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ž U+017E, ž
LATIN SMALL LETTER Z WITH CARON
Composition:z [U+007A] + ◌̌ [U+030C]
Ž
[U+017D]
Latin Extended-A ſ
[U+017F]

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TranslingualEdit

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ž (upper case Ž)

  1. The letter z with a háček.

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CzechEdit

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ž (lower case, upper case Ž)

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

FinnishEdit

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ž (lower case, upper case Ž)

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

Usage notesEdit

  • 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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Inari SamiEdit

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ž (upper case Ž)

  1. The twenty-ninth letter of the Inari Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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LatvianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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 (lower case, upper case Ž)

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

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LivonianEdit

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ž (upper case Ž)

  1. The thirty-ninth letter of the Livonian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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SamogitianEdit

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ž (upper case Ž)

  1. The thirty-second letter of the Samogitian alphabet, called žė or žet and written in the Latin script.

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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ž (lower case, upper case Ž)

  1. The 30th and last letter of the Serbo-Croatian Latin alphabet.
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  • Previous letter: z

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation of ženski rod.

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ž m (Cyrillic spelling ж)

  1. (grammar) feminine gender
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Skolt SamiEdit

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ž (upper case Ž)

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

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SlovakEdit

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ž (lower case, upper case Ž)

  1. The forty-sixth letter of the Slovak alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Further readingEdit

  • ž in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

TurkmenEdit

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ž (upper case Ž)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Turkmen alphabet, called že and written in the Latin script.

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