Cyrillic letter Es with Descender
Cyrillic letter Es with Descender.svg
Phonetic usage:[θ], [ɕ]
The Cyrillic script
Slavic letters
АА́А̀А̄ӒБВГ
ҐДЂЃЕЕ́ЀЕ̄
ЁЄЖЗЗ́ЅИІ
ЇИ́ЍӢЙЈКЛ
ЉМНЊОО́О̀Ō
ПРСС́ТЋЌУ
У́ӮЎФХЦЧЏ
ШЩЪЫЬЭЮЯ
Non-Slavic letters
ӐА̊А̃Ӓ̄ӔӘӘ́Ә̃
ӚВ̌ҒГ̑Г̣Г̌ҔӺ
Ғ̌ӶД̣Д̆ӖЕ̃Ё̄Є̈
ӁҖӜҘӞЗ̌З̱З̣
ԐԐ̈ӠИ̃ҊӤҚӃ
ҠҞҜК̣ԚӅԮԒ
ӍӉҢԨӇҤО̆О̂
О̃ӦӦ̄ӨӨ̄Ө́Ө̆Ӫ
ҨԤР̌ҎҪС̣С̱Т̌
Т̣ҬУ̃ӰӰ́ӲҮҮ́
ҰХ̣Х̱Х̮Х̑ҲӼӾ
ҺҺ̈ԦҴҶӴӋҸ
ҼҾЫ̆Ы̄ӸҌЭ̆Э̄
Э̇ӬӬ́Ӭ̄Ю̆Ю̈Ю̈́Ю̄
Я̆Я̄Я̈ԜӀ
Archaic letters
ҀѺОУ
ѠѼѾѢ
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.