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Note that the breve below may be confused with circumflex below ◌̭.
Breve Below in Unicode
|Combining Breve Below||Latin Capital Letter H With Breve Below||Latin Small Letter H With Breve Below|
|Note: May be confused with Combining Inverted Breve Below, ◌̯ (U+032F).|
Breve Below in Natlangs
|Alphabet extension||Akkadian (DMG-umschrift transliteration), Ancient Egyptian (traditional transliteration)||Ḫḫ /x/||Because Akkadian and Ancient Egyptian are extinct languages, the exact pronunciation can't be known for sure; so the phonemic representation here might not be entirely accurate.|
|Arabic (DIN 31635 romanization)||Ḫḫ /x/|
|Arabic (Hans Wehr romanization)||ḫ /x/||ḫ was replaced by ḵ in the fourth edition of this romanization scheme. Hans Wehr romanization does not include capital letters.|
- See Akkadian language, Phonetics and phonology at Wikipedia for information about the uncertainty of Akkadian phonology. According to that article, Ḫḫ is a velar /x/, but the article Ḫ, also at Wikipedia, claims it is a uvular /χ/.
- See Egyptian language, Phonology at Wikipedia for information about the uncertainty of Egyptian phonology. According to the Wikipedia article Transliteration of Ancient Egyptian, Uniliteral signs, Ḫḫ is a velar /x/, but Egyptian language, Consonants, also at Wikipedia, claims it is a uvular /χ/.
- Hans Wehr transliteration at Wikipedia.