Shini

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Shini (asomtavruli , nuskhuri , mkhedruli შ) is the 28th letter of the three Georgian scripts.[1]

In the system of Georgian numerals it has a value of 900.[2]

Shini commonly represents the voiceless palato-alveolar sibilant /ʃ/, like the pronunciation of ⟨sh⟩ in "shoe".

Letter[edit]

asomtavruli nuskhuri mkhedruli
Asomtavruli sh.svg Nuskhuri sh.svg Mkhedruli letter sh.png

Stroke order[edit]

Computer encodings[edit]

asomtavruli nuskhuri mkhedruli
U+10B8[6] U+2D18[7] U+10E8[6]

Braile[edit]

mkhedruli[8]
Braille Û.svg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Machavariani, p. 136
  2. ^ Mchedlidze, (2) p. 101
  3. ^ Mchedlidze, I, p. 105
  4. ^ Mchedlidze, I, p. 107
  5. ^ Mchedlidze, I, p. 110
  6. ^ a b Unicode (1)
  7. ^ Unicode (2)
  8. ^ UNESCO, World Braille Usage, Third Edition, Washington, D.C. p. 45

Bibliography[edit]

  • Mchedlidze, T. (1) The restored Georgian alphabet, Fulda, Germany, 2013
  • Mchedlidze, T. (2) The Georgian script; Dictionary and guide, Fulda, Germany, 2013
  • Machavariani, E. Georgian manuscripts, Tbilisi, 2011
  • The Unicode Standard, Version 6.3, (1) Georgian, 1991-2013
  • The Unicode Standard, Version 6.3, (2) Georgian Supplement, 1991-2013