We (Cyrillic)

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Cyrillic letter We
Cyrillic letter We.svg
The Cyrillic script
Slavic letters
АБВГҐДЂ
ЃЕЀЁЄЖЗ
З́ЅИЍІЇЙ
ЈКЛЉМНЊ
ОПРСС́ТЋ
ЌУЎФХЦЧ
ЏШЩЪЫЬЭ
ЮЯ
Non-Slavic letters
А́А̀ӐА̄А̊А̃Ӓ
Ӓ̄В̌ӘӘ́Ә̃ӚӔ
ҒГ̧Г̑Г̄Г̣Г̌Ҕ
ӺҒ̌ӶԀԂ
Д̆Д̣ԪԬД̆Ӗ
Е̄Е̃Ё̄Є̈ӁҖ
ӜԄҘӞЗ̌З̱З̣
ԐԐ̈ӠԆӢИ̃Ҋ
ӤИ́ҚӃҠҞҜ
ԞК̣ԚӅԮԒԠ
ԈԔӍӉҢԨӇ
ҤԢԊО́О̀О̆О̂
О̃О̄ӦӦ̄ӨӨ̄Ө́
Ө̆ӪҨԤҦР̌Ҏ
ԖҪС̣С̱ԌТ̌Т̣
ҬԎУ̃Ӯ
ӰӰ́ӲҮҮ́ҰХ̣
Х̱Х̮Х̑ҲӼӾҺ
Һ̈ԦҴҶӴ
ӋҸҼҾ
Ы̆Ы̄ӸҌЭ̆Э̄Э̇
ӬӬ́Ӭ̄Ю̆Ю̈Ю̈́Ю̄
Я̆Я̄Я̈ԘԜӀ
Archaic letters
ҀѺ
ѸѠѼѾ
ѢѤѦ
ѪѨѬѮ
ѰѲѴѶ

We (Ԝ ԝ; italics: Ԝ ԝ) is a letter of the Cyrillic script.[1] In all its forms it looks exactly like the Latin letter W (W w W w).

We is used in the Cyrillic orthography of the Kurdish language[2][3] and in (some versions of the orthography of) the Yaghnobi language.

Usage[edit]

The pronunciations shown in the table are the primary ones for each language; for details consult the articles on the languages. Lowercase We is similar to some forms of Cyrillic Omega in appearance.

Language Pronunciation
Kurdish language /ʋ/
Yaghnobi language /β̞/, /β/ or /u̯/ (after a vowel at the end of a syllable)[4][5][6][7]

Computing codes[edit]

Character Ԝ ԝ
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER WE CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER WE
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 1308 U+051C 1309 U+051D
UTF-8 212 156 D4 9C 212 157 D4 9D
Numeric character reference Ԝ Ԝ ԝ ԝ

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cyrillic Supplement: Range: 0500–052F" (PDF). The Unicode Standard, Version 6.0. p. 45. Retrieved 2011-05-23.
  2. ^ Heciyê Cindî (1974). Әлифба. Yerevan. p. 96.
  3. ^ Dilan M.R. Roshani. "Existing Kurdish alphabets". Kurdish Academy of Language. Retrieved 2017-09-17.
  4. ^ А. Л. Хромов. Ягнобский язык. – М.: «Наука», 1972. (in Russian)
  5. ^ А. Л. Хромов. Ягнобский язык // Основы иранского языкознания. Новоиранские языки Ⅱ. – Восточная группа / Под ред. В. С. Расторгуевой. – М.: «Наука», 1987. – С. 644–701. (in Russian)
  6. ^ В. С. Соколова. Ягнобский язык // Очерки по фонетике иранских языков. – М.–Л., 1953. – С. 59–79. (in Russian)
  7. ^ С. П. Виноградова. Ягнобский язык // Иранские языки Ⅲ. – Восточноиранские языки. – М.: «Индрик», 2000. – С. 290–310. (in Russian)