Meaning of H in English



Pronunciation: ' ā ch

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural h's or hs \ ' ā -ch ə z \

Usage: often cap

often attrib

before 12th century

1 a : the 8th letter of the English alphabet b : a graphic representation of this letter c : a speech counterpart of orthographic h

2 : a graphic device for reproducing the letter h

3 : one designated h especially as the eighth in order or class

4 : something shaped like the letter H

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.