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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Spanish
Origin: 'the letter ç (an old form of the letter z)', from ceda 'the letter z' from Late Latin zeta, from Greek

cedilla

noun
     
Related topics: Letters and punctuation
ce‧dil‧la [countable]
SLA a mark under the letter 'c' in French and some other languages, to show that it is an 's' sound instead of a 'k' sound. The letter is written 'ç'.

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