Uppercase and lowercase Middle Welsh V

(lower case: ỽ) is a letter employed in Middle Welsh texts between the 13th and 14th centuries.[1] It represented the sounds of v, u, and w and – prior to inclusion in the Latin Extended Additional block of Unicode characters[2] – was typically represented by the letter w in transcriptions. The Unicode code point for the capital letter is U+1EFC; that for the lower-case letter is U+1EFD.

It is related to the Anglo-Saxon letter wynn, Ƿ.

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  1. ^ "NLW MS. Peniarth 19". 2007–2014. MS. 19. Retrieved 20 August 2014.
  2. ^ Everson, Michael & al. "Proposal to add medievalist characters to the UCS". 30 Jan 2006. Accessed 18 Oct 2017.

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