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See also: Appendix:Variations of "z", Z [U+005A LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Z], z [U+007A LATIN SMALL LETTER Z], Ζ [U+0396 GREEK CAPITAL LETTER ZETA], [U+2124 DOUBLE-STRUCK CAPITAL Z], [U+A77D LATIN CAPITAL LETTER INSULAR G], Ӡ [U+04E0 CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER ABKHASIAN DZE], [U+10F3 GEORGIAN LETTER WE], [U+1D79 LATIN SMALL LETTER INSULAR G], and [U+2128 BLACK-LETTER CAPITAL Z]
IPA Unicode 0x0292.svg
ʒ U+0292, ʒ
LATIN SMALL LETTER EZH
ʑ
[U+0291]
IPA Extensions ʓ
[U+0293]

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EtymologyEdit

Introduced in Isaac Pitman's English Phonotypic Alphabet in 1847 based on the "tailed" medieval cursive form of the letter z.

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ʒ (upper case Ʒ)

 
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  1. The lowercase letter ezh, included in various Latin-based alphabets including the African reference alphabet.

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SymbolEdit

ʒ

  1. (IPA) voiced palatoalveolar fricative
  2. (pharmacy) Alternative form of (drachm, dram).
    • 1624, Philip Barrough [i.e., Philip Barrow], “Of Making Bolus”, in The Method of Physick, Contaning[sic] the Cavses, Signes, and Cvres of Inward Diseases in Mans Body, from the Head to the Foote. Whereunto is Added, The Forme and Rule of Making Remedies and Medicines, which Our Physitions Commonly Vse at this Day, with the Proportion, Quantity, and Names of Each Medicine, book VII, 6th edition, London: Imprinted by Richard Field, dwelling in great Woodstreete, OCLC 79430651, page 397:
      Bolvs in Engliſh is called a morſell. It is a medicine laxatiue, in forme and faſhion it is meanely whole, and it is ſwallowed by little gobbets. [] Medulla Caſſiæ fiſtulæ newly drawne, ʒ. vj. of Diaprunis laxatiuæ, ʒ. ij. of Sugar roſet [sugar compounded with rose petals] tabulate as much as ſufficeth, make a bole.

RelatedEdit

  • ʃ (voiceless palatoalveolar fricative)

Skolt SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ʒ (upper case Ӡ)

  1. The sixth letter of the Skolt Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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