Ž

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Ž U+017D, Ž
LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Z WITH CARON
Composition: Z [U+005A] + ◌̌ [U+030C]
ż
[U+017C]
Latin Extended-A ž
[U+017E]

Translingual[edit]

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Letter[edit]

Ž (lower case ž)

  1. The letter Z with a háček.

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Finnish[edit]

Letter[edit]

Ž (upper case, lower case ž)

  1. The letter of the Finnish alphabet, called hattu-z or suhu-z and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In the Finnish alphabet, Ž is a variant of Z.
  • Often written as zh.
  • Used only in loanwords.

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Latvian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Proposed in 1908 as part of the new Latvian spelling by the scientific commission headed by K. Mīlenbahs, which was accepted and began to be taught in schools in 1909. Prior to that, Latvian had been written in German Fraktur, and sporadically in Cyrillic.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Letter[edit]

Ž

Ž (upper case, lower case ž)

  1. The thirty-third letter of the Latvian alphabet, called and written in the Latin script.

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Lithuanian[edit]

Letter[edit]

Ž (upper case, lower case ž)

  1. 32th letter of the Lithuanian alphabet

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Letter[edit]

Ž (upper case, lower case ž, Cyrillic spelling Ж)

  1. 30th letter of the Serbo-Croatian alphabet

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Skolt Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

Ž (lower case ž)

  1. The thirty-fourth letter of the Skolt Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Slovene[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

Ž (capital, lowercase ž)

  1. The twenty-fifth (and last) letter of the Slovene alphabet, called že, and preceded by Z.