Cyrillic letter We
Cyrillic letter We.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

We (Ԝ ԝ; italics: Ԝ ԝ) is a letter of the Cyrillic script.[1] In all of its forms it looks exactly like the Latin letter W (W w W w).

We is used in the Cyrillic orthography of the Kurdish language,[2][3] in (some versions of the orthography of) the Yaghnobi language and in the Tundra Yukaghir language.

Usage

The pronunciations shown in the table are the primary ones for each language; for details consult the articles on the languages. Lowercase We is similar to some forms of Cyrillic Omega in appearance.

Language Pronunciation
Kurdish language /ʋ/
Tundra Yukaghir language /w/
Yaghnobi language /β̞/, /β/ or /u̯/ (after a vowel at the end of a syllable)[4][5][6][7]

Computing codes

Character information
Preview Ԝ ԝ
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER WE CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER WE
Encodings decimal hex dec hex
Unicode 1308 U+051C 1309 U+051D
UTF-8 212 156 D4 9C 212 157 D4 9D
Numeric character reference Ԝ Ԝ ԝ ԝ

See also

References

  1. ^ "Cyrillic Supplement: Range: 0500–052F" (PDF). The Unicode Standard, Version 6.0. p. 45. Retrieved 2011-05-23.
  2. ^ Heciyê Cindî (1974). Әлифба. Yerevan. p. 96.
  3. ^ Dilan M.R. Roshani. "Existing Kurdish alphabets". Kurdish Academy of Language. Retrieved 2017-09-17.
  4. ^ А. Л. Хромов. Ягнобский язык. – М.: «Наука», 1972. (in Russian)
  5. ^ А. Л. Хромов. Ягнобский язык // Основы иранского языкознания. Новоиранские языки II. – Восточная группа / Под ред. В. С. Расторгуевой. – М.: «Наука», 1987. – С. 644–701. (in Russian)
  6. ^ В. С. Соколова. Ягнобский язык // Очерки по фонетике иранских языков. – М.–Л., 1953. – С. 59–79. (in Russian)
  7. ^ С. П. Виноградова. Ягнобский язык // Иранские языки III. – Восточноиранские языки. – М.: «Индрик», 2000. – С. 290–310. (in Russian)