Cyrillic letter Es with Descender
Cyrillic letter Es with Descender.svg
Phonetic usage:[θ], [ɕ]
The Cyrillic script
Slavic letters
АА́А̀А̄ӒБВГ
ҐДЂЃЕЕ́ЀЕ̄
ЁЁ́ЄЄ́ЖЗЗ́Ѕ
ИІІ́І̄І̀ЇЇ́И́
ЍӢЙЈКЛЉМ
НЊОО́О̀ŌПР
СС́ТЋЌУУ́У̀
ӮЎӰ́ФХЦЧЏ
ШЩЪЪ̀Ъ̈Ъ̄ЫЫ́
ЬѢЭЭ́Э̀ЮЮ́Ю̀
ЯЯ́Я̀
Non-Slavic letters
ӐА̊А̃Ӓ̄А̨ӔӘӘ́
Ә̀Ә̃ӚӘ̄В̌ҒГ̑Г̣
Г̌ҔӺҒ̌ӶД́Д̀Д̌
Д̈Д̣Д̅Д̆ӖЕ̃Ё̄Є̈
ӁЖ̓ҖӜЖ̣ҘӞЗ̌
З̱З̣З̆З̓ԐԐ̈ӠИ̃
ҊӤІ̄́І̨Ј̄ҚК̈Ӄ
ҠҞҜК̣ԚЛ́Л̀Ӆ
ԮԒМ́ӍН́Н̀Н̃Н̄
ӉҢԨӇҤО̆О̂О̃
ӦӦ̄ӨӨ̄Ө́Ө̆ӪҨ
ԤП̈Р́Р̌ҎС̀С̌Ҫ
С̣С̱Т́Т̀Т̈Т̌Т̣Ҭ
Т‍ЬУ̃ӰӲУ̊Ӱ̄ҮҮ́
Ү̈ҰХ̣Х̱Х̮Х̑Х̌Ҳ
ӼӾҺҺ́Һ̈ԦЦ́Ц̌
Ц̈ҴЧ̀ҶӴӋҸЧ̇
ҼҾШ̆Ш̈Ш̣Ы̆Ы̄Ӹ
Ь́Ь̈ҌЭ̆Э̄Э̇ӬӬ́
Ӭ̄Ю̆Ю̈Ю̈́Ю̄Я̆Я̄Я̈
Я̈́ԜԜ́ӀӀ́
Archaic letters
ҀѺОУ
ѠѼѾѢ̈
ѤѦѪ
ѨѬѮѰѲѴѶ
Ԙ
ԀԔԖԠ
ԢҦ
ԂԄԈԊԌԎ
ԆԞԪԬ
Г̧Г̄

The or Es with Descender (Ҫ ҫ; italics: Ҫ ҫ) is a letter of the Cyrillic script. The name the is pronounced [θɛ], like the pronunciation of ⟨the⟩ in "theft". In Unicode, this letter is called "Es with descender".[1] In Chuvashia, it looks identical to the Latin letter C with cedilla (Ç ç Ç ç). Occasionally it also has the hook diacritic curved rightward like an ogonek, as in the SVG image shown in the sidebar. In many fonts, the character hooks to the left.[1]

The is used in the alphabets of the Bashkir and Chuvash languages.[1]

It is usually romanized as 'ś', 'θ', or 'þ'.

Computing codes

Character information
Preview Ҫ ҫ
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER
ES WITH DESCENDER
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER
ES WITH DESCENDER
Encodings decimal hex dec hex
Unicode 1194 U+04AA 1195 U+04AB
UTF-8 210 170 D2 AA 210 171 D2 AB
Numeric character reference Ҫ Ҫ ҫ ҫ

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Cyrillic: Range: 0400–04FF" (PDF). The Unicode Standard, Version 6.0. 2010. p. 42. Retrieved 2011-05-15.