Turned g

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or turned g is a letter of the Latin alphabet, formed by rotating g 180°. It is used to transliterate the Georgian letter . ჹ itself is the Georgian letter "g" rotated. It represents a [ɢ] in some East Caucasian languages.

A 19th century Gamilaraay text, using a rotated capital G for ŋ.

A rotated capital G has sometimes been used as a substitute for the similar-looking eng [ŋ]. It is encoded in Unicode at U+2141.

ᵷ was added to Unicode 4.1 in 2005, as U+1D77. Fonts that can display the character include Code2000, Doulos SIL and Charis SIL. Lowercase "B with hook," an IPA letter that resembles a turned one-story g, is more widely available as a substitute, at U+0253.