noun. a diacritical mark (^) placed above a vowel in some languages to indicate a special phonetic quality.
- circumflexus (Latin)
Example sentences of the word circumflex
The circumflex types of inflection include opposing up and down patterns and are used to tell the listener that the speaker is taking a pause but is not yet done.
2. Noun, singular or mass
In less than a second, a pop-up menu opens showing a list of accent options, including a grave accent, circumflex and an "E" with the two-dot diaeresis.