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ѳ ‎(lower case, upper case Ѳ)

  1. (obsolete) Letter fita (in Russian: фита́ f ‎(fitá) or spelled ѳита́ f ‎(fitá) before 1917 reform). Consonantal letter intended to represent the sound /θ/ but was replaced as /f/. Replaced by the letter ф ‎(f) (f) or т ‎(t) (t) in the spelling reform of 1917.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This letter was normally used in Slavic words of Grecian origin. For example: orthography would be written as орѳографія, Thebes would be written as Ѳивы, etc.