Diacritic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌdaɪəˈkrɪtɪk|  American pronunciation of the word diacritic
Brit.  |ˌdʌɪəˈkrɪtɪk|  British pronunciation of the word diacritic

noun

- a mark added to a letter to indicate a special pronunciation

adjective

- capable of distinguishing(syn: diacritical)

Examples

Two diacritics appear in the word “déjà vu.”

Word forms

noun
singular: diacritic
plural: diacritics
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