V


V

V is the twenty-second letter in the modern Latin alphabet. Its name in English is spelled vee or occasionally ve ( due partly to inertia, and to some extent due to the more native Japanese sound).

In Chinese Hanyu Pinyin, letter V is missing, as there is no sound [v] in Standard Mandarin but the letter “v” is used by most input methods to enter letter “ü”, since it’s missing on most keyboards. Romanised Chinese is a popular method to enter Chinese text phonetically.

In Irish Language the letter v is sometimes used in loan words from English, such as "Vean" Van. However the sound "Ví" appears naturally in Irish when the letter B is lenitised or softened, i.e. [b] followed by a h forms a [v] so "Bhí" is pronounced Vee, "An Bhean"(the woman) is pronounced van, et cetera.

Codes for computing

Letter
NATO=Victor
Morse=···–
Character=V
Braille=⠧
In Unicode the capital V is codepoint U+0056 and the lowercase v is U+0076.

The ASCII code for capital V is 86 and for lowercase v is 118; or in binary 01010110 and 01110110, respectively.

The EBCDIC code for capital V is 229 and for lowercase v is 165.

The numeric character references in HTML and XML are "V" and "v" for upper and lower case respectively.

ee also

*Vee
*U
*W
*Ν, ν - Nu, Greek letter which looks like a "v" in lowercase
*В, в - Ve (Cyrillic)

References

af:V
als:V
ar:V
arc:V
ast:V
az:V
bs:V
ca:V
cs:V
co:V
cy:V
da:V
de:V
el:V
es:V
eo:V
eu:V
fa:V
fur:V
gd:V
gl:V
gan:V
ko:V
hr:V
ilo:V
is:V
it:V
he:V
ka:V
kw:V
sw:V
ht:V
la:V
lv:V
lt:V
hu:V
ms:V
mzn:V
nah:V
ja:V
no:V
nn:V
nrm:V
pl:V
pt:V
ro:V
qu:V
se:V
scn:V
simple:V
sk:V
sl:V
sh:V
fi:V
sv:V
tl:V
th:V
vi:V
vo:V
yo:V
zh-yue:V
bat-smg:V
zh:V


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