What letter is the letter L?
L, or l, is the twelfth letter of the modern English alphabet and the ISO basic Latin alphabet. Its name in English is el (pronounced /ˈɛl/), plural els.
Who invented L?
The 12th LETTER of the Roman ALPHABET as used for English. It originated in the Phoenician letter lamed, adopted into GREEK as lambda (ʌ), which became the Roman letter L.
When did the letter L come out?
In the uncial writing of the 7th century or earlier, the vertical stroke was raised above the line. In Latin cursive of the 6th century, l appears as a rounded form, and this is the parent of the Carolingian form, from which derives the current rounded minuscule or the straight form.