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
З́ЅИЍЙІЇ
ЈКЛЉМНЊ
ОŌПРСС́Т
ЋЌУӮЎФХ
ЦЧЏШЩЪЫ
ЬЭЮЯ
Non-Slavic letters
А́А̀ӐА̄А̊А̃Ӓ
Ӓ̄ӔӘӘ́Ә̃ӚВ̌
ҒГ̧Г̑Г̄Г̣Г̌Ҕ
ӺҒ̌ӶԀԂ
Д̆Д̣ԪԬД̆Ӗ
Е̄Е̃Ё̄Є̈ӁҖ
ӜԄҘӞЗ̌З̱З̣
ԐԐ̈ӠԆӢИ̃Ҋ
ӤИ́ҚӃҠҞҜ
ԞК̣ԚӅԮԒԠ
ԈԔӍӉҢԨӇ
ҤԢԊО́О̀О̆О̂
О̃ӦӦ̄ӨӨ̄Ө́Ө̆
ӪҨԤҦР̌ҎԖ
ҪС̣С̱ԌТ̌Т̣
ҬԎУ̃ӰӰ́
ӲҮҮ́ҰХ̣Х̱Х̮
Х̑ҲӼӾҺҺ̈Ԧ
ҴҶӴӋҸ
ҼҾЫ̆Ы̄
ӸҌЭ̆Э̄Э̇ӬӬ́
Ӭ̄Ю̆Ю̈Ю̈́Ю̄Я̆Я̄
Я̈ԘԜӀ
Archaic letters
ҀѺ
ОУѠѼѾ
ѢѤѦ
ѪѨѬѮ
ѰѲѴѶ

Ge with middle hook (Ҕ ҕ; italics: Ҕ ҕ) is a letter of the Cyrillic script used in the Abkhaz and Yakut 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 ⟨Гә⟩ and ⟨Ҕь⟩. It is the fifth letter of the Yakut alphabet, placed between ⟨Г⟩ and ⟨Д⟩.

Computing codes[edit]

Character information
Preview 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.