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Ø

Ø

Ø U+00D8, Ø
LATIN CAPITAL LETTER O WITH STROKE
×
[U+00D7]
Latin-1 Supplement Ù
[U+00D9]
See also: ø [U+00F8 LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH STROKE], [U+2205 EMPTY SET], [U+2300 DIAMETER SIGN], ǿ [U+01FF LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH STROKE AND ACUTE], Ǿ [U+01FE LATIN CAPITAL LETTER O WITH STROKE AND ACUTE], and Appendix:Variations of "o"

Translingual

Letter

Ø

  1. A letter O with a stroke. Used as vowel in some Scandinavian alphabets.

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Symbol

Ø

  1. (mathematics) Alternative form of (the empty set).
  2. (linguistics) A null form; commonly used instead of : one that is never expressed in speech or writing, but that appears to play a grammatical role; for example, English may be said to have a usual plural suffix -s and a zero plural suffix for some nouns such as sheep and Portuguese.

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  • null determiner



Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /øː/, [øːˀ]

Letter

Ø (lower case ø)

  1. The penultimate letter of the Danish alphabet.

Inflection

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Abbreviation

Ø

  1. øst ("east")

Coordinate terms


Faroese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /øː/

Letter

Ø (lower case ø)

  1. The twenty-ninth letter of the Faroese alphabet, called ø and written in the Latin script.

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Navajo

Prefix

Ø

  1. The -Ø- classifier (valence-change prefix), which is the absence of a prefix, usually marks an active verb as intransitive.
    yibéézhit’s boiling (yi-Ø-béézh).
    yiłbéézhhe’s boiling it (yi-ł-béézh).
    naʼniyęęsh — something flows about in a meandering fashion (naʼni-Ø-yęęsh).
    naʼniłhęęsh — he’s making it flow about in a meandering fashion (naʼni-ł-yęęsh).
    siʼą́a roundish object lies in position (-Ø-ʼą́).
    łʼą́ — I keep a roundish object in position (-ł-ʼą́).

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Southern Sami

Letter

Ø (lower case ø)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Southern Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

See also

ø

ø

ø U+00F8, ø
LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH STROKE
÷
[U+00F7]
Latin-1 Supplement ù
[U+00F9]
See also: Ø [U+00D8 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER O WITH STROKE], [U+2300 DIAMETER SIGN], ǿ [U+01FF LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH STROKE AND ACUTE], Ǿ [U+01FE LATIN CAPITAL LETTER O WITH STROKE AND ACUTE], and Appendix:Variations of "o"

Translingual

Letter

ø lower case (upper case Ø)

  1. A vowel in some Scandinavian alphabets and an umlaut in eastern Middle Low German handwriting.
    1. (humorous) Sometimes inserted in English or other languages in place of the o, for the purpose of imitating Scandinavian languages.
      • 1975, Monty Python, Monty Python and the Holy Grail (movie)
        [These comments are found at the beginning of the movie, in the middle of the credits. Not all o's are rendered as ø's.]
        Nø realli! She was Karving her initials øn the møøse with her sharpened end of an interspace tøøthbrush given her by Svenge — her brother-in-law — an Oslo dentist and star of many Nowegian mørvies: The Høt Lands of an Oslo Dentist, Fillings of Passion, The Huge Møllars of Horst Nordfink...
      • 1975, Rene Goscinny, Albert Uderzo, Asterix and the Great Crossing (original French title: La Grande Traversée), page 41
        [original French text]
        Øbsen: Åh, te vøice enfin, Kerøsen! Espèce de fåinéånt, qu'Ødin te måudisse mille et mille føis!
        Åvånssen: C'est... C'est Øbsen le Terrifiånt, le chef de nøtre clån!
        [official English translation]
        Ødiuscømpårissen: Øh, there yøu åre åt låst, Herendethelessen! Yøu låzy blighter! By Ødin, where the Niflheim håve yøu been?
        Steptøånssen: It's... It's... Ødiuscømpårissen the Terrifying, the chief øf øur tribe!

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Symbol

ø

  1. (IPA) close-mid front rounded vowel

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Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ø/, [øˀ]
  • Rhymes:

Etymology 1

Letter

ø (lower case, upper case Ø)

  1. The penultimate letter of the Danish alphabet.
Inflection
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Etymology 2

From Old Norse ey, from Proto-Germanic *awjō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂ (water).

Noun

ø c (singular definite øen, plural indefinite øer)

  1. island
Inflection
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References


Faroese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /øː/

Letter

ø (upper case Ø)

  1. The twenty-ninth letter of the Faroese alphabet, called ø and written in the Latin script.

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Noun

ø n (genitive singular øs, plural ø)

  1. name of the letter ø

Declension

n4 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ø øið ø øini
Accusative ø øið ø øini
Dative ø(i) ønum øum øunum
Genitive øs øsins øa øanna

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Norwegian

Pronunciation

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /øː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /øː/, /œ/

Letter

ø (upper case Ø)

  1. The twenty-eighth letter of the Norwegian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Southern Sami

Alternative forms

  • (Sweden): ö

Letter

ø (upper case Ø)

  1. (Norway) The twenty-fourth letter of the Southern Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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