Yn (Ꙟ ꙟ) is an archaic Cyrillic letter. It looks like the Cyrillic letter Psi (Ѱ ѱ) with its upper half turned upside down, but the letter mostly looks like an arrow pointing vertically up (↑).

Cyrillic letter Yn
Phonetic usage:[ɨn], [ɨm], [ɨ]
The Cyrillic script
Slavic letters
АА́А̀А̂А̄ӒБВ
ГҐДЂЃЕЕ́Ѐ
Е̄Е̂ЁЄЄ́ЖЗЗ́
ЅИІІ́ЇЇ́И́
ЍИ̂ӢЙЈКЛЉ
МНЊОО́О̀О̂Ō
ӦПРСС́ТЋЌ
УУ́У̀У̂ӮЎӰФ
ХЦЧЏШЩЪ
Ъ̀ЫЫ́ЬѢЭЭ́Ю
Ю́Ю̀ЯЯ́Я̀
Non-Slavic letters
ӐА̊А̃Ӓ̄ӔӘӘ́Ә̃
ӚВ̌ԜГ̑Г̇Г̣Г̌Г̂
Г̆Г̈ҔҒӺҒ̌Ӷ
Г̡Д́Д̌Д̈Д̣Д̆ӖЕ̃
Ё̄Є̈ҖӜӁЖ̣ҘӞ
З̌З̣З̆ԐԐ̈ӠИ̃Ӥ
ҊҚӃҠҞҜК̣Ԛ
Л́ӅԮԒЛ̈ӍН́
ӉҢԨӇҤО̆О̃Ӧ̄
ӨӨ̄Ө́Ө̆ӪԤҦП̈
Р̌ҎС̌ҪС̣С̱Т́Т̈
Т̌Т̇Т̣ҬУ̃ӲУ̊
Ӱ̄ҰҮҮ́Х̣Х̱Х̮Х̑
Х̌ҲӼӾҺԦЦ̌Ц̈
ҴҶҶ̣ӴӋЧ̡ҸЧ̇
Ч̣ҼҾШ̈Ш̣Ы̆Ы̄
ӸҌҨЭ̆Э̄Э̇Ӭ
Ӭ́Ӭ̄Ю̆Ю̈Ю̈́Ю̄Я̆Я̄
Я̈Я̈́Ӏ
Archaic or unused letters
А̨Б̀Б̣Б̱В̀Г̀Г̧
Г̄Г̓Г̆Ҕ̀Ҕ̆ԀД̓
Д̀Д̨ԂЕ̇Е̨
Ж̑Џ̆
Ꚅ̆З̀З̑ԄԆԪ
І̂І̣І̨
Ј̵Ј̃К̓К̀К̆Ӄ̆К̑
К̇К̈К̄ԞК̂Л̀
ԠԈЛ̑Л̇ԔМ̀М̃
Н̀Н̄Н̧Н̃ԊԢН̡
Ѻ
П̓П̀П́П̧П̑ҀԚ̆
Р́Р̀Р̃ԖС̀С̈Ԍ
Ҫ̓Т̓Т̀ԎТ̑Т̧
Ꚍ̆ѸУ̇
У̨Ф̑Ф̓Х́Х̀Х̆Х̇Х̧
Х̓ѠѼѾЦ̀
Ц́Ц̓Ꚏ̆
Ч́Ч̀Ч̑Ч̓Ԭ
Ꚇ̆Ҽ̆Ш̆Ш̑Щ̆Ꚗ̆
Ы̂Ы̃Ѣ́Ѣ̈Ѣ̆
Э̨Э̂Ю̂Я̈Я̂Я̨
ԘѤѦѪѨ
ѬѮѰѲѴѶ

It was used in the Romanian Cyrillic alphabet, where it represented the sounds [ɨn], [ɨm], and [ɨ] at the beginning of words.[1] In the modern Romanian alphabet it is replaced by ⟨în⟩, ⟨îm⟩, or ⟨î⟩.

Computing codes Edit

Character information
Preview
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER YN CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER YN
Encodings decimal hex dec hex
Unicode 42590 U+A65E 42591 U+A65F
UTF-8 234 153 158 EA 99 9E 234 153 159 EA 99 9F
Numeric character reference Ꙟ Ꙟ ꙟ ꙟ
  • As few fonts contain the appropriate glyphs, the Upwards Arrow (↑) is sometimes substituted. The notable fonts that have included this glyph are FreeSerif and Segoe UI (since Windows 8).

See also Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ "Proposal to encode additional Cyrillic characters in the BMP of the UCS" (PDF). Unicode Consortium. 9 January 2007.