Ng (Arabic letter)
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ڭ is an additional letter of the Arabic script, derived from kāf (ك) with the addition of three dots above the letter. It is not used in the Arabic language itself, but is used to represent a velar /ŋ/ when writing Turkic languages. In Ottoman Turkish, it represented the palatal /ɲ/ which, before merging, was the velar /ŋ/.
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The letter is used or has been used to write:
- Ottoman Turkish
- Chinese written in Xiao'erjing
- Amazigh written in Amazigh Arabic