What does q mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word q.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. the 17th letter of the Roman alphabet


  1. The pseudonym of Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch

Webster Dictionary

  1. the seventeenth letter of the English alphabet, has but one sound (that of k), and is always followed by u, the two letters together being sounded like kw, except in some words in which the u is silent. See Guide to Pronunciation, / 249. Q is not found in Anglo-Saxon, cw being used instead of qu; as in cwic, quick; cwen, queen. The name (k/) is from the French ku, which is from the Latin name of the same letter; its form is from the Latin, which derived it, through a Greek alphabet, from the Ph/nician, the ultimate origin being Egyptian


  1. Q is the seventeenth letter of the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Symbol for electric quantity.

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  1. The numerical value of q in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. The numerical value of q in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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