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|Unicode name||LATIN CAPITAL LETTER HALF H|
|Unicode block||Latin Extended-C|
See also: ⱶ
Created by the Roman Emperor Claudius.
Ⱶ upper case (lower case ⱶ)
- Used to represent the so called sonus medius, a short vowel sound between U and I before labial consonants in Latin words such as optumus and optimus, later used as a variant of y in inscriptions for Greek upsilon (as in Olympicus), possibly inspired by an early form of the spiritus asper.