А

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А U+0410, А
CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER A
Џ
[U+040F]
Cyrillic Б
[U+0411]

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).