Ghani

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For the president of Afghanistan, see Ashraf Ghani.

Ghani (asomtavruli , nuskhuri , mkhedruli ღ) is the 26th letter of the three Georgian scripts.[1]

In the system of Georgian numerals it has a value of 700.[2]

Letter[edit]

asomtavruli nuskhuri mkhedruli
Asomtavruli gh.svg Nuskhuri gh.svg Mkhedruli letter gh.png

Stroke order[edit]

Direction of writing:

  • Asomtavruli: Go from left up, right, and down.[3]
  • Nuskhuri: Go from left up, right, and down.[4]
  • Mkhedruli: Go from left up, right, and down.[5]

Computer encodings[edit]

asomtavruli nuskhuri mkhedruli
U+10B6[6] U+2D16[7] U+10E6[6]

Braile[edit]

mkhedruli[8]
Braille Ë.svg

Use[edit]

It is frequently used as a love or heart symbol in an online communications.

See also[edit]

  • Ğ, Latin letter

References[edit]

  1. ^ Machavariani, p. 136
  2. ^ Mchedlidze, (2) p. 99
  3. ^ Mchedlidze, (1) p. 105
  4. ^ Mchedlidze, (1) p. 107
  5. ^ Mchedlidze, (1) p. 110
  6. ^ a b Unicode (1)
  7. ^ Unicode (2)
  8. ^ UNESCO, World Braille Usage, Third Edition, Washington, D.C. p. 45

Bibliography[edit]

  • Mchedlidze, T. (1) The restored Georgian alphabet, Fulda, Germany, 2013
  • Mchedlidze, T. (2) The Georgian script; Dictionary and guide, Fulda, Germany, 2013
  • Machavariani, E. Georgian manuscripts, Tbilisi, 2011
  • The Unicode Standard, Version 6.3, (1) Georgian, 1991-2013
  • The Unicode Standard, Version 6.3, (2) Georgian Supplement, 1991-2013