Short vowel symbol, as in “kızların”?

How do I typeset the short i vowel, as in this Turkish word, kızların?

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And, if UTF-8 is unavailable, isn't this just what the \i command produces?

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Yes, both utf8 and \i look identical on my system. (Note that utf8 isn't always the same as UTF-8, but don't ask me why and how) –  Martin Scharrer Mar 9 '11 at 9:18
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