Em (Cyrillic)

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Cyrillic letter Em
Cyrillic letter Em - uppercase and lowercase.svg
Numeric value: 40
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 Т Ћ Ќ
У Ў Ф Х Ц Ч Џ
Ш Щ С́ Ъ Ы Ь Э
Ю Я
Non-Slavic letters
Ӑ А̄ А̊ А̃ Ӓ Ӓ̄ Ә
Ә́ Ә̃ Ӛ Ӕ Ғ 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
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

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).[2]

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 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
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. 
  2. ^ Quiles, Carlos (2006), Europaio: A Brief Grammar of the European Language, Indo-European Association, p. 55, ISBN 8468977276. 

External links[edit]

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