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L,

12th letter of the alphabetalphabet
[Gr. alpha-beta, like Eng. ABC], system of writing, theoretically having a one-for-one relation between character (or letter) and phoneme (see phonetics). Few alphabets have achieved the ideal exactness.
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. It is a usual symbol for a lateral consonant, as in the English lateral. The Greek correspondent is lambda. L is the Roman numeral for 50.
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1. On drawings, abbr. for “left.”
2. Abbr. for lambert.
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