Latin iota

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Sample "Ɩɩ" from various typefaces.

Latin iota (majuscule: Ɩ, minuscule: ɩ) is a letter of the Latin alphabet, based on the lowercase of the Greek letter iota (ι).

It was formerly used in the International Phonetic Alphabet to represent the vowel in English "bit". It was replaced by a small capital I (ɪ) in 1989, but it can still be found in use in some later works.

Ɩ has been adopted as a letter in the alphabets of some African languages, such as Kabiyé. Its capital form has a hook to distinguish it from capital I. The dotted or accented italic form ɩ is very often indistinguishable from the italic letter small I i in serif fonts.