Em (Cyrillic)

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Cyrillic letter Em
Cyrillic letter Em - uppercase and lowercase.svg
Numeric value: 40
Phonetic usage: [m], [mʲ]
The Cyrillic script
Slavic letters
АБВГҐДЂ
ЃЕЀЁЄЖЗ
З́ЅИЍІЇЙ
ЈКЛЉМНЊ
ОПРСС́ТЋ
ЌУЎФХЦЧ
ЏШЩЪЫЬЭ
ЮЯ
Non-Slavic letters
А́А̀ӐА̄А̊А̃Ӓ
Ӓ̄В̌ӘӘ́Ә̃ӚӔ
ҒГ̧Г̑Г̄Г̣Г̌Ҕ
ӺҒ̌ӶԀԂ
Д̆Д̣ԪԬД̆Ӗ
Е̄Е̃Ё̄Є̈ӁҖ
ӜԄҘӞЗ̌З̱З̣
ԐԐ̈ӠԆӢИ̃Ҋ
ӤИ́ҚӃҠҞҜ
ԞК̣ԚӅԮԒԠ
ԈԔӍӉҢԨӇ
ҤԢԊО́О̀О̆О̂
О̃О̄ӦӦ̄ӨӨ̄Ө́
Ө̆ӪҨԤҦР̌Ҏ
ԖҪС̣С̱ԌТ̌Т̣
ҬԎУ̃Ӯ
ӰӰ́ӲҮҮ́ҰХ̣
Х̱Х̮Х̑ҲӼӾҺ
Һ̈ԦҴҶӴ
ӋҸҼҾ
Ы̆Ы̄ӸҌЭ̆Э̄Э̇
ӬӬ́Ӭ̄Ю̆Ю̈Ю̈́Ю̄
Я̆Я̄Я̈ԘԜӀ
Archaic letters
ҀѺ
ѸѠѼѾ
ѢѤѦ
ѪѨѬѮ
ѰѲѴѶ

Em (М м; italics: М м) is a letter of the Cyrillic script.[1]

Em commonly represents the bilabial nasal consonant /m/, like the pronunciation of ⟨m⟩ in "him".

It is derived from the Greek letter Mu (Μ μ).

Usage[edit]

As used in the alphabets of various languages, Em represents the following sounds:

The pronunciations shown in the table are the primary ones for each language; for details consult the articles on the languages.

Language Position in
alphabet
Pronunciation
Belarusian 14th /m/, /mʲ/
Bulgarian 13th /m/, /mʲ/
Macedonian 16th /m/
Russian 14th /m/, /mʲ/
Serbo-Croatian 15th /m/
Ukrainian 17th /m/

Related letters and other similar characters[edit]

Computing codes[edit]

Character М м
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER EM CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER EM
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 1052 U+041C 1084 U+043C
UTF-8 208 156 D0 9C 208 188 D0 BC
Numeric character reference М М м м
KOI8-R and KOI8-U 237 ED 205 CD
Code page 855 211 D3 210 D2
Code page 866 140 8C 172 AC
Windows-1251 204 CC 236 EC
ISO-8859-5 188 BC 220 DC
Macintosh Cyrillic 140 8C 236 EC

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nakanishi, Akira (1990), Writing Systems of the World, Tuttle Publishing, p. 20, ISBN 0804816549. 

External links[edit]

  • The dictionary definition of М at Wiktionary
  • The dictionary definition of м at Wiktionary