Capital Letter E with Diaeresis (Ë)
Codes for the "Capital-Letter-E-with-Diaeresis" SymbolClick on a to copy its contents.
"E" with Diaeresis ExplainedThe letter E with diaeresis (ë), also called an E-umlaut, is a letter of the Latin alphabet used in several languages, including French and English. It is a modified form of the letter E, with two small dots called a diaeresis (¨) placed above it. The diaeresis indicates that the vowel is pronounced separately from the preceding vowel. Here are nine examples of words that use the letter E with diaeresis:
- Citroën (French) - a brand of car
- Noël (French) - Christmas
- diëresis (English) - the mark (¨) used to indicate that two vowels are pronounced separately
- reëlect (English) - to elect again
- Chloë (English) - a female name
- Zoë (English) - a female name
- Brontë (English) - the surname of a famous literary family
- coëducation (English) - education of males and females together
- coënzyme (English) - a nonprotein substance that is necessary for the functioning of an enzyme
Alternative NamesAlternative names for the letter E with diaeresis include:
- E-umlaut (because the diaeresis is also called an umlaut)
- E-trema (because the diaeresis is also called a trema, which is French for "gap" or "separation")
- E-diaeresis (because the diaeresis is the accent mark used with the letter E)
Test Your Knowledge of the Accented LettersHere is a quick quiz to test your knowledge of the accented letters.
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How To Insert the Ë Symbol
(Method 1) Copy and paste the symbol.Click on the Ë 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 Ë is Alt 0203. If you have a keyboard with a numeric pad, you can use this method. Simply hold down the Alt Key and type 0203. When you lift the Alt Key, Ë 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"+"CB"|
ctx.fillText(String.fromCodePoint(x), 5, 5);
[Hold down Alt]
(Note that you can omit any leading zeros.)
|let str = "\u00CB"|
document.write("My symbol: " + str)
|My symbol: Ë|
(Method 8) Use an Image (for various).
|<img src = "myImg.png"/>||Ë|
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