Combining Inverted Breve (̑)
Codes for the "Combining-Inverted-Breve" SymbolClick on a to copy its contents.
Inverted Breve ExplainedAn inverted breve ( ̑ ) is a diacritical mark used in various languages to modify the sound of a letter. Here are three examples of how an inverted breve is used:
- In Turkish, the letter "G" with an inverted breve (Ğ) is used to represent a silent "g" in certain words, such as "ağız" (mouth).
- In Uzbek, the letter "O" with an inverted breve (Ŏ) is used to represent the sound /oʊ/.
- In Livonian, an extinct Finno-Ugric language spoken in Latvia and Estonia, the letter "U" with an inverted breve (Ŭ) is used to represent the sound /y/.
Alternative NamesAlternative names for the inverted breve include "upside-down breve," "inverted smile," or "inverted u." In some contexts, it may also be called a "shim," especially in Turkish linguistics.
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How To Insert the ̑ Symbol
(Method 1) Copy and paste the symbol.Click on the ̑ symbol from the table above. Press the "Copy" button, and then paste the symbol into your document.
(Method 2) Use the "Alt Code."The Alt Code for ̑ is Alt 785. If you have a keyboard with a numeric pad, you can use this method. Simply hold down the Alt Key and type 785. When you lift the Alt Key, ̑ appears. ("Num Lock" must be on.)
(Method 3) Use the HTML Decimal Code (for webpages).
(Method 4) Use the HTML Entity Code (for webpages).
(Method 5) Use the CSS Code (for webpages).
|CSS and HTML Text||Output|
(Method 6) Use the HTML Hex Code (for webpages and HTML canvas).
const x = "0x"+"311"|
ctx.fillText(String.fromCodePoint(x), 5, 5);
[Hold down Alt]
(Note that you can omit any leading zeros.)
|let str = "\u0311"|
document.write("My symbol: " + str)
|My symbol: ̑|
(Method 8) Use an Image (for various).
|<img src = "myImg.png"/>||̑|
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