Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
See also: Ⱶ
|Unicode name||LATIN SMALL LETTER HALF H|
Created by the Roman Emperor Claudius.
ⱶ lower case (upper 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.