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diacritical mark definition

  • noun:
    • symbolic in writing used in combination with a letter to point another pronunciation, stress, tone, or definition, also referred to as "tone marks" whenever familiar with suggest shades, e.g. in Vietnamese or pinyin (romanised Mandarin Chinese).
    • a mark put into a letter to indicate a special pronunciation
    • A symbol on paper used in combination with a letter to point an alternate pronunciation, tension, tone, or meaning, also referred to as "tone marks" when accustomed indicate shades, e.g. in Vietnamese or pinyin (romanised Mandarin Chinese).
    • a mark included with a letter to indicate a unique pronunciation
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