What Are Some Words That Ending in the Letter "Z"?


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Some words that end with the letter "Z" are "hertz" and all of its prefixed multiples, such as "kilohertz," "megahertz," "gigahertz" and "terahertz." The origin of all of these words is the German physicist Heinrich Hertz.

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"Weltschmerz," a term that describes world weariness, originates from the German word for pain. Similarly, "blitz" is the German word for lightning. "Soyuz" is another word borrowed from another language. It is one of a series of Soviet spacecrafts, and it is also the Russian word for union.

Other common words that end with "Z" are "buzz," "waltz," "jazz," "quiz" and "quartz." There are a total of 146 words in the English dictionary that end with the letter "Z," according to WordDetector.com.

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