| Definition -
Another name for the letter i.
1. The dot in the letter i is called the tittle.
Etymology - The term derives from the Latin jota, which ultimately derives from the Greek iota, the Greek name for the letter i.
Oxford English Dictionary - Its first citation is from 1526:
"One iott or one tytle […] of the lawe shall not scape."
(Tindale, Matt. v. 18)