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й U+0439, й
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER SHORT I
Composition:и [U+0438] + ◌̆ [U+0306]
и
[U+0438]
Cyrillic к
[U+043A]
 
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й (upper case Й)

  1. A letter of the Cyrillic script, called short i.

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Abaza edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Abaza alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Adyghe edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Aghul edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Alutor edit

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й (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Archi edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The twenty-seventh letter of the Archi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Avar edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Bashkir edit

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й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Belarusian edit

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Etymology 1 edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Etymology 2 edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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й (j)

  1. and (variant of і (i), sometimes used after vowels in the Taraškievica standard and in poetry)

Bulgarian edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The tenth letter of the Bulgarian alphabet, called и кратко (i kratko), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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  • Sometimes used to replace ѝ (ì), including in more formal contexts such as the news. Possibly due to typesetting reasons.

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Buryat edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Chechen edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Chechen alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Chukchi edit

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й (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Chuvash edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Crimean Tatar edit

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й (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Dargwa edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Dungan edit

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й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Eastern Mari edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Even edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Evenki edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Ingush edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Itelmen edit

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й (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Kabardian edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Kalmyk edit

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й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Kazakh edit

Alternative scripts
Arabic ي
Cyrillic й
Latin i

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й (i) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Khakas edit

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й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Khakas alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kumyk edit

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й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Kumyk alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kyrgyz edit

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й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Kyrgyz alphabet, called ий (iy), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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Lezgi edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Mongolian edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Mongolian alphabet, called хагас и (xagas i) or хагас й (xagas j), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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This letter is only used as the second letter of diphthongs or in the long vowel ий.

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Nivkh edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Northern Mansi edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Ossetian edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Romanian edit

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й (i) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Moldovan alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Russian edit

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  • IPA(key): [j]
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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Russian alphabet, called и краткое (i kratkoje) or ий (ij), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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Southern Altai edit

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й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Southern Altai alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tabasaran edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Tajik edit

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й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Tatar edit

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й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Tundra Nenets edit

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й () (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Tuvan edit

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й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Udmurt edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Ukrainian edit

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Etymology 1 edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Ukrainian alphabet, called йот (jot) or й (j), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2 edit

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й (j)

  1. and
Usage notes edit
  • The forms й (j) (used after vowels) and і (i) (used after consonants or at the beginning of a clause) differ in pronunciation but are considered variants of the same word.

Uzbek edit

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й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Uzbek alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Western Mari edit

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й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

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

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Yakut edit

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й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Yakut alphabet, called ый (ıy), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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