Ã

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Character  Ã 
Unicode name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A WITH TILDE
Unicode block Latin-1 Supplement
Codepoint U+00C3

Translingual[edit]

Letter[edit]

à upper case (lower case ã)

  1. The letter A with a tilde.

See also[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese Ã, Ā, Ȧ; originally A with a superscript N.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɐ̃/
  • When à occurs word-finally in a word without an acute or circumflex diacritic (as in maçã), the last syllable is stressed.

Letter[edit]

à (upper case, lower case ã)

  1. the letter A with a tilde

Usage notes[edit]

à never occurs initially, so the capital form is only used in words written completely uppercase.

Descendants[edit]

  • Nheengatu: Ã
  • Guarani: Ã