Capital Letter E with Dot Above (Ė)
Codes for the "Capital-Letter-E-with-Dot-Above" SymbolClick on a to copy its contents.
"E" with Dot Above ExplainedThe letter e with a dot (ė) is a rare character. For example, chatGPT, lists no words as having the letter. Wikipedia, however, lists the letter as the 9th letter in the Lithuanian alphabet, first coined by Daniel Klein, the author of the first printed grammar of the Lithuanian language "Grammatica Litvanica" (1653).
Alternative NamesAlternative names for the letter E with dot include:
- E-superior (because the dot is a superscript above the letter)
- E-point (because the dot looks like a small point above the letter)
- E-overdot (because the dot is a mark that goes over the letter)
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 Ė Symbol
(Method 1) Copy and paste the symbol.Click on the Ė 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 Ė is Alt 278. If you have a keyboard with a numeric pad, you can use this method. Simply hold down the Alt Key and type 278. When you lift the Alt Key, Ė 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"+"116"|
ctx.fillText(String.fromCodePoint(x), 5, 5);
[Hold down Alt]
(Note that you can omit any leading zeros.)
|let str = "\u0116"|
document.write("My symbol: " + str)
|My symbol: Ė|
(Method 8) Use an Image (for various).
|<img src = "myImg.png"/>||Ė|
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