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ж

Character  ж 
Unicode name CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER ZHE
Unicode block Cyrillic
Codepoint U+0436
See also: and Ж

TranslingualEdit

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Cyrillic letter Ж ж (Ж ж), normal above, italics below.
Handwritten forms

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from the Glagolitic letter / (GlagolitsaZhivete.gif, zhivete), and that possibly from two Hebrew shins ש, one placed above the other and with the lower one inverted.

LetterEdit

ж (lower case, upper case Ж)

  1. Lowercase Cyrillic letter zhe.

See alsoEdit

  • Search en.wiktionary.org for articles for beginning with: Ж, ж

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ж (ž) (lower case, upper case Ж) (italics: Ж, ж)

  1. The eighth letter of the Russian Cyrillic alphabet.

Usage notesEdit

Its name is же (žɛ) and it sounds like the s in pleasure.

See alsoEdit

It is preceded by Ё and followed by З.

Etymology 1Edit

ParticleEdit

ж (ž)

  1. Alternative form of же (že)

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation [please replace this header]Edit

ж.

  1. же́нский род mfeminine gender

Ж

  1. же́нская (убо́рная)ladies' room

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ж (lower case, upper case Ж)

  1. The 8th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic alphabet.

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: е
  • Next letter: з

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation of женски род

AbbreviationEdit

ж m (Roman spelling ž)

  1. (grammar) feminine gender
SynonymsEdit