Listed below are the keyboard shortcuts or Windows ALT codes for letter M with accents. The accents on the letter M are also called accent marks, diacritics, or diacritical marks. There is a specific ALT code for each accented capital (uppercase / majuscule) letter M and each accented small (lowercase / minuscule) letter M, 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 M with accent to copy and paste into your document.
The Latin letter M, in its standard form, does not have any diacritical marks or accents associated with it. However, there are a few languages and transliteration systems that use modified versions of the letter M with diacritical marks. Here are a few examples:
- M with a Dot Above (Ṁ/ṁ): In some transliteration systems, the letter M can be modified with a dot above to indicate a nasalized or aspirated sound. This is seen in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) representation of certain languages, such as Irish and Maltese.
- M with a Cedilla (Ṃ/ṃ): The letter M with a cedilla, a diacritical mark resembling a comma, is used in some African languages. For example, in the West African language Fula, the letter Ṃ represents a nasalized M sound.
- Vietnamese: In the Vietnamese alphabet, the letter M can be combined with diacritical marks such as the acute accent (Ḿ), grave accent (M̀), tilde (M̃), or hook above (M̉) to represent different tones or phonetic variations.
- Medieval Latin: In some historical contexts, Medieval Latin manuscripts may use diacritical marks on the letter M for various purposes, such as indicating abbreviations or textual variants.
It’s important to note that the usage of diacritical marks with the letter M is relatively rare compared to other letters in the Latin alphabet. Most languages that use the Latin script do not require diacritical marks specifically on the letter M.
The standard form of the letter M is used in numerous languages, including English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, and many others. The letter M, without diacritical marks, typically represents the consonant sound “m” as in “mother” or “music.”
In summary, while the Latin letter M does not commonly appear with diacritical marks or accents, there are a few specific cases in languages or transliteration systems where modified versions of the letter M with diacritical marks are used to represent nasalized or aspirated sounds.
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.