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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 E3 163 A3
ASCII 1 84 54 116 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 2008-06-25.

Freemit airtinsEedit

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


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