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Russian people use me intact.
English people use me flipped.
Bengali people use me hooked.
Korean people use me shaved.
Chinese people use me flipped and hooked.
Japanese people use me flipped and stretched.

What am I?

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Disclaimer: I speak English, am native Chinese, know a lot of Japanese. However, I have no knowledge of Russian, Bengali or Korean.

You are

The Russian letter Гг

Russian people use me intact.

The Russians use this letter directly.

English people use me flipped.

English has the letter "L", a flipped version thereof.

Bengali people use me hooked. No idea.

Korean people use me shaved. No idea.

Chinese people use me flipped and hooked.

Chinese has a character 乚, which is Г and a hook added. One thing to note that this is an ancient, archaic Chinese character, and is not used at all in the modern language. It's the ancient form of the modern character 乙 meaning secondary. As a native I had to look it up in the dictionary to know its meaning.

Japanese people use me flipped and stretched.

You could either be the hiragana く, the hiragana へ or the katakana ヘ, all of which look like Г flipped (rotated) and stretched.

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  • $\begingroup$ Rot13(Va Onatyn, gurer'f nyjnlf n yvar(-) ba gur gbc bs gur jbeqf naq yrggref juvpu pbhyq qrabgr ubbxrq. ল jbhyq or yrggre Y. Lbh pna frr gur vairegrq Y vf ubbxrq gb gur yvar ba gur gbc.) $\endgroup$
    – Techidiot
    Commented May 12, 2023 at 4:52
  • $\begingroup$ You're on a right direction, yet parallel to the answer. Please keep going. (+1) $\endgroup$ Commented May 12, 2023 at 4:59

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