Tshe (Ћ, ћ) is 23rd letter of the Serbian Cyrillic alphabet. It represents an iotated voiceless dental plosive /tc̡/.
Being part of the most common Serbian last name ending, transliteration of tshe to Latin alphabet is very important; however, there are a lot of ways to transliterate it. Today, most often it is transliterated as ć or, without the diacritic, as c; less frequent transliterations are tj, ty, cj, cy, ch (also used for che) and tch.
As it is one of the letters unique to the Serbian language, and also the letter with which the Serbian word for Cyrillic (ћирилица) starts, tshe is often used as basis for logos of various groups involved with Cyrillic alphabet; for examples see , , .
Its HTML entities are: Ћ or Ћ for capital and ћ or ћ for small letter.
Last updated: 09-12-2005 02:39:13