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(minuscule: ) is a letter of the Latin alphabet, formed from D with the addition of a dot diacritic.

In the transcription of Afro-Asiatic languages such as Arabic, ḍ represents an "emphatic" consonant [], and is used for that purpose in the Berber Latin alphabet.

In the transcription of Indic and East Iranian languages, and in the orthography of the O'odham language, ḍ represents a retroflex [ɖ]. This was used in a former transcription of Javanese, but has been replaced by "dh."

Encoding[edit]

Character
Unicode name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER D WITH DOT BELOW LATIN SMALL LETTER D WITH DOT BELOW
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 7692 U+1E0C 7693 U+1E0D
UTF-8 225 184 140 E1 B8 8C 225 184 141 E1 B8 8D
Numeric character reference Ḍ Ḍ ḍ ḍ

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