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ⓘ O (Cyrillic)




O (Cyrillic)
                                     

ⓘ O (Cyrillic)

O is a letter of the Cyrillic script.

O commonly represents the close-mid back rounded vowel /o, like the pronunciation of ⟨o⟩ in Scottish English "go".

                                     

1. History

The Cyrillic letter O was derived from the Greek letter Omicron Ο ο.

The name of O in the Early Cyrillic alphabet was онъ onŭ, meaning "he" or "it".

In the Cyrillic numeral system, O had a value of 70.

                                     

2.1. Form Modern fonts

In modern-style typefaces, the Cyrillic letter O looks exactly like the Latin letter ⟨O o⟩ and the Greek letter Omicron ⟨Ο ο⟩.

                                     

3. Usage

In Russian, O is used word-initially, after another vowel, and after non-palatalized consonants. Because of a vowel reduction processes, the Russian /o/ phoneme may have a number of pronunciations in unstressed syllables, including.

In Macedonian the letter represents the sound /ɔ/.

In Tuvan the Cyrillic letter can be written as a double vowel.

                                     

4. Related letters and other similar characters

  • Ο ο: Greek letter Omicron
  • Ҩ ҩ: Cyrillic letter O-hook
  • Ѻ ѻ: Cyrillic letter Broad On
  • Ё ё: Cyrillic letter Yo
  • O o: Latin letter O
  • Ӧ ӧ: Cyrillic letter O with diaeresis
  • Ө ө: Cyrillic letter Oe
  • Ӫ ӫ: Cyrillic letter Oe with diaeresis
                                     

5. Computing codes

Exotic glyph variants of Cyrillic O are available only in Unicode:

  • CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER ROUND OMEGA: U+047B
  • CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER ROUND OMEGA: U+047A
  • broad Ѻ/ѻ
  • CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER UK: U+0479 deprecated in favor of combination of Cyrillic letters о and у, U+043E U+0443 or U+1C82 U+0443
  • CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER NARROW O: U+1C82
  • CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER UK: U+0478 deprecated in favor of combination of Cyrillic letters О and у, U+041E U+0443
  • narrow ᲂ does not just represent itself, but also used in digraph Oy/oy
  • CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER CROSSED O: U+A69B
  • with a cross inside Ꚛ/ꚛ
  • CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER CROSSED O: U+A69A
  • doubled Ꚙ/ꚙ
  • CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER DOUBLE O: U+A698
  • CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER DOUBLE O: U+A699
  • CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER MONOCULAR O: U+A669
  • eyed Ꙩ/ꙩ
  • CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER MONOCULAR O: U+A668
  • two-eyed Ꙫ/ꙫ, Ꙭ/ꙭ
  • CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER BINOCULAR O: U+A66A
  • CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER DOUBLE MONOCULAR O: U+A66C
  • CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER BINOCULAR O: U+A66B
  • CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER DOUBLE MONOCULAR O: U+A66D
  • many-eyed ꙮ
  • CYRILLIC LETTER MULTIOCULAR O: U+A66E
  • COMBINING CYRILLIC LETTER O: 2DEA
  • combining O for Church Slavonic abbreviations as трⷪца = троица Holy Trinity)


                                     
  • O with diaeresis О о italics: О о is a letter of the Cyrillic script. In all its forms it looks exactly like the Latin letter O O o O o O with diaeresis
  • Crossed O Ꚛ ꚛ italics: Ꚛ ꚛ is a letter of the Cyrillic script, similar to the Cyrillic letter O but with the addition of a cross. Crossed O is used
  • Double O Ꚙ ꚙ is a letter of the Cyrillic script. It is found in some early Old Church Slavonic manuscripts, where it is used in place of О in: двꚙе
  • Cyrillic alphabet, although commonly considered and used as a single letter. It is a combination of the Cyrillic letters О and У or less frequently O
  • O with macron О о italics: О о is a letter of the Cyrillic script. In all its forms it looks exactly like the Latin letter O with macron Ō ō Ō ō
  • O with breve О о italics: О о is a letter of the Cyrillic script. In all its forms it is a Homoglyph of the Latin letter O with breve Ŏ ŏ Ŏ ŏ
  • O with tilde О о italics: О о is a letter of the Cyrillic script. In all its forms it looks exactly like the Latin letter O with tilde Õ õ Õ õ
  • Multiocular O ꙮ is a rare glyph variant of the Cyrillic letter O This glyph variant can be found in certain manuscripts in the Old Church Slavonic phrase
  • The Cyrillic script sɪˈrɪlɪk is a writing system used for various languages across Eurasia and is used as the national script in various Slavic - Turkic
  • Faux Cyrillic pseudo - Cyrillic pseudo - Russian or faux Russian typography is the use of Cyrillic letters in Latin text, usually to evoke the Soviet Union
  • and р are also not palatalized, see E Cyrillic The letter е also represents jo as in yogurt and o after palatalized consonants, ж and