Ge with middle hook

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Cyrillic letter
Ge with middle hook
Cyrillic letter Ghe with Middle Hook.svg
Phonetic usage: [ɣ]
The Cyrillic script
Slavic letters
АБВГҐДЂ
ЃЕЀЁЄЖЗ
З́ЅИЍІЇЙ
ЈКЛЉМНЊ
ОПРСС́ТЋ
ЌУЎФХЦЧ
ЏШЩЪЫЬЭ
ЮЯ
Non-Slavic letters
А́А̀ӐА̄А̊А̃Ӓ
Ӓ̄В̌ӘӘ́Ә̃ӚӔ
ҒГ̧Г̑Г̄Г̣Г̌Ҕ
ӺҒ̌ӶԀԂ
Д̆Д̣ԪԬД̆Ӗ
Е̄Е̃Ё̄Є̈ӁҖ
ӜԄҘӞЗ̌З̱З̣
ԐԐ̈ӠԆӢИ̃Ҋ
ӤИ́ҚӃҠҞҜ
ԞК̣ԚӅԮԒԠ
ԈԔӍӉҢԨӇ
ҤԢԊО́О̀О̆О̂
О̃О̄ӦӦ̄ӨӨ̄Ө́
Ө̆ӪҨԤҦР̌Ҏ
ԖҪС̣С̱ԌТ̌Т̣
ҬԎУ̃Ӯ
ӰӰ́ӲҮҮ́ҰХ̣
Х̱Х̮Х̑ҲӼӾҺ
Һ̈ԦҴҶӴ
ӋҸҼҾ
Ы̆Ы̄ӸҌЭ̆Э̄Э̇
ӬӬ́Ӭ̄Ю̆Ю̈Ю̈́Ю̄
Я̆Я̄Я̈ԘԜӀ
Archaic letters
ҀѺ
ѸѠѼѾ
ѢѤѦ
ѪѨѬѮ
ѰѲѴѶ

Ge with middle hook (Ҕ ҕ; italics: Ҕ ҕ) is a letter of the Cyrillic script used in the Abkhaz and Sakha languages to represent the voiced velar fricative /ɣ/. In Unicode, this letter is called "Ghe with middle hook".[1] The letter was invented in 1844 by Andreas Johan Sjögren for the Ossetian language from the contraction of Cyrillic Г and Gothic Gothic letter hagl.svg.[2]

Usage[edit]

⟨Ҕ⟩ is the sixth letter of the Abkhaz alphabet, placed between the digraphs ⟨Гь⟩ and ⟨Ҕь⟩. It is the fifth letter of the Sakha alphabet, placed between ⟨Г⟩ and ⟨Д⟩.

Computing codes[edit]

Character Ҕ ҕ
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER
GHE WITH MIDDLE HOOK
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER
GHE WITH MIDDLE HOOK
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 1172 U+0494 1173 U+0495
UTF-8 210 148 D2 94 210 149 D2 95
Numeric character reference Ҕ Ҕ ҕ ҕ

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cyrillic: Range: 0400–04FF". pp 38–43 of The Unicode Standard, Version 6.0 (2010). p. 42. http://unicode.org/charts/PDF/U0400.pdf Accessed 2011-04-25.
  2. ^ (in Russian) Шёгрен А. М. Осетинская грамматика с кратким словарем осетинско-российским и российско-осетинским. — СПб., 1844. — С. 9.