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"Æ", or "æ", is a vowel and a grapheme used in the Icelandic, Danish, Faroese, Norwegian and Ossetian alphabets. It was also used in Old English, in medieval and early modern Latin and in modern French. Modern English still contains several words that can be spelled with æ, such as Encyclopædia or Dæmon, but it is falling into disuse. The origin of the letter is a ligature for AE. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Note: This page contains IPA phonetic symbols in Unicode. ... A grapheme designates the atomic unit in written language. ... Ossetic or Ossetian is an Iranian language spoken on the slopes of the Caucasus mountains on the borders of Russia and Georgia. ... Note: This page contains IPA phonetic symbols in Unicode. ... Latin is the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... In writing and typography, a ligature occurs where two or more letterforms are written or printed as a unit. ... The letter A is the first (1st) letter in the Latin alphabet. ... The letter E is the fifth letter in the Latin alphabet. ...


In Icelandic, the letter Æ signifies a diphthong (IPA [ai]). The same goes in Faroese for the so-called long Æ (IPA [ɛa]), whereas the short Æ is a simple [a]. In Danish and Norwegian, Æ represents a simple vowel, namely IPA [ɛ] and [æ], respectively. The same phoneme is represented in Swedish by the letter "Ä", and in German by "A-Umlaut" (written Ä). In phonetics, a diphthong (Greek δίφθογγος, diphthongos, literally with two sounds) is a vowel combination usually involving a quick but smooth movement from one vowel to another, often interpreted by listeners as a single vowel sound or phoneme. ... The International Phonetic Alphabet is a phonetic alphabet used by linguists to accurately and uniquely represent each of the wide variety of sounds (phones or phonemes) the human vocal apparatus can produce. ... The International Phonetic Alphabet is a phonetic alphabet used by linguists to accurately and uniquely represent each of the wide variety of sounds (phones or phonemes) the human vocal apparatus can produce. ... Ä - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Ä ä Ö ö Ü ü The term umlaut is used for two closely related notions: a special kind of vowel modification and a particular diacritic mark. ...


In Old English, the æ ligature was used to denote a sound intermediate between those of "A" and "E" (IPA [æ]), very much like the short "A" of cat in many dialects of modern English. In this context, the name of the letter is Æsc (Ash in modern English, meaning the tree), after the name of the corresponding rune in the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc related to the Elder Futhark As rune. Note: This page contains IPA phonetic symbols in Unicode. ... In writing and typography, a ligature occurs where two or more letterforms are written or printed as a unit. ... The letter A is the first (1st) letter in the Latin alphabet. ... The letter E is the fifth letter in the Latin alphabet. ... Species Many, see text. ... Modern English is the term used for the contemporary use of the English language. ... Technical note: Due to technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... The Anglo-Saxon Futhorc are a runic alphabet, extended from the Elder Futhark, consisting of 29, and later even 33 characters. ... The 24 runes of the Elder Futhark The Elder Futhark (or Older Futhark, Old Futhark) are the oldest form of the runic alphabet, used by Germanic tribes for Proto-Norse and other Germanic dialects of the 2nd to 7th centuries for inscriptions on artefacts (jewellery, amulets, tools, weapons) and rune... The Aesir (Old Norse Æsir, singular Áss, feminine Ásynja, feminine plural Ásynjur) are the principal pantheon of gods in Norse mythology. ...


In Ossetian the letter is used since the first Ossetian Cyrillic alphabet. It's been used in the Latin script too, during its not very long use for writing the language in the years 1923-38. Ossetic or Ossetian is an Iranian language spoken on the slopes of the Caucasus mountains on the borders of Russia and Georgia. ... The Cyrillic alphabet (or azbuka, from the old name of the first letters) is an alphabet used to write six natural Slavic languages (Belarusian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, and Ukrainian) and many other languages of the former Soviet Union, Asia and Eastern Europe. ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...


In Classical Latin, the combination denotes a diphthong (IPA [ae̯]) that had a value similar to the long "I" in most dialects of modern English. It was used both in native words (spelled with "AI" before the 2nd century BC) and in borrowings from Greek words having the diphthong "AI" ("ΑΙ"). Both classical and modern practice is to write the letters separately, but the ligature was used in medieval and early modern writings, in part because "Æ" was reduced to a simple long vowel (IPA [eː]) in late Latin. In some medieval scripts, the ligature was simplified to an "e-caudata", the letter e with a "tail" hanging to the left: ȩ. This form further simplified into a normal 'e', which may have influenced or been influenced by the pronunciation change. (3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC - other centuries) (2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium AD) Events BC 168 Battle of Pydna -- Macedonian phalanx defeated by Romans BC 148 Rome conquers Macedonia BC 146 Rome destroys Carthage in the Third Punic War BC 146 Rome conquers... Vulgar Latin (in Latin, sermo vulgaris) is a blanket term covering the vernacular dialects of the Latin language spoken mostly in the western provinces of the Roman Empire until those dialects, diverging still further, evolved into the early Romance languages — a distinction usually assigned to about the ninth century. ...


International Phonetic Alphabet

The symbol [æ] is also used in the International Phonetic Alphabet to denote the sound of the Old English letter, a near-open front unrounded vowel, as in the modern English word cat. In this context, it is always lowercase. The International Phonetic Alphabet is a phonetic alphabet used by linguists to accurately and uniquely represent each of the wide variety of sounds (phones or phonemes) the human vocal apparatus can produce. ... The near-open front unrounded vowel is a type of vowel sound, used in some spoken languages. ... Minuscule, or lower case, is the smaller form (case) of letters (in the Roman alphabet: a, b, c, ...). Originally alphabets were written entirely in majuscule (capital) letters which were spaced between well-defined upper and lower bounds. ...


Computer use

For computers, when using the Latin-1 or Unicode sets, the codes for 'Æ' and 'æ' are respectively 0198 and 0230 (holding down the ALT key whilst typing in 0198 on the number pad will produce the character on Windows systems and holding down the option or alt key (⌥) whilst typing an apostrophe (') on a United States Macintosh keyboard), or C6 and E6 in hexadecimal. The tower of a personal computer (specifically a Power Mac G5). ... ISO 8859-1, more formally cited as ISO/IEC 8859-1 or less formally as Latin-1, is part 1 of ISO/IEC 8859, a standard character encoding defined by ISO. It encodes what it refers to as Latin alphabet no. ... In computing, Unicode is the international standard whose goal is to provide the means to encode the text of every document people want to store in computers. ... Macintosh, also known as Mac for short, is a family of personal computers manufactured by Apple Computer, Inc. ... In mathematics and computer science, hexadecimal or simply hex is a numeral system with a radix or base of 16 usually written using the symbols 0–9 and A–F or a–f. ...


There is also Cyrillic Ӕ in Unicode (U+4D04), though actually they use the Latin letter in Cyrillic texts (e. g. on Ossetian sites in the Internet).


In HTML, the HTML character entity references Æ and æ have been assigned to Æ and æ, respectively. In computing, HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is a markup language designed for the creation of web pages and other information viewable in a browser. ... HTML has been in use since 1991 (note that the W3C international standard is now XHTML), but the first standardized version with a reasonably complete treatment of international characters was version 4. ...


Æ in art

The progressive metal band Tool used an Æ for the title of their third album, Ænima, and the song Ænema from that album. This is similar to the usage of the heavy metal umlaut, but is meant as a combination of anima and enema. Cover of the Salival box set. ... Ænima was an album released by Tool on October 1, 1996. ... The graphic designer added the umlaut to the cover of Motörheads first album for æsthetic reasons. ... According to Carl Jung, the anima is the feminine side of a mans personal unconscious. ... This rectal bulb syringe may be used to administer small enemas. ...


In addition, the British electronic music group Autechre sometimes abbreviate their name to æ, as can be seen, for example, on the cover of their single, Gantz Graf. Electronic music is a loose term for music created using electronic equipment. ... Autechre are an English electronic music group. ... Gantz Graf is a three-track EP released by Autechre in 2002 on CD and 12. A special DVD release was made available featuring the Gantz Graf video created by Alex Rutterford, as well as the videos for Basscadet and Second Bad Vilbel. ...

Latin alphabet: Aa | Bb | Cc | Dd | Ee | Ff | Gg | Hh | Ii | Jj | Kk | Ll | Mm | Nn | Oo | Pp | Qq | Rr | Ss | Tt | Uu | Vv | Ww | Xx | Yy | Zz
Modified characters:

Àà | Áá | Ââ | Ää | Åå | Āā | Ąą | Çç | Ĉĉ | Čč | Ćć | Đđ | Ęę | Ëë | Ĝĝ | Ğğ | Ĥĥ | Įį | Ïï | ı | Ĵĵ | Łł | Ññ | Õõ | Öö | Őő | Øø | Ǫǫ | Şş | Șș | Šš | Ŝŝ | Țț | Ŭŭ | Üü | Ųų | Ůů | Űű | Žž The Latin alphabet, also called the Roman alphabet, is the most widely used alphabetic writing system in the world. ... The letter A is the first (1st) letter in the Latin alphabet. ... The letter B is the second letter of the modern Latin alphabet. ... C is the third letter of the Roman alphabet. ... The letter D is the fourth letter of the Latin alphabet. ... The letter E is the fifth letter in the Latin alphabet. ... The letter F is the sixth (6th) letter in the Latin alphabet. ... G is the seventh letter in the Roman alphabet. ... H is the eighth letter of the Latin alphabet. ... I is the 9th letter in the Latin alphabet. ... The letter J is the tenth of the Latin alphabet; it was the last to be added to that alphabet. ... The eleventh letter of the Latin alphabet, K comes from the Greek Κ or κ (Kappa) developed from the Semitic Kap, symbol for an open hand. ... L is the twelfth letter of the Latin alphabet. ... M is the thirteenth letter of the Latin alphabet. ... N is the fourteenth letter of the modern Latin alphabet. ... O is the fifteenth letter of the Latin alphabet. ... P is the 16th letter of the Latin alphabet. ... Q is the 17th letter of the Latin alphabet. ... R is the eighteenth letter of the Latin alphabet. ... S is the nineteenth letter in the modern Latin alphabet. ... T is the twentieth letter of the modern Latin alphabet. ... U is the twenty-first letter of the modern Latin alphabet. ... V is the twenty-second letter in the modern Latin alphabet. ... W is the twenty-third letter of the modern Latin alphabet. ... X is the twenty-fourth letter of the Latin alphabet. ... Y is the twenty-fifth letter of the Latin alphabet. ... Z is the twenty-sixth and last letter of the English alphabet. ... A diacritical mark or accent mark is an additional mark added to a basic letter. ... The grave accent ( ` ) is a diacritic mark used in written Greek until 1982 ( polytonic orthography), French, Catalan, Welsh, Italian, Vietnamese, Scottish Gaelic, Norwegian, Portuguese, and other languages. ... The acute accent (´) is a diacritic mark used in written French, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Galician, Greek, Welsh, Hungarian, Faroese, Icelandic, Italian, Swedish, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Vietnamese, Dutch, Irish Gaelic, Croatian, Navajo and other languages. ... The circumflex ( ˆ ) is a diacritic mark used in written Greek, French, Esperanto, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Vietnamese, Japanese romaji, Welsh, Portuguese, Italian, and other languages. ... Ä - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Å, or å, is a letter, representing a vowel, in the Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, Walloon and Chamorro alphabets. ... A-macron (Ā or ā) is a letter, representing a vowel, in the Latvian alphabet. ... Ogonek (Polish for little tail) is a diacritic hook placed under the lower right corner of a vowel in the Latin alphabet used in Polish, Lithuanian, Navajo, Western Apache, Chiricahua and Tutchone. ... A cedilla is a hook (¸) added under certain consonant letters as a diacritic mark to modify their pronunciation. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... HACEK organisms are a subgroup of bacteria. ... Ð, Unicode codepoint 208, U+00D0 is: Ð, a letter used in Old English and present_day Icelandic and Faroese. ... Ogonek (Polish for little tail; In Lithuanian it is nosinė which litterally means handkerchief) is a diacritic hook placed under the lower right corner of a vowel in the Latin alphabet used in Polish, Lithuanian, Navajo, Western Apache, Chiricahua and Tutchone. ... In linguistics, a diaeresis or dieresis (AE) (from Greek diairein, to divide) is either the modification of a syllable by distinctly pronouncing one of its vowels. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... Ogonek (Polish for little tail; In Lithuanian it is nosinė which litterally means handkerchief) is a diacritic hook placed under the lower right corner of a vowel in the Latin alphabet used in Polish, Lithuanian, Navajo, Western Apache, Chiricahua and Tutchone. ... In linguistics, a diaeresis or dieresis (AE) (from Greek diairein, to divide) is the modification of a syllable by distinctly pronouncing one of its vowels. ... The Dotless I is a letter from the Turkish variant of the Latin alphabet, used to write the Turkish, Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar and Tatar languages. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... . Ł or ł, described in English as L with stroke, is a letter of the Polish, Kashubian, Sorbian, and Łacinka (Latin Belarusian) alphabets. ... Ñ or enye, (Spanish eñe) represents an n sound followed by a y. ... Õ, or õ, is a vowel and a letter in the Estonian alphabet, representing []. Õ also occurs in the Portuguese language, where it stands for an accented nasalized [o]. It is not an actual letter of the alphabet, but a composition of the letter O and the diacritic mark tilde. ... Ö, or ö, is a glyph which represents either a letter from several extended Latin alphabets, the letter O with umlaut, or a letter O with diaeresis. ... Double acute accent is a diacritic mark used in written Hungarian. ... Ø, ø is a vowel and a letter used in the Danish, Faroese and Norwegian alphabets. ... Ogonek (Polish for little tail; In Lithuanian it is nosinė which litterally means handkerchief) is a diacritic hook placed under the lower right corner of a vowel in the Latin alphabet used in Polish, Lithuanian, Navajo, Western Apache, Chiricahua and Tutchone. ... Ş ş (S-cedilla) is a letter used in Turkish, Azeri, Tatar, Kurdish and Turkmenian languages. ... A cedilla is a hook (¸) added under certain consonant letters as a diacritic mark to modify their pronunciation. ... HACEK organisms are a subgroup of bacteria. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... A cedilla is a hook (¸) added under certain consonant letters as a diacritic mark to modify their pronunciation. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... Ü, or ü, is a glyph which represents either a letter from several extended Latin alphabets, the letter U with umlaut, or a letter U with diaeresis. ... Ogonek (Polish for little tail; In Lithuanian it is nosinė which litterally means handkerchief) is a diacritic hook placed under the lower right corner of a vowel in the Latin alphabet used in Polish, Lithuanian, Navajo, Western Apache, Chiricahua and Tutchone. ... In punctuation, the term ring is usually reserved for the ring above diacritic mark ˚ (looks similar to °). The ring may be combined with some letters of the extended Latin alphabets. ... Double acute accent is a diacritic mark used in written Hungarian. ... HACEK organisms are a subgroup of bacteria. ...

Alphabet extensions: Ææ | Ðð | DZdz | DŽdž | Əə | Ȝȝ | Ƕƕ | ĸ | LJlj | LLll | NJnj | Ŋŋ | Œœ | Ȣȣ | | ſ | ß | Þþ | Ƿƿ | IJij

 
 

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