ж U+0436, ж
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER ZHE
е
[U+0435]
Cyrillic з
[U+0437]
See also: Ж, ӝ, , and ж.

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TranslingualEdit

 
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Cyrillic letter Ж ж (Ж ж), normal above, italics below.
 
Handwritten forms

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from the Glagolitic letter / ( , zhivete), and that possibly from two Hebrew shins ש, one placed above the other and with the lower one inverted.

LetterEdit

ж ‎(lower case, upper case Ж)

  1. Lowercase Cyrillic letter zhe.

See alsoEdit

  • Search en.wiktionary.org for articles for beginning with: Ж, ж

RussianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ж ‎(ž) ‎(lower case, upper case Ж) (italics: Ж, ж)

  1. The eighth letter of the Russian Cyrillic alphabet.
Usage notesEdit

Its name is же(že) and it sounds like the s in pleasure.

See alsoEdit

It is preceded by Ё(Jo) and followed by З(Z).

Etymology 2Edit

ParticleEdit

ж ‎(ž)

  1. Alternative form of же(že)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

ж ‎(žm inan

  1. (grammar) Abbreviation of же́нский род(žénskij rod, feminine gender).
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

ж ‎(žf inan

  1. Abbreviation of же́нская убо́рная(žénskaja ubórnaja, ladies' room, women's toilet).
SynonymsEdit
  • Ж(Ž)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ж ‎(lower case, upper case Ж)

  1. The 8th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic alphabet.

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: е
  • Next letter: з

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation of женски род

AbbreviationEdit

ж m ‎(Roman spelling ž)

  1. (grammar) feminine gender
SynonymsEdit