When an "i" or "j" have a combining mark placed above the character the dot is removed. However, the following characters do not follow this model.

Unicode specifies that, unlike i or j, etc., these characters do not lose their dots:

  • U+0133  LATIN SMALL LIGATURE IJ
  • U+01C8  LATIN CAPITAL LETTER L WITH SMALL LETTER J
  • U+01C9  LATIN SMALL LETTER LJ
  • U+01CB  LATIN CAPITAL LETTER N WITH SMALL LETTER J
  • U+01CC  LATIN SMALL LETTER NJ