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Cyrillic letter
En with descender
Cyrillic letter Ng.svg
The Cyrillic script
Slavic letters
АА́А̀А̄ӒБВ
ГҐДЂЃЕЕ́
ЀЕ̄ЁЄЖЗЗ́
ЅИІЇИ́ЍӢ
ЙЈКЛЉМН
ЊОО́О̀ŌПР
СС́ТЋЌУУ́
ӮЎФХЦЧЏ
ШЩЪЫЬЭЮ
Я
Non-Slavic letters
ӐА̊А̃Ӓ̄ӔӘӘ́
Ә̃ӚВ̌ҒГ̑Г̣Г̌
ҔӺҒ̌ӶД̣Д̆Ӗ
Е̃Ё̄Є̈ӁҖӜҘ
ӞЗ̌З̱З̣ԐԐ̈Ӡ
И̃ҊӤҚӃҠҞ
ҜК̣ԚӅԮԒӍ
ӉҢԨӇҤО̆О̂
О̃ӦӦ̄ӨӨ̄Ө́Ө̆
ӪҨԤР̌ҎҪС̣
С̱Т̌Т̣ҬУ̃ӰӰ́
ӲҮҮ́ҰХ̣Х̱Х̮
Х̑ҲӼӾҺҺ̈Ԧ
ҴҶӴӋҸҼҾ
Ы̆Ы̄ӸҌЭ̆Э̄Э̇
ӬӬ́Ӭ̄Ю̆Ю̈Ю̈́Ю̄
Я̆Я̄Я̈ԜӀ
Archaic letters
ҀѺ
ОУѠѼѾ
ѢѤѦ
ѪѨѬѮ
ѰѲѴѶԘ
ԀԔԖԠԢ
Ҧ
ԂԄԈԊԌ
ԎԆԞ
ԪԬГ̧Г̄

En with descender (Ң ң; italics: Ң ң) is a letter of the Cyrillic script. Its form is derived from the Cyrillic letter En (Н н) by adding a descender to the right leg.

It commonly represents the velar nasal /ŋ/, like the pronunciation of ⟨ng⟩ in "sing".

The Cyrillic letter En with descender is romanized as ⟨ng⟩ or ⟨ñ⟩.

Usage

The Cyrillic letter En with descender is used in the alphabets of the following languages:

Language name of letter
Bashkir эң (eñ)
Dungan ың (eng)
Kalmyk аң (añ)
Karakalpak эң (en')
Kazakh эң (éñ)
Khakas эң/ың
Kyrgyz ың
Shor эң
Tatar эң (eñ)
Turkmen эң (eň)
Tuvan эң
Uyghur әң (eng)

Computing codes

Character information
Preview Ң ң
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER
EN WITH DESCENDER
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER
EN WITH DESCENDER
Encodings decimal hex dec hex
Unicode 1186 U+04A2 1187 U+04A3
UTF-8 210 162 D2 A2 210 163 D2 A3
Numeric character reference Ң Ң ң ң

See also