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Ӏ (has no distinct upper- or lowercase forms)
- palochka (the name of this letter in English)
- The fifty-third letter of the Kabardian Cyrillic alphabet. It also provides the first or second component in a number of Kabardian digraphs and trigraphs. Its Kabardian name is ’ə and it represents a glottal stop. It is preceded by я and followed by the digraph Ӏу. Example: ищӀэн (jəɕ’án, “he knew it”).
- In the Avar Cyrillic alphabet, it is not an independent letter, but is combined with various consonants, such as гӀ, кӀ, лӀ, тӀ, хӀ, цӀ, чӀ (pronounced ʕ, kʼ, tɬʼ, tʼ, ħ, ʦʼ, and ʧʼ).
- The palochka is also found in the Cyrillic alphabets of Abaza, Adyghe, Chechen, Dargwa, Ingush, Lak, Lezgi, and Tabasaran.
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