diacritical

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diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation accent , accent mark
diacritical mark (U-shaped) placed over a vowel to indicate a short sound breve
diacritical mark caret , cedilla , tilde
diacritical mark changing a c sound to an s sound cedilla
diacritical mark (,) placed below the letter c to indicate that it is pronounced as an s cedilla
diacritical mark (^) placed above a vowel in some languages to indicate a special phonetic quality circumflex
diacritical mark (two dots) placed over a vowel in German to indicate a change in sound diaeresis , dieresis , umlaut
diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as the letter c) to indicate pronunciation hacek , wedge
diacritical mark (-) placed above a vowel to indicate a long sound macron
diacritical mark (~) placed over the letter n in Spanish to indicate a palatal nasal sound or over a vowel in Portuguese to indicate nasalization tilde
diacritical mark used over a vowel in certain languages umlaut
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