Qp ligature

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The qp ligature, ȹ, is a typographic ligature of Latin q and p (also interpretable as a ligature of c and p), and is used in some phonetic transcription systems, particularly for African languages, to represent a voiceless labiodental plosive [p̪].

In Unicode[edit]

Character ȹ
Unicode name LATIN SMALL LETTER QP DIGRAPH
Encodings decimal hex
Unicode 569 U+0239
UTF-8 200 185 C8 B9
Numeric character reference ȹ ȹ

ȹ was added to Unicode 4.1 in 2005, though only a handful of fonts can display the character. These include Charis SIL, Code2000, Doulos SIL, Squarish Sans CT, and DejaVu fonts.

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