Listed below are the keyboard shortcuts or Windows ALT codes for letter L with accents. The accents on the letter L are also called accent marks, diacritics, or diacritical marks. There is a specific ALT code for each accented capital (uppercase / majuscule) letter L and each accented small (lowercase / minuscule) letter L, 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 L with accent to copy and paste into your document.
In the Latin alphabet, the letter L does not commonly have diacritical marks or accents associated with it. However, there are a few languages and transliteration systems that use modified versions of the letter L with diacritical marks to represent specific sounds or phonetic nuances.
One example is the Polish language, where the letter Ł (L with stroke) is used. The Ł represents a sound similar to the “w” sound in English, and it has a stroke through the letter to distinguish it from a regular L.
Another example is the Latvian language, where the letter Ļ (L with cedilla) is used. The Ļ represents a palatalized “L” sound.
Additionally, some transliteration systems for languages using non-Latin scripts may use diacritical marks with the letter L to accurately represent certain phonetic qualities. For instance, in transliterations of the Cyrillic alphabet, the letter Љ (Lje) is sometimes used to represent a palatalized “L” sound.
It’s important to note that the usage of diacritical marks with the letter L can vary among different languages and systems. Some languages may use diacritical marks with the letter L to represent specific phonetic sounds, while others may not use them at all.
The languages that use the letter L with diacritical marks or accents include:
- Polish (Ł)
- Latvian (Ļ)
- Transliteration systems for certain languages using the Cyrillic alphabet (Љ)
Please note that the above list may not be exhaustive, and there may be other languages or specific linguistic contexts where diacritical marks are used with the letter L.
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.