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)

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