Ge with descender

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Cyrillic letter
Ge with descender
CYRILLIC LETTER GHE WITH DESCENDER.PNG
The Cyrillic script
Slavic letters
А Б В Г Ґ Д Ђ
Ѓ Е Ѐ Ё Є Ж З
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 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 С́ Ӗ Е̄
Е̃ Ё̄ Є̈ Ӂ Җ Ӝ
Ԅ Ҙ Ӟ З́ 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 Һ̈ 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

Ge with descender (Ӷ ӷ; italics: Ӷ ӷ) is a letter of the Cyrillic script formed from the Cyrillic letter Ge (Г г Г г) by adding a descender. In Unicode this letter is called "Ghe with descender".[1]

Ge with descender is used in the alphabets of the following languages (for details consult the articles on the languages):

Language Pronunciation
Abkhaz voiced velar fricative or voiced uvular fricative /ɣ ~ ʁ/
Ket voiced uvular plosive /ɢ/ or voiced uvular fricative /ʁ/[2]
Nivkh voiced uvular plosive /ɢ/[3][4]
Siberian Yupik voiced uvular plosive /ɢ/[5]

Computing codes[edit]

Character Ӷ ӷ
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER
GHE WITH DESCENDER
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER
GHE WITH DESCENDER
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 1270 U+04F6 1271 U+04F7
UTF-8 211 182 D3 B6 211 183 D3 B7
Numeric character reference Ӷ Ӷ ӷ ӷ

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cyrillic: Range: 0400–04FF". pp 38–43 of The Unicode Standard, Version 6.0 (2010). p. 43. http://unicode.org/charts/PDF/U0400.pdf Accessed 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ Вернер, Г. К. (1997). "Кетский язык". Языки мира. Палеоазиатские языки. Москва: Индрик. 
  3. ^ Груздева, Е. Ю. (1997). "Нивхский язык". Языки мира. Палеоазиатские языки. Москва: Индрик. 
  4. ^ "Nivkh (Нивхгу/Nivxgu)". Wolfram Siegel. in Omniglot: Writing systems & languages of the world. Simon Ager (ed.). http://www.omniglot.com/writing/nivkh.htm Accessed 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ Меновщиков, Г. А. (1997). "Азиатских эскимосов язык". Языки мира. Палеоазиатские языки. Москва: Индрик.