Ka with hook
Ka with hook (Ӄ ӄ; italics: Ӄ ӄ) is a letter of the Cyrillic script. It is formed from the Cyrillic letter Ka (К к) by the addition of a hook.
Ka with hook is widely used in the alphabets of Siberia and the Russian Far East: Chukchi, Koryak, Alyutor, Itelmen, Yukaghir, Yupik, Aleut, Nivkh, Ket, Tofalar and Selkup languages, where it represents the voiceless uvular plosive /q/. It has been sometimes used in the Khanty language as a substitute for Cyrillic letter Ka with descender, Қ қ, which also stands for /q/. It was also used in the old Abkhaz and the Ossetian alphabets.
|Unicode name||CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER
|CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER|
|UTF-8||211 131||D3 83||211 132||D3 84|
|Numeric character reference||Ӄ
Other Cyrillic letters used to write the sound /q/:
- Ҡ ҡ : Cyrillic letter Bashkir Qa
- Ԟ ԟ : Cyrillic letter Aleut Ka
- Ԛ ԛ : Cyrillic letter Qa
- Cyrillic characters in Unicode