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The modern basic Latin alphabet is a Latin-derived alphabet and comprises 26 letters. It is codified in ISO/IEC 646 and in the "Basic Latin" range (0000–007F) for the Latin characters in Unicode. The upper case is at 0041-005A, lower at 0061-007A. The letters are also available in ASCII.

Majuscule Forms (also called uppercase or capital letters)
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Minuscule Forms (also called lowercase or small letters)
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Alphabets that are equivalent:

The corresponding languages can still use diacritics, but some are not treated as separate letters in the alphabet, with the exemption of the Spanish and Filipino ñ. English is unique among major modern European languages in requiring no diacritics for native words (although they are occasionally used by some writers in words such as "coöperation," The New Yorker being the usual example[1]).

  1. This alphabet uses diacritics

See also

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

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

References

  1. ^ "site:newyorker.com coöperation - Google Search". http://www.google.com/search?q=site:newyorker.com+coöperation. Retrieved 2009-12-02. 
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