Cche

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Not to be confused with Velar approximant ɰ or the Armenian letter պ.
Cyrillic letter Cche
Cyrillic letter Cche.svg
The Cyrillic script
Slavic letters
А Б В Г Ґ Д Ђ
Ѓ Е Ѐ Ё Є Ж З
З́ Ѕ И Ѝ І Ї Й
Ј К Л Љ М Н Њ
О П Р С С́ Т Ћ
Ќ У Ў Ф Х Ц Ч
Џ Ш Щ Ъ Ы Ь Э
Ю Я
Non-Slavic letters
Ӑ А̄ А̊ А̃ Ӓ Ӓ̄ Ә
Ә́ Ә̃ Ӛ Ӕ Ғ Г̧ Г̑
Г̄ Ҕ Ӻ Ӷ Ԁ Ԃ
Ԫ Ԭ Ӗ Е̄ Е̃
Ё̄ Є̈ Ӂ Җ Ӝ Ԅ
Ҙ Ӟ Ԑ Ԑ̈ Ӡ Ԇ Ӣ
И̃ Ҋ Ӥ Қ Ӄ Ҡ Ҟ
Ҝ Ԟ Ԛ Ӆ Ԯ Ԓ Ԡ
Ԉ Ԕ Ӎ Ӊ Ң Ԩ Ӈ
Ҥ Ԣ Ԋ О̆ О̃ О̄ Ӧ
Ө Ө̄ Ӫ Ҩ Ԥ Ҧ Р̌
Ҏ Ԗ Ҫ Ԍ Ҭ
Ԏ У̃ Ӯ Ӱ Ӱ́ Ӳ
Ү Ү́ Ұ Х̑ Ҳ Ӽ Ӿ
Һ Ԧ Ҵ Ҷ Ӵ
Ӌ Ҹ Ҽ Ҿ
Ы̆ Ы̄ Ӹ Ҍ Э̆ Э̄ Э̇
Ӭ Ӭ́ Ӭ̄ Ю̆ Ю̈ Ю̈́ Ю̄
Я̆ Я̄ Я̈ Ԙ Ԝ Ӏ
Archaic letters
Ҁ Ѻ
ОУ Ѡ Ѽ Ѿ
Ѣ Ѥ Ѧ
Ѫ Ѩ Ѭ Ѯ
Ѱ Ѳ Ѵ Ѷ

Cche (Ꚇ ꚇ; italics: Ꚇ ꚇ) is a letter of the Cyrillic script.[1] It was used in the old Abkhaz alphabets, where it represents the voiceless retroflex affricate /tʂ/. The letter was invented by baron Peter von Uslar. In 1862 was published his linguistic study "Абхазский язык".[2] The letter is Ҽ-shaped but in 1887 Uslar's study was reprint by M. Zavadskiy who change its shape and resembles a Cyrillic Ч doubled.[2] Later the letter returned to its initial form, created by linguist Uslar, is part of modern Abkhaz alphabet, which is depicted as Ҽ.

Computing codes[edit]

Character
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER CCHE CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER CCHE
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 42630 U+A686 42631 U+A687
UTF-8 234 154 134 EA 9A 86 234 154 135 EA 9A 87
Numeric character reference Ꚇ Ꚇ ꚇ ꚇ

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cyrillic Extended-B: Range: A640–A69F" (PDF). The Unicode Standard, Version 6.0. Unicode Inc. 2010. p. 998. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Бгажба Х. С. Из истории письменности в Абхазии. — Тбилиси. 1967. С. 34