Short I

Cyrillic letter
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Cyrillic letter Short I
Cyrillic alphabet
А Б В Г Ґ Ѓ Д
Ђ Е Ѐ Ё Є Ж З
Ѕ И Ѝ І Ї Й Ј
К Ќ Л Љ М Н Њ
О П Р С Т Ћ У
Ў Ф Х Ц Ч Џ Ш
Щ Ъ Ы Ь Э Ю Я
Non-Slavic letters
Ӑ Ӓ Ӕ Ә Ӛ Ҕ Ғ
Ӻ Ӷ Ԁ Ԃ Ӗ Ӂ Җ
Ӝ Ԅ Ҙ Ӟ Ԑ Ӡ Ԇ
Ӣ Ҋ Ӥ Қ Ӄ Ҡ Ҟ
Ҝ Ԟ Ԛ Ӆ Ԓ Ԡ Ԉ
Ԕ Ӎ Ӊ Ң Ӈ Ҥ Ԣ
Ԋ Ӧ Ө Ӫ Ҩ Ҧ Ҏ
Ԗ Ҫ Ԍ Ҭ Ԏ Ӯ Ӱ
Ӳ Ү Ұ Ҳ Ӽ Ӿ Һ
Ҵ Ҷ Ӵ Ӌ Ҹ Ҽ Ҿ
Ъ̀ Ӹ Ҍ Ӭ Ԙ Ԝ Ӏ  
Old letters
Ҁ Ѻ ОУ Ѡ Ѿ Ѣ
Ѥ Ѧ Ѫ Ѩ Ѭ Ѯ
Ѱ Ѳ Ѵ Ѷ    
List of Cyrillic letters
Cyrillic digraphs

Short I (Й, й), otherwise known as Iy (which sounds like [y]) or Yot, is a letter in the Cyrillic alphabet. It sounds like [j]. It is an И with a breve over its top.

Short I is used in the Russian alphabet, where it is called I Kratkoye (И Краткое), the Ukrainian alphabet, the Bulgarian alphabet, where it is called I Kratko (И Кратко), and the Belarusian alphabet.

In Serbian, Macedonian and Azeri, Ј is used instead of Й.

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