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TranslingualEdit

Character џ
Unicode name CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER DZHE
Unicode block Cyrillic
Codepoint U+045F
Cyrillic letter џ (dzhe)

EtymologyEdit

Presumed to be a modification of ц (ts), itself presumed to be a modification of Glagolitic letter (tsi). First recorded use in modern form is the 15th century Romanian Cyrillic alphabet.

LetterEdit

џ ‎(lower case, upper case Џ)

  1. a Cyrillic letter of corresponding to the digraphs дж ‎(dzh) or чж ‎(chzh) or the letters җ ‎(zhj), ҷ ‎(chj), or ӂ ‎(dzh)

MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Serbian Cyrillic letter џ (), adopted in 1945 by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia.

LetterEdit

џ ‎() ‎(lower case, upper case Џ)

  1. The thirtieth letter of the Macedonian Cyrillic alphabet. Its name is џ ‎() and it has a similar sound to the English dg in dodge. It is preceded by Ч and followed by Ш.

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Serbo-Croatian Latin/Roman alphabet)

Etymology 1Edit

From џ of the 15th century Romanian Cyrillic alphabet, first used by Serbian scribes in the 17th century and part of Vuk Stefanović Karadžić’s Cyrillic alphabet reform.

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

џ ‎(lower case, upper case Џ)

  1. The twenty-ninth letter of the Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic alphabet. It is preceded by the letter ч (č) and is followed by the letter ш (š).
Usage notesEdit

Its name is џ ‎() and it has a similar sound to the English dg in dodge.

Etymology 2Edit

A shortening of џабе.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

џ ‎(Latin spelling )

  1. (slang) for free; very cheap
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