Terminology: Accent characters

SymbolSymbol nameSymbol design description

Áá´
Éé
Íí
Óó
Úú
Ýý

Acute North east facing dash above character

Ââˆ
Êê
Îî
Ôô
Ûû

Circumflex Upwards pointing arrow above character

Ǎǎ
Ǐǐ
Ǒǒ
Šš
Ǔǔ

Caron
Also known as inverted circumflex

Àà
Èè
Ìì
Òò
Ùù

Grave 

Åå

Ring or AngstromCircle immediately above character

Ãã˜
Ññ
Õõ

Tilde Wave-like dash above character

Ää¨
Ëë
Ïï
Öö
Üü
Ÿÿ

Umlaut or DiaeresisTwo dots above character

Çç¸

Cedilla Half-moon immediately below character, open to left

Ąą
Ęę
Įį
Ǫǫ
Ųų

OgonekHalf-moon immediately below character, open to right

Ȃȃ
Ȇȇ
Ȏȏ
Ȓȓ

Inverted breve 

Ăă
Ĕĕ
Ĭĭ
Ŏŏ
Ŭŭ

Breve 

Ⱥ
Ƀ
Ȼȼ

Stroke 

Ơơ

Horn 

Ɓ
Ƈƈ
Ɗ
Ƒ
Ɲ
Ƥ

Hook 

¯
Āā
Ēē
Ḡḡ
Īī
Ōō
Ūū

MacronRaised horizontal line

µ

MicroLowercase Greek letter mu

ª

OrdfLower case letter "a" in raised position.

º

OrdmLower case letter "o" in raised position.

Øø

SlashLetter "O" with a diagonal line

ı

Dotless i 

ə

SchwaUn stressed and toneless neutral vowel sound