Tittle: Understanding Typography Terms

[image] A tittle is the dot above a lowercase j or i.


tittle : the dot over i or j

Example Sentence:

Make sure you tittle your i’s and cross your t’s.


Tittle comes from the Latin titulus, which originally meant “title.” Titulus came to refer to marks such as the abbreviated form of n written over a vowel (like the Spanish tilde, which indirectly got its name from titulus), and then to any mark above a letter.

Source: merriam-webster.com

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