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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
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G is the 7th (number 7) letter in the English alphabet (or Latin alphabet).u


The letter G was created in the third century BC by Spurius Carvilius Ruga. At the time, the letter C sounded like the "c" in "cat" and the "g" in "girl". To make the difference more clear, Ruga created the letter G.

Meanings for G

  • In movies, G is a rating given by the Motion Picture Association of America, meaning the movie is good to be viewed by all people ("general" audiences).
  • In music, G is a note.
  • In common speech, G is a slang word for 'gangsta' or 'gangster'.
  • In the SI, g is the symbol for the gram.
  • G is a unit of gravitational acceleration.
  • Alternative case form of G grand: means thousand.
  • Letter G stands for GPRS (General Packet Radio Service). It indicates the slowest speed of Internet data transfer in your mobile phone. When you see G near your signal strength indicator, it is certain that your net connection is working at the slowest speed. 2G, 3G and 4G indicates different speed of internet.
  • In particle physics, lowercase G stands for the gluon.
  • In particle physics, the uppercase G stands for the not yet discovered Graviton.