А

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Cirila-А-majuskla.svg
А U+0410, А
CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER A
Џ
[U+040F]
Cyrillic Б
[U+0411]

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Translingual[edit]

Cyrillic letter А а (A a), normal above, italics below.
Handwritten forms
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Etymology[edit]

From early Cyrillic letter Early Cyrillic letter azǔ, from Greek Α (A, “Alpha”) azǔ, created in the tenth century from Greek Α (A, “Alpha”).

Letter[edit]

А (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of several Cyrillic alphabets.

Related terms[edit]

  • A (Latin alphabet)

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Abaza[edit]

Letter[edit]

  1. First letter of the Abaza alphabet.

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Abkhaz[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (Ā) (lowercase а)

  1. The first letter of the Abkhaz alphabet

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Adyghe[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (Ā) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Adyghe Cyrillic alphabet.

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Avar[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Avar alphabet

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Bashkir[edit]

Cyrillic letter A.svg

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /ɑ/; (in certain contexts) IPA(key): /ä/

Letter[edit]

А (A) (lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Bashkir alphabet

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Belarusian[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Belarusian Cyrillic alphabet.

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Bulgarian[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Bulgarian Cyrillic alphabet. It is followed by the letter Б (B).
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Buryat[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A)

  1. The first letter in the Buriat alphabet.

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Chukchi[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (transliteration needed)

  1. The first letter of the Chukchi alphabet.

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Chuvash[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Chuvash alphabet

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Dungan[edit]

Letter[edit]

  1. The first letter in the Dungan alphabet.

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Eastern Mari[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Eastern Mari alphabet

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Even[edit]

Letter[edit]

  1. First letter in the Even alphabet.

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Ingush[edit]

Letter[edit]

  1. The first letter of the Ingush alphabet.

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Judeo-Tat[edit]

Letter[edit]

  1. The first letter in the Judeo-Tat alphabet.

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Kabardian[edit]

Letter[edit]

  1. The first letter in the Kabardian alphabet.

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Kalmyk[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Kalmyk alphabet

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Karachay-Balkar[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (transliteration needed) (lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Karachay-Balkar alphabet

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Karakalpak[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (transliteration needed)

  1. The first letter of the Kara-Kalpak alphabet.

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Kazakh[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Kazakh alphabet

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Khanty[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Khanty alphabet

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Kildin Sami[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Kildin Sami alphabet

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Komi-Zyrian[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (lowercase а)

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Kyrgyz[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Kyrgyz alphabet

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Macedonian[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (uppercase, lowercase а)

  1. The first letter of the Macedonian Cyrillic alphabet. Its name is а. It's followed by Б.

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Mansi[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (transliteration needed) (lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Mansi alphabet

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Moksha[edit]

Letter[edit]

  1. The first letter in the Moksha alphabet.

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Mongolian[edit]

Letter[edit]

  1. A letter of the Cyrillic alphabet.

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Nivkh[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Nivkh alphabet.

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The 1st letter of the Old Church Slavonic alphabet.

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Ossetian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Ossetian alphabet.

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Russian[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Russian Cyrillic alphabet. It is followed by the letter Б (B) (B).

Usage notes[edit]

The Russian name for А (A) is а (ā), and in stressed syllables it has the sound of the long a in father. In unstressed positions, it is pronounced as a schwa, like the o in mother. (Unstressed Russian а (a) is pronounced the same as unstressed Russian о (o).)

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Rusyn[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (lowercase а)

  1. The first letter of the Rusyn Cyrillic alphabet (both Lemko and Pannonian Rusyn orthography).

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Cyrillic letter A - uppercase and lowercase.svg

Alternative forms[edit]

  • A (Serbo-Croatian Latin/Roman alphabet)

Letter[edit]

А (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic alphabet. It is followed by the letter Б (B).

Usage notes[edit]

The Serbo-Croatian name for А is а (ā), and in stressed syllables it has the sound of the long a in father. In unstressed positions, it has the sound of the u in but.

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Tabasaran[edit]

Letter[edit]

  1. The first letter of the Tabasaran alphabet.

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Tajik[edit]

Cyrillic letter A - uppercase and lowercase.svg

Letter[edit]

А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Tajik Cyrillic alphabet. It is followed by the letter Б (B) (Be).

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Tatar[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Tatar alphabet

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Tundra Nenets[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (transliteration needed) (lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Tundra Nenets alphabet

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Tuvan[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Tuvan alphabet

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Udmurt[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Udmurt alphabet

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See Translingual section.

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (upper case, lower case а)

  1. The first letter of the Ukrainian Cyrillic alphabet. It is followed by the letter Б (B).

See also[edit]

Аа, Бб, Вв, Гг, Ґґ, Дд, Ее, Єє, Жж, Зз, Ии, Іі, Її, Йй, Кк, Лл, Мм, Нн, Оо, Пп, Рр, Сс, Тт, Уу, Фф, Хх, Цц, Чч, Шш, Щщ, Ьь, Юю, Яя


Western Mari[edit]

Letter[edit]

  1. The first letter of the Western Mari alphabet.

See Also[edit]

Аа, Ӓӓ, Бб, Вв, Гг, Дд, Ее, Ёё, Жж, Зз, Ии, Йй, Кк, Лл, Мм, Нн, Оо, Ӧӧ Пп, Рр, Сс, Тт, Уу, Ӱӱ, Фф, Хх, Цц, Чч, Шш, Щщ, Ъъ, Ыы, Ӹӹ, Ьь, Ээ, Юю, Яя


Yagnobi[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (transliteration needed) (lower а)

  1. The first letter of the Yaghnobi alphabet

See also[edit]

Аа, Бб, Вв, Ԝԝ, Гг, Ғғ, Дд, Ее, Ёё, Жж, Зз, Ии, Ӣӣ, Йй, Кк, Ққ, Лл, Мм, Нн, Оо, Пп, Рр, Сс, Тт, Уу, Ӯӯ, Фф, Хх, Ҳҳ, Чч, Ҷҷ, Шш, Ъъ, Ээ, Юю, Яя


Yakut[edit]

Letter[edit]

А (A) (lowercase)

  1. The first letter of the Yakut alphabet

See also[edit]

Аа, Бб, Вв, Гг, Ҕҕ, Дд, Дьдь, Ее, Ёё, Жж, Зз, Ии, Йй, Кк, Лл, Мм, Нн, Ҥҥ, Ньнь, Оо, Өө, Пп, Рр, Сс, Һһ, Тт, Уу, Үү, Фф, Хх, Цц, Чч, Шш, Щщ, Ъъ, Ыы, Ьь, Ээ, Юю, Яя


Yup'ik[edit]

Letter[edit]

А

  1. The first letter of the Yupik alphabet.

See Also[edit]

Аа, Аааа, Бб, Вв, Гг, Ғғ, Дд, Дьдь, Ее, Ёё, Жж, Зз, Ии, Ииии, Иэиэ, Йй, Кк, Лл, Льль, Мм, Нн, Ньнь, Ңң, Оо, Оооо, Ӧӧ, Пп, Рр, Сс, Сьсь, Тт, Уу, Уууу, Уӧуӧ, Фф, Хх, Цц, Чч, Шш, Щщ, Ъъ, Ыы, Ьь, Ээ, Юю, Яя