Cyrillic letter Ayn
Cyrillic letter Ghayn.svg
The Cyrillic script
Slavic letters
АА́А̀БВГҐ
ДЂЃЕЕ́ЀЕ̄
ЁЄЖЗЗ́ЅИ
ІЇИ́ЍЙЈК
ЛЉМНЊОО́
ŌПРСС́ТЋ
ЌУУ́ӮЎФХ
ЦЧЏШЩЪЫ
ЬЭЮЯ
Non-Slavic letters
ӐА̄А̊А̃ӒӒ̄Ӕ
ӘӘ́Ә̃ӚВ̌ҒГ̑
Г̣Г̌ҔӺҒ̌ӶД̣
Д̆ӖЕ̃Ё̄Є̈ӁҖ
ӜҘӞЗ̌З̱З̣Ԑ
Ԑ̈ӠӢИ̃ҊӤҚ
ӃҠҞҜК̣ԚӅ
ԮԒӍӉҢԨӇ
ҤО̀О̆О̂О̃ӦӦ̄
ӨӨ̄Ө́Ө̆ӪҨԤ
Р̌ҎҪС̣С̱Т̌Т̣
ҬУ̃ӰӰ́ӲҮҮ́
ҰХ̣Х̱Х̮Х̑ҲӼ
ӾҺҺ̈ԦҴҶӴ
ӋҸҼҾЫ̆Ы̄Ӹ
ҌЭ̆Э̄Э̇ӬӬ́Ӭ̄
Ю̆Ю̈Ю̈́Ю̄Я̆Я̄Я̈
ԜӀ
Archaic letters
ҀѺ
ОУѠѼѾ
ѢѤѦ
ѪѨѬѮ
ѰѲѴѶԘ
ԀԔԖԠԢ
Ҧ
ԂԄԈԊԌ
ԎԆԞ
ԪԬГ̧Г̄

The Cyrillic letter Ge stroke (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, Siberian Tatar, and Nivkh.

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 Ğ in the Roman-based script
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 dec 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.