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The b-rune ᛒ, an older version of Anglo-Saxon Futhorc letter ᛒ, the Old English letter replaced by Latin ‘B’

Old English letter B, from 7th century replacement by Latin B of the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc letter  (B), beorc).

B (upper case, lower case b, plural Bs)

  1. The letter Bee, the second letter of the English alphabet.

In Modern English, the letter B is sometimes silent, e.g. in climb, and debt.

Apostrophes are sometimes used to form plurals of single upper case letters, especially at the start of a sentence:

A’s are difficult to achieve in this class.

Usually, though, the apostrophe is avoided when there is no risk of confusion:

She gets straight As in school.

B

  1. (cricket) the number of balls faced by a batsman
  2. The quantity one billion (1,000,000,000), usually used to signify a sum of money
    $2.8 B — “two point eight billion dollars” (i.e., $2,800,000,000)
  3. (British) The grade of pencil that makes darker marks than grade HB but lighter marks than grade 2B; a pencil with soft lead.

Singular
B

Plural
Bs

B (plural Bs)

  1. A personality type of someone who is relaxed and easygoing and able to engage in leisure activities without worrying about work.
  2. An academic grade, better than a C and worse than an A
  3. Signifies a second-tier or second class of a given commodity, group, or category, as in B-movie, B-list, etc.
    The television studio revived some of it's B characters for the spinoff.
  4. (music) The seventh note in the C major scale.

Apostrophes are sometimes used to form plurals of single upper case letters, especially at the start of a sentence:

A’s are difficult to achieve in this class.

Usually, though, the apostrophe is avoided when there is no risk of confusion:

She gets straight As in school.

French Sign Language letter b

From French Sign Language sign for the letter B.

This one-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:

B (Stokoe B)

  1. The letter B


B

  1. B (the 2nd letter in the Czech alphabet)
  2. (music): B flat

B (capital, lowercase b)

  1. The second letter of the Dutch alphabet.


B (upper case, lower case b)

  1. The second letter of the Esperanto alphabet.


B

  1. lubenter approbatur

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Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
B

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B m. and f. inv.

  1. The second letter of the Italian, and of the Latin alphabets

B (upper case, lower case b)

  1. The letter Be, the fourth letter of the Romanian alphabet.


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Slovene Wikipedia has an article on:
B

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B (capital, lowercase b)

  1. The second letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by A and followed by C.

B (upper case, lower case b)

  1. The second letter of the Spanish alphabet.
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