Ge with descender

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Cyrillic letter
Ge with descender
CYRILLIC LETTER GHE WITH DESCENDER.PNG
The Cyrillic script
Slavic letters
А Б В Г Ґ Д Ђ
Ѓ Е Ѐ Ё Є Ж З
Ѕ И Ѝ І Ї Й Ј
К Л Љ М Н Њ О
П Р С Т Ћ Ќ У
Ў Ф Х Ц Ч Џ Ш
Щ Ъ Ы Ь Э Ю Я
Non-Slavic letters
Ӑ Ӓ Ә Ӛ Ӕ Ғ Ҕ
Ӻ Ӷ Ԁ Ԃ Ӗ Ӂ
Җ Ӝ Ԅ Ҙ Ӟ Ԑ Ӡ
Ԇ Ӣ Ҋ Ӥ Қ Ӄ Ҡ
Ҟ Ҝ Ԟ Ԛ Ӆ Ԓ Ԡ
Ԉ Ԕ Ӎ Ӊ Ң Ӈ Ҥ
Ԣ Ԋ Ӧ Ө Ӫ Ҩ Ԥ
Ҧ Ҏ Ԗ Ҫ Ԍ Ҭ Ԏ
Ӯ Ӱ Ӳ Ү Ұ Ҳ Ӽ
Ӿ Һ Ԧ Ҵ Ҷ Ӵ Ӌ
Ҹ Ҽ Ҿ Ӹ Ҍ Ӭ
Ԙ Ԝ Ӏ
Archaic letters
Ҁ Ѻ ОУ Ѡ Ѿ Ѣ
Ѥ Ѧ Ѫ Ѩ Ѭ Ѯ
Ѱ Ѳ Ѵ Ѷ

Ge with descender (Ӷ ӷ; italics: Ӷ ӷ) is a letter of the Cyrillic script formed from the Cyrillic letter Ge (Г г Г г) by adding a descender. In Unicode this letter is called "Ghe with descender".[1]

Ge with descender is used in the alphabets of the following languages (for details consult the articles on the languages):

Language Pronunciation
Abkhaz voiced velar fricative or voiced uvular fricative /ɣ ~ ʁ/
Ket
Nivkh
Siberian Yupik voiced or voiceless uvular plosive /ɢ ~ q/[2]

Computing codes[edit]

Character Ӷ ӷ
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER
PHE WITH DESCENDER
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER
PHE WITH DESCENDER
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 1270 U+04F6 1271 U+04F7
UTF-8 211 182 D3 B6 211 183 D3 B7
Numeric character reference Ӷ Ӷ ӷ ӷ

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cyrillic: Range: 0400–04FF". pp 38–43 of The Unicode Standard, Version 6.0 (2010). p. 43. http://unicode.org/charts/PDF/U0400.pdf Accessed 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ "Nivkh (Нивхгу/Nivxgu)". Wolfram Siegel. in Omniglot: Writing systems & languages of the world. Simon Ager (ed.). http://www.omniglot.com/writing/nivkh.htm Accessed 2011-04-23.