letter of the Latin alphabet
The Latin alphabet
Aa Bb Cc Dd
Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj
Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp
Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv
Ww Xx Yy Zz

Q is the seventeenth (number 17) letter in the English alphabet.

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Some people say that the letter Q is not needed, because the sound it makes can be made with "K" and "W" instead. The same sort of things are said about the letters "X" and "C".

Below are some ancient ways of writing "Q":

Egyptian hieroglyph Q Phoenician Q Etruscan Q Greek Qoppa
PhoenicianQ-01.png EtruscanQ-01.svg Qoppa uc lc.svg

Meanings for QEdit


  1. "Electric Charge (Q or q)" (PDF). www.physics.sfsu.edu. San Francisco State University. Retrieved 5 April 2016.