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A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

The fourth letter of the latin alphabet. The Semitic letter DÔlet probably developed from the logogram for a fish or a door. In Semitic, Ancient Greek (Modern Greek /­/) and Latin the letter was pronounced /d/, in the Etruscan alphabet the letter was superfluous but still maintained (see letter B). Greek letter: Δ (capital) or δ (small) (Delta).

In Cantonese, the sound /d/ means a little bit. Since it corresponds to no traditional Chinese character, residents of Hong Kong invented a new character 啲 (which is not supported in many Chinese systems) or simply write D instead.

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