Z with stroke
|This article does not cite any references or sources. (July 2007)|
It was used in the Jaŋalif alphabet (as a part of Uniform Turkic Alphabet) for the Tatar language in the first half of the 20th century to represent a voiced postalveolar fricative [ʒ], now written j. It was also used in the 1992 Latin Chechen spelling as voiced postalveolar fricative [ʒ]. It was also used a 1931 variant of the Karelian alphabet for the Tver dialect. The 1931-1941 Mongolian Latin alphabet used it to represent [d͡ʒ].
Ƶ is used as a currency symbol in the video game EVE Online to represent the in-game currency Interstellar Kredits (ISK).
Uses on computers
The Unicode of uppercase Ƶ is 01B5, while the lowercase ƶ is 01B6.