Combining Cyrillic Hundred Thousands

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The Combining Hundred Thousands (  , U+0488) is a modifier in the Cyrillic numerals
Cyrillic numerals
The Cyrillic numerals are a numbering system derived from the Cyrillic script, used by South and East Slavic peoples. The system was used in Russia as late as the early 18th century when Peter the Great replaced it with Arabic numerals....

 system, representing a multiplier of one hundred thousand. The character is combined (overlaid) with a letter representing a number to modify it.

The character has been implicated in an Internet meme
Internet meme
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 involving backwards writing (see bi-directional text
Bi-directional text
Bi-directional text is text containing text in both text directionalities, both right-to-left and left-to-right . It generally involves text containing different types of alphabets, but may also refer to boustrophedon, which is changing text directionality in each row.Some writing systems of the...

).