Zhje

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Cyrillic letter Zhje
Cyrillic letter Zhje.svg
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

Zhje or Zhe with descender (Җ җ; italics: Җ җ) is a letter of the Cyrillic script. Its form is derived from the Cyrillic letter Zhe (Ж ж Ж ж).

Zhje is used in the alphabets of the Dungan,[1] Kalmyk,[2] Tatar[3] and Turkmen[4] languages.

Language Pronunciation[note 1] Romanization[note 2]
Dungan /tʂ/ voiceless retroflex affricate
/tɕ/ voiceless alveolo-palatal affricate
zh
Kalmyk /dʒ/ voiced postalveolar affricate dzh, j
Tatar /dʑ/ voiced alveolo-palatal affricate
/ʑ/ voiced alveolo-palatal fricative
c
Turkmen /dʒ/ voiced postalveolar affricate j
  1. ^ See the linked article for a description of the pronunciation.
  2. ^ Bold face indicates the equivalent letter in the official Latin alphabet for the language.

Zhje corresponds in other Cyrillic alphabets to the digraphs дж or чж, or to the letters Che with descender (Ҷ ҷ), Che with vertical stroke (Ҹ ҹ), Dzhe (Џ џ), Khakassian Che (Ӌ ӌ), Zhe with breve (Ӂ ӂ), or Zhe with diaeresis (Ӝ ӝ).

Computing codes[edit]

Character Җ җ
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER
ZHE WITH DESCENDER
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER
ZHE WITH DESCENDER
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 1174 U+0496 1175 U+0497
UTF-8 210 150 D2 96 210 151 D2 97
Numeric character reference Җ Җ җ җ

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ager, Simon (ed.). "Dungan (хуэйзў йүян)". Omniglot: writing systems & languages of the world. Retrieved 2011-04-29. 
  2. ^ Ager, Simon (ed.). "Kalmyk (Хальмг келн)". Omniglot: writing systems & languages of the world. Retrieved 2011-04-29. 
  3. ^ Ager, Simon (ed.). "Tatar (tatarça / татарча / تاتارچا)". Omniglot: writing systems & languages of the world. Retrieved 2011-04-29. 
  4. ^ Ager, Simon (ed.). "Turkmen (Türkmen dili / Түркмен дили)". Omniglot: writing systems & languages of the world. Retrieved 2011-04-29.