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Latin Extended-A is a Unicode block. The block has characters of letters with diacritics. This block was named European Latin in the first version.

They are used by languages other than English. The symbols usually show a change in sound, but in some cases (circumflex in French) they signal a (historic) change in spelling. The general purpose of diacritics is disambiguation of sounds. This reflects the fact that the alphabet has many fewer letters than sounds.

Symbols

Latin Extended-A
Character Meaning Code
Ā Letter A with macron. U+0100
ā U+0101
Ă Letter A with breve. U+0102
ă U+0103
Ą Letter A with ogonek. U+0104
ą U+0105
Ć Letter C with acute accent. U+0106
ć U+0107
Ĉ Letter C with circumflex. U+0108
ĉ U+0109
Ċ Letter C with dot above. U+010A
ċ U+010B
Č Letter C with caron. U+010C
č U+010D
Ď Letter D with caron. U+010E
ď U+010F
Đ Letter D with stroke. U+0110
đ U+0111
Ē Letter E with macron. U+0112
ē U+0113
Ĕ Letter E with breve. U+0114
ĕ U+0115
Ė Letter E with dot above. U+0116
ė U+0117
Ę Letter E with ogonek. U+0118
ę U+0119
Ě Letter E with caron. U+011A
ě U+011B
Ĝ Letter G with circumflex. U+011C
ĝ U+011D
Ğ Letter G with breve. U+011E
ğ U+011F
Ġ Letter G with dot. U+0120
ġ U+0121
Ģ Letter G with cedilla. U+0122
ģ U+0123
Ĥ Letter H with circumflex. U+0124
ĥ U+0125
Ħ Letter H with stroke. U+0126
ħ U+0127
Ĩ Letter I with tilde. U+0128
ĩ U+0129
Ī Letter I with macron. U+012A
ī U+012B
Ĭ Letter I with breve. U+012C
ĭ U+012D
Į Letter I with ogonek. U+012E
į U+012F
İ Capital letter I with dot above. U+0130
ı Lowercase letter I with no dot. U+0131
IJ Digraph IJ. U+0132
ij U+0133
Ĵ Letter J with circumflex. U+0134
ĵ U+0135
Ķ Letter K with cedilla. U+0136
ķ U+0137
ĸ Lowercase letter kra. U+0138
Ĺ Letter L with acute accent. U+0139
ĺ U+013A
Ļ Letter L with cedilla. U+013B
ļ U+013C
Ľ Letter L with caron. U+013D
ľ U+013E
Ŀ Letter L with interpunct (middle dot). U+013F
ŀ U+0140
Ł Letter L with stroke. U+0141
ł U+0142
Ń Letter N with acute accent. U+0143
ń U+0144
Ņ Letter N with cedilla. U+0145
ņ U+0146
Ň Letter N with caron. U+0147
ň U+0148
ʼn Lowercase letter N with an apostrophe. Unicode does not want people to use this character anymore. They want people to just use an apostrophe with an "n" after it instead. U+0149
Ŋ Letter Eng. U+014A
ŋ U+014B
Ō Letter O with macron. U+014C
ō U+014D
Ŏ Letter O with breve. U+014E
ŏ U+014F
Ő Letter O with double acute accent. U+0150
ő U+0151
ΠLetter OE. U+0152
œ U+0153
Ŕ Letter R with acute accent. U+0154
ŕ U+0155
Ŗ Letter R with cedilla. U+0156
ŗ U+0157
Ř Letter R with caron. U+0158
ř U+0159
Ś Letter S with acute accent. U+015A
ś U+015B
Ŝ Letter S with circumflex. U+015C
ŝ U+015D
Ş Letter S with cedilla. U+015E
ş U+015F
Š Letter S with caron. U+0160
š U+0161
Ţ Letter T with cedilla. U+0162
ţ U+0163
Ť Letter T with caron. U+0164
ť U+0165
Ŧ Letter T with stroke. U+0166
ŧ U+0167
Ũ Letter U with tilde. U+0168
ũ U+0169
Ū Letter U with macron. U+016A
ū U+016B
Ŭ Letter U with breve. U+016C
ŭ U+016D
Ů Letter U with ring above. U+016E
ů U+016F
Ű Letter U with double acute accent. U+0170
ű U+0171
Ų Letter U with ogonek. U+0172
ų U+0173
Ŵ Letter W with circumflex. U+0174
ŵ U+0175
Ŷ Letter Y with circumflex. U+0176
ŷ U+0177
Ÿ Capital letter Y with diaeresis. U+0178
Ź Letter Z with acute accent. U+0179
ź U+017A
Ż Letter Z with dot above. U+017B
ż U+017C
Ž Letter Z with caron. U+017D
ž U+017E
ſ Lowercase letter long S. U+017F
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