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English[уреди]

Pronunciation[уреди]

Cursive script letters (sense 1) of the English alphabet, together with some punctuation marks and numbers
A letter (sense 2) written by German mathematician and philosopher Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz in 1716

Etymology 1[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески letter, lettre, from Стари Француски letre, from Латински littera (letter of the alphabet"; in plural, "epistle), from Etruscan, from Антички Грчки διφθέρᾱ (diphthérā, tablet). Displaced native Middle English bocstaf, bookstave (letter, alphabetic symbol) (from Old English bōcstæf (alphabetic symbol, written character)), Middle English bocrune, bocroune (letter, written character) (from Old English bōc (book) + rūn (letter, rune)), Middle English writrune, writroune (letter, document) (from Old English writ (letter, epistle) + rūn (letter, rune)), Old English ǣrendbōc (letter, message), Old English ǣrendġewrit (letter, written message). Doublet of diphtheria.

Noun[уреди]

letter (plural letters)

  1. A symbol in an alphabet.
    There are twenty-six letters in the English alphabet.
    • Bible, Luke xxiii. 38
      And a superscription also was written over him in letters of Greek, and Latin, and Hebrew.
  2. A written or printed communication, generally longer and more formal than a note.
    I wrote a letter to my sister about my life.
  3. The literal meaning of something, as distinguished from its intended and remoter meaning (often contrasted with the spirit).
  4. (plural) Literature.
    Benjamin Franklin was multiskilled – a scientist, politician and a man of letters.
  5. (law) A division unit of a piece of law marked by a letter of the alphabet.
    Letter (b) constitutes an exception to this provision.
  6. (US, uncountable) A size of paper, 8½ in × 11 in (215.9 mm × 279.4 mm, US paper sizes rounded to the nearest 5 mm).
  7. (Canada, uncountable) A size of paper, 215 mm × 280 mm.
  8. (US, scholastic) Clipping of varsity letter.
  9. (printing, dated) A single type; type, collectively; a style of type.
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Verb[уреди]

letter (third-person singular simple present letters, present participle lettering, simple past and past participle lettered)

  1. (transitive) To print, inscribe, or paint letters on something.
  2. (intransitive, US, scholastic) To earn a varsity letter (award).

Etymology 2[уреди]

let +‎ -er.

Noun[уреди]

letter (plural letters)

  1. One who lets, or lets out.
    the letter of a room
    a blood-letter
  2. (archaic) One who retards or hinders.

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Dutch[уреди]

Холандски Википедија има чланак на:
Википедија nl

Etymology[уреди]

From Средњи Холандски lettere, from Стари Француски lettre, from Латински littera.

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Noun[уреди]

letter f (plural letters, diminutive lettertje n)

  1. letter (letter of the alphabet)
  2. (obsolete) letter (written message)

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Norwegian Bokmål[уреди]

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letter

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Noun[уреди]

letter

  1. indefinite plural of lett