й

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Translingual[edit]


й U+0439, й
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER SHORT I
Composition:и [U+0438] + ◌̆ [U+0306]
и
[U+0438]
Cyrillic к
[U+043A]
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Letter[edit]

й (upper case Й)

  1. A letter of the Cyrillic script, called short i.

Gallery[edit]

Abaza[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Abaza alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Adyghe[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Adyghe alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Aghul[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Aghul alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Alutor[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Alutor alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Archi[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The twenty-seventh letter of the Archi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Avar[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Avar alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Bashkir[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Bashkir alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Belarusian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Belarusian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Conjunction[edit]

й (j)

  1. and (variant of і (i), sometimes used after vowels in the Taraškievica standard and in poetry)

Bulgarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The tenth letter of the Bulgarian alphabet, called и кратко (i kratko), and written in the Cyrillic script.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Sometimes used to replace ѝ (ì), including in more formal contexts such as the news. Possibly due to typesetting reasons.

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Buryat[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Buryat alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Chechen[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Chechen alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Chukchi[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Chukchi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Chuvash[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Chuvash alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Crimean Tatar alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Dargwa[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Dargwa alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Dungan[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Dungan alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Eastern Mari[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Eastern Mari alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Even[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Even alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Evenki[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Evenki alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Ingush[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Ingush alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Itelmen[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Itelmen alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kabardian[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Kabardian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kalmyk[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Kalmyk alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kazakh[edit]

Alternative scripts
Arabic ي
Cyrillic й
Latin i

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (i) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Kazakh alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Khakas[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Khakas alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kumyk[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Kumyk alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kyrgyz[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Kyrgyz alphabet, called ий (iy), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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Lezgi[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Lezgi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Mansi[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Mansi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Mongolian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Mongolian alphabet, called хагас и (xagas i) or хагас й (xagas j), and written in the Cyrillic script.

Usage notes[edit]

This letter is only used as the second letter of diphthongs or in the long vowel ий.

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Nivkh[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Nivkh alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Ossetian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Ossetian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Romanian[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (i) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Moldovan alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [j]
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Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Russian alphabet, called и краткое (i kratkoje) or ий (ij), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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Southern Altai[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Southern Altai alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tabasaran[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Tabasaran alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tajik[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Tajik alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tatar[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Tatar alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tundra Nenets[edit]

Letter[edit]

й () (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Tundra Nenets alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tuvan[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Tuvan alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Udmurt[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Udmurt alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Ukrainian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Ukrainian alphabet, called йот (jot) or й (j), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

й (j)

  1. and
Usage notes[edit]
  • The forms й (j) (used after vowels) and і (i) (used after consonants or at the beginning of a clause) differ in pronunciation but are considered variants of the same word.

Uzbek[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Uzbek alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Western Mari[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (j) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Western Mari alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Yakut[edit]

Letter[edit]

й (y) (lower case, upper case Й)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Yakut alphabet, called ый (ıy), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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