Ge with middle hook

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Cyrillic letter
Ge with middle hook
Cyrillic letter Ghe with Middle 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 А̄ А̊ А̃ Ӓ Ӓ̄ Ә
Ә́ Ә̃ Ӛ Ӕ Ғ Г̧ Г̑
Г̄ Ҕ Ӻ Ӷ Ԁ Ԃ
Ԫ Ԭ С́ Ӗ Е̄
Е̃ Ё̄ Є̈ Ӂ Җ Ӝ
Ԅ Ҙ Ӟ З́ Ԑ Ԑ̈ Ӡ
Ԇ Ӣ И̃ Ҋ Ӥ Қ Ӄ
Ҡ Ҟ Ҝ Ԟ Ԛ Ӆ Ԯ
Ԓ Ԡ Ԉ Ԕ Ӎ Ӊ Ң
Ԩ Ӈ Ҥ Ԣ Ԋ О̆ О̃
О̄ Ӧ Ө Ө̄ Ӫ Ҩ Ԥ
Ҧ Р̌ Ҏ Ԗ Ҫ Ԍ
Ҭ Ԏ У̃ Ӯ Ӱ
Ӱ́ Ӳ Ү Ү́ Ұ Х̑ Ҳ
Ӽ Ӿ Һ Һ̈ Ԧ Ҵ
Ҷ Ӵ Ӌ Ҹ
Ҽ Ҿ Ы̆ Ы̄ Ӹ Ҍ
Э̆ Э̄ Э̇ Ӭ Ӭ́ Ӭ̄ Ю̆
Ю̈ Ю̈́ Ю̄ Я̆ Я̄ Я̈ Ԙ
Ԝ Ӏ
Archaic letters
Ҁ Ѻ
ОУ Ѡ Ѽ Ѿ
Ѣ Ѥ Ѧ
Ѫ Ѩ Ѭ Ѯ
Ѱ Ѳ Ѵ Ѷ

Ge with middle hook (Ҕ ҕ; italics: Ҕ ҕ) is a letter of the Cyrillic script used in the Abkhaz and Sakha languages to represent the voiced velar fricative /ɣ/. In Unicode, this letter is called "Ghe with middle hook".[1] The letter was invented in 1844 by Sjögren for the Ossetian language from the contraction of Cyrillic Г and Gothic Gothic letter hagl.svg.[2]

Usage[edit]

⟨Ҕ⟩ is the sixth letter of the Abkhaz alphabet, placed between the digraphs ⟨Гь⟩ and ⟨Ҕь⟩. It is the fifth letter of the Sakha alphabet, placed between ⟨Г⟩ and ⟨Д⟩.

Computing codes[edit]

Character Ҕ ҕ
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER
GHE WITH MIDDLE HOOK
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER
GHE WITH MIDDLE HOOK
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 1172 U+0494 1173 U+0495
UTF-8 210 148 D2 94 210 149 D2 95
Numeric character reference Ҕ Ҕ ҕ ҕ

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cyrillic: Range: 0400–04FF". pp 38–43 of The Unicode Standard, Version 6.0 (2010). p. 42. http://unicode.org/charts/PDF/U0400.pdf Accessed 2011-04-25.
  2. ^ (Russian) Шёгрен А. М. Осетинская грамматика с кратким словарем осетинско-российским и российско-осетинским. — СПб., 1844. — С. 9.