ч

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ч U+0447, ч
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER CHE
ц
[U+0446]
Cyrillic ш
[U+0448]
See also: ҷ, Ч, ӵ, կ, վ, Կ, Վ, and

Azeri[edit]

Cyrillic letter Ч ч
(Ч ч), normal above, italics below.
Handwritten forms

Etymology[edit]

From Glagolitic , from Hebrew ץ.

Letter[edit]

ч (lower case, upper case Ч) (italics: Ч, ч)

  1. The thirtieth letter of the Cyrillic alphabet as formerly used for Azeri, preceded by Һ and followed by Ҹ, and representing /tʃ/. Since 1991, this sound has been spelt Ç.

Mongolian[edit]

Particle[edit]

ч (č) (Mongolian spelling ᠴᠤ (ču))

  1. even
  2. too (also)
  3. marking the topic of the sentence
  4. no-, any- (after interrogative pronouns, used with a negative verb)
    хэн ч байхгүй
    hen č bajhgüj
    nobody is there
  5. every, -ever, any- (after interrogative pronouns)

Derived terms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ч (č)

  1. although
  2. both...and; neither...nor (with one ч after the first term, and another after the second)

Synonyms[edit]


Ossetian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ч () (upper case Ч)

  1. The thirty-second letter of the Ossetian alphabet

See also[edit]


Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Glagolitic , from Hebrew ץ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ч (č) (lower case, upper case Ч)

  1. The twenty-fifth letter of the Russian Cyrillic alphabet. Its name is че (če) and it has the sound of English ch in church. It is preceded by Ц (C) and followed by Ш (Š).
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation of час (čas).

Noun[edit]

ч (čm inan (indeclinable)

  1. h, hour

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Glagolitic , from Hebrew ץ.

Letter[edit]

ч (lower case, upper case Ч)

  1. The 28th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic alphabet.

Usage notes[edit]

Its name is ч and it has the sound of English ch.

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ц
  • Next letter: џ