Ge with middle hook

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Cyrillic letter
Ge with middle hook
Cyrillic letter Ghe with Middle Hook.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

Ge with middle hook (Ҕ ҕ; italics: Ҕ ҕ) is a letter of the Cyrillic script used in the Abkhaz and Sakha languages to represent the voiced velar fricative /ɣ/. In Unicode, this letter is called "Ghe with middle hook".[1] The letter was invented in 1844 by Sjögren for the Ossetian language from the contraction of Cyrillic Г and Gothic Gothic letter hagl.svg.[2]

Usage[edit]

Ҕ is the sixth letter of the Abkhaz alphabet, placed between the digraphs Гь and Ҕь. It is the fifth letter of the Sakha alphabet, placed between Г and Д.

Computing codes[edit]

Character Ҕ ҕ
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER
GHE WITH MIDDLE HOOK
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER
GHE WITH MIDDLE HOOK
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 1172 U+0494 1173 U+0495
UTF-8 210 148 D2 94 210 149 D2 95
Numeric character reference Ҕ Ҕ ҕ ҕ

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cyrillic: Range: 0400–04FF". pp 38–43 of The Unicode Standard, Version 6.0 (2010). p. 42. http://unicode.org/charts/PDF/U0400.pdf Accessed 2011-04-25.
  2. ^ (Russian) Шёгрен А. М. Осетинская грамматика с кратким словарем осетинско-российским и российско-осетинским. — СПб., 1844. — С. 9.