Definition - The Greek name for the letter i.

1. The dot in the letter i is called the tittle.

Etymology -
The Greek name derives from the Hebrew yodh.

Oxford English Dictionary -
Its first English citation is from 1607:
"The Nisæan horses (written with Iota [1658 Jota] and simple Sigma, as Eustathius writeth) are the most excellent."
(Topsell Four-f. Beasts 290 )

Please comment