Kha with hook

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Not to be confused with the letter Kha with descender (Ҳ).
Cyrillic letter
Kha with hook
Cyrillic letter Kha with 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

Kha with hook (Ӽ ӽ; italics: Ӽ ӽ) is a letter of the Cyrillic script.[1] In Unicode, this letter is called "Ha with hook".[1] Its form is derived from the Cyrillic Kha (Х х Х х) by adding a hook to the right leg.

Kha with hook is used in the alphabets of the Itelmen and Nivkh languages, where it represents the voiceless uvular fricative /χ/. The letter Kha with descender (Ҳ ҳ Ҳ ҳ) is sometimes used for this sound instead because of better font support.

Computing codes[edit]

Character Ӽ ӽ
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER
HA WITH HOOK
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER
HA WITH HOOK
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 1276 U+04FC 1277 U+04FD
UTF-8 211 188 D3 BC 211 189 D3 BD
Numeric character reference Ӽ Ӽ ӽ ӽ

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cyrillic: Range: 0400–04FF". The Unicode Standard, Version 6.0. 2010. p. 43. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 

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