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ѳ (f) (lower case, upper case Ѳ)

  1. (obsolete) Letter fita (in Russian: фита f (fitá) or spelled ѳита f (fitá) before 1917 reform). Consonantal letter intended to represent the sound IPA(key): /θ/ but was replaced as IPA(key): /f/. Replaced by the letter ф (f) (f) or т (t) (t) in the spelling reform of 1917.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This letter was normally used in Slavic words of Grecian origin. For example: orthography would be written as орѳографія, Thebes would be written as Ѳивы, &c.