Talk:Ghe with upturn

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In official Unicode terminology,

  • Г = ghe
  • Ґ = ghe with upturn

(see http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U0400.pdf), and a number of other sources also choose to call Г "ghe" instead of "ge".

To avoid confusion, perhaps Ghe should be a disambiguation page. Or at least contain a disambiguating link at the top to Ge (Cyrillic). -- Curps 11:45, 20 October 2005 (UTC)

I agree that the differentiation between ge and ghe seems meaningless. See talk:ge (Cyrillic). Michael Z. 2005-10-20 13:10 Z
I have made Ghe a disambiguation page. Coroboy (talk) 18:03, 17 November 2010 (UTC)

Requested move to Ge with upturn[edit]

  • Support Michael Z. 2005-11-28 15:55 Z
If you agree with this, why do you think that ghe should redirect here rather than to ge (Cyrillic)? Is there something I don't know? Nikola 15:01, 3 January 2006 (UTC)
My mistake, I was correcting a recent cut-and-paste move of this page by Openthedoor754, and confused the two. But now that you mention it, didn't some editors think that "ghe" was a synonym for the Ukrainian ge, as opposed to Russian ge? Michael Z. 2006-01-3 17:24 Z
Yes. It would be good if someone would point out where do these names originate (is ghe an old transliteration or what)? If Ukrainians call Г "He", do they call this letter "He with upturn" or maybe even "Ge"? Nikola 06:59, 4 January 2006 (UTC)
Excellent question. I asked the same thing at talk:Ge (Cyrillic), and Mikka insisted that "Ghe" was significant in contrast to "Ge", although he refused to elaborate. I don't know what "ghe" is. It doesn't seem to be a transliteration of anything from a Slavic language; would it be pronounced /ge/ or /he/? Unicode calls the glyphs г and ґ "GHE" and "GHE WITH UPTURN", so that seems to be the origin of "ghe", but it obviously isn't meant to be any different from ge (I think Mikka may have been bulshitting us).
The native Ukrainian name of ґ is ge. Michael Z. 2006-01-4 08:50 Z

The italic form[edit]

The Times New Roman have a wrong italic form of small letter. The right form is ґ.--Юе Артеміс (talk) 06:53, 21 February 2011 (UTC)

I added font Palatino Linotype ahead of font Times New Roman for display of italic character. —Coroboy (talk) 12:14, 21 February 2011 (UTC)


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