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|Unicode name||CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER GHE WITH UPTURN|
ґ (uppercase Ґ) (italics: Ґ, ґ)
- The fifth letter of the Rusyn Cyrillic alphabet (both Lemko and Pannonian Rusyn orthography). Its name is ґе (ge /gɛ/) and it has the sound of /g/ - voiced velar plosive. It is preceded by Г and followed by Д.
- The fifth letter of the Ukrainian Cyrillic alphabet. Its name is ґе (ge /gɛ/) and it has the sound of /g/ - voiced velar plosive. It is preceded by Г and followed by Д.
- The letter ґ (pronounced /ɡ/) was absent from official Soviet orthographies during 1933–1990, substituting г (Ukrainian /ɦ/, Russian /ɡ/). It remained in use outside the Soviet Union.