А

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Character А
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER A
Unicode block Cyrillic
Codepoint U+0410

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)

See also[edit]


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

See also[edit]

  • (Cyrillic script letters) хәреф ‎(xäref); А ‎(A) а ‎(a), Б ‎(B) б ‎(b), В ‎(V) в ‎(v), Г ‎(G) г ‎(g), Ғ ‎(Ğ) ғ ‎(ğ), Д ‎(D) д ‎(d), Ҙ ‎(Đ) ҙ ‎(ð), Е ‎(Ye) е ‎(ye), Ё ‎(Yo) ё ‎(yo), Ж ‎(Ž) ж ‎(ž), З ‎(Z) з ‎(z), И ‎(I) и ‎(i), Й ‎(Y) й ‎(y), К ‎(K) к ‎(k), Ҡ ‎(Q) ҡ ‎(q), Л ‎(L) л ‎(l), М ‎(M) м ‎(m), Н ‎(N) н ‎(n), Ң ‎(Ñ) ң ‎(ñ), О ‎(O) о ‎(o), Ө ‎(Ö) ө ‎(ö), П ‎(P) п ‎(p), Р ‎(R) р ‎(r), С ‎(S) с ‎(s), Ҫ ‎(Θ) ҫ ‎(θ), Т ‎(T) т ‎(t), У ‎(U) у ‎(u), Ү ‎(Ü) ү ‎(ü), Х ‎(X) х ‎(x), Һ ‎(H) һ ‎(h), Ц ‎(Ts) ц ‎(ts), Ч ‎(Č) ч ‎(č), Ш ‎(Š) ш ‎(š), Щ ‎(Šč) щ ‎(šč), Ъ ‎(ʺ) ъ ‎(ʺ), Ы ‎(Ï) ы ‎(ï), Ь ‎() ь ‎(), Э ‎(E) э ‎(e), Ә ‎(Ä) ә ‎(ä), Ю ‎(Yu) ю ‎(yu), Я ‎(Ya) я ‎(ya)

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).)


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.


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).