Capital Letter E with Grave (È)
Codes for the "Capital-Letter-E-with-Grave" SymbolClick on a to copy its contents.
"E" with Grave ExplainedThe letter E with grave (è) is a letter of the Latin alphabet used in several languages, including French and Catalan. It is a modified form of the letter E, with a small accent mark called a grave accent (`) attached to the top of the letter. The grave accent indicates a different pronunciation of the vowel. Here are six examples of words that use the letter E with grave:
- ème (French) - nth (used in dates)
- crème (French) - cream
- père (French) - father
- sèche (French) - dry
- chèvre (French) - goat
- sèrie (Catalan) - series
Alternative NamesAlternative names for the letter E with grave include:
- E accent grave (because it is an E with an accent mark that slopes downward and to the left)
- E grave accent (because the accent mark is a grave accent)
- E with sloping grave (to distinguish it from the E with acute, which has a similar accent mark that slopes upward and to the right)
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 È Symbol
(Method 1) Copy and paste the symbol.Click on the È 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 È is Alt 0200. If you have a keyboard with a numeric pad, you can use this method. Simply hold down the Alt Key and type 0200. When you lift the Alt Key, È 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"+"C8"|
ctx.fillText(String.fromCodePoint(x), 5, 5);
[Hold down Alt]
(Note that you can omit any leading zeros.)
|let str = "\u00C8"|
document.write("My symbol: " + str)
|My symbol: È|
(Method 8) Use an Image (for various).
|<img src = "myImg.png"/>||È|
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