What is a tilde?
A 'tilde' is the '~' mark placed over the letter 'n' as in the Spanish word 'Señor'.
ex: ¿Cuántos años tienes? --> How old are you?
In Spanish, 'ñ' is a letter of its own just like 'a', 'b','c'.
'año' = 'year' and 'ano' = 'backside (ass)'. Therefore, it is
important to distinguish between the letter ñ and the letter
A tilde is a character on your keyboard. It looks like this: ~ . It is not used in the English language, but some Latin languages use it as a letter modifier. It is pronounced 'TILL-DUH'.
The tilde is usually the upper left key of the first line of a keyboard (` or ~). To type a tilde, hold shift and press that key. Spanish tilde N To type a tilde n, hold down the ALT key and press the number 0241, which is ñ. To type a tilde capital N, hold down the ALT key and press 0209, which is Ñ.
There is the accent and the tilde á the line above the a is an accent when used to add emphasis to a letter. ñ the line above the n is a tilde In certain words the line above a vowel is also called a tilde él = Him/He . The line over the E is a tilde, not an accent even though it looks exactly like an accent. The difference is a tilde does…