A (Cyrillic)

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Cyrillic letter A
Cyrillic letter A - uppercase and lowercase.svg
Cyrillic numerals: 1
Unicode (hex)
Majuscule: U+0410
Minuscule: U+0430
Cyrillic script
Slavic letters
А Б В Г Ґ Д Ђ
Ѓ Е Ѐ Ё Є Ж З
Ѕ И Ѝ І Ї Й Ј
К Л Љ М Н Њ О
П Р С Т Ћ Ќ У
Ў Ф Х Ц Ч Џ Ш
Щ Ъ Ы Ь Э Ю Я
Non-Slavic letters
Ӑ Ӓ Ә Ӛ Ӕ Ғ Ҕ
Ӻ Ӷ Ԁ Ԃ Ӗ Ӂ
Җ Ӝ Ԅ Ҙ Ӟ Ԑ Ӡ
Ԇ Ӣ Ҋ Ӥ Қ Ӄ Ҡ
Ҟ Ҝ Ԟ Ԛ Ӆ Ԓ Ԡ
Ԉ Ԕ Ӎ Ӊ Ң Ӈ Ҥ
Ԣ Ԋ Ӧ Ө Ӫ Ҩ Ԥ
Ҧ Ҏ Ԗ Ҫ Ԍ Ҭ Ԏ
Ӯ Ӱ Ӳ Ү Ұ Ҳ Ӽ
Ӿ Һ Ԧ Ҵ Ҷ Ӵ Ӌ
Ҹ Ҽ Ҿ Ӹ Ҍ Ӭ
Ԙ Ԝ Ӏ
Archaic letters
Ҁ Ѻ Ѹ Ѡ Ѿ Ѣ
Ѥ Ѧ Ѫ Ѩ Ѭ Ѯ
Ѱ Ѳ Ѵ Ѷ    
Leet o Cyrillic letters
Cyrillic digraphs

A (А а; italics: А а) is a letter o the Cyrillic script.

It commonly represents an open front unrounded vowel /a/, like the pronunciation o ⟨a⟩ in "father".

The Cyrillic letter А is romanized uisin the Latin letter A.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Cyrillic letter А wis derived directly frae the Greek letter Alpha (Α α).

In the Early Cyrillic alphabet its name wis азъ (azǔ), meanin "I".

In the Cyrillic numeral seestem, the Cyrillic letter А haed a value o 1.

Fairm[eedit | eedit soorce]

Thro history the Cyrillic letter A haes haed various shapes, but the day is standardised on ane that leuks exactly like the Latin letter A, includin the italic fairms.


Uisage[eedit | eedit soorce]

In maist leids that uise the Cyrillic alphabet – such as Ukrainian, Belarusian, Roushie, Serbie, Macedonie an Bulgarie – the Cyrillic letter А represents the open front unroondit vowel /a/.

In Ingush an Chechen the Cyrillic letter А represents baith the open back unroondit vowel /ɑ/ an the mid-central vowel /ə/.

Computin codes[eedit | eedit soorce]

Character А а
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAIPITAL LETTER A CYRILLIC SMAA LETTER A
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 1040 U+0410 1072 U+0430
UTF-8 208 144 D0 90 208 176 D0 B0
Numeric character reference А А а а
KOI8-R and KOI8-U 225 E1 193 C1
CP 855 161 A1 160 A0
Windows-1251 192 C0 224 E0
ISO-8859-5 176 B0 208 D0
Mac Cyrillic 128 80 224 E0

See an aa[eedit | eedit soorce]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • The dictionar defineetion o А at Wiktionar
  • The dictionar defineetion o а at Wiktionar