The letter “f” is subject to a range of variations through the addition of diacritics, ligatures, capitalization and use in different scripts. These include:
Capitalization, punctuation, prefix and suffix
Diacritics and Ligatures
The obsolete letter ‘small long s’ ſ looks very much like f, but is unrelated to it.
Other representations of F:
- Ֆ - majuscule
- ֆ - minuscule
Combinations with numbers
- ϝ', the number 6 in Greek numerals
For technical reasons, some glyphs were defined in Unicode, which represent the same letters as others, but serve for compatibility purposes only.