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Žayn (ژ) used to represent the phoneme /ʒ/, is a letter in the Perso-Arabic alphabet, based on zayn (ز) with two additional diacritic dots. It is one of the four letters that the Persian alphabet adds to the original Arabic script, others being چ ,پ and گ.
It is found with this value in other Arabic-derived scripts. It is used in Pashto, Kurdish, other Iranian languages, Uyghur, Ottoman Turkish (j in the modern Turkish alphabet), Azerbaijani and Urdu, but not in Arabic.
|Position in word:||Isolated||Final||Medial||Initial|
|Unicode name||PERSIAN LETTER JEH|
|UTF-8||218 152||DA 98|
|Numeric character reference||ژ
In other scriptsEdit
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