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

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 Wiktionary for articles beginning with: Ж, ж

BashkirEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ʐ/, /ʒ/

LetterEdit

ж (ž) (lower case, upper case Ж)

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

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BelarusianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ж (ž) (upper case Ж)

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

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BulgarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ж (ž) (upper case Ж)

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

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KazakhEdit

Cyrillic ж
Arabic ج

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ʒ/, [dʒ]

LetterEdit

ж (j) (lower case, upper case Ж)

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

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KyrgyzEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /d͡ʒ/, (in loanwords) /ʒ/

LetterEdit

ж (j) (lower case, upper case Ж)

  1. The eighth letter of the Kyrgyz alphabet, called же and written in the Cyrillic script.

Usage notesEdit

The letter Ж is only pronounced /ʒ/ in Russian loanwords. It is usually pronounced /d͡ʒ/.

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MacedonianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ж (ž) (upper case Ж)

  1. The eighth letter of the Macedonian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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MongolianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ж (j) (uppercase Ж)

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

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RussianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

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

  1. The eighth letter of the Russian alphabet, called же and written in the Cyrillic script.
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Etymology 2Edit

ParticleEdit

ж (ž)

  1. Apocopic form of же (že)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

ж (žm inan (indeclinable)

  1. (grammar) Abbreviation of же́нский род (žénskij rod, feminine gender).
    Synonym: ж. (ž.)

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

ж (žf inan (indeclinable)

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

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See Translingual.

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ж (lower case, upper case Ж)

  1. The eighth letter of the Serbo-Croatian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

ж m (Roman spelling ž)

  1. (grammar) Abbreviation of женски род (feminine gender).
    Synonym: ж.

UkrainianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ж (ž) (upper case Ж)

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

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