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Á, á (a-acute) is a letter of the Czech, Faroese, Hungarian, Icelandic, and Slovak languages. This letter also appears in Irish, Occitan, Portuguese, Spanish, Lakota, and Vietnamese as a variant of the letter “a”.


Usage in various languages


In Chinese pinyin á is the yángpíng tone (阳平, high-rising tone) of “a”.

Czech, Hungarian, and Kiena

Á is the 2nd letter of the Hungarian, Czech, and Kiena and represents /aː/.


Á is the 2nd letter of the Faroese alphabet and represents /ɔ/ or /ɔaː/.


Á is the 2nd letter of the Icelandic alphabet and represents /au̯/ (as in "ow").


In the Vietnamese alphabet, á is the sắc tone (high-rising tone) of “a”.

Character mappings

Charset HTML Unicode ISO 8859-1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16
Majuscule Á Á U+00C1 C1
Minuscule á á U+00E1 E1

Á á

See also

External links

The Basic modern Latin alphabet
Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz
Letter A with diacritics
Letters using acute accent

history palaeography derivations diacritics punctuation numerals Unicode list of letters ISO/IEC 646


Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary


The Latin script
Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz
Variations of letter A

Áá Ǻǻ Ćć Éé ế Ǵǵ Íí Ḱḱ Ĺĺ ḿ Ńń Óó Őő Ǿǿ Ṕṕ Ŕŕ Śś Úú Űű Ẃẃ Ýý Źź Ǽǽ


Á upper case (lower case á)

  1. The letter A with an acute accent.

Simple English

This page is about the first letter in the alphabet.
For the indefinite article, see Article (grammar).
For other uses of A, see A (disambiguation)
The Latin alphabet
Aa Bb Cc Dd
Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj
Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp
Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv
Ww Xx Yy Zz

A is the first letter of the English alphabet. a is a usual symbol for a low central vowel, as in "father"; the English long a (ā) is pronounced as a diphthong of ĕ and y. The corresponding letter of the Greek alphabet is named alpha. Alpha and omega, the last letter of the Greek alphabet, symbolize the beginning and the end. In musical notation the letter A is the symbol of a note in the scale, below B and above G.

  • A is the letter that was formerly used to represent a team in an old TV show, The A Team.
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