Em (Cyrillic)

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Cyrillic letter Em
Phonetic usage:[m], [mʲ]
Numeric value:40
Derived from:Greek letter Mu (Μ μ)
The Cyrillic script
Slavic letters
АА̀А̂А̄ӒБВГ
ҐДЂЃЕЀЕ̄Е̂
ЁЄЖЗЗ́ЅИІ
ЇЍИ̂ӢЙЈК
ЛЉМНЊОО̀О̂
ŌӦПРР̌СС́Т
ЋЌУУ̀У̂ӮЎӰ
ФХЦЧЏШЩ
ЪЪ̀ЫЬѢЭЮЮ̀
ЯЯ̀
Non-Slavic letters
ӐА̊А̃Ӓ̄ӔӘӘ́Ә̃
ӚВ̌ԜГ̑Г̇Г̣Г̌Г̂
Г̆Г̈ҔҒӺҒ̌Ӷ
Д́Д̌Д̈Д̣Д̆ӖЕ̃
Ё̄Є̈ԐԐ̈ҖӜӁЖ̣
ҘӞЗ̌З̣З̆ӠИ̃Ӥ
ҊҚӃҠҞҜК̣Ԛ
Л́ӅԮԒЛ̈Ӎ
Н́ӉҢԨӇҤО̆О̃
Ӧ̄ӨӨ̄Ө́Ө̆ӪԤП̈
ҎС̌ҪС̣С̱Т́Т̈Т̌
Т̇Т̣ҬУ̃ӲУ̊Ӱ̄
ҰҮҮ́Х̣Х̱Х̮Х̑Х̌
ҲӼӾҺҺ̈ԦЦ̌Ц̈
ҴҶҶ̣ӴӋҸЧ̇
Ч̣ҼҾШ̈Ш̣Ы̆Ы̄
ӸҌҨЭ̆Э̄Э̇Ӭ
Ӭ́Ӭ̄Ю̆Ю̈Ю̄Я̆Я̄Я̈
Ӏʼˮ
Archaic or unused letters
А̨Б̀Б̣Б̱В̀Г̀Г̧
Г̄Г̓Г̆Ҕ̀Ҕ̆ԀД̓
Д̀Д̨ԂЕ̇Е̨
Ж̀Ж̑Џ̆
Ꚅ̆З̀З̑ԄԆ
ԪІ̂І̣І̨
Ј̵Ј̃К̓К̀К̆Ӄ̆
К̑К̇К̈К̄ԞК̂
Л̀ԠԈЛ̑Л̇Ԕ
М̀М̃Н̀Н̄Н̧
Н̃ԊԢН̡Ѻ
П̓П̀
П́ҦП̧П̑ҀԚ̆Р́
Р̀Р̃ԖС̀С̈ԌҪ̓
Т̓Т̀ԎТ̑Т̧
Ꚍ̆ОУУ̇
У̨ꙋ́Ф̑Ф̓Х́Х̀Х̆Х̇
Х̧Х̾Х̓һ̱ѠѼ
ѾЦ̀Ц́Ц̓Ꚏ̆
Ч́Ч̀Ч̆Ч̑Ч̓
ԬꚆ̆Ҽ̆Ш̀
Ш̆Ш̑Щ̆Ꚗ̆Ы̂
Ы̃Ѣ́Ѣ̈Ѣ̆Э̨Э̂
Ю̂Я̈Я̂Я̨
ԘѤѦѪѨ
ѬѮѰѲѴѶ
Em, from Alexandre Benois' 1904 alphabet book

Em (М м; italics: М м) is a letter of the Cyrillic script.[1]

Em commonly represents the bilabial nasal consonant /m/, like the pronunciation of ⟨m⟩ in "him". Common Glagolitic script is "Ⰿ and Ⱞ"

It is derived from the Greek letter Mu (Μ μ).

Usage[edit]

As used in the alphabets of various languages, Em represents the following sounds:

The pronunciations shown in the table are the primary ones for each language; for details consult the articles on the languages.

Language Position in
alphabet
Pronunciation
Belarusian 14th /m/, /mʲ/
Bulgarian 13th /m/, /mʲ/
Macedonian 16th /m/
Russian 14th /m/, /mʲ/
Serbo-Croatian 15th /m/
Ukrainian 17th /m/

Related letters and other similar characters[edit]

Computing codes[edit]

Character information
Preview М м
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER EM CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER EM
Encodings decimal hex dec hex
Unicode 1052 U+041C 1084 U+043C
UTF-8 208 156 D0 9C 208 188 D0 BC
Numeric character reference М М м м
Named character reference М м
KOI8-R and KOI8-U 237 ED 205 CD
Code page 855 211 D3 210 D2
Code page 866 140 8C 172 AC
Windows-1251 204 CC 236 EC
ISO-8859-5 188 BC 220 DC
Macintosh Cyrillic 140 8C 236 EC

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nakanishi, Akira (1990), Writing Systems of the World, Tuttle Publishing, p. 20, ISBN 0804816549.

External links[edit]

  • The dictionary definition of М at Wiktionary
  • The dictionary definition of м at Wiktionary