𐍈

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𐍈 U+10348, 𐍈
GOTHIC LETTER HWAIR
← 𐍇
[U+10347]
Gothic 𐍉 β†’
[U+10349]

Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. According to SnΓ¦dal (2015; see references), most likely an adapted Ancient Greek Θ (Th, β€œtheta”), though links to Ξ¨ (Ps, β€œpsi”) have also been made.

Letter[edit]

𐍈 β€’ (Ζ•)

  1. The twenty-fifth letter of the Gothic alphabet, representing /ʍ/, with a numerical value of 700. It is transliterated into the Latin alphabet as Ζ•.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • SnΓ¦dal, Magnus, 'Gothic Contact with Latin: Gotica Parisina and Wulfila's Alphabet', in: Askedal, J.O. and H.F. Nielsen ed., Early Germanic Languages in Contact (Amsterdam 2015) pp. 91-108, especially 99-100.