The letter V with hook (Upper case Ʋ, minuscule: ʋ) is a letter of the Latin alphabet, based on an italic form of V, although it more closely resembles U. It is used in the orthographies of some African languages such as Ewe, and Shona from 1931 to 1955 to write [β]. In Mossi (Mooré) it is used to write [ʊ]. In Kabiye it is used to write [u] (with retracted tongue root).
Its Unicode code points are U+01B2 and U+028B, respectively.
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