Z with stroke
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Uses in alphabets
It was used in the Jaꞑalif alphabet (as a part of Uniform Turkic Alphabet) for the Tatar language in the first half of the 20th century to represent a voiced postalveolar fricative [ʒ], now written j. It was also used in the 1992 Latin Chechen spelling as voiced postalveolar fricative [ʒ]. It was also used a 1931 variant of the Karelian alphabet for the Tver dialect. The 1931-1941 Mongolian Latin alphabet used it to represent [d͡ʒ].
Uses as currency symbol
Ƶ is used as a currency symbol in the video game EVE Online to represent the in-game currency Interstellar Kredits (ISK).
Ƶ is used as a currency symbol in the Dragonball universe for "zeni".
Uses as variant of the letters Z and Ż
Uses on computers
The Unicode of uppercase Ƶ is 01B5, while the lowercase ƶ is 01B6. They can be typed with alt-437 and alt-438, respectively.