2nd letter of the Roman alphabet
C, cThe 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet
D, dThe 4th letter of the Roman alphabet
E, eThe 5th letter of the Roman alphabet
F, fThe 6th letter of the Roman alphabet
G, gThe 7th letter of the Roman alphabet
H, hThe 8th letter of the Roman alphabet
I, iThe 9th letter of the Roman alphabet
J, jThe 10th letter of the Roman alphabet
K, kThe 11th letter of the Roman alphabet
L, lThe 12th letter of the Roman alphabet
M, mThe 13th letter of the Roman alphabet
N, nThe 14th letter of the Roman alphabet
O, oThe 15th letter of the Roman alphabet
P, pThe 16th letter of the Roman alphabet
Q, qThe 17th letter of the Roman alphabet
R, rThe 18th letter of the Roman alphabet
S, sThe 19th letter of the Roman alphabet
T, tThe 20th letter of the Roman alphabet
U, uThe 21st letter of the Roman alphabet
V, vThe 22nd letter of the Roman alphabet
W, w, double-uThe 23rd letter of the Roman alphabet
X, x, exThe 24th letter of the Roman alphabet
Y, y, wyeThe 25th letter of the Roman alphabet
Z, z, zee, zed, ezed, izzardThe 26th letter of the Roman alphabet
alephThe 1st letter of the Hebrew alphabet
alphaThe 1st letter of the Greek alphabet
ascenderA lowercase letter that has a part extending above other lowercase letters
ayinThe 16th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
betaThe 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet
bethThe 2nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet
block letter, block capitalA plain hand-drawn letter
chi, khiThe 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet
consonantA letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken consonant
dalethThe 4th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
deltaThe 4th letter of the Greek alphabet
descenderA lowercase letter that has a part extending below other lowercase letters
digraph, digramTwo successive letters (especially two letters used to represent a single sound
epsilonThe 5th letter of the Greek alphabet
etaThe 7th letter of the Greek alphabet
gammaThe 3rd letter of the Greek alphabet
gimelThe 3rd letter of the Hebrew alphabet
heThe 5th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
hethThe 8th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
initialThe first letter of a word (especially a person's name)
iotaThe 9th letter of the Greek alphabet
kaphThe 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
kappaThe 10th letter of the Greek alphabet
lambdaThe 11th letter of the Greek alphabet
lamedhThe 12th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
memThe 13th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
muThe 12th letter of the Greek alphabet
nuThe 13th letter of the Greek alphabet
nunThe 14th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
omegaThe last (24th) letter of the Greek alphabet
omicronThe 15th letter of the Greek alphabet
peThe 17th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
phiThe 21st letter of the Greek alphabet
piThe 16th letter of the Greek alphabet
polyphone, polyphonic letterA letter that has two or more pronunciations
psiThe 23rd letter of the Greek alphabet
qophThe 19th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
reshThe 20th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
rhoThe 17th letter of the Greek alphabet
sadheThe 18th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
samekhThe 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
shinThe 22nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet
sigmaThe 18th letter of the Greek alphabet
sinThe 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet
tauThe 19th letter of the Greek alphabet
tawThe 23rd letter of the Hebrew alphabet
tethThe 9th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
thetaThe 8th letter of the Greek alphabet
upsilonThe 20th letter of the Greek alphabet
vowelA letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken vowel
wawThe 6th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
xiThe 14th letter of the Greek alphabet
yodhThe 10th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
zayinThe 7th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
zetaThe 6th letter of the Greek alphabet
Broadercharacter, graph, grapheme, graphic symbolA written symbol that is used to represent speech
Spanishcarácter alfabético, carácter, letra
Catalancaràcter, lletra

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