Cyrillic letter Ayn
The Cyrillic script
Slavic letters
АБВГҐДЂ
ЃЕЀЁЄЖЗ
З́ЅИЍЙІЇ
ЈКЛЉМНЊ
ОŌПРСС́Т
ЋЌУӮЎФХ
ЦЧЏШЩЪЫ
ЬЭЮЯ
Non-Slavic letters
А́А̀ӐА̄А̊А̃Ӓ
Ӓ̄ӔӘӘ́Ә̃ӚВ̌
ҒГ̑Г̣Г̌ҔӺҒ̌
ӶД̣Д̆ӖЕ̄Е̃Ё̄
Є̈ӁҖӜҘӞЗ̌
З̱З̣ԐԐ̈ӠӢИ̃
ҊӤИ́ҚӃҠҞ
ҜК̣ԚӅԮԒӍ
ӉҢԨӇҤО́О̀
О̆О̂О̃ӦӦ̄ӨӨ̄
Ө́Ө̆ӪҨԤР̌Ҏ
ҪС̣С̱Т̌Т̣ҬУ̃
ӰӰ́ӲҮҮ́ҰХ̣
Х̱Х̮Х̑ҲӼӾҺ
Һ̈ԦҴҶӴӋҸ
ҼҾЫ̆Ы̄ӸҌЭ̆
Э̄Э̇ӬӬ́Ӭ̄Ю̆Ю̈
Ю̈́Ю̄Я̆Я̄Я̈ԜӀ
Archaic letters
ҀѺ
ОУѠѼѾ
ѢѤѦ
ѪѨѬѮ
ѰѲѴѶԘ
ԀԔԖԠԢ
Ҧ
ԂԄԈԊԌ
ԎԆԞ
ԘԪԬГ̧Г̄

The Cyrillic letter Ge stroke or Ayn (in Kazakh) (Ғ,ғ) is a Г with a horizontal stroke. It is used in Kazakh and Uzbek where it represents a voiced uvular fricative /ʁ/. Despite having a similar shape, it is not related to the F of the Latin alphabet. In Kazakh, this letter may also represent the voiced velar fricative /ɣ/. In the Uzbek Latin Alphabet, this letter corresponds to .

The letter is also used in Azerbaijani, Bashkir,[1] Tajik, Karakalpak, Shor and in Siberian Tatar.

Unicode renders this letter as "Ghe with stroke".

Usage

Language Letter order IPA Notes
Azerbaijani 5 ɣ~ʁ Replaced by Latin Ğ in Azerbaijan, still used in Dagestan
Bashkir 5 ɣ~ʁ
Kazakh 6 ɣ~ʁ Replaced by Ǵ by 2025
Shor 5 ɣ
Siberian Tatar 6 ɣ~ʁ
Tajik 5 ɣ~ʁ Represented as Ƣ
Uzbek 34 ɣ~ʁ Equivalent to in the Uzbek Latin alphabet


Computing codes

Character information
Preview Ғ ғ
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER GHE WITH STROKE CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER GHE WITH STROKE
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 1170 U+0492 1171 U+0493
UTF-8 210 146 D2 92 210 147 D2 93
Numeric character reference Ғ Ғ ғ ғ

See also

References

  1. ^ "Cyrillic: Range: 0400–04FF" (PDF). The Unicode Standard, Version 6.0. 2010. p. 42. Retrieved 2011-05-20.