Ȳ

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Ȳ (minuscule: ȳ) is a letter of the Latin alphabet, formed from Y with the addition of a macron (¯).

In modern dictionaries and textbooks for Latin and Old English, ȳ may be used to indicate a long "y" ([]). In Latin, this only occurs in loanwords. It is also used in Livonian and Cornish.

Unicode[edit]

Character Ȳ ȳ
Unicode name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Y WITH MACRON LATIN SMALL LETTER Y WITH MACRON
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 562 U+0232 563 U+0233
UTF-8 200 178 C8 B2 200 179 C8 B3
Numeric character reference Ȳ Ȳ ȳ ȳ

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