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D, or d, is the fourth letter of the modern English alphabet and the basic Latin ISO alphabet. Its English name is dee (pronounced / ˈdiː /) plural dees.

The Semitic letter Dāleth can use a logo extension for a fish or a door There are many different Egyptian hieroglyphs that may have inspired this. In Semitic, Ancient Greek, and Latin, the letter represents / d /; in the Etruscan alphabet, the letter was redundant but still preserved (see letter B). The equivalent Greek letter is Delta, Δ.

The minuscule (lower-case) shape of “d” with loop and high vertical stroke. It develops through spinning variations of the great (capital) form. In handwriting, it was customary to start vertically, leading to notches at the top of the arc. This notch is extended while the rest of the letters are reduced, resulting in an angled stroke and a loop. The angular motion slowly angled a vertical stroke.

Use in writing systems


The letter D, meaning “Deutschland” (German for”Germany”), on a boundary stone on the border between Austria and Germany.
In most languages ​​that use the Latin alphabet, and in the International Phonetic Alphabet, ⟨d⟩ usually represents a pronounced alveolar or pronounced denta plosive /d/. In the Vietnamese alphabet, however, it represents the sound / z / in the northern dialects or / j / in the southern dialects. (See D with stroke and Dz (digraph).) In Fijian, it is a preset stop/nd/. In some languages, where soundless aspirated stops contrast with soundless aspirated stops, ⟨d⟩ represents uncontrollable / t /, while ⟨t⟩ represents aspirated / tʰ /. Examples of such languages ​​are Icelandic, Scottish Gaelic, Navajo, and Pinyin transliteration of Mandarin.

Other uses

The Roman numeral D represents the number 500.

D rates below C but above E in the school grading system.

International vehicle registration code for Germany (see also .de).

In Cantonese: Because of the lack of Unicode CJK support in the early computer system, many Hong Kongers used a capital D to represent 啲 (lowercase).

d, is the standard abbreviation for the Penny (British pre-decimal coin) (from Latin: denarius)

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