Listed below are the keyboard shortcuts or Windows ALT codes for letter I with accents. The accents on the letter I are also called accent marks, diacritics, or diacritical marks. There is a specific ALT code for each accented capital (uppercase / majuscule) letter I and each accented small (lowercase / minuscule) letter I, as indicated in the table below. Also indicated are the corresponding HTML entity numeric character reference and HTML entity named character reference (if available). If you are new to ALT codes and need detailed instructions on how to use them, please read How to Use ALT Codes to Enter Special Characters. If you’re in a hurry, in the list below just tap or click any letter I with accent to copy and paste into your document.
The Latin letter “I” can be modified with various diacritical marks or accents to create different characters used in several languages. Here are a few examples:
- “Í” (I with acute accent): This character is used in languages such as Spanish, Icelandic, Hungarian, and Irish. It typically represents a long or stressed vowel sound, such as /i/ or /iː/.
- “Ì” (I with grave accent): This character is used in languages like Italian, Catalan, and Vietnamese. It can represent different sounds, depending on the language. In Italian, for instance, it represents a stressed /i/ sound.
- “Î” (I with circumflex): This character is used in languages such as French, Romanian, and Turkish. It usually represents a long or nasalized vowel sound, such as /iː/ or /ɨ/.
- “Ï” (I with diaeresis/umlaut): This character is used in languages such as German and French. It indicates that the “I” is pronounced separately from a preceding vowel, creating a distinct sound. For example, in German, “ie” and “ï” are pronounced differently.
- “Ī” (I with macron): This character is used in languages like Latin, Latvian, and Hawaiian. It represents a long vowel sound, typically /iː/.
These are just a few examples of the modifications that can be made to the letter “I” with diacritical marks or accents. Other variations exist in different languages and linguistic contexts.
It’s important to note that the specific usage and pronunciation of these characters may vary depending on the language. Diacritical marks provide a way to differentiate sounds or indicate specific phonetic values in written text, enhancing the accuracy and clarity of written communication in these languages.
For the the complete list of the first 256 ASCII-based Windows ALT Codes, visit Windows ALT Codes for Special Characters & Symbols. For the ALT codes of other letters with accents or diacritical marks, grouped by letter or the language they are used in, visit ALT Codes for Latin Letters with Accents or Diacritical Marks used in Foreign Languages.