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English - Etymology 1

Middle English _letter_, _lettre_, from Old French _letre_, from Latin _littera_ (“letter of the alphabet"; _in plural_, "epistle”), from Etruscan, from Ancient Greek _διφθέρα_ (diphthéra). Displaced native Middle English _bocstaf, bookstave_ (“letter, alphabetic symbol”) (from Old English _bōcstæf_ (“alphabetic symbol, written character”)), Middle English _bocrune, bocroune_ (“letter, written character”) (from Old English _bōc_ (“book”) + _rūn_ (“letter, rune”)), Middle English _writrune, writroune_ (“letter, document”) (from Old English _writ_ (“letter, epistle”) + _rūn_ (“letter, rune”)), Old English _ǣrendbōc_ (“letter, message”), Old English _ǣrendġewrit_ (“letter, written message”). PRONUNCIATION * (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈlɛtə/ * (Australia) IPA(key): /ˈletə/ * (General American) IPA(key): /ˈlɛtɚ/, [ˈlɛɾɚ] * Rhymes: -ɛtə(r) * Hyphenation: let‧ter NOUN LETTER (_plural_ LETTERS) * A symbol in an alphabet. _There are twenty-six LETTERS in the English alphabet._ * Bible, Luke xxiii. 38 And a superscription also was written over him in LETTERS of Greek, and Latin, and Hebrew. * A written or printed communication, generally longer and more formal than a note. _I wrote a LETTER to my sister about my life._ * William Walsh (1662-1708) The style of LETTERS ought to be free, easy, and natural. * 1977, Agatha Christie, _An Autobiography_, Part I, chapter4: An indulgent playmate, Grannie would lay aside the long scratchy-looking LETTER she was writing (heavily crossed ‘to save notepaper’) and enter into the delightful pastime of ‘a chicken from Mr Whiteley's’. * Literal meaning. * Jeremy Taylor (1613–1677) We must observe the LETTER of the law, without doing violence to the reason of the law and the intention of the lawgiver. * Tennyson (1809-1892) I broke the LETTER of it to keep the sense. * 2009, 23 February, BBC, Euro MP expenses 'can reach £1m' Some MEPs from some countries may have pocketed £2m more than I have by observing the LETTER but not the spirit of the rules. * (plural) Literature. _Benjamin Franklin was multiskilled - a scientist, politician and a man of LETTERS._ * (US, uncountable) A size of paper, 8½ in × 11 in (215.9 mm × 279.4 mm, US paper sizes rounded to the nearest 5 mm). * (Canada, uncountable) A size of paper, 215 mm × 280 mm. * (US, scholastic) Short for _varsity letter_. * (printing, dated) A single type; type, collectively; a style of type. * John Evelyn (1620-1706) Under these buildings […] was the king's printing house, and that famous LETTER so much esteemed. QUOTATIONS * For usage examples of this term, see the citations page. SYNONYMS * (written character/alphabetic symbol): bookstave HYPONYMS * epistle * missive DERIVED TERMS RELATED TERMS TRANSLATIONS VERB LETTER (_third-person singular simple present_ LETTERS, _present participle_ LETTERING, _simple past and past participle_ LETTERED) * (transitive) to print, inscribe, or paint letters on something. * (intransitive, US, scholastic) To earn a varsity letter (award).

Middle English letter, lettre, from Old French letre, from Latin littera (letter of the alphabet"; in plural, "epistle), from Etruscan, from Ancient Greek διφθέρα (diphthéra). Displaced native Middle English bocstaf, bookstave (letter, alphabetic symbol) (from Old English bōcstæf (alphabetic symbol, written character)), Middle English bocrune, bocroune (letter, written character) (from Old English bōc (book) + rūn (letter, rune)), Middle English writrune, writroune (letter, document) (from Old English writ (letter, epistle) + rūn (letter, rune)), Old English ǣrendbōc (letter, message), Old English ǣrendġewrit (letter, written message).

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Noun

letter (plural letters)

  1. A symbol in an alphabet.
    There are twenty-six letters in the English alphabet.
  2. A written or printed communication, generally longer and more formal than a note.
    I wrote a letter to my sister about my life.
  3. Literal meaning.
  4. (plural) Literature.
    Benjamin Franklin was multiskilled - a scientist, politician and a man of letters.
  5. (US, uncountable) A size of paper, 8½ in × 11 in (215.9 mm × 279.4 mm, US paper sizes rounded to the nearest 5 mm).
  6. (Canada, uncountable) A size of paper, 215 mm × 280 mm.
  7. (US, scholastic) Short for varsity letter.
  8. (printing, dated) A single type; type, collectively; a style of type.
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letter (third-person singular simple present letters, present participle lettering, simple past and past participle lettered)

  1. (transitive) to print, inscribe, or paint letters on something.
  2. (intransitive, US, scholastic) To earn a varsity letter (award).

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English - Etymology 2

_let_ +‎ _-er_ NOUN LETTER (_plural_ LETTERS) * One who lets, or lets out. _the LETTER of a room_ _a blood-LETTER_ * (archaic) One who retards or hinders.

let +‎ -er

Noun

letter (plural letters)

  1. One who lets, or lets out.
    the letter of a room
    a blood-letter
  2. (archaic) One who retards or hinders.

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English - External Links

* letter in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * letter in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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Dutch - Noun

LETTER f (_plural_ LETTERS _or_ LETTEREN, _diminutive_ LETTERTJE n) * letter (letter of the alphabet) DERIVED TERMS * letteren (literature) * geletterd (literate) * letterkunde * letterlijk * lettertype n * letterwerk n * letterwoord n * letterzetter m * beginletter * drukletter * eindletter * hoofdletter * kenletter * tussenletter * voorletter

letter f (plural letters or letteren, diminutive lettertje n)

  1. letter (letter of the alphabet)

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Swedish - Noun

LETTER * indefinite plural of lett

letter

  1. indefinite plural of lett


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