We (Cyrillic)

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Not to be confused with the Latin letter W.
Cyrillic letter We
Cyrillic letter We.svg
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 С́ 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 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 Х̑ 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

We (Ԝ ԝ; italics: Ԝ ԝ) is a letter of the Cyrillic script.[1] In all its forms it looks exactly like the Latin letter W (W w W w) when it represents /w/ in "walrus".

We is used in the Cyrillic orthography of the Kurdish language and in (some versions of the orthography of) the Yaghnobi language.

Usage[edit]

The pronunciations shown in the table are the primary ones for each language; for details consult the articles on the languages and the italic lowercase We is similar to Omega.

Language Pronunciation
Kurdish language /ʋ/
Yaghnobi language /β̞/
Russian language[citation needed] /w/

Computing codes[edit]

Cyrillic Letter We

Character Ԝ ԝ
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER WE CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER WE
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 1308 U+051C 1309 U+051D
UTF-8 212 156 D4 9C 212 157 D4 9D
Numeric character reference Ԝ Ԝ ԝ ԝ

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cyrillic Supplement: Range: 0500–052F" (PDF). The Unicode Standard, Version 6.0. p. 45. Retrieved 2011-05-23.