ż U+017C, ż
LATIN SMALL LETTER Z WITH DOT ABOVE
Composition:z [U+007A] + ◌̇ [U+0307]
Ż
[U+017B]
Latin Extended-A Ž
[U+017D]

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ż (upper case Ż)

  1. The letter z with a dot above.

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MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

The dot indicates the “softer” of two pronunciations, in this case the fricative /z/ instead of the affricates /t͡s/, /d͡z/. Compare ċ and ġ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /z/
  • IPA(key): /s/ (per final devoicing or assimilation to a following voiceless obstruent)

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ż (upper case Ż)

  1. The twenty-ninth letter of the Maltese alphabet, called że and written in the Latin script.

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PolishEdit

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ż (lower case, upper case Ż)

  1. The thirty-second letter of the Polish alphabet, called żet and written in the Latin script.

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