Í, í (i-acute) is a letter in the Faroese, Hungarian, Icelandic, Czech, Slovak, and Tatar languages, where it often indicates a long /i/ vowel. This form also appears in Catalan, Irish, Italian, Occitan, Portuguese, Spanish, Galician, Leonese, Navajo, and Vietnamese language as a variant of the letter “i”. In Latin, the long i ⟨ꟾ⟩ is used instead of ⟨í⟩ for a long i-vowel.
Usage in various languages
Í is the 11th letter of the Faroese alphabet and represents /ʊi/.
Hungarian, Icelandic, Czech and Slovak
Í is the 14th letter of the Tatar alphabet (based on Zamanälif). It represents /ɨɪ/.
In Vietnamese alphabet í is the sac tone (high-rising tone) of “i”.
In Chinese pinyin í is the yángpíng tone (阳平, high-rising tone) of “i”.
In Portuguese and Spanish, the "í" is not considered a letter, but the letter "i" with an accent. It is used to denote an "i" syllable with abnormal stress.
Í/í is a variant of I carrying an acute accent; it represents an /i/ carrying the tonic accent. It is used only if it is the last letter of the word except in dictionaries or when a different pronunciation may affect the meaning of a word: víola (violates, pronounced [ˈviːola]) and viòla (violet, pronounced [ˈvjɔla]).
|Unicode name||LATIN CAPITAL LETTER I WITH ACUTE||LATIN SMALL LETTER I WITH ACUTE|
|UTF-8||195 141||C3 8D||195 173||C3 AD|
|Numeric character reference||Í||Í||í||í|
|Named character reference||Í||í|