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U+090A, ऊ
DEVANAGARI LETTER UU

[U+0909]
Devanagari
[U+090B]

Translingual

Letter

(ū)

  1. A vowel of the Devanagari script.

Usage notes

  • This letter is used when a syllable begins with the vowel sound /uː/. When the vowel sound follows a consonant, the corresponding matra (vowel diacritic) is used instead: . For example, the consonant /k/ is written , so the syllable /kuː/ is written कू.

Hindi

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /uː/

Letter

(ū)

  1. The sixth vowel in Hindi.

See also


Marathi

Noun

(ū) f (plural उवा)

  1. head louse

Nepali

Pronoun

(ū)

  1. he, she

Declension