T
ISO basic Laitin 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
D'Nealian Cursive.svg
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Cursive script 't' and capital 'T' in the U.S. D'Nealian script style

T (named tee /ˈt/[1]) is the 20t letter in the ISO basic Latin alphabet. It is the maist commonly uised consonant an the seicond maist common letter in the Inglish leid.[2]

HistoryEedit

Phoenician
Taw
Etruscan
T
Greek
Tau
     

Taw wis the last letter o the Wastren Semitic an Hebrew alphabets. The soond value o Semitic Taw, Greek alphabet Tαυ (Tau), Auld Italic an Latin T haes remained fairly constant, representin [t] in each o thir; an it haes an aa kept its oreeginal basic shape in aw o thir alphabets.

UisageEedit

In Inglis, ⟨t⟩ eften denotes the voiceless alveolar plosive (Internaitional Phonetic Alphabet an X-SAMPA: /t/), as in "tea", "tee", or "ties", eften wi aspiration at the beginnins o wirds or afore stressed vowels.

Relatit letters an ither similar charactersEedit

Computin codesEedit

Character T t
Unicode name LATIN CAIPITAL LETTER T     LATIN SMAA LETTER T
Encodins decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 84 U+0054 116 U+0074
UTF-8 84 54 116 74
Numeric chairacter reference T T t t
EBCDIC faimily 227 0 E3 163 0 A3
ASCII 1 84 0 54 116 0 74
1 An aa for encodins based on ASCII, includin the DOS, Windows, ISO-8859 an Macintosh faimilies o encodins.

Ither representationsEedit

ReferencesEedit

  1. "T", Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition (1989); Merriam-Webster's Third New International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (1993); "tee", op. cit.
  2. Lewand, Robert. "Relative Frequencies of Letters in General English Plain text". Cryptographical Mathematics. Central College. Retrieved 25 Juin 2008.

Freemit airtinsEedit

  •   Media relatit tae T at Wikimedia Commons
  •   The dictionar defineetion o T at Wiktionary
  •   The dictionar defineetion o t at Wiktionary


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
Letter T with diacritics
Ťť Ṫṫ Ţţ Ṭṭ Țț Ṱṱ Ṯṯ Ŧŧ Ⱦⱦ Ƭƭ Ʈʈ T̈ẗ ƫ ȶ
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