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U+2C75, Ⱶ
LATIN CAPITAL LETTER HALF H

[U+2C74]
Latin Extended-C
[U+2C76]

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Etymology[edit]

Created by the Roman Emperor Claudius.

Symbol[edit]

  1. Used to represent the so called sonus medius, a short vowel sound between U and I before labial consonants in Latin words such as optumus and optimus, later used as a variant of y in inscriptions for Greek upsilon (as in Olympicus), possibly inspired by an early form of the spiritus asper.

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