Breve Below

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Note that the breve below may be confused with circumflex below ◌̭.

Breve Below in Unicode

Characters with Breve Below
◌̮
U+032E U+1E2A U+1E2B
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

Uses of Breve Below
Usage Language Letters Notes
Alphabet extension Akkadian (DMG-umschrift transliteration), Ancient Egyptian (traditional transliteration) Ḫḫ /x/ Because Akkadian[1] and Ancient Egyptian[2] 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.[3]

See Also

References

  1. 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 , also at Wikipedia, claims it is a uvular /χ/.
  2. 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/.
  3. Hans Wehr transliteration at Wikipedia.