Cyrillic letter Er
Cyrillic letter Er - uppercase and lowercase.svg
Phonetic usage:[r]
Name:рьци
Numeric value:100
Derived from:Greek letter Rho (Ρ ρ)
The Cyrillic script
Slavic letters
АА́А̀А̄ӒБВГ
ҐДЂЃЕЕ́ЀЕ̄
ЁЁ́ЄЄ́ЖЗЗ́Ѕ
ИІІ́І̄І̀ЇЇ́И́
ЍӢЙЈКЛЉМ
НЊОО́О̀ŌПР
СС́ТЋЌУУ́У̀
ӮЎӰ́ФХЦЧЏ
ШЩЪЪ̀Ъ̈Ъ̄ЫЫ́
ЬѢЭЭ́Э̀ЮЮ́Ю̀
ЯЯ́Я̀
Non-Slavic letters
ӐА̊А̃Ӓ̄А̨ӔӘӘ́
Ә̀Ә̃ӚӘ̄В̌ҒГ̑Г̣
Г̌Г̆ҔӺҒ̌ӶД́Д̀
Д̌Д̈Д̣Д̅Д̆ӖЕ̃Ё̄
Є̈ӁЖ̓ҖӜЖ̣ҘӞ
З̌З̱З̣З̆З̓ԐԐ́Ԑ̈
ӠӠ́И̃ҊӤІ̄́І̨Ј̄
ҚК̈ӃҠҞҜК̣Ԛ
Ԛ́Л́Л̀ӅԮԒЛ̈М́
ӍН́Н̀Н̃Н̄ӉҢԨ
ӇҤО̆О̂О̃ӦӦ̄Ө
Ө̄Ө́Ө̆ӪҨԤП̈Р́
Р̌ҎС̀С̌ҪС̣С̱Т́
Т̀Т̈Т̌Т̣ҬТ‍ЬУ̃Ӱ
ӲУ̊Ӱ̄ҮҮ́Ү̈ҰХ̣
Х̱Х̮Х̑Х̌ҲӼӾҺ
Һ́Һ̈Һ̌ԦЦ́Ц̌Ц̈Ҵ
Ч̀ҶҶ̣ӴӋҸЧ̇Ч̣
ҼҾШ̆Ш̈Ш̣Ы̆Ы̄Ӹ
Ь́Ь̈ҌЭ̆Э̄Э̇ӬӬ́
Ӭ̄Ю̆Ю̈Ю̈́Ю̄Я̆Я̄Я̈
Я̈́ԜԜ́ӀӀ́
Archaic letters
ҀѺОУ
ѠѼѾѢ́
Ѣ̈Ѣ̆ѤѦ
ѪѨѬѮѰѲ
ѴѶԘ
ԀԔ
ԖԠԢҦ
ԂԄԈԊ
ԌԎԆԞ
ԪԬГ̧Г̄

Er (Р р; italics: Р р) is a letter of the Cyrillic script.

It commonly represents the alveolar trill /r/, like the "rolled" sound in the Scottish pronunciation of ⟨r⟩ in "curd".

History

The Cyrillic letter er was derived from the Greek letter Rho (Ρ ρ).

The name of er in the Early Cyrillic alphabet was рьци (rĭci), meaning "speak".[1]

In the Cyrillic numeral system, er had a value of 100.

Form

The Cyrillic letter Er (Р р) looks similar to the Greek letter Rho (Ρ ρ), and the same as the Latin letter P (П in Cyrillic).

Usage

As used in the alphabets of various languages, р represents the following sounds:

The pronunciations shown in the table are the primary ones for each language; for details consult the articles on the languages.

Language Position in
alphabet
Pronunciation
Belarusian 18th /r/
Bulgarian 17th /r/, /rʲ/
Macedonian 21st /r/
Russian 18th /r/, /rʲ/
Serbian 20th /r/
Ukrainian 21st /r/, /rʲ/

Related letters and other similar characters

Computing codes

Character information
Preview Р р
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER ER CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER ER
Encodings decimal hex dec hex
Unicode 1056 U+0420 1088 U+0440
UTF-8 208 160 D0 A0 209 128 D1 80
Numeric character reference Р Р р р
Named character reference Р р
KOI8-R and KOI8-U 242 F2 210 D2
Code page 855 226 E2 225 E1
Code page 866 144 90 224 E0
Windows-1251 208 D0 240 F0
ISO-8859-5 192 C0 224 E0
Macintosh Cyrillic 144 90 240 F0

References

  1. ^ Corbett, Professor Greville; Comrie, Professor Bernard (September 2003). The Slavonic Languages. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-136-86137-6.