• D


    • (letter name) IPA: /diː/
    • (phoneme) IPA: /d/
    • (phoneme) IPA: /d/

    Origin 1

    Old English lower case letter d, from 7th century replacement by Latin lower case d of the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc letter .

    Full definition of d



    Origin 2

    • (died, death) abbreviation of
    • (British penny; old penny) abbreviation of Latin denarii, the name of the corresponding Roman coin.
    • (games, dice to use in a diceroll) abbreviation of dice


    1. died, death.William Shakespeare, d 1616
    2. (cricket) declared; also abbreviated as dec


    1. (until February 1971) a British penny; an old penny (the modern decimal penny being abbreviated p).£sd — “pounds, shillings and pence”
    2. (games, infix) dice to use in a diceroll2d6 — “two six-sided die”
    3. penny, a measure of the size of nails----
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