ʋ U+028B, ʋ
LATIN SMALL LETTER V WITH HOOK
ʊ
[U+028A]
IPA Extensions ʌ
[U+028C]
U+1DB9, ᶹ
MODIFIER LETTER SMALL V WITH HOOK

[U+1DB8]
Phonetic Extensions Supplement
[U+1DBA]
The letter ʋ has more u-like and more v-like variants

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ʋ

  1. (IPA) a voiced labiodental approximant.
    (superscript ⟨ᶹ⟩) [ʋ]-coloring, such as a rhotacized vowel ⟨Vᶹ⟩ in some dialects of English, or a weak, fleeting or epenthetic [ʋ].
  2. (VoQS, superscript ⟨ᶹ⟩) labio-dentalized (a type of [ʋ]-coloring).
  3. (IPA, obsolete) a voiced bilabial fricative; superseded by β
    The voiceless partner of ⟨ʋ⟩ was . Both replaced in 1932.

Alternative forms edit

  • υ (nonstandard)

Further reading edit

Choctaw edit

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ʋ (upper case Ʋ)

  1. A letter of the Choctaw alphabet.

Ewe edit

Etymology edit

Based on the italic form of v; early IPA usage.

Pronunciation edit

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ʋ (upper case Ʋ)

  1. A letter of the Ewe alphabet.

See also edit

  • ƒ (equivalent voiceless sound)

Moore edit

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ʋ (upper case Ʋ)

  1. A letter of the Moore alphabet.

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