The letter was first used in the Sjögren Cyrillic alphabet and appeared first in fiction and poetry books published at the beginning of the 20th century. It was preserved during the shift to a Latin alphabet and the reversion to a Cyrillic alphabet. It is one of the most common letters in the Ossetian language.
|Unicode name||CYRILLIC CAPITAL LIGATURE A IE||CYRILLIC SMALL LIGATURE A IE|
|UTF-8||211 148||D3 94||211 149||D3 95|
|Numeric character reference||Ӕ||Ӕ||ӕ||ӕ|