A small distinguishing mark, such as an diacritic on a lowercase i or j. Also known as a Tittle.

When used as a diacritic mark, the term dot is usually reserved for the Interpunct ( · ), or to the glyphs ‘combining dot above’ ( ̇ ) and ‘combining dot below’ ( ̣ ) which may be combined with some letters of the extended Latin alphabets in use in Central European languages and Vietnamese.

a small round mark used in orthography or punctuation

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