Alt Codes for Letter Q with Accents

Listed below are the keyboard shortcuts or Windows Alt codes for letter Q with accents. The accents on the letter Q are also called accent marks, diacritics, or diacritical marks. There is a specific Alt code for each accented capital (uppercase / majuscule) letter Q and each accented small (lowercase / minuscule) letter Q, 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 Q with accent to copy and paste into your document.

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The Latin letter Q does not typically have any standard diacritical marks or accents associated with it in the standard Latin script. The letter Q is used as is in most languages that use the Latin alphabet, representing the sound /k/ before the vowel “u” (as in “quick”) or the sound /kw/ (as in “queen”).

The use of the Latin letter Q with accents or diacritical marks is relatively rare, and there are very few examples of such usage. The vast majority of languages using the Latin script do not employ any diacritical marks with the letter Q.

One example of the use of the Latin letter Q with a diacritical mark is in the extended Latin alphabet used for some African languages, specifically the African reference alphabet (ARA). In this system, the letter Ꝗ (Q with diagonal stroke) is used to represent a click consonant, which is a unique sound made in some African languages.

It’s important to note that the examples mentioned above are not widely used or standard in the broader context of the Latin script. The standard form of the letter Q is the most commonly used across various languages worldwide, without any diacritical modifications.

In summary, the Latin letter Q with accents or diacritical marks is a rare occurrence, and the vast majority of languages using the Latin script do not employ any diacritical marks with this letter. The standard letter Q represents the regular /k/ or /kw/ sounds without any diacritic modifications in most 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.