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Ǧ/ǧ (G with caron, Unicode code points U+01E6 and U+01E7) is a letter used in several Latin orthographies.

G with caron
Ǧ ǧ
ğ, ĝ, , ġ, ǥ, ǵ, , ģ, ɠ
G with caron
Usage
Writing systemLatin script
TypeAlphabetic
Language of originCzechoslovak language
Unicode valueU+01E6, U+01E7
History
Development
Pictogram of a Camel (speculated origin)
Time period16th century to present
Descendants • Ğ
 • Ġ
SistersG
Ғ
Ґ
Ҕ
Ӻ
چ‬
غ



Ð
Variationsğ, ĝ, , ġ, ǥ, ǵ, , ģ, ɠ
Other
Other letters commonly used withğ, ĝ, , ġ, ǥ, ǵ, , ģ, ɠ

In transliteration of South Azeri, ǧ represents /ɣ/, the voiced velar fricative.

In the Romany and Skolt Sami languages, it represents the palatalized g [ɟ͡ʝ].

It has also been used in Czech (and Slovak) orthographies until the middle of the 19th century to represent the consonant /ɡ/, whereas "g" stood for /j/.

In a romanization of Pashto, ǧ is used to represent [ɣ] (equivalent to غ).

In the Berber Latin alphabet, ǧ is pronounced [d͡ʒ] as an English J, like in Jimmy.

In Lakota, ǧ represents voiced uvular fricative /ʁ/.

In DIN 31635 Arabic transliteration it represents the letter (ǧīm).

Computing codeEdit

Character Ǧ ǧ
Unicode name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER G WITH CARON LATIN SMALL LETTER G WITH CARON
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 486 U+01E6 487 U+01E7
UTF-8 199 166 C7 A6 199 167 C7 A7
Numeric character reference Ǧ Ǧ ǧ ǧ

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