Listed below are the keyboard shortcuts or Windows ALT codes for letter J with accents. The accents on the letter J are also called accent marks, diacritics, or diacritical marks. There is a specific ALT code for each accented capital (uppercase / majuscule) letter J and each accented small (lowercase / minuscule) letter J, 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 J with accent to copy and paste into your document.
The Latin letter J with accents or diacritical marks is not a standard character in the Latin alphabet. The letter J itself does not typically receive accents or diacritical marks in most languages that use the Latin script.
However, in certain linguistic contexts or transliterations, you may encounter modified versions of the letter J with accents or diacritical marks. These variations are specific to particular languages or systems of romanization/transcription. Here are a few examples:
- J with a dot above (ȷ): In some linguistic notations, such as the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), a small dot above the lowercase j (ȷ) is used to represent the voiced palatal approximant, a speech sound found in some languages.
- J with a caron (ǰ): The letter j with a caron (ǰ) is used in the romanization of certain languages, such as Serbo-Croatian, to represent the palatal glide sound. It can be seen in words like “džem” (jam) in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian.
- J with an acute accent (j́): In some African languages like Hausa, a diacritic called an acute accent can be added to the letter j (j́) to represent a different sound than the unaccented j.
It’s important to note that these variations are not part of the standard Latin alphabet and have limited usage in specific linguistic contexts.
In general, the Latin letter J without accents or diacritical marks represents the consonant sound /dʒ/ (as in “jump”) in most languages that use the Latin script, such as English, Spanish, French, and Italian.
Please keep in mind that there might be additional or less common variations of J with accents or diacritical marks depending on the language or transliteration system being used. It’s always advisable to refer to specific language or linguistic resources for accurate and comprehensive information.
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.