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UsageEdit

Ye with grave represents a stressed variant of the Cyrillic letter Ye (Е е).

It is used mainly in Macedonian to prevent ambiguity in certain cases: "И не воведи нѐ во искушение, но избави нѐ од лукавиот" = "And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil", or "Сè што ќе напишете може да се употреби против вас!" = "All that you'll write can be used (literally: it can use itself) against you", etc.

It can also be found in accented Bulgarian, Serbian or Church Slavonic texts as well as in older (19th-century or earlier) Russian books. Recently, Russian stressed vowels are typically marked with the acute accent instead of the grave accent, and the role of grave accent is limited to the secondary stress mark in certain dictionaries (acute accent shows the main stress): псèвдосфе́ра (pseudosphere).

Computing codesEdit

Character Ѐ ѐ
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER
IE WITH GRAVE
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER
IE WITH GRAVE
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 1024 U+0400 1104 U+0450
UTF-8 208 128 D0 80 209 144 D1 90
Numeric character reference Ѐ Ѐ ѐ ѐ