B̤ē

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B̤ē (Sindhi: ٻ‎) is an additional letter of the Arabic script, derived from bāʼ (Arabic: ب‎‎) with an additional dot. It is not used in the Arabic alphabet itself, but is used to represent the sound [ɓ] when writing Hausa, Saraiki, and Sindhi in the Arabic script. The same sound may also be written simply as bāʾ in Hausa, undifferentiated from [b].


Position in word: Isolated Final Medial Initial
Glyph form: ٻ‎ ـٻ‎ ـٻـ‎ ٻـ‎

Both Hausa and Sindhi are also written in scripts besides Arabic. The sound represented by b̤ē is written Ɓ ɓ in Hausa's Latin orthography, and written ॿ in Saraiki and Sindhi's Devanagari orthography.

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