See also: Ѧ and
ѧ U+0467, ѧ
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER LITTLE YUS
Ѧ
[U+0466]
Cyrillic Ѩ
[U+0468]

TranslingualEdit

LetterEdit

ѧ (lowercase, uppercase Ѧ)

  1. The thirty-seventh letter (or thirty-fifth by some counts) of the Early Cyrillic alphabet. It had a numerical value of 900. Its name is Little Yus (ѧсъ малъі, Little Jus) and it represents the Common Slavonic nasalized front vowel ę (/ɛ̃/). It is preceded by Ѥ and followed by Ѫ.

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Old Church SlavonicEdit

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PronounEdit

ѧ (ę)

  1. accusative plural of и (i)
    • from Slavonic Josephus, книга 6, 460в:
      титъ же рече имъ врѣмѧ прошенїѧ миноуло. [...] и тако рекъ повелѣ мꙋчити и, и би ѧ.
      titŭ že reče imŭ vrěmę prošenię minulo. [...] i tako rekŭ povelě mučiti i, i bi ę.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
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Old NovgorodianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *(j)azъ, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

PronounEdit

ѧ (ę)

  1. I

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