Ɀ (lowercase: ɀ) is a Latin letter z with a "swash tail" (encoded by Unicode, at codepoints U+2C7F for uppercase and U+0240 for lowercase) was used as a phonetic symbol by linguists studying African languages to represent a voiced labio-alveolar fricative ([zʷ]).
Notes and references
- Proposal to add two Africanist phonetic characters to the UCS, Michael Everson & Peter Constable, June 12, 2004.
- Proposal to encode two phonetic characters and two Shona characters, Lorna A. Priest, October 2, 2007.
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