acute accent


acute accent
acute accent NOUN a mark (´) placed over certain letters in some languages to indicate a feature such as altered sound quality (e.g. in fiancée).

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  • acute accent — n. a mark (´) used to indicate a) the quality or length of a vowel, as in French idée b) primary stress, as in Spanish olé c) any stress on a spoken sound or syllable, as in the scanning of verse * * * …   Universalium

  • acute accent — n. a mark (´) used to indicate a) the quality or length of a vowel, as in French idée b) primary stress, as in Spanish olé c) any stress on a spoken sound or syllable, as in the scanning of verse …   English World dictionary

  • Acute accent — The acute accent ( Unicode|´ ) is a diacritic mark used in many modern written languages with alphabets based on the Latin, Cyrillic alphabet and Greek scripts.HistoryAn early precursor of the acute accent was the apex, used in Latin inscriptions …   Wikipedia

  • acute accent — noun a mark ( ) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation • Syn: ↑acute, ↑ague • Hypernyms: ↑accent, ↑accent mark * * * aˌcute ˈaccent [acute accent] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • acute accent — acute′ ac′cent n. ling. a mark (´) placed over a vowel, esp. to indicate that the vowel is close or tense, as in French é, or long, as in Hungarian, or that the vowel or the syllable it is in bears the word stress, as in Spanish, or is pronounced …   From formal English to slang

  • acute accent — См. accento acuto …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • acute accent — noun a diacritic mark ( ´ ) used in many languages to distinguish the pronunciations of vowels …   Wiktionary

  • acute accent — noun a mark (´) placed over certain letters in some languages to indicate a feature such as altered sound quality (e.g. in fiancée) …   English new terms dictionary

  • Double acute accent — ˝ Double acute accent Diacritics accent acute( …   Wikipedia