Ž U+017D, Ž
LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Z WITH CARON
Composition:Z [U+005A] + ◌̌ [U+030C]
ż
[U+017C]
Latin Extended-A ž
[U+017E]

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Ž (lower case ž)

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Czech edit

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Ž (lower case ž)

  1. the final letter of the Czech alphabet, after z

Estonian edit

 
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Ž (upper case, lower case ž)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Estonian alphabet, called žee and written in the Latin script.

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  • Used only in loanwords.

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Finnish edit

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Common European letter for this sound, apparently first used in Czech; see Ž on Wikipedia.

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Ž (upper case, lower case ž)

  1. A letter of the Finnish alphabet, called hattu-z or suhu-z and written in the Latin script.

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  • In the Finnish alphabet, Ž is a variant of Z.
  • Often written as zh.
  • Used only in loanwords and transcribing foreign names.

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Kalo Finnish Romani edit

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Ž (upper case, lower case ž)

  1. The twenty-eighth letter of the Kalo Finnish Romani alphabet, written in the Latin script.[1]

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Used only in the digraph .[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Kimmo Granqvist (2011), “Aakkoset [Alphabet]”, in Lyhyt Suomen romanikielen kielioppi [Consice grammar of Finnish Romani]‎[1] (in Finnish), Kotimaisten kielten keskus, →ISBN, →ISSN, retrieved February 6, 2022, pages 1-2

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Ž (lower case ž)

  1. A letter of the Lakota alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Latvian edit

 
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Proposed in 1908 as part of the new Latvian spelling by the scientific commission headed by K. Mīlenbahs, which was accepted and began to be taught in schools in 1909. Prior to that, Latvian had been written in German Fraktur, and sporadically in Cyrillic.

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Ž

Ž (upper case, lower case ž)

  1. The thirty-third letter of the Latvian alphabet, called and written in the Latin script.

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Lithuanian edit

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Ž (upper case, lower case ž)

  1. 32nd letter of the Lithuanian alphabet

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Lower Sorbian edit

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Ž (lower case ž)

  1. The thirty-third letter of the Lower Sorbian alphabet, called žet and written in the Latin script.

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Ž (upper case, lower case ž)

  1. (Pan-Vlax) The thirty-second letter of the Romani alphabet, written in the Latin script.
    Synonym: (International Standard) Ź

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Ž (upper case, lower case ž, Cyrillic spelling Ж)

  1. 30th letter of the Serbo-Croatian alphabet

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Ž (lower case ž)

  1. The thirty-fourth letter of the Skolt Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Slovene edit

 
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Ž (capital, lowercase ž)

  1. The twenty-fifth (and last) letter of the Slovene alphabet, called že, and preceded by Z.

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Ž (lower case ž)

  1. A letter of the Wakhi alphabet, written in the Latin script.