Che with descender

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Cyrillic letter
Che with descender
Letter Ҷ.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

Che with descender (Ҷ ҷ; italics: Ҷ ҷ) is a letter of the Cyrillic script.[1] Its form is derived from the Cyrillic letter Che (Ч ч Ч ч). In the ISO 9 system of romanization, Che with descender is transliterated using the Latin letter C-cedilla (Ç ç).

Che with descender is used in the alphabets of the following languages:

Language Pronunciation Romanization
Abkhaz /t͡ʃʼ/ postalveolar ejective affricate č̢[citation needed]
Tajik /d͡ʒ/ voiced postalveolar affricate, like the pronunciation of j in "jump"

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

Computing codes[edit]

Character Ҷ ҷ
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER
CHE WITH DESCENDER
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER
CHE WITH DESCENDER
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 1206 U+04B6 1207 U+04B7
UTF-8 210 182 D2 B6 210 183 D2 B7
Numeric character reference Ҷ Ҷ ҷ ҷ

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cyrillic: Range: 0400–04FF". The Unicode Standard, Version 6.0. 2010. p. N. Retrieved 2011-05-19.