Listed below are the keyboard shortcuts or Windows ALT codes for letter T with accents. The accents on the letter T are also called accent marks, diacritics, or diacritical marks. There is a specific ALT code for each accented capital (uppercase / majuscule) letter T and each accented small (lowercase / minuscule) letter T, 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 T with accent to copy and paste into your document.
In the standard Latin alphabet, the letter “T” itself does not have any diacritical marks or accents associated with it. The letter “T” is used as is in most languages that use the Latin script, representing the sound /t/ as in “top,” “table,” or “time.”
However, in certain contexts, especially in linguistic or phonetic studies, modified versions of the letter “T” with diacritics may be used to represent specific sounds or phonetic variations in certain languages. These diacritical marks are added to indicate different articulations or pronunciations.
For example, in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), various diacritics can be applied to the letter “T” to represent specific voice qualities, aspirated or unaspirated sounds, dental or retroflex articulations, and more. Here are some examples of modified “T” sounds in the IPA:
- Voiceless Dental Plosive: [t̪] – Represents a “T” sound pronounced with the tip of the tongue touching the upper front teeth (dental).
- Voiceless Retroflex Plosive: [ʈ] – Represents a “T” sound pronounced with the tongue curled back and touching the roof of the mouth (retroflex).
- Aspirated Voiceless Alveolar Plosive: [tʰ] – Represents a “T” sound with a puff of air released (aspiration) before the articulation of the sound.
These modified versions of the letter “T” with diacritics are not typically used in everyday writing or in standard orthography for languages. Instead, they are used in linguistic studies, phonetic transcriptions, and specialized contexts to accurately represent and describe speech sounds and phonetic variations.
In summary, while the standard letter “T” does not have diacritical marks or accents in the Latin alphabet, modified versions with diacritics can be used in the International Phonetic Alphabet and linguistic analyses to represent specific speech sounds in various 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.