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Ó, ó (o-acute) is a letter in the Faroese, Hungarian, Icelandic, Kashubian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, and Sorbian languages. This letter also appears in the Catalan, Irish, Occitan, Portuguese, Spanish, and Vietnamese languages as a variant of letter “o”. It is also used in English for other purposes.

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Usage in various languages

Faroese

Ó is the 18th letter of the Faroese alphabet and represents /œ/ or /ɔuː//.

Icelandic

Ó is the 19th letter of the Icelandic alphabet and represents /oṷ/.

Hungarian, Czech and Slovak

Ó is the 25th letter of the Hungarian alphabet, the 24th letter of the Czech alphabet and the 28th letter of the Slovak alphabet. It represents /oː/.

Polish

Ó - 21 letter of the Polish alphabet. Historically this meant in Polish Vowel length that long on that later moved to (between O and U. Lips like the U of O pronunciation ). Then he began to transform the pronunciation of "/u/".

Kashubian

Ó is the 23rd letter of the Kashubian alphabet and represents /o/. It also represents /u/ in southern dialects.

Sorbian

Ó represents /uʊ/ in Upper Sorbian and represents /ɛ/ or /ɨ/ in Lower Sorbian.

Spanish

Óó is used in the Spanish language to denote a an 'o' syllable with abnormal stress.

Irish

Ó is widely used in Irish where it means 'from'. It is also used in male surnames, where it is derived from 'uaidh', which indicated grandson/descendant in contrast to 'mac' which means son. When Irish names were anglicised, the Ó which was common in many names was either dropped or subsequently written as O'

Vietnamese

In Vietnamese alphabet ó is the sắc tone (high-rising tone) of “o”.

Chinese

In Chinese pinyin ó is the yángpíng tone (阳平, high-rising tone) of “o”.

Character mappings

Charset Unicode ISO 8859-1, 2, 3, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16
Majuscule Ó U+00D3 D3
Minuscule ó U+00F3 F3

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The Basic modern 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
Letter O with diacritics
Letters using acute accent

history palaeography derivations diacritics punctuation numerals Unicode list of letters ISO/IEC 646



Simple English

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

O is the fifteenth (number 15) letter in the English alphabet.

Meanings for O









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