Em (Cyrillic)

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Cyrillic letter Em
Cyrillic letter Em - uppercase and lowercase.svg
Phonetic usage:[m], [mʲ]
Numeric value:40
The Cyrillic script
Slavic letters
АБВГҐДЂ
ЃЕЀЁЄЖЗ
З́ЅИЍЙІЇ
ЈКЛЉМНЊ
ОŌПРСС́Т
ЋЌУӮЎФХ
ЦЧЏШЩЪЫ
ЬЭЮЯ
Non-Slavic letters
А́А̀ӐА̄А̊А̃Ӓ
Ӓ̄ӔӘӘ́Ә̃ӚВ̌
ҒГ̑Г̣Г̌ҔӺҒ̌
ӶД̣Д̆ӖЕ̄Е̃Ё̄
Є̈ӁҖӜҘӞЗ̌
З̱З̣ԐԐ̈ӠӢИ̃
ҊӤИ́ҚӃҠҞ
ҜК̣ԚӅԮԒӍ
ӉҢԨӇҤО́О̀
О̆О̂О̃ӦӦ̄ӨӨ̄
Ө́Ө̆ӪҨԤР̌Ҏ
ҪС̣С̱Т̌Т̣ҬУ̃
ӰӰ́ӲҮҮ́ҰХ̣
Х̱Х̮Х̑ҲӼӾҺ
Һ̈ԦҴҶӴӋҸ
ҼҾЫ̆Ы̄ӸҌЭ̆
Э̄Э̇ӬӬ́Ӭ̄Ю̆Ю̈
Ю̈́Ю̄Я̆Я̄Я̈ԜӀ
Archaic letters
ҀѺ
ОУѠѼѾ
ѢѤѦ
ѪѨѬѮ
ѰѲѴѶԘ
ԀԔԖԠԢ
Ҧ
ԂԄԈԊԌ
ԎԆԞ
ԘԪԬГ̧Г̄

Em (М м; italics: М м) is a letter of the Cyrillic script.[1]

Em commonly represents the bilabial nasal consonant /m/, like the pronunciation of ⟨m⟩ in "him".

It is derived from the Greek letter Mu (Μ μ).

Usage[edit]

As used in the alphabets of various languages, Em represents the following sounds:

The pronunciations shown in the table are the primary ones for each language; for details consult the articles on the languages.

Language Position in
alphabet
Pronunciation
Belarusian 14th /m/, /mʲ/
Bulgarian 13th /m/, /mʲ/
Macedonian 16th /m/
Russian 14th /m/, /mʲ/
Serbo-Croatian 15th /m/
Ukrainian 17th /m/

Related letters and other similar characters[edit]

Computing codes[edit]

Character information
Preview М м
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER EM CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER EM
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 1052 U+041C 1084 U+043C
UTF-8 208 156 D0 9C 208 188 D0 BC
Numeric character reference М М м м
Named character reference М м
KOI8-R and KOI8-U 237 ED 205 CD
Code page 855 211 D3 210 D2
Code page 866 140 8C 172 AC
Windows-1251 204 CC 236 EC
ISO-8859-5 188 BC 220 DC
Macintosh Cyrillic 140 8C 236 EC

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nakanishi, Akira (1990), Writing Systems of the World, Tuttle Publishing, p. 20, ISBN 0804816549.

External links[edit]

  • The dictionary definition of М at Wiktionary
  • The dictionary definition of м at Wiktionary