Bashkir Qa or Bashkir Ka (Ҡ ҡ; italics: Ҡ ҡ) is a letter of the Cyrillic script. It is formed from the Cyrillic letter Ka (К к) with the top extending horizontally to the left. It is a letter corresponding to Қ in Siberian Tatar language.
It is used in the alphabet of the Bashkir language and Siberian Tatar language, where it represents the voiceless uvular plosive /q/.
It is represented in the Arabic script as ق.
|Unicode name||CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER
|CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER|
|UTF-8||210 160||D2 A0||210 161||D2 A1|
|Numeric character reference||Ҡ
Other Cyrillic letters used to write the sound /q/:
- Қ қ : Cyrillic letter Ka with descender
- Ӄ ӄ : Cyrillic letter Ka with hook
- Ԟ ԟ : Cyrillic letter Aleut Ka
- Ԛ ԛ : Cyrillic letter Qa
- Cyrillic characters in Unicode