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I have been typing in Japanese for a while now but I cannot figure out how to type ティ (small ィ, not a big one イ).

How does one do this using the Katakana input method of OSX?

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Just type texi in Katakana mode. Generally, prefixing x will generate the small variant character (useful if you need to generate ゅ, ょ or っ in isolation).

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li (L and I) do the same thing too. Prefixing any character with l also makes it small – Lưu Vĩnh Phúc Sep 20 '13 at 7:58

The x prefix does generate the small variant, but what you probably want is thi.

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+1 for the shortcut, but more generally, can you point to a resource somewhere that summarizes all shortcuts in the manner of thi instead of texi or teli ? Thanks. – Cbhihe Jan 27 at 10:22

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