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U (named u, plural ues) is the 21st letter in the ISO basic Latin alphabet and the fifth and last vowel in the English alphabet (if W and Y are not counted as vowels). [1]

52 relations: American English, ASCII, Atomic mass unit, Ú, Ü, Ŭ, Ư, British English, Canadian English, Caron, Circumflex, Close back rounded vowel, Close central unrounded vowel, Close front rounded vowel, Close front unrounded vowel, Dot (diacritic), Double acute accent, Double grave accent, EBCDIC, English alphabet, English language, F, French orthography, Geometry, Grave accent, Hook above, Internet slang, Intersection (set theory), ISO basic Latin alphabet, Labial consonant, Letter (alphabet), List of Latin-script digraphs, Macron, Middle Ages, Near-close near-front unrounded vowel, Ogonek, Phonological history of English consonant clusters, Text messaging, Tilde, U (Cyrillic), U bar, Ue (Cyrillic), Union (set theory), Upsilon, Uranium, V, Venn diagram, Vowel, W, Waw (letter), ..., Welsh orthography, Y. Expand index (2 more) »

American English

American English, or United States (U.S.) English, is the set of dialects of the English language native to the United States.

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ASCII, abbreviated from American Standard Code for Information Interchange, is a character-encoding scheme (the IANA prefers the name US-ASCII).

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Atomic mass unit

The unified atomic mass unit (symbol: u) or dalton (symbol: Da) is the standard unit that is used for indicating mass on an atomic or molecular scale (atomic mass).

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Ú or ú (U with acute) is a Latin letter used in the Czech, Faroese, Hungarian, Icelandic, and Slovak writing systems.

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Ü, or ü, is a character that typically represents a close front rounded vowel.

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Ŭ or ŭ is a letter in the Esperanto alphabet, based on u. It is also used in the Belarusian language, when written in the 20th-century form of the Belarusian Latin alphabet.

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Ư is one of the 12 Vietnamese language vowels.

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British English

British English is the English language as spoken and written in Great Britain or, more broadly, throughout the British Isles.

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Canadian English

Canadian English (CanE, CE, en-CA) is the variety of English spoken in Canada.

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A caron (ˇ) or háček (from Czech háček) or mäkčeň (from Slovak mäkčeň or), also known as a wedge, inverted circumflex, inverted hat, is a diacritic placed over certain letters to indicate present or historical palatalization, iotation, or postalveolar pronunciation in the orthography of some Baltic, Slavic, Finnic, Samic, Berber and other languages.

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The circumflex is a diacritic in the Latin, Greek and Cyrillic scripts that is used in the written forms of many languages and in various romanization and transcription schemes.

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Close back rounded vowel

The close back rounded vowel, or high back rounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound, used in many spoken languages.

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Close central unrounded vowel

The close central unrounded vowel, or high central unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound used in some languages.

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Close front rounded vowel

The close front rounded vowel, or high front rounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound, used in some spoken languages.

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Close front unrounded vowel

The close front unrounded vowel, or high front unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound that occurs in most spoken languages, represented in the International Phonetic Alphabet by the symbol i. It is similar to the vowel sound in the English word meet—and often called long-e in American English—although in English this sound has additional length (usually being represented as) and is not normally pronounced as a pure vowel (it is a slight diphthong) – a purer sound is heard in many other languages, such as French, in words like chic.

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Dot (diacritic)

When used as a diacritic mark, the term dot is usually reserved for the Interpunct (·), or to the glyphs 'combining dot above' and 'combining dot below' which may be combined with some letters of the extended Latin alphabets in use in Central European languages and Vietnamese.

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Double acute accent

The double acute accent (˝) is a diacritic mark of the Latin script.

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Double grave accent

The double grave accent is a diacritic used in scholarly discussions of the Croatian, Serbian, and sometimes Slovene languages.

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Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code (EBCDIC) is an 8-bit character encoding used mainly on IBM mainframe and IBM midrange computer operating systems.

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English alphabet

The modern English alphabet is a Latin alphabet consisting of 26 letters (each having an uppercase and a lowercase form) – the same letters that are found in the ISO basic Latin alphabet: The exact shape of printed letters varies depending on the typeface.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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F (named ef) is the 6th letter in the modern English alphabet and the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

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French orthography

French orthography encompasses the spelling and punctuation of the French language.

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Geometry (from the γεωμετρία; geo- "earth", -metron "measurement") is a branch of mathematics concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space.

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Grave accent

The grave accent (`) is a diacritical mark used in many written languages, including Breton, Catalan, Corsican, Dutch, French, Greek (until 1982; see polytonic orthography), Haitian Creole, Italian, Macedonian, Mohawk, Norwegian, Occitan, Portuguese, Ligurian, Scottish Gaelic, Vietnamese, Welsh, Romansh and Yoruba.

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Hook above

In typesetting, the hook above (dấu hỏi) is a diacritic mark placed on top of vowels in the Vietnamese alphabet.

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Internet slang

Internet slang (Internet shorthand, Cyber-slang, netspeak, or chatspeak) refers to a variety of slang languages used by different people on the Internet.

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Intersection (set theory)

In mathematics, the intersection A ∩ B of two sets A and B is the set that contains all elements of A that also belong to B (or equivalently, all elements of B that also belong to A), but no other elements.

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ISO basic Latin alphabet

The ISO Basic Latin alphabet is a Latin-script alphabet and consists of two sets of 26 letters, codified in various national and international standards and used widely in international communication.

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Labial consonant

Labial consonants are consonants in which one or both lips are the active articulator.

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Letter (alphabet)

A letter is a grapheme (written character) in an alphabetic system of writing, such as the Greek alphabet and its descendants.

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List of Latin-script digraphs

This is a list of digraphs used in various Latin alphabets.

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A macron is a diacritical mark, a straight bar placed above a letter, usually a vowel.

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Middle Ages

In European history, the Middle Ages or Medieval period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Near-close near-front unrounded vowel

The near-close near-front unrounded vowel, or near-high near-front unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound, used in some spoken languages.

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The ogonek (Polish:, "little tail", the diminutive of ogon; nosinė) is a diacritic hook placed under the lower right corner of a vowel in the Latin alphabet used in several European languages, and directly under a vowel in several Native American languages.

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Phonological history of English consonant clusters

The phonological history of the English language includes various changes in the phonology of consonant clusters.

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Text messaging

Text messaging, or texting, is the act of composing and sending brief, electronic messages between two or more mobile phones, or fixed or portable devices over a phone network.

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The tilde (in the American Heritage dictionary ˜ or ~) is a grapheme with several uses.

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U (Cyrillic)

U (У у; italics: У у) is a letter of the Cyrillic script.

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U bar

U bar (majuscule:, minuscule) is a letter of the Latin alphabet, formed from U with the addition of a bar.

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Ue (Cyrillic)

Ue or Straight U (italics) is a letter of the Cyrillic script.

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Union (set theory)

In set theory, the union (denoted by ∪) of a collection of sets is the set of all distinct elements in the collection.

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Upsilon (uppercase Υ, lowercase υ; ύψιλον, ýpsilon,; or, or) is the 20th letter of the Greek alphabet.

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Uranium is a chemical element with symbol U and atomic number 92.

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V (named vee) is the 22nd letter in the modern English alphabet and the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

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Venn diagram

A Venn diagram or set diagram is a diagram that shows all possible logical relations between a finite collection of different sets.

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In phonetics, a vowel is a sound in spoken language, such as an English "ah!" or "oh!", pronounced with an open vocal tract so that there is no build-up of air pressure at any point above the glottis.

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W (named double-u,Pronounced,,, or plural double-ues) is the 23rd letter in the modern English alphabet and the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

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Waw (letter)

Waw ("hook") is the sixth letter of the Semitic abjads, including Phoenician wāw, Aramaic waw, Hebrew vav (also vau) ו, Syriac waw and Arabic wāw و (sixth in abjadi order; 27th in modern Arabic order).

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Welsh orthography

Welsh orthography uses 29 letters (including eight digraphs) of the Latin script to write native Welsh words as well as established loanwords.

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Y (named wye, plural wyes) is the 25th and next-to-last letter in the modern English alphabet and the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U

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