En with descender

En with descender (Ң ң; italics: Ң ң) is a letter of the Cyrillic script. Its form is derived from the Cyrillic letter En (Н н) by adding a descender to the right leg.

Cyrillic letter
En with descender
Cyrillic letter Ng.svg
The Cyrillic script
Slavic letters
АБВГҐДЂ
ЃЕЀЁЄЖЗ
З́ЅИЍЙІЇ
ЈКЛЉМНЊ
ОŌПРСС́Т
ЋЌУӮЎФХ
ЦЧЏШЩЪЫ
ЬЭЮЯ
Non-Slavic letters
А́А̀ӐА̄А̊А̃Ӓ
Ӓ̄ӔӘӘ́Ә̃ӚВ̌
ҒГ̧Г̑Г̄Г̣Г̌Ҕ
ӺҒ̌ӶД̣ԪԬД̆
ӖЕ̄Е̃Ё̄Є̈ӁҖ
ӜҘӞЗ̌З̱З̣Ԑ
Ԑ̈ӠӢИ̃ҊӤИ́
ҚӃҠҞҜК̣Ԛ
ӅԮԒӍӉҢԨ
ӇҤО́О̀О̆О̂О̃
ӦӦ̄ӨӨ̄Ө́Ө̆Ӫ
ҨԤР̌ҎҪС̣С̱
Т̌Т̣ҬУ̃ӰӰ́Ӳ
ҮҮ́ҰХ̣Х̱Х̮Х̑
ҲӼӾҺҺ̈ԦҴ
ҶӴӋҸҼҾЫ̆
Ы̄ӸҌЭ̆Э̄Э̇Ӭ
Ӭ́Ӭ̄Ю̆Ю̈Ю̈́Ю̄Я̆
Я̄Я̈ԜӀ
Archaic letters
ҀѺ
ОУѠѼѾ
ѢѤѦ
ѪѨѬѮ
ѰѲѴѶԘ
ԀԔԖԠԢ
Ҧ
ԂԄԈԊԌ
ԎԆԞ
Ԙ

It commonly represents the velar nasal /ŋ/, like the pronunciation of ⟨ng⟩ in "sing".

The Cyrillic letter En with descender is romanized as ⟨ng⟩ or ⟨ñ⟩.

UsageEdit

The Cyrillic letter En with descender is used in the alphabets of the following languages:

Language name of letter
Bashkir эң (eñ)
Dungan ың (eng)
Kalmyk аң (añ)
Karakalpak эң (en')
Kazakh эң (éñ)
Khakas эң/ың
Kyrgyz ың
Shor эң
Tatar эң (eñ)
Turkmen эң (eň)
Tuvan эң
Uyghur әң (eng)

Computing codesEdit

Character information
Preview Ң ң
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER
EN WITH DESCENDER
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER
EN WITH DESCENDER
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 1186 U+04A2 1187 U+04A3
UTF-8 210 162 D2 A2 210 163 D2 A3
Numeric character reference Ң Ң ң ң

See alsoEdit