Cyrillic letter
Kha with hook
Cyrillic letter Kha with hook.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

Kha with hook (Ӽ ӽ; italics: Ӽ ӽ) is a letter of the Cyrillic script.[1] In Unicode, this letter is called "Ha with hook".[1] Its form is derived from the Cyrillic Kha (Х х Х х) by adding a hook to the right leg.

Kha with hook is used in the alphabets of the Itelmen and Nivkh languages, where it represents the voiceless uvular fricative /χ/. Kha with hook is also used in the Aleut language (Bering dialect).[2] It is the thirty-ninth letter of the modern Aleut alphabet.

The letter Kha with descender (Ҳ ҳ Ҳ ҳ) is sometimes used for this sound instead because of better font support.

Computing codes

Character information
Preview Ӽ ӽ
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER
HA WITH HOOK
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER
HA WITH HOOK
Encodings decimal hex dec hex
Unicode 1276 U+04FC 1277 U+04FD
UTF-8 211 188 D3 BC 211 189 D3 BD
Numeric character reference Ӽ Ӽ ӽ ӽ

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Cyrillic: Range: 0400–04FF" (PDF). The Unicode Standard, Version 6.0. 2010. p. 43. Retrieved 2011-05-17.
  2. ^ Головко, Е. В. (1994). Словарь алеутско-русский и русско-алеутский (беринговский диалект) [Aleut-Russian and Russian-Aleut Dictionary (Bering dialect)]. p. 14. ISBN 5-09-002312-3.