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А U+0410, А
CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER A
Џ
[U+040F]
Cyrillic Б
[U+0411]

TranslingualEdit

 
Cyrillic letter А а (A a), normal above, italics below.
 
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EtymologyEdit

From early Cyrillic letter   azǔ, created in the tenth century from Greek Α (A, “Alpha”).

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А (lower case а)

  1. The first letter of several Cyrillic alphabets.

Related termsEdit

  • A (Latin alphabet)

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AbazaEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Abaza alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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AbkhazEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Abkhaz alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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AdygheEdit

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А (Ā) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Adyghe alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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AghulEdit

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А (transliteration needed) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Aghul alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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AlutorEdit

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А (А) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Alutor alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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ArchiEdit

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А (transliteration needed) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Archi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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AvarEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Avar alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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BashkirEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ɑ/, (in certain contexts) /ä/

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Bashkir alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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BelarusianEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Belarusian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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BudukhEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Budukh alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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BulgarianEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Bulgarian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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BuryatEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Buryat alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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ChukchiEdit

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А (transliteration needed) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Chukchi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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ChuvashEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Chuvash alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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DargwaEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Dargwa alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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DolganEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Dolgan alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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DunganEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Dungan alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Eastern MariEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Eastern Mari alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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EvenEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Even alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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EvenkiEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Evenki alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Forest EnetsEdit

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А (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Forest Enets alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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HunzibEdit

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А (А) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Hunzib alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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IngushEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Ingush alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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ItelmenEdit

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А (transliteration needed) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Itelmen alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Judeo-TatEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Judeo-Tat alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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KabardianEdit

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А (Ā) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Kabardian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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KalmykEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Kalmyk alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Karachay-BalkarEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Karachay-Balkar alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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KarakalpakEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Karakalpak alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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KazakhEdit

PronunciationEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Kazakh alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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KhantyEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Khanty alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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KhinalugEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Khinalug alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kildin SamiEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Kildin Sami alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Komi-ZyrianEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Komi-Zyrian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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KyrgyzEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ɑ/, (dialectal, some loanwords) /a/

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Kyrgyz alphabet, called а and written in the Cyrillic script.

Usage notesEdit

The pronunciation of the phoneme as /a/ only occurs in Persian loanwords with a front vowel later in the word in some dialects. In most dialects, this is indistinct from /ɑ/.

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LakEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Lak alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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LezgiEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Lezgi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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MacedonianEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Macedonian alphabet, called а and written in the Cyrillic script.

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MansiEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Mansi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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MokshaEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Moksha alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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MongolianEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Mongolian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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NanaiEdit

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А (transliteration needed) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Nanai alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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NganasanEdit

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А (transliteration needed) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Nganasan alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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NivkhEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Nivkh alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Northern YukaghirEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Northern Yukaghir alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Old Church SlavonicEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Old Church Slavonic alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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OrokEdit

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А (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Orok alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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OssetianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Ossetian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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RussianEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Russian alphabet, called а and written in the Cyrillic script.

Usage notesEdit

In stressed syllables, А (A) has the sound of the long a in father. In unstressed positions, it is pronounced /ə/—like the o in mother. Unstressed Russian а (a) is pronounced the same as unstressed Russian о (o).

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RusynEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Rusyn alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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RutulEdit

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А (transliteration needed) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Rutul alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • A (Latin)

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Serbo-Croatian alphabet, called а and written in the Cyrillic script.
  2. The name of the Cyrillic-script letter А.

Usage notesEdit

In stressed syllables А (A) has the sound of the long a in father. In unstressed positions, it has the sound of the u in but.

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ShorEdit

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А (transliteration needed) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Shor alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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TabasaranEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Tabasaran alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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TajikEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Tajik alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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TalyshEdit

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А (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Talysh alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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TatarEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Tatar alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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TindiEdit

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А (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Tindi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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TsezEdit

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А (А) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Tsez alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tundra NenetsEdit

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А (transliteration needed) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Tundra Nenets alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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TuvanEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Tuvan alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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UdmurtEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Udmurt alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

See Translingual section.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɑ]
  • (file)

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Ukrainian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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UrumEdit

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А (transliteration needed) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Urum alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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UyghurEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Uyghur alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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WakhiEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Wakhi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Western MariEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Western Mari alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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YagnobiEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Yagnobi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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YakutEdit

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А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Yakut alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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