Shini

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Shini (asomtavruli , nuskhuri , mkhedruli შ) is the 28th letter of the three Georgian scripts.[1]

In the system of Georgian numerals it has a value of 900.[2]

Shini commonly represents the voiceless palato-alveolar sibilant /ʃ/, like the pronunciation of ⟨sh⟩ in "shoe".

Letter

asomtavruli nuskhuri mkhedruli
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Stroke order

Computer encodings

asomtavruli nuskhuri mkhedruli
U+10B8[6] U+2D18[7] U+10E8[6]

Braile

mkhedruli[8]
Braille Û.svg

See also

References

  1. Machavariani, p. 136
  2. Mchedlidze, (2) p. 101
  3. Mchedlidze, I, p. 105
  4. Mchedlidze, I, p. 107
  5. Mchedlidze, I, p. 110
  6. 6.0 6.1 Unicode (1)
  7. Unicode (2)
  8. UNESCO, World Braille Usage, Third Edition, Washington, D.C. p. 45

Bibliography

  • Mchedlidze, T. (1) The restored Georgian alphabet, Fulda, Germany, 2013
  • Mchedlidze, T. (2) The Georgian script; Dictionary and guide, Fulda, Germany, 2013
  • Machavariani, E. Georgian manuscripts, Tbilisi, 2011
  • The Unicode Standard, Version 6.3, (1) Georgian, 1991-2013
  • The Unicode Standard, Version 6.3, (2) Georgian Supplement, 1991-2013