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1. dieresis

noun. a diacritical mark (two dots) placed over a vowel in German to indicate a change in sound.

Synonyms

  • diacritical mark
  • diacritic
  • diaeresis

Etymology

  • διαίρεσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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1. Noun, singular or mass
The three core accents in Spanish are the acute accent, used with á, é, í, ó and ú, the dieresis used with ü, and the tilde used with ñ.

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