V with curl

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is a letter of the Latin alphabet, used in the phonetic transcription of African languages to represent a labiodental flap.

was devised over 60 years ago, before there was an official International Phonetic Alphabet to represent a labiodental flap. In 2005, the symbol right-hook v, , was added to the IPA to represent the sound.

Computer encoding[edit]

Character
Unicode name LATIN SMALL LETTER V WITH CURL
Encodings decimal hex
Unicode 11380 U+2C74
UTF-8 226 177 180 E2 B1 B4
Numeric character reference ⱴ ⱴ